Desert Sol Bed & Breakfast, Tucson AZ

Tuscany Suite
(European Style)
Tuscany Suite
Bunkhouse Suite
(Old West Cowboy Style)
Bunkhouse Suite
Bombay Suite
(English Colonial Style)
Bombay Suite
Del Sol Suite
(SW Mexican Style)
Del Sol Suite
Blvd Casita
(Victorian-inspired Style)
Blvd Casita
Two Solar Pools
Pools
Tennis Court
Tennis Court
Walking Paths
Walking Paths
Breakfast Nook
(Tuscany & Bunkhouse)

Breakfast Nook
Breakfast Nook
(Bombay & Del Sol)

Breakfast Nook


Area Attractions near Desert Sol Bed & Breakfast

Outdoor Activities
Historical Places
Science, Space, & Technology
Local Events
Golf Courses
Casinos
Microbreweries
Wineries & Vineyards


TUCSON AREA OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743

Open every day of the year!

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
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A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, 
all in one place! 

Walking tour includes habitat exhibits for hummingbird aviary,
moths & butterflies, lizards, scorpions, snakes, fishes,
amphibians, mineral gallery, mountain lion, black bear, 
parrots, Mexican wolf, owls, prairie dogs, coatis, otters,
beavers, bighorn sheep, tortoises, bees, pollination gardens,
riparian corridor, desert grasslands, mountain woodland, cactus 
garden, desert garden, walk-in aviary, and desert loop trail.

Public programs include Sonoran Studies, Raptor Free Flight,
Tortoise Adoption Program, Walk with a Keep Behind-the-Scenes Tour,
Invaders of the Sonoran Desert Region, Research and Conservation.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute:
Conservation Through Art Education
Ironwood Gallery and Exhibits, Baldwin Education Building
Courses. workshops. and tours available year round!

Colossal Cave Mountain Park
16721 E. Old Spanish Trail
Vail, AZ 85641

Colossal Cave Mountain Park
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Wild cave tours, ladder tours, stagecoach rides, equestrian
gymkhana, candelight Tours, picnic, camping, gemstone sluice, 
butterfly garden, Analemmatic sundial, Working Circle 
Teambuilding, Desert Tortoise exhibit.

The park is home to hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, bats,
pack rats, deer mice, spotted & striped skunks, ringtail cats,
foxes, badgers, raccoons, javelina, bobcats, and mountain lions.

La Posta Quemada Ranch Museum includes the History Room, the
Caving Room, the Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit.

Special Events:
Ranch Day, Archaeology Trail Walk, Bird Walk, Geology Walkabout,
Living History Presentations.

Fantasy Island Mountain Bike Trails
State Trust Land between
Valencia & Irvington
DM AFB & Houghton

Fantasy Island Mountain Bike Trails

18+ miles of one-way single track with 6 loops, all in only 3 
square miles of offroad heaven!

This trail is all about leaning into curves. This trail is
especially beautiful in late winter and early spring after
good winter rains when wildflowers abound.

Created by mountain bikers for mountain bikers!

Located right across the street from Shoppe at Civano's B&B


Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712

Tucson Botanical Gardens
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Enjoy a walk through our gardens including the herb garden,
historical garden, shade garden, greenhouse, education hall,
The Grove, Zen garden, iris garden, backyard bird garden, 
sensory patios, rainwater harvesting exhibit, wildflower garden,
children's discovery garden, cactus and succulent garden, 
aloe alley, xeriscape garden, compost site, Tohono O'odham 
garden, Native American crops garden.

Xeriscaping, plant sales, gift shop, education hall, sensory 
patios, cafe, behind the scenes tour, and greenhouse!

Saguaro National Park East
Off of Old SPanish Trail Rd.

Saguaro National Park East
Scenic paved 8-mile loop drive through the Saguaro forest
from 7am to sunset every day.  Enjoy the Saguaro Cactus 
Forest Drive, Desert Ecology Trail, Mica & Javelina picnic 
areas, with trailheads into the 128-mile trail system
of the Rincon Mountains. The Tanque Verde Ridge Trail 
is the major route into backcountry camping area.

Great views of the Rincon Mountains, Catalina Mountains,
and Reddington Pass. Reddington Pass is a favorite for
offroad enthusiasts!

Only a couple of miles from the Shoppe at Civano B&B!


Sabino Canyon
5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd.
520.749.2861

Sabino Canyon
Experience the beauty of one of the most unique Southwestern
desert canyons on a Sabino Canyon tram ride. Sabino Canyon
is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson's Coronado 
National Forest and is home to spectacular desert landscapes
and abundant wildlife.

A variety of trails are available along the way for hiking that range 
from easy to challenging. The main road, one of two routes on which 
Sabino Canyon Tours operates its Sabino Canyon tram route, is mostly 
flat and paved. It can be easily navigated by visitors of all ages. 
The main road ascends from 2,800 to 3,300 feet and crosses Sabino 
Creek over 9 stone bridges. It is a favorite route for both hikers 
and bicyclists.

Hiking Trailheads:
Blackett's Ridge Trail, Telephone Line Trail,
Hutch's Pools, Seven Falls, and Sabino Dam.

Tohono Chul Park & Tea Room
7366 N Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
520.742.6455

Tohono Chul Park & Tea Room
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Special Events include the Spring Plant Sale, Park Concert Series,
and Art Exhibits.

La Fuente Museum Shop highlights local food specialties, cookbooks,
and Southwestern gifts.

La Entrada Greenhouse/Garden Shop offers native and arid-adapted
landscape and accent plants.

La Galeria inside the Exhibit House features Native American and 
other indigenous crafts, jewelry, and regional books.

The Tea Room serves breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea with both
indoor and el fresco seating.


Picacho Peak State Park
P.O.Box 275
Picacho, AZ 85241
(between Tucson & Phoenix)

Picacho Peak State Park
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Visitors traveling along I-10 in southern Arizona can’t miss 
the prominent 1,500-foot peak of Picacho Peak State Park. 
Enjoy the view as you hike the trails that wind up the peak 
and, often in the spring, overlook a sea of wildflowers. The 
park and surrounding area are known for its unique geological 
significance, outstanding and varied desert growth, and 
historical importance. The unique shape has been used as a 
landmark by travelers since prehistoric times. One of the first 
recordings was in the 1700s by the Anza Expedition as it 
passed through the area.

The park facilities include a visitor center with exhibits and 
a gift store, hiking trails, playground, historical markers, 
campground (with or without electric), picnic areas, ramadas, 
grills, dump station, restrooms, and showers. The group use 
areas, for day & overnight use, are available by reservation. 

