Is The Royal Elizabeth The Best Bed and Breakfast In Tucson?

Main Room Royal Elizabeth

As I stood on the front porch of the Royal Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast, I looked around at the surrounding Downtown Tucson community. I tried to image what it was like when this magnificent Victorian home was built in 1878. In my imagination, the modern skyline disappeared immediately. Back then, … Continue reading

Blue Agave Bed and Breakfast: Night Views!

7_Folks By Fire REV

On a very pleasant February evening, Father Bill, Neighbor Roy, Ms. Karen & I visited innkeepers Dana & Peter at Blue Agave Bed and Breakfast. Their splendid inn is located on a hilltop in the Tucson Mountains west of the City. You can find our review of Blue Agave in … Continue reading

Rancho Merlita: Is It The Best B&B In Tucson?

The Inns at El Rancho Merlita: the Ranch House Inn & the Arroyo House Inn.

Once the secluded Sonoran Desert estate of cosmetic mogul, Merle Norman, the Inns at El Rancho Merlita are now shared with discriminating travelers from all over the world. Built in the 1950’s, this luxury ranch property was Ms. Norman’s getaway from her busy schedule. It was also a place where … Continue reading

Four Points By Sheraton Tucson Airport Hotel: A Review.

Four Points Tucson Airport Hotel

There are many reasons why visitors to Tucson & Southern Arizona want to stay at least one night in a hotel near our Tucson International Airport (TIA). Fortunately, they have a lot of choices along Hotel Row (Tucson Blvd.) just before entering TIA. (Airline designation: TUS.) However, you can’t get … Continue reading

Lodge On The Desert: A Fine Boutique Hotel In Mid-Town Tucson!

Lodge on the Desert Patio

“Lodge on the Desert is a charming 103-room boutique hotel in mid-town Tucson.” You might think that this one sentence provides visitors all they need to know about this Tucson landmark. However, there’s more … a lot more. True, its mid-town location is convenient to just about everything Tucson has … Continue reading

Adobe Rose Inn: Is It The Best B&B In Tucson?

Adobe Rose Inn 2nd St Courtyard

Two blocks east of our University of Arizona in the historic Sam Hughes Neighborhood you will find one of Tucson’s best B&B’s: Adobe Rose Inn. While suitable for just about any reason for a stay-over in Tucson, the Adobe Rose is particularly attractive to (1) travelers who have business at the University and (2) visiting [...]

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White Stallion Ranch: Best Southern Arizona Guest Ranches

White Stallion Guest Rooms

We were cruising Twin Peaks Road through the pass that separates the city from the desert when we happened across a sign that read: “White Stallion Guest Ranch”. I had read that this is one of Southern Arizona’s best guest ranches. We did a quick U-turn and followed the signs down the unpaved road for about a mile.

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