Red Lion Inn & Suites On North Oracle: A Review

Red Lion Inn and Suites

Whether you’re a snowbird in need of long-term lodging, or a business person in need of rooms for a small conference, or a local with a lot of guests in need of a convenient, inexpensive place to stay, here’s a Southern Arizona Guide recommendation. The Red Lion Inn & Suites … Continue reading

Book Now For Our Next Santa Cruz River Valley Tour

Mission Tumacacori

Southern Arizona Guide Presents The Santa Cruz River Valley Tour Join us Tuesday, September 8, 2015 for a pleasant day trip through the Santa Cruz River Valley and discover its rich history, cultural heritage, unique landscape, and distinctive foods. Your guide for the day will be Jim Gressinger, travel writer, … Continue reading

Super 8 Motel Tucson Convention Center: A Review

Super 8 Motel Tucson Convention Center

June 3, 2014 – First impressions are important and from the street this Super 8 looks fine. Pulling into the drive and under the porte cochere was tight. I felt I needed to park or others couldn’t get in or leave. This also didn’t seem good if I was driving a … Continue reading

El Sur Mexican Restaurant: A Review

El Sur Mexican Restaurant

Visitors always want to know about local places that offer good food at a budget price. We have so many, but El Sur has the best tacos I’ve had in Tucson. In many visits I’ve only had one meal I wouldn’t highly recommend. Tacos Caseros are to die for. I … Continue reading

Mt Lemmon Cabin for Rent

Palisades Cabin

As the weather warms, Tucsonans will be searching for a way to get out of the heat! You can go camping on Mt. Lemmon or you can take a slightly more comfortable route and stay at the Palisades Ranger Residence Cabin, renting for $125 a night. The cabin sleeps 4 … Continue reading

Portal Cabin Rentals

Portal Bunkhouse

Birders will be pleased to hear that the Coronado National Forest is adding two cabins to the Portal area; The CCC Portal Bunkhouse and the CCC Portal House. Both house feature a fully stocked kitchen, sleep 4 or 5 and run $100-150 a night. For more information visit the Coronado … Continue reading

Get Your Annual State Parks Pass!

If you haunt the State Parks as much as we do, you will get your monies worth out of an Annual State Parks Pass. In Southern Arizona, it can be used at a half a dozen or so places. If you go to any of these frequently for Hikes or … Continue reading