Before you hike, be prepared with enough water and proper 
footwear as the trails are steep and challenging.


Kartchner Caverns State Park
P.O.Box 1849
Benson, AZ 85602

Kartchner Caverns State Park
Experience a stunning limestone cave in Southeastern Arizona 
that boasts world-class features. This “live” cave, 
discovered in 1974, is host to a wide variety of unique 
minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface 
and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites 
dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmites reaching up 
from the ground. Tour guides will unveil this fascinating 
underground landscape during a memorable 1½ hour tour. 

The Discovery Center features museums exhibits, a large gift 
shop, regional displays, theater, and educational information 
about the caverns and the surrounding landscape. There are 
also campgrounds, hiking trails, lockers, shaded picnic 
areas, a deli, an amphitheater, and a hummingbird garden.

During the summer months, the cave's Big Room serves as a 
nursery roost for over 1000 female cave myotis bats. 

Agua Caliente Park
12325 E Roger Rd
Tucson, AZ 85749

Agua Caliente Park
Part of Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation.

Programs include Natural Wonders in the Park, Cultural
Historic Lecture Series, Historic Ranch House Tours,
Audubon Nature Shop, and Ranch House Artists Gallery.

Madera Canyon
50 mi south
of Tucson

Madera Canyon / Madera Nature Trail #88
Madera Canyon makes a large dent in the northwest face of the 
Santa Rita Mountains. Its higher elevation grants relief to 
desert dwellers during the hot months and allows access to 
snow during the winter. 

A world-renowned location for bird watching, Madera Canyon is 
a major resting place for migrating species, while the 
extensive trail system of the Santa Rita Mountains is easily 
accessed from the Canyon's campground and picnic areas.

Madera Canyon continues to be a popular destination for 
wildlife watchers and nature lovers who come to see the 
more than 240 species of birds (including more than a
dozen species of hummingbirds) that live in its nurturing 
environment. April and May are the best months for most 
species, June and September are best for hummingbirds. 

Attractions:
World class birdwatching/great scenery
Streamside nature trail (portions barrier-free)
3 picnic areas, 1 campground, cabins for rent
Interpretive programs (in season)
Hiking and horseback trails

Two loops of the Madera Nature Trail are barrier-free, one 
from the Proctor Road Trailhead and one from the Whitehouse 
Picnic Area.

Mount Lemmon
North side of Tucson
Santa Catalina Hwy

Mount Lemmon
Tucson's great around the corner getaway location for hiking, skiing,
picnicing, and getting away from the heat during the summer.

The scenic 26-mile drive has many observation spots and trailheads 
into the Santa Catalina Mountain trail system. The Catalina Highway 
is a favorite for avid bicyclists. The Santa Catalina Ranger 
District has a wealth of rock climbing opportunities with over a 
thousand established routes within a short hike of the Santa 
Catalina Highway.

The village of Summerhaven at 8200 ft elevation has the Mount Lemmon 
Cafe which sells fresh-fruit pies and The Cookie Cabin offering 
homemade cookies and pizzas.

Ski Valley is a recreational area that offers skiing between 
mid-December and April and gets ~180" of snow each season. The 
Iron Door restaurant is a favorite and has many feeders to 
attract hummingbirds.

Chiricahua National Monument
Southeast of Tucson
(daytrip)

Chiricahua
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The Chiricahua National Monument if a "Wonderland of Rocks".
The area was formed by the Turkey Creek Caldera eruption
27 million years ago and erosion did the rest.

The monument is named after the Chiricahua Apache indians
that made this area their last stronghold with the famous
Geronimo as their chief. 

There is an 8-mile scenic drive and 18 miles of day use
hiking trails through the spires.



TUCSON AREA HISTORICAL PLACES

San Xavier del bac Mission
1950 W San Xavier Rd
Tucson, AZ 85746

San Xavier del bac Mission
Mission San Xavier del Bac is situated in the Santa Cruz Valley 
nine miles south of Tucson, Arizona on the Tohono O'odham
Native American Reservation.

The celebrated Jesuit missionary and explorer, Father Eusebio 
Francisco Kino, first visited Bac in 1692.  Eight years later 
in 1700, Father Kino laid the foundations of the first church, 
some two miles north of the present site of the Mission.  He 
named it San Xavier in honor of his chosen patron, St. Francis 
Xavier, the illustrious Jesuit "Apostle of the Indies."

In 1768, Fray Francisco Hermengildo Garces, a man of outstanding 
personality and prodigious accomplishments among all missionaries 
in Arizona, established his headquarters at San Xavier. From here 
this Franciscan Friar set forth on his many missionary explorations.
  
The present church was built from 1783 - 1797 by the Franciscan 
Fathers Juan Bautista Velderrain and Juan Bautista Llorenz.  

San Xavier Mission is acclaimed by many to be the finest example 
of mission architecture in the United States.  It is a graceful 
blend of Moorish, Byzantine and late Mexican Renaissance 
architecture, yet the blending is so complete it is hard to tell 
where one type begins and another ends.

After more than two hundred years, the Franciscan Friars are 
still here serving the needs of the faithful.  San Xavier del 
Bac Mission is a fully functioning parish church within the 
Diocese of Tucson.  It is a church that primarily serves the 
Tohono O'odham, but is open to all.  

Tumacacori National Historical Park
50 mi south of Tucson
I-19 exit 29

Tumacacori National Historical Park
Tumacácori NHP protects three Spanish colonial mission ruins 
in southern Arizona: Tumacácori, Guevavi, and Calabazas. The 
adobe structures are on three sites, with a visitor center at 
Tumacácori. These missions are among more than twenty 
established in the Pimería Alta by Father Kino and other 
Jesuits, and later expanded upon by Franciscan missionaries.

San Jose de Tumacacori
Los Santos Angeles de Guevavi
San Cayetano de Calabazas

Tombstone / OK Corral
Tombstone / OK Corral
Cochise County, AZ
Daytrip from Tucson

Tombstone / OK Corral
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"The town too tough to die!"

Founded as a silver mining town and became the seat
of government for Cochise County.

Famous for the legendary Gunfight at the OK Corral,
the Bird Cage Theater by Big Nose Kate known as the
wildest, wickedest night spot between Basin Street
and the Barbary Coast, and the Boot Hill Graveyard.


