This is Part One, of three videos surrounding the Mission Tumacacori National Historical Park. Anita, The Park Ranger introduces the community around Mission Tumacacori, founded in 1691 by Father Francisco Kino.Continue reading
A peek inside the newly restored Mission San Xavier del Bac which still celebrates mass. Mission San Xavier known as the White Dove of the Desert is on the Tohono O’odham reservation and you must be a member of the nation to be married there although all are welcome to pray.Continue reading
Take a tour of the Queen Mine with Pete, one of the original Phelps Dodge employees at this mine. After close to 100 years of production the Bisbee mines closed in 1975.Continue reading
The Coronado National Forest is big and diverse. It includes the Santa Catalina Mountains including Mt. Lemmon, Santa Ritas home to Mt. Wrightson and Madera Canyon, the Huachuca Mountains of which Ramsey and Carr Canyons are well known, the Pinaleno Mountains of which Mt. Graham is the highest peak, Chiracahua … Continue reading
Ramsey Canyon is EXCEPTIONAL! Tombstone and Bisbee are essentials. But if you have an extra day, do visit Ramsey Canyon. Plenty of hiking and birding here. Hike up the mountain. Spy on the many varieties of birds and other critters. Revel in Nature. The Ramsey Canyon preserve is one of … Continue reading
Ted DeGrazia was a world-renowned artist who, with his Native American friends, built one of the world’s most unique art galleries to showcase his work. However you describe his art, I’m sure your visit to the DeGrazia Gallery In The Sun in Northeast Tucson will be a most interesting and enjoyable outing.Continue reading
About 2 miles down the road from the Desert Museum is the Saguaro National Park Visitors Center.
I know this is odd, but there are two Saguaro National Parks – East & West. In between is Metropolitan Tucson. If you only have time to visit one, go West.
Located at the west end of the restored Train Depot is the Transportation Museum. I know. When I first heard about it I wasn’t in any hurry to go either. But there is no way to understand the history of Tucson until you witness the incredible impact the arrival of … Continue reading
The Center for Creative Photography houses an extensive collection of North America’s most legendary photographers, including Ansel Adams and Edward Weston. Periodically, it also exhibits some of the most important photographers of the recent past. If you love photography, this place is a must-visit. CCP is not easy to find, … Continue reading
FAMILY FUN TIME Enjoy the Science Center every day of the week, a planetarium show or a laser music show. The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium on the UofA campus explores the universe from all perspectives, education for youth and adults. Changing exhibits focus on biology, energy, optics and more, weaving … Continue reading