Our friend Sally was out and about in her neighborhood last week and discovered Sunset Ride Vineyards Tasting Room. Sally was helping a friend set up her pottery display for the Second Saturday event. It is now held at the tasting room every Second Saturday where you can sip wine …Continue reading
This is a very pleasant day trip from Tucson to the Wine Country of Sonoita & Elgin. When touring, we try not to back track and the route I suggest here takes you back through Box Canyon to Madera Canyon for a picnic, before heading back to Tucson via I-19 north of Green Valley.
Southern Arizona’s wine industry is thriving due to the 16th century Jesuit missionaries who first planted vines here. Some of the original Spanish vines are currently being propagated through the efforts of the staff and volunteers at Mission Gardens, located at the base of “A” Mountain, the site of Tucson’s …Continue reading
ALL OUR TOURS ARE CURRENTLY by PRIVATE CHARTER ONLY What people are saying about our Ghost Town Tour Lois and I thoroughly enjoyed your Ghost Town tour and was amazed that you got us back to the starting point within a minute of the advertised time – after a 70 …Continue reading
COVID-19: We have temporarily canceled all of our tours awaiting a vaccine which will make us all safer. We may schedule a private tour from time to time provided it is a walking tour or separate vehicles. You can still purchase our Self Guided Walking Tour here. First stop: Callaghan …Continue reading
Jim Gressinger, publisher of Southern Arizona Guide, will lead 3 guided tours this month. Bisbee Overnight Tour: Thursday May 21st and Friday May 22nd. On our way to historic Bisbee, we’ll check out a couple of interesting ghost towns. On Thursday PM, we’ll take a guided tour of Old Town …Continue reading
This is Southern Arizona Guide’s Tombstone At Twilight Tour. I’m Jim Gressinger, travel writer, photographer, and publisher of Southern Arizona Guide. Please join me for an Old West evening like no other. Tombstone, Arizona after sundown is a very different place than Tombstone by daylight. The shops along historic Allen …Continue reading
We had been searching for Arizona wine tours that we can recommend, particularly here in Southern Arizona. I mentioned this fact to Michael Foltz, owner/operator of Reisen Arizona Day Tours, that we at Southern Arizona Guide did not have a recommended tour company.
On the 4th Saturday of each month, Tombstone merchants on Allen Street have stayed open after sundown for an event they call Tombstone At Twilight. I photographed the goings on in January and had such a good time that I returned at the end of April 2014 with Ms. Karen …Continue reading