Casa Grande Ruins National Monumument
Daytrip from Tucson
I-10 exit 211b AZ-87

Casa Grande Ruins National Monumument
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In 1694, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino described his visit to 
Casa Grande, or "Big House," as a 4-story structure built by 
the Hohokam in the mid-1300s. Constructed with layers of caliche 
mud, the walls of the tower are 4 1/2 feet thick at the base. 
This mysterious structure, with holes in 3 walls, is believed 
to have been used for astronomical observation. Casa Grande is 
the largest structure built by the Hohokam and represents the 
height of their architecture.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument preserves an ancient Hohokam 
farming community and "Great House." Created as the nation’s 
first archeological reserve in 1892, the site was declared a 
National Monument in 1918 “in order that better provision may 
be made for the protection, preservation and care of the ruins 
and the ancient buildings and other objects of prehistoric 
interest thereon.”

Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Daytrip from Tucson
116 mi east of Tucson
I-10 exit SR-186

Fort Bowie National Historic Site
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Fort Bowie commemorates the bitter conflict between Chiricahua 
Apaches and the U.S. military - a lasting monument to the bravery 
and endurance of U.S. soldiers in paving the way for settlement 
and the taming of the western frontier. It provides insight into 
a "clash of cultures," a young nation in pursuit of "manifest 
destiny," and the hunter/gatherer society fighting to preserve 
its existence.

For more than 30 years Fort Bowie and Apache Pass were the focal 
point of military operations eventually culminating in the 
surrender of Geronimo in 1886 and the banishment of the Chiricahuas 
to Florida and Alabama. It was the site of the Bascom Affair, a 
wagon train massacre, and the battle of Apache Pass, where a large 
force of Chiricahua Apaches under Mangus Colorados and Cochise 
fought the California Volunteers.  


Bisbee Arizona
Bisbee Arizona
Daytrip from Tucson
82 mi SE of Tucson on I-10

Bisbee Arizona
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Bisbee was founded as a copper, gold, and silver mining town 
in 1880, and named in honor of Judge DeWitt Bisbee, one of 
the financial backers of the adjacent Copper Queen Mine.

In 1929, the county seat was moved from Tombstone, Arizona 
to Bisbee, where it remains.

The Copper Queen Mine has public underground mine tours.
Modern Bisbee is known as an artists colony since the 1970s.
Restoration of the Copper Queen Hotel, Brewery and Stock
Exchange, and Main Street with its many art galleries
provide a charming and picturesque of this Old West town.

In 2000 the AARP highlighted Bisbee as a most alive places 
to retire and that it was a runner-up as one of the
quirkiest towns in America.


TUCSON AREA SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743

Open every day of the year!

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
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A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, 
all in one place! 

Walking tour includes habitat exhibits for hummingbird aviary,
moths & butterflies, lizards, scorpions, snakes, fishes,
amphibians, minearl gallery, mountain lion, black bear, 
parrots, Mexican wolf, owls, prairie dogs, coatis, otters,
beavers, bighorn sheep, tortoises, bees, pollination gardens,
riparian corridor, desert grasslands, mountain woodland, cactus 
garden, desert garden, walk-in aviary, and desert loop trail.

Public programs include Sonoran Studies, Raptor Free Flight,
Tortoise Adoption Program, Walk with a Keep Behind-the-Scenes Tour,
Invaders of the Sonoran Desert Region, Research and Conservation.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute:
Conservation Through Art Education
Ironwood Gallery and Exhibits, Baldwin Education Building
Courses. workshops. and tours available year round!


Biosphere 2
24 mi N on Hwy-77
mile post 96.5

Biosphere 2
The University of Arizona's Biosphere 2 "Where Science Lives!"
Under the Glass guided tours are available throughout the day.

Habitats:
Human habitat for the Biopherians, tropical savanna, 40-ft
ocean cliff, 1 million gallon tropical ocean, lower savanna,
mangrove, tropical thorn scrub, coastal fog desert, 
technosphere, tropical rainforest, and the Biosphere's lungs!

Research Overview:
The research component of Bisophere 2 aims to catalyze 
interdisciplinary thinking and understanding about the 
Earth, its living systems, and its future.

The B2 Institute tackles and defines scientific grand 
challenges. The focus is on breaking down disciplinary 
divides and facilitating the translation of basic research 
to real-world applications.

B2 Earthscience conducts research in the earth system and 
environmental sciences that examines 
soil-water-atmosphere-plant interactions. Improving 
understanding of these interactions will be important in 
gaining insight into the impacts and causes of global 
environmental change and variation. The Biosphere 2 facility 
allows for experimentation at unprecedented spatial extents.

Pima Air & Space Museum
6000 E Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706

Pima Air & Space Museum
The Pima Air & Space Museum is one of the largest aviation 
Museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded 
aviation Museum in the United States. The Museum maintains 
a collection of more than 275 aircraft and spacecraft from 
around the globe, including many rare and one-of-a-kind, 
and more than 125,000 artifacts. Here you will walk among 
the giants of our aviation heritage, including military, 
commercial, and civil aviation. Among them are a B-29 
Superfortress, the SR-71 Blackbird, and a rare World 
War II German V-1 "buzz bomb." 

Exhibits & Collections:
Restored aircraft in 5 hangars, WWII Barracks, Space Gallery,
missiles, drones, vehicles, helicopters, Russian Migs, 
engines, equipment, uniforms, too many planes to list!

Exclusive bus tours of the Davis-Monthan AFB "Aircraft 
Boneyard" called AMARG 309th Aerospace Maintenance and
Regeneration Group.

Titan Missile Museum
1580 W Duval Mine Rd
Sahuarita, AZ 85629

Titan Missile Museum
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The Titan Missile Museum is the only publicly accessible 
Titan II missile site in the nation. Tour the underground 
missile site. See the 3-ton blast doors, the 8-foot thick 
silo walls, and an actual Titan II missile in the launch 
duct. Visit the launch control center, experience a 
simulated launch and more!


Davis-Monthan AFB AMARG Aircraft Boneyard
6000 E Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706

Davis-Monthan AFB AMARG "Aircraft Boneyard"
AMARG (Aircraft Boneyard) Tour
The Pima Air & Space Museum offers exclusive bus tours of 
the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center 
(AMARG), also known as the "Boneyard." The facility is 
located adjacent to the Museum at Davis-Monthan Air Force 
Base. Seats are avaliable on a "first come first serve" 
basis.

Tours are given Monday through Friday (excluding federal 
holidays) and last approximately one hour and thirty 
minutes. Departure times are seasonal. Please call for 
current times.

Kitt Peak National Observatory
56 mi SW of Tucson

Kitt Peak National Observatory
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Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National 
Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most 
diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth 
for nighttime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime 
study of the Sun. Sharing the mountaintop site with the 
National Solar Observatory, KPNO, founded in 1958, operates 
three major nighttime telescopes and hosts the facilities 
of consortia which operate 19 optical telescopes and two 
radio telescopes. (See the Tenant Observatories list.) 

