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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

The Five Best Tucson Bed & Breakfast Inns!

Blue Agave Bed & Breakfast on a saguaro-covered hill in the Tucson Mountains.

Over the past 8 months, we have checked out some of the most highly rated Tucson Bed & Breakfast Inns. They are (in order of review): El Presidio Bed & Breakfast Inn Adobe Rose Inn Bed & Breakfast The Inns At El Ranch Merlita: Arroyo House Inn & Ranch House … 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

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

Solterra Luxury Rentals: Upscale Condos To Million Dollar Homes

Historical Joesler Home in the Catalina Foothills.

Tucson has a wonderful selection of fine Hotels, Resorts, & Bed & Breakfast Inns. However, visitors have another option that has become increasingly popular in recent years: Private Vacation Homes. Solterra Luxury Rentals professionally manages over 60 private homes, casitas, & condos in the Tucson area. They range from $80/night … 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