SouthernArizonaGuide.com | Best in Southern ArizonaSouthernArizonaGuide.comBest in Southern Arizona http://southernarizonaguide.com Only the BEST in Southern Arizona Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:36:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Kent Springs Cabin in Madera Canyon is a Birders Find http://southernarizonaguide.com/kent-springs-cabin-madera-canyon-birders-find/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/kent-springs-cabin-madera-canyon-birders-find/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:55:46 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=34713 Kent Springs cabin in Madera Canyon could just be a a great find for Birders! Offered for rent by the Coronado National Forest, it sleeps 8, with a full kitchen. There are few rental cabins in Madera Canyon, so if you can secure this one for $150 a night, what … Continue reading

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Kent Springs cabin in Madera Canyon could just be a a great find for Birders! Offered for rent by the Coronado National Forest, it sleeps 8, with a full kitchen. There are few rental cabins in Madera Canyon, so if you can secure this one for $150 a night, what … Continue reading

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Mt. Lemmon Cabin for Rent http://southernarizonaguide.com/mt-lemmon-cabin-rent/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/mt-lemmon-cabin-rent/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:25 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=34709 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 $100 a night. The cabin sleeps 4 … Continue reading

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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 $100 a night. The cabin sleeps 4 … Continue reading

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Portal Cabin Rentals http://southernarizonaguide.com/portal-cabin-rentals/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/portal-cabin-rentals/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:56:56 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=34704 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

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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

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Pima County Fair: A Slideshow http://southernarizonaguide.com/pima-county-fair-slideshow/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/pima-county-fair-slideshow/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:10:47 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=34636 Just before sundown on Easter Sunday, we visited the Pima County Fair for the first time. Here are some photos we took to share. You can find out about all the events at the fair at http://pimacountyfair.com. The fair runs through April 27th. … Continue reading

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Just before sundown on Easter Sunday, we visited the Pima County Fair for the first time. Here are some photos we took to share. You can find out about all the events at the fair at http://pimacountyfair.com. The fair runs through April 27th. … Continue reading

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Who Has The Best Sunday Brunch In Tucson? http://southernarizonaguide.com/best-sunday-brunch-tucson/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/best-sunday-brunch-tucson/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:30:55 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=33952 Over the past 6 months or so, and in no particular hurry, Ms. Karen & I went in search of the best Sunday Brunch in Tucson as rated by friends & family, as well as the usual online suspects: Trip Advisor; Yelp; and Urban Spoon. “Honest Customer Reviews” I say … Continue reading

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Over the past 6 months or so, and in no particular hurry, Ms. Karen & I went in search of the best Sunday Brunch in Tucson as rated by friends & family, as well as the usual online suspects: Trip Advisor; Yelp; and Urban Spoon. “Honest Customer Reviews” I say … Continue reading

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Hummer Baby Down http://southernarizonaguide.com/hummer-baby/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/hummer-baby/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:01:32 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=33816 We discovered this little fella on the main patio. No idea how he got there. We looked all over for a nearby nest but found none. He was obviously weak, but what could we do? He was quite lethargic. Our first thought was to put him on the feeder where … Continue reading

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We discovered this little fella on the main patio. No idea how he got there. We looked all over for a nearby nest but found none. He was obviously weak, but what could we do? He was quite lethargic. Our first thought was to put him on the feeder where … Continue reading

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Firewheel, a Southwest Wildflower http://southernarizonaguide.com/firewheel-southwest-wildflower/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/firewheel-southwest-wildflower/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:32:18 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=34048 Firewheel, a wildflower, common in the Southwest is also known as Indian Blanket. An annual, it reseeds itself readily if allowed the opportunity. The Firewheel is in the Aster family. Requirements: Sandy Soil, good drainage. Special Value to native bees. My firewheel came in a wildflower package from Native Seeds. … Continue reading

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Firewheel, a wildflower, common in the Southwest is also known as Indian Blanket. An annual, it reseeds itself readily if allowed the opportunity. The Firewheel is in the Aster family. Requirements: Sandy Soil, good drainage. Special Value to native bees. My firewheel came in a wildflower package from Native Seeds. … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Illusion: An Evening Of Mystery, Magic & Merriment! http://southernarizonaguide.com/carnival-illusion-evening-mystery-magic-merriment/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/carnival-illusion-evening-mystery-magic-merriment/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:18:29 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=33993 This coming weekend (April 18th & 19th, 2014 is the final 3 Tucson performances of Carnival of Illusion for this season. I understand there are a only a few seats left. You can purchase tickets at CarnivalofIllusion.com. Hurry! You can thank us for this recommendation later. Note: This show is … Continue reading

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This coming weekend (April 18th & 19th, 2014 is the final 3 Tucson performances of Carnival of Illusion for this season. I understand there are a only a few seats left. You can purchase tickets at CarnivalofIllusion.com. Hurry! You can thank us for this recommendation later. Note: This show is … Continue reading

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Big Bird Lives At The Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch! http://southernarizonaguide.com/big-bird-lives-amazing-ranch-west-pecos/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/big-bird-lives-amazing-ranch-west-pecos/#comments Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:18:46 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=33822 I imagine that anyone who lives in Tucson, Arizona has passed by the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch along I-10, at Picacho Peak many times. And I imagine that most Tucsonans have, as they passed by doing 85, thought to themselves that some day they would stop in and see what … Continue reading

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I imagine that anyone who lives in Tucson, Arizona has passed by the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch along I-10, at Picacho Peak many times. And I imagine that most Tucsonans have, as they passed by doing 85, thought to themselves that some day they would stop in and see what … Continue reading

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Oro Valley Farmers Market: Farm Fresh History! http://southernarizonaguide.com/oro-valley-farmers-market-farm-fresh-history/ http://southernarizonaguide.com/oro-valley-farmers-market-farm-fresh-history/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:21:39 +0000 http://southernarizonaguide.com/?p=33795 Not long ago, Oro Valley Farmers Market moved to historic Steam Pump Ranch on North Oracle Road. The ranch was started in 1874 by German immigrants George Pusch and Johann Zellweger. In order to make the ranch viable, they needed a lot of water.  So the partners purchased a steam … Continue reading

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Not long ago, Oro Valley Farmers Market moved to historic Steam Pump Ranch on North Oracle Road. The ranch was started in 1874 by German immigrants George Pusch and Johann Zellweger. In order to make the ranch viable, they needed a lot of water.  So the partners purchased a steam … Continue reading

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