Kitt Peak is located 56 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ, in 
the Schuk Toak District on the Tohono O'odham Nation and 
has a Visitor Center open daily to the public.


University of Arizona Flandrau Science Center
University of Arizona
1601 E University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85719

University of Arizona Flandrau Science Center
There’s no better place on Earth to learn more about the 
Universe than the Science Center. Combine the clear, dark 
skies over Tucson with the university’s unparalleled 
expertise in optical sciences and planetary exploration, 
and you’re in stargazer’s heaven.

Whether you’re just starting your space explorations or are 
an old pro at scanning the skies, the Science Center can 
help you get the most out of your experience. Check out our 
Skywatchers’ Guides and Observatory News for monthly 
highlights in the night sky. Or, book a Star Party for a 
special night of astronomy in your own backyard.

At the Science Center, you can catch a show in our 
Planetarium or come for one of our free viewings through 
the 16-inch telescope in our Observatory.

Tucson AZ offers some of the best opportunities for sky and star gazing. Tucson has 300+ days
per year of clear skies and city ordinances limit light pollution that would effect Kitt Peak
Nat'l Observatory. The benefit for the general public is great nighttime sky viewing.

Here are some Satellite Visibility Predictions for Tucson, AZ for the upcoming week:
Int'l Space Station (ISS)
Genesis I (private space station research by Bigelow Aerospace)
Genesis II (private space station research by Bigelow Aerospace)
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
Iridium Flares
Envisat


TUCSON AREA LOCAL EVENTS
February


Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
Jan 30 - Feb 14, 2010
Jan 29 - Feb 13, 2011

Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
For two weeks every winter, the world meets in Tucson as it 
becomes a bustling, international marketplace of buyers and 
sellers at the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase. 

The "Gem Show" is much more than a single event at one location. 
Rather, there are thousands of participants and attendees at 
nearly 50 sites around town. Dozens of shows take place at the 
same time - in giant white tents, at hotels and resorts and at 
exhibit halls. 

There's something for everyone at the many open-to-the-public 
shows - from gold and diamonds to granite bookends and glass 
beads, and from fine specimens of dinosaur fossils to opals 
dug from the Australian Outback. 

The main event of this two-week showcase is the Tucson Gem & 
Mineral Show™ which packs downtown's Tucson Convention Center 
over the final weekend. This show attracts thousands of 
treasure hunters from every corner of the globe and is open 
to the public. There are displays from renowned museums and 
private collections along with over 250 mineral, gemstone, 
jewelry and fossil retail dealers. It also features hands-on 
exhibits only for school children. 

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, Tucson Rodeo

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, Tucson Rodeo
The first La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Celebration of the Cowboys) 
in 1925 touted three days of events and competition. Today, the 
event has grown to a nine-day celebration centered on the Tucson 
Rodeo, one of the top 25 professional rodeos in North America.

Current and former Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) 
world champions are featured in each Tucson Rodeo. 

The Tucson Rodeo Parade is billed as the world’s longest 
non-motorized parade. This two-hour spectacle features 
western-themed floats and buggies, historic horse-drawn coaches, 
festive Mexican folk dancers, marching bands and outfitted riders. 
An estimated 200,000 spectators view the parade each year.

Rodeo events include bull riding, bareback and saddle bronco
riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping and women’s 
barrel racing.
March


Baseball Spring Training, Arizona Diamondbacks
Baseball Spring Training, Colorado Rockies
Late Feb - Early Apr

Baseball Spring Training, Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies
Major League Baseball warms up in Tucson. 
Catch all the excitement as the Arizona Diamondbacks
play at Tucson Electric Park, and the  Colorado 
Rockies play at Hi Corbett Field.

4th Avenue Spring Street Fair
Mar 20-22, 2009

4th Avenue Spring Street Fair
The Fourth Avenue Merchants Association brings together 
400 arts and crafts booths, food vendors, two stages, 
street musicians and performers, and children's 
entertainment, including hands-on exhibits, and music 
at the Winsett Outdoor Performance Center.

St Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Sun, Mar 15, 2009

St Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Festival at Armory Park
10am to 5pm
Admission FREE
Parade begins at 11am
April


Tucson International Mariachi Conference
April 22-25, 2009

Tucson International Mariachi Conference
The La Frontera Tucson International Mariachi Conference is 
a wonderful week-long event showcasing the greats of mariachi 
and baile folklorico.

Linda Ronstadt will make a special guest appearance at this 
year's Espectacular Concert. 

Joining Linda at the 2009 Espectacular Concert will be
El Mejor Mariachi del Mundo - Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, 
2009 Grammy winners Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano,
y Eugenia León. 

Tucson Earth Day Festival & Parade
Sat Apr 4th, 2009
Reid Park

Tucson Earth Day Festival & Parade
15th Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival!
Theme this year is "All Species Deserve a Green Habitat"
All Species Parade, Solar Competition, Alternate Fuel Vehicle 
Show, environmental products, water conservation exhibits,
water quality exhibits, household hazardous waste exhibts.
May


Tucson Folk Festival
May 2-3, 2009

Tucson Folk Festival
Since 1986 the Festival has been held downtown, in El Presidio 
Park. The performances this year will be on these five stages: 

•Plaza stage at City Hall
•Courtyard stage at the Old Pima County Courthouse
•Museum stage at the Tucson Museum of Art
•Old Town Artisans stage
•New Artists stage

Located in downtown Tucson, all five stages are within easy 
walking distance from the corner of Church and Alameda.

Workshops, songwriting contest, clidren's show, craft &
food vendors.
Oct


Tucson Nam Jam
Tucson Nam Jam


Tucson Nam Jam
Patriotic Event & Benefit
Presented by Vietnam Veterans of America
Tucson Chapter 106

The Mission of our Vietnam Veterans Tucson Chapter 106 is to help 
foster, encourage, & strive for the improvement of the Vietnam-era 
veteran. 

To bond in brotherhood & promote cultural improvement, emotional 
& spiritual growth, development, self-respect, & self-confidence. 
As well as to learn on an on-going basis what the Vietnam 
experience meant to us & the United States of America.

To eliminate discrimination suffered by the Vietnam-era veteran 
& develop means of communication which will assist veterans
enrich their lives & enhance life fulfillment.

