Live the passion, live the joy of this popular Tucson attraction. Arizona Opera currently produces a five opera season, with three performance dates in Tucson at the TCC Musical Hall and four performances at Symphony Hall in Phoenix.
Part of the thrill in visiting Arizona is taking advantage of the great outdoors and Patagonia Lake
State Park offer visitors the best outdoor experience possible. The park is a camp ground along
with offering hikes for anyone and everyone in the family. The lake can also be taken advantage
of—visitors can rent or even bring their own canoe to enjoy a day out on the water
The only way to see the Southwest is through the eyes of a cowboy. Ride the West offers visitors
horseback rides through the canyons and valleys of Arizona’s landscapes. Whether its just a few hours or a few day and nights under the stars, you will be amazed by the breath-taking scenery and abundant wildlife.
1891 Interstate 19 Frontage Rd, Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ, United States
Dating back to 1691 the Tumacacori National Historical Park preserves the ruins of 3 early Spanish colonial missions on 47 acres of southern Arizona. Containing the a famous National Historic Landmark building, the Tumacácori Museum building built in 1937. A truly historic and enchanting place to visit.
Established in 1700 in what is now Tubac, Arizona, a small quaint town nearby, preserves the ruins of the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac and various other buildings. Presenting a timeline of human settlement in this Southern Arizona town. Tubac has played an interesting and exciting role from archaeological times through the Spanish contact and colonization, Mexican occupation, and the westward expansion.The park contains a museum, a number of historic sites, an underground archeology exhibit displaying the excavated foundations of the Tubac Presidio.
In the vast desert on an Indian reservation just southwest of Tucson, Arizona, one would not expect to find a beautiful church. A visit to this beautifully preserved gem of the late Baroque style of New Spain is a definite must for your Tucson things to do list. The oldest intact European structure in Arizona, the church's interior is filled with marvelous original statuary and mural paintings. It is a place where visitors can truly step back in time and enter an authentic 18th Century space.
Also known as “The Town Too Tough To Die” (for its loyal, never-leaving residents), Tombstone,
Arizona is the quintessential picture of a small, old-western town. A great town for a day trip
with a myriad of activities ranging from gun shows to photo parlors, everyone in your family
will be satisfied.
Sonoita Vineyards is a 60+ acre vineyard situated on the south side of a hillside, surrounded by rolling grasslands and several mountain ranges. The grape varietals grown at Sonoita Vineyards are Chardonnay, Mission, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. The grapes come no further than the Southeastern Arizona Region with the majority of wines being vinted from estate grapes.
During its long history, Fort Huachuca has served as a cavalry post, an infantry training center, a test center for electronic equipment and a major signals installation. Today the Fort remains an important center for communication and electronic technology development but its central role is the home of the US Army Military Intelligence Corps and a training center of soldiers for the various intelligence disciplines and unmanned aerial system operations.
1580 W Duval Mine Rd, Green Valley, AZ, United States
The Titan Missile Museum showcases the dramatic vestiges of the Cold War between the U.S. and former Soviet Union and provides a vivid education about the history of nuclear conflict-a history of keeping the peace. What was once one of America's most top secret places is now a National Historic Landmark, fulfilling its new mission of bringing Cold War history to life for millions of visitors from around the world.
Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, 2074 Pendleton Dr, Tumacácori, AZ 85640, USA
Just south of Tubac, Arizona. The 165-acre garden and EcoVillage is a beautiful retreat and majestic landmark non-profit farm that generates
a variety of fresh produce for the community, Avalon Organic Gardens is a spiritual retreat for many. As well as a home and safe haven to many horses, ponies, miniatures and more.
Located at the base of Mt. Hopkins in the Santa Rita Mountains, the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory & Visitors Center features exhibits on astronomy, astrophysics, natural science, and cultural history. This include models of the original 4.5-meter and converted 6.5-meter Multiple Mirror Telescope, a three-dimensional model of galaxy to enjoy the night sky and constellations! In addition to the interior exhibits, visitors can relax on a outdoor patio with interpretative signage describing desert flora and stunning views of the surrounding Santa Rita Mountains.
The area southwest of Patagonia, Arizona, all the way to the Mexican border, is lined with ghost towns and mining remnants speaking to more prosperous days. Patagonia, 18 miles northeast of Nogales, on Highway 82, is a small town of less than 1,000 souls that, today attracts art enthusiasts and nature lovers.