(August 2013) Recently I was given a tour of the historic Tubac Golf Resort. Years ago, Ms. Karen & I had played golf here on the original 18 holes. Now they have 27 holes & one of the best practice ranges in Southern Arizona. Kevin Costner filmed a portion of … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: Poston House Inn closed its doors in 2016.We leave this here for historical value. Please see our page on Tubac Lodging here. If you’re looking for Tubac Lodging, we recommend Poston House Inn. It is a wonderful Bed & Breakfast for many reasons. First, and most important, innkeepers … Continue reading
Summer 2013 – Neighbor Roy & I enter Stables Ranch Grille at Tubac Golf Resort with just enough local historical knowledge to be dangerous. Once past the thick mesquite front door we are walking on a cobblestone floor that is well over 200 years old. Had we been here back … Continue reading
The road from Amado to Arivaca winds through rolling, mesquite-covered hills. It’s obviously very popular with cyclists, motor and otherwise.
Just before we arrived in town, we came to the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge where, by appointment, we met and interviewed Richard Conway, a local geologist and Mary Scott, a seasoned birdwatcher and wildlife photographer.
Video tour of a Cold War Bunker, housing the Titan II Missile, the only one of its kind left.Continue reading
Each October the park hosts a commemorative Mass inside the Tumacácori mission church in conjunction with Tubac Presidio State Historic Park’s annual Anza Day celebration.Continue reading
In this third video featuring Tumacacori National Park a park Ranger speaks about the Mortuary