To assist our disabled and needy military brothers including, but 
not limited to Vietnam-era veterans, their dependants, widows and 
orphans of our deceased brothers!
Nov


The All Souls Procession
Nov 6-8, 2009
Nov 5-7, 2010
Nov 4-6, 2011
Nov 2-4, 2012

The All Souls Procession
A unique Tucson experience!

The All Souls Procession is perhaps one of the most important, 
inclusive and authentic public ceremonies in North America today. 

Inspired by Mexico's Dia de los Muertos holiday, the event has
grown to over 20,000 participants on the streets of downtown 
Tucson for a two-mile long human-powered procession that ends 
in the finalizing action of burning a large urn filled with the 
hopes, offerings and wishes of the public for those who have passed. 

Sponsored by Many Mouths One Stomach (www.manymouths.org), a 
non-profit arts collective based in Tucson, AZ.

The Procession is a sanctuary for community members from all walks 
of life to express their grief and loss in a celebration of creative 
energy and a rejoicing of living.

Workshops include: All SOuls International Film Festival,
Ancestors Project, Art Installations, Community Altar,
Dance of the Dead, Littel Angels, Mask Making, Personal
Altars, Photo Exhibit, Remembering Dinner, Spoken Word
Soul Poetry, The Urn!

El Tour de Tucson
Sat Nov 21st, 2009

El Tour de Tucson
El Tour is a fun ride attracting some over 9,000 cyclists of 
all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and 
beyond, including novice, intermediate, advanced, and 
professional riders. 

Participants often take part in El Tour and its festivities 
simply due to their passion for cycling, while others choose 
the event as part of a healthy lifestyle change or as part of 
their wellness program as a survivor from cancer or other 
life-threatening illness. 

Many are attracted to El Tour’s variety of fund-raising 
programs for charitable agencies, for which the event raised 
over $1.8 million dollars last year. 

What all riders of El Tour share is a desire to get on their 
bikes, meet great people and have a fun doing it!


TUCSON AREA GOLF COURSES

Arizona National Golf Club


Arizona National Golf Club
Arizona National Golf Club is Southern Arizona desert golf at its
finest. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. in 1995, the golf course, 
located in Tucson, Arizona, is nestled in the foothills of the 
beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains adjacent to the Coronado National 
Forest. The golf course follows the rugged natural flow of the land 
across shady mesquite-lined arroyos, skirts craggy rock outcroppings,
panoramic mountain vistas, and giant saguaro cactus forests.

Along the way, Arizona National Golf Club’s diverse 6,785 yard layout 
will throw enough decisions and classic golf-in-the-desert challenges 
at you to test the very limits of your ability. Yet, it has the 
flexibility to do so without ever becoming unfair.

Arthur Pack Desert Golf Club


Arthur Pack Desert Golf Course
9101 N. Thornydale Road
Tucson, AZ 85742
Reservations: (520)744-3322; Fax 744-2076 

Directions: North on Thornydale from Ina Road.
Course Designer: Dave Bennett & Lee Trevino
Opened: 1975
Course Professionals: Dave Powell and Paul Thompson 
Holes: 18
Type: Championship Desert

Water stations, restrooms, beverage carts and driving range, 
and restaurant open for breakfast and lunch.

Canoa Hills Golf Club


Canoa Hills Golf Club:
Nestled in the shallow ravines and rolling hills of the 
Santa Cruz River Valley, Canoa Hills Golf Club is a challenging 
yet inviting 6,610-yard Dave Bennett design that takes full 
advantage of its natural setting. The par-72 layout is located 
just 20 minutes south of Tucson, in Southern Arizona's golf 
capital of Green Valley. Opened for play in 1984, the course is 
welcoming to players of all skill levels and has become a popular 
golfing destination for visitors to the area.

Davis-Monthan AFB Golf Course


Davis-Monthan AFB Blanchard Golf Course:
Our course offers 18-holes of first class golf under the 
splendid Arizona Sky.  There is a wide variety of golfing 
activities as well as a snack bar and lounge area.  

We have a complete pro shop offering the latest in golf 
equipment, clothing and cart rental.  

A golf instructor is available for individual and group 
lessons for both adults and kids.  Several practice areas 
are available including pitching and chipping areas, 
putting greens, and a driving range. We are a spike-less 
facility. Remember, when you can't play, practice is the 
next best thing!

Dell Urich Golf Course


Dell Urich Golf Course:
Dell Urich (formerly Randolph South) opened in the spring 
of 1996. The new par 70 course measures 5,270 and 6,633 
yards from the front and back tees, respectively. Golfers 
will enjoy spectacular tee shots as well as dramatic 
elevation changes. 

Dorado Country Club


Dorado Country Club
The 18-hole "Dorado" course at the Dorado Country Club facility 
in Tucson, Arizona features 3,751 yards of golf from the longest 
tees for a par of 62 . The course rating is 58.9 and it has a 
slope rating of 88 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by Ted Robinson, 
ASGCA, the Dorado golf course opened in 1970. Mike Memmer 
manages the course as the General Manager. 

El Rio Golf Course


El Rio Golf Course:
El Rio Golf Course dates back to the 1930s and was the original 
site for the Tucson Open. The course was operated as a country 
club until 1968 when the City of Tucson acquired it for public 
use. The course layout features tight fairways, small greens, 
relatively flat terrain, two lakes, and numerous trees. El Rio 
is ideal for the "short knocker," measuring 6,000 yards from the 
regular tees, and 6,400 from the back tees. 

Forty Niner Country Club


Forty Niner Country Club, a William Francis Bell-designed 
classic, is an established club on the eastern side of Tucson. 
The semi-private facility is inviting to golfers of all skill 
levels with the traditional layout and gently rolling terrain 
which allows members the option to walk the course. Nestled 
between the Catalina and Rincon Mountains, the course meanders 
along a wooded riverbed with fairways lined by mature trees 
and native desert shrubbery. The golf course provides a visually 
inviting 18-hole course layout while providing a solid challenge 
for all players. Recent course renovations have only improved 
an already outstanding experience.

Mesquite, giant cottonwood, eucalyptus and weeping willow trees 
make their presence known along the course and add even more 
beauty to Forty Niner Country Club.

Fred Enke Golf Course


Fred Enke Golf Course was officially dedicated December 
3, 1983. Enke offers golfers a different but interesting 
and challenging approach to golf course design. 
The major features of the course are its vast teeing areas, 
large greens, strategic bunkers and sand traps, and most 
important of all, its concept as a semi-arid, limited turf 
course. Grass is used only on the tees, ball landing area, 
and greens, with undisturbed native plants comprising the 
remainder of the landscaping. 

