One Saturday in late August 2014, Ms. Karen & I headed for the west entrance of Aravaipa Canyon to check out a place of lodging we had heard good things about: Aravaipa Farms Country Inn.
From Tucson, it took us about an hour to get there using Route 79 through Oracle and Mammoth. We knew we would have to ford Aravaipa Creek, so we delayed our day trip for a week until the monsoons had passed.
Once we crossed the (now) shallow creek, we drove through the extensive orchards on the property, including mature peach, pear & apricot trees. Read More