Golfers have the option of four teeing areas. Respectively, 
they measure 6,800, 6,400, 5,800 and 5,000 yards. 

Heritage Highlands at Dove Mountain Golf & Tennis Community


Heritage Highlands at Dove Mountain
A premier Arizona golf and tennis community for active 
adults in the Tucson area!

Gated, 24/7 Controlled Access!
Nestled in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains, in the 
magnificent Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona, Heritage Highlands 
at Dove Mountain is one of the premier active adult communities 
of the southwest. A warm and friendly private gated golf and 
tennis community with only 1,297 homes, Heritage Highlands 
overlooks the city lights of Tucson and lush cotton fields of 
Marana. As just one part of the greater Dove Mountain 
master-planned 6,200 acre community our residents enjoy many 
additional amenities in the immediate vicinity.

Oro Valley Country Club


Oro Valley Country Club:
Lou Landon, a man with a vision, vacationed in the Tucson area and 
was taken with the thought that there was a real need for an 
additional golf course in the northern portion of Pima County.  
At that time there were only three golf courses serving a population 
of about 250,000 people.

Robert Bruce Harris, noted golf course architect, was commissioned 
to design a championship golf course to be built on the property 
selected by the Landon group.  A construction contract was signed 
on July 28, 1958, calling for a completion date by December 28, 1958, 
and was delivered to Oro Valley Inc. exactly on time.

Quail Canyon Golf Course


The Quail Canyon Golf Course dates back to the 1960s . It was 
built by Gil Kammert, on 30 Spectacular acres with magnificent 
views of the Catalina Mountains, in 1964. The course layout 
features tight manicured fairways, small forward Sloping Greens, 
relatively flat Native Terrain. One Lake comes into play on 3 
holes. There are numerous Mature Trees and lots of Wildlife. 
Quail Canyon G.C. is ideal for the "Short knocker,"as well as 
the "Skilled player". Measuring 2311 yards from the regular 
tees, and 2236 yardsfrom the ladies tees, this course will test 
your abilities.

Randolph Park Golf Course


Randolph Golf Course is the current site for the PING/Welch’s 
LPGA Championship. It was also the site of the P.G.A. Joe 
Garagiola Tucson Open.  
The longest golf course in the City of Tucson system, Randolph 
measures 7,000 yards from the championship tees and 6,500 yards 
from the regular tees. The scenic course setting offers numerous 
tall trees, lush fairways, and a beautiful view of the mountains 
surrounding Tucson. 

The course features water hazards on five holes, long fairways, 
and sports three rearranged holes. These were reconstructed 
according to PGA recommendations to enhance the course and make 
it more challenging for the pros. 

Saddlebrooke Country Club


SaddleBrooke & The Preserve (private)
  
The 18-hole championship Preserve Golf Course opened to 
rave reviews. You’ll want to put this one on your play 
list, for sure.  

Meanwhile, the MountainView Golf Club, designed by the 
world-renowned Gary Panks Associates, is one of SaddleBrooke’s 
tremendous golf facilities.  Located at the base of the 
Catalina Mountain range at an elevation of 3,200 feet, 
this course features four sets of tees ranging from 5,020 
yards to 6,728 yards to accommodate golfers of all skill 
levels.  View the SaddleBrooke golf photo gallery.  Pro 
Shop 520-818-1100. 

San Ignacio Golf Course


San Ignacio Golf Club is a 6,704-yard, par-71 Arthur Hills
designed course that is located just 20 minutes south of Tucson, 
Arizona, in Green Valley. It sits nestled between the Santa Rita 
and Tumacacoris mountain ranges at 3,000 feet elevation, 
providing for a spectacular and challenging desert-golf 
destination. The course’s beauty is further enhanced by Santa 
Catalina and Rincon mountains, which rise in the distance, 
giving players even more breathtaking views as they make their 
way around the tranquil tract of holes.

Santa Rita Golf Club


Santa Rita Golf Club

Majestically located in the Santa Rita Mountain foothills offering 
championship golf, fun and food for the entire family. Almost 1000 
feet higher than Tucson, Santa Rita enjoys cooler summer temperatures. 
Every hole features beautiful views of the nearby Santa Rita Mountains 
and the Tucson valley. The course is noted for its four challenging 
par-3 holes and the exceptional quality of its bent-grass greens. 
Featuring Bermuda fairways (overseeded in winter), a driving range, 
a putting green, the Corona Room Lounge, and the Desert Dove Restaurant, 
Santa Rita is a short scenic drive from central Tucson. Open to the public. 

Silverbell Golf Course


Silverbell Golf Course was dedicated as a City of 
Tucson recreational facility July 28, 1979. 
Built along the west bank of the Santa Cruz River, 
the course features nine lakes and offers spacious,
grassy fairways and ample size greens. 

Lengthwise, the 18-hole layout plays to 6,300 yards 
from the championship tees. The course terrain is, 
for the most part flat. 

Skyline Country Club


Skyline Country Club is an exclusive privately owned Club set 
in the majestic Catalinas overlooking the beautiful City of 
Tucson. Nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina at an 
altitude of 3,000 feet, Skyline offers the finest country club 
amenities and service in the Southwest. We at Skyline feel that 
with our unique amenities and superb staff, this is a Club to 
be truly proud of.

Tucson Country Club


Tucson Country Club is one of the few "Grand Old Gems" left 
in the world of golf.  Poised in the middle of the Sonoran 
Desert, stately trees rise to the heights of one hundred thirty 
feet above her fairways, regally gracing her grounds.  To the 
North, East and Southeast, she is bordered by magnificent and 
imposing mountain views.  

Tucson Country Club's tradition of pure golf, with no compromise 
to development or urban sprawl, is a tradition that dates back 
to 1947, when course architect Billy Bell first singled out this 
magnificent property - this rich lowland that the Navajo and 
Yavapi once farmed, and magically transformed her into a golf 
course like no other.   The 18-hole course (7000+ yards) is 
tree-lined, in a Midwestern style of design.  And, it is the 
best walking course in Tucson, with nature's abundant creatures 
surviving and thriving in this area.

The Golf Club at Vistoso


The Golf Club at Vistoso 
Vistoso Golf Course 

955 W Vistoso Highlands Dr 
Tucson, AZ  85755-5867
United States 
P: (520) 797-7900 
F: (520) 797-6725 
http://www.vistosogolf.com

The 18-hole "Vistoso" course at the The Golf Club at Vistoso 
facility in Tucson, Arizona features 6,935 yards of golf from 
the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.1 
and it has a slope rating of 145 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by 
Tom Weiskopf, the Vistoso golf course opened in 1995. Mike 
Russell manages the course as the Director of Golf. 


TUCSON AREA CASINOS

5655 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ
West of I-19

Casino del Sol
Casino del Sol is by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona.

Gaming:
1300 Slots, Table Games (Three Card Poker World Championship,
Fortune Pai Gow, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War), 
Bingo, Poker Room with uncapped Bad Beat Jackpots, daily 
tournaments, lessons for beginners, complimentary food for
live play.

Dining:
Bellisimo, Tequila Factory, Mody's 60's Restaurant, Slice,
Abuelitas Taqueria, Bingo Deli, Zebos, and La Botellita.

Entertainment:
Paradiso Bar & Lounge
AVA Amphitheater with 5000 seat Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater
with acts like Van Halen, Daddy Yankee, Toby Keith,
Gwen Stefani, Alejandro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, and
The Scorpions.

7406 S Camino de Oeste
Tucson, AZ
West of I-19

Casino of the Sun
Casino del Sol is by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona.

Dining:
The Buffet, Midnight Express.

7406 S Camino de Oeste
Tucson, AZ
West of I-19

Desert Diamond at I-19
Games:
Bingo, Poker tables, Blackjack, Keno, Slots

Dining:
Agave Restaurant, Diamond Buffet, Diamond Grill, Monsoon Nightclub,
Casino Lounge, Sports Bar

Entertainment:
Headliner performances at the Diamond Entertainment Center

7350 S Nogales Hwy
Tucson, AZ
West of I-19

Desert Diamond at Nogales Hwy
Games:
Bingo, Poker tables, Blackjack, Keno, Slots

Dining:
Agave Restaurant, The Steakhouse, Diamond Buffet, 
Monsoon Nightclub, Tree Bar, Keno Bar


TUCSON AREA MICROBREWERIES

Nimbus Brewery
3850 E 44th St
Tucson, AZ 85713

Nimbus Brewery
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The Nimbus Brewery is proud to offer the finest selection
of classic ales to the Tucson area.  Located in the 
industrial section of town, it offers that ambience that 
keeps people coming back for more.

Offering a selection of seasonal brews plus the regular
Dirty Guera, Pale Ale, Red Ale, Brown Ale, Old Monkey Shine,
and Oatmeal Stout.

Now offering a full restaurant menu to accompany these fine brews.

Live music Fri/Sat/Sun evenings!
Bluegrass, acoustic country, louisiana gumbo, acoustic blues,
experimental pop, folk, eclectic bluegrass, and 50's 60's
instrumental rock

...all next to the railroad tracks...woo-hoo!


Gentle Ben's Brewery
865 E University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85719

Gentle Ben's Brewery
Ben's has served quality food & the best 
tasting microbrews in Tucson, AZ since 1970.

Two stories of an award winning brewery
Full service restaurant & two neighborhood bars
Lunch, dinner, special events, catering, and partying
Gentle Ben's has been serving Tucson for over 35 years!

On-Tap Brews include:
Red Cat Amber, Copperhead Pale Ale, Tucson Blonde,
Taylor Jane's Raspberry Ale, Beer Down Nut Brown,
Nolan Porter, Chelsea India Pale Ale IPA, MacBlane's
Oatmeal Stout.

Barrio Brewery
800 E 16th St
Tucson, AZ 85719

Barrio Brewery
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We are proudly located at the corner of Toole and 16th St.
Come on down and try any or all of our fresh microbrews, 
we have up to 12 on tap for all of your drinking pleasure. 

Combine the beer with our food and you'll have the recipe 
for a great night.

On-Tap Brews include:
Tucson Blonde, Barrio IPA, Double IPA, Raspberry Ale,
Oatmeal Stout, Red Cat Amber, Nolan's Porter, Hefeweizen,
Copperhead Pale Ale, Nut Brown, NCAALE.

Half off pints when the train goes by!


Thunder Canyon Brewery
7401 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85741
(at the Foothills Mall)

Thunder Canyon Brewery
Located in the Foothills Mall in 1997.

A full service restaurant and brewery, offering 
contemporary bistro cuisine and a wide variety of
hand-crafted beers brewed on-site in our state of
the art 15-barrel brewery.

On-Tap Brews include:
Deep Canyon Amber, Thunder Canyon IPA, Old Humulus, 
Blackout Stout, Sandstone Cream Ale, Rye Heat, 
Windstorm Wheat, Tumbling Plumbleweed, Orange U Glad, 
Canyonator Dopplebock, Obsidian Porter, Strange Brew, 
Imperial ESB, and Warhead Reserve.


TUCSON AREA WINERIES & VINEYARDS

Kief-Joshua Vineyards
370 Elgin Rd
Elgin, AZ 85611
I-10 exit 281 Hwy-83
520.455.5582

Kief-Joshua Vineyards
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Kief-Joshua Vineyards is a small family business that
is situated on 20 acres in Elgin, AZ, right in the
middle of what has become known as "winery row".
The first planting in 2005 consists of ten different
varieties: Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot,
Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel,
Resiling, Semillion, and Viognier.


Wilhelm Family Vineyards
21 Mountain Ranch Dr
Sonoita, AZ
I-10 exit 281 Hwy-83
520.455.9291

Wilhelm Family Vineyards
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Wilhelm Family Vineyards and home of Kevin, Karyl,
Kristian, Kassandra, and over 7000 glorious grapevines.

Started in 2005, current wines inlcude: Mountain Spring, 
Albarino, Zinfandel, Kevin's Choice, Karyl's Cuvee,
Takara Rose, Fiesta, Sunset, and Sunrise.


Callahan Vineyards
336 Elgin Rd
Elgin, AZ 85611
I-10 exit 281 Hwy-83

Callahan Vineyards
Located in the rolling oak-dotted hills of southeastern 
Arizona, at an elevation of 4800 feet, Callaghan Vineyards 
produces rich, complex red and white wines from its 25 
acre vineyard. Mediterranean and Spanish varietals - 
Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah and 
Grenache - are the basic building blocks for our red 
blends, while Viognier and Riesling are blended for our 
estate white wine.

Dos Cabezas Wineworks
3248 Hwy 82
Sonoita, AZ 85637

Dos Cabezas Wineworks
Dos Cabezas WineWorks has been producing wines in Arizona 
since 1995. The winery was originally located on the 80 
acre Dos Cabezas Vineyard near Willcox, AZ. 

Just after the harvest of 2006, winemaker Todd Bostock 
purchased the winery with the help of his wife Kelly & 
his parents Frank & Paula. The winery was moved to Sonoita 
Arizona, close to the vineyard the family planted in 
Elgin in 2003. 

We have since opened a tasting room at the winery in 
Sonoita & look forward to seeing you there soon!

Sonoita Vineyards
290 Elgin-Canelo Rd
Elgin, AZ 85611

Sonoita Vineyards
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Sonoita vineyards offers award winning wines from crisp and 
fruity to bold and complex. Our tasting room and gift shop 
are open daily from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. 

Just an hours drive from Tucson we invite you to a truly 
unique wine tasting experience with a picturesque view of 
hillside vineyards, rolling grasslands and scenic mountain 
ranges. 

As the first winery established in Sonoita Arizona. our 
history is as rich as our wines and a great place to start 
your wine tasting adventure! 

Village of Elgin Winery
471 Elgin Rd
Elgin, AZ 85611

Village of Elgin Winery
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Welcome to the Village of Elgin, the Heart of the Arizona 
Wine Country. Wines made from grapes grown in Southern Arizona, 
from the Sonoita AVA, Wilcox Playa and Bowie. 

We still produce our wines in the traditional fashion, hand 
harvesting, sorting and foot stomping the reds. The wines are 
aged in French Oak, Hungarian Oak, American Oak, Italian 
Chestnut, Stainless Steel and Plastic. 

The winery has moved to the Stelvin ROPP cap and all of our 
wine bottlings from 2007 onward shall be in screw cap.


Fort Bowie Vineyards & Orchard Products
156 N Jefferson St
Bowie, AZ 85605

Fort Bowie Vineyards & Orchard Products
Established in Fall of 1997, Fort Bowie Vineyards and Orchard 
Products has made a committment to selling the finest, freshest 
products at a very reasonable price.

Everything we offer for sale is raised here,
in beautiful Bowie, Arizona.

Colibri Vineyard and Winery
2825 W Hilltop Rd
Portal, AZ 85632

Colibri Vineyard and Winery
Colibri Vineyard was planted in 2000, on the site of the old 
Morrow apple orchard which is located in East Whitetail Canyon, 
on the northeast slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains. 

Located on north facing slopes at an elevation of 5200', we have 
seven varieties of wine grapes planted, Syrah, Grenache, 
Mourvedre, Counoise, Roussanne, Viognier and Petit Verdot. 

These varieties are found most commonly in the Rhône Valley 
of France, and many of these clones were originally collected 
there.

Keeling-Schaefer Vineyards
12 mi S of Chiricahua
Nat'l Monument
by appt only
520.824.2500

Keeling-Schaefer Vineyards
Located 12 miles South of the Chiricahua National Monument, 
Keeling-Schaefer Vineyards is a premium, Arizona wine producer. 

At 5000 feet above sea level, the summer climate of warm, sunny 
days and cool, high desert nights combines with the unique 
Rhyolite volcanic soils to create wine with special 
characteristics. We grow Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Viognier 
and Petite Sirah. Our wine production for the 2007 vintage is 
2300 cases.

The winery and vineyard is not open to the public, however, we 
do accept visitors by appointment. Current release tastings are 
$5 and include a commemorative glass. Barrel tastings are $20. 
Both fees can be applied to purchase. Please call 520.824.2500 
or email us at: jan@keelingschaefervineyards.com

Coronado Vineyards
2909 E Country Club Dr
Willcox, AZ 85643

Coronado Vineyards
Nestled between the majestic Mt. Graham and the unique Dos 
Cabezas mountains, in the Coronado National Forest, a unique 
wine tasting experience awaits you.

Managing owners, Mark and Jacque Cook, and their partners 
dreamed of owning a beautiful winery with outstanding wines 
for many years. On November 18th, 2006 that dream became a 
reality with the Grand Opening of Coronado Vineyards. Coronado 
Vineyards presented nine unique wines, from a sweet white 
table wine to a dry red wine all from wine grapes grown here 
in sunny Arizona.

Coronado Vineyards produces some of Arizona’s finest wines. 
With elevations reaching over 4,000 ft, Arizona’s high desert 
is the perfect location for producing grapes of distinct 
quality and character. Warm summer days, cool nights, and 
mineral rich soils contribute to the intensity and wide range 
of flavors in these fine wines.

Wine tasting room & Restaurant

Charron Vineyards
18585 S Sonoita Hwy
Vail, AZ 85641

Charron Vineyards
Nestled in a secret location south east of Tucson, Leo Cox 
began building his dream vineyard in his late 60’s, alone 
and by hand. Mr. Cox is a Master Gardener, who’s single 
minded focus has produced some of the finest Merlot grapes 
grown anywhere in the world. What is extraordinary however, 
is the wine. 

Charron Vineyard handcrafts about 200 cases annually of White 
Merlot. This wine has the honeyed crispness of a premium 
chardonnay with the medium body of a red, its just fantastic! 

Mr. Cox prepares each case with custom labels and a note for 
its intended recipient. Thus, most of the wine is sold toprivate 
parties for use in weddings, birthdays, auctions and other 
events. However, there is a private mailing list for a lucky 
few. To get on the list, you must email Mr. Cox at the vineyard 
with your contact information and any special instructions. 
You will receive an email message back directly. 

Kokopelli Winery & Bistro
35 W Boston St
Chandler, AZ 85225

Kokopelli Winery & Bistro
The vineyard was planted in 1991 and produces 14 different 
organically grown varietal grapes. Bonita Springs Farms is 
located approximately 20 miles north of Wilcox, Arizona at 
an estimated 4500 foot elevation.

The combination of class A1A soil, abundant water, and near 
perfect micro climate make this an ideal place for wine 
grape production.

The Bonita Valley area is one of the largest organically 
Certified fruit producing areas in the Southwest. Vineyard 
owners Don and Carol Minchella, and French Wine Maker, 
Florent Lescombes and 4th Generation Italian Wine Maker 
Dennis Minchella, have combined areas of expertise to 
produce 23 Award Winning wines of Arizona. Kokopelli Winery 
opened in Wilcox in 1994. In addition, we appear at festivals 
state wide to promote our wines. Kokopelli Winery has also 
become known for its hand-painted and personalized bottles 
for special occasions. (Designed by local artists)

Rancho Rossa Vineyards
I-10 S on Hwy-83
Sonoita, AZ

Rancho Rossa Vineyards
Rancho Rossa Vineyards is one of the largest family owned 
wineries in the Sonoita AVA. We produce about 1200 cases of 
wine each year from our 22 acres of estate fruit. We do not 
purchase any fruit or bulk wine and we are the only winery 
in the area that can say that. 

We specialize in ultra-premium dry varietal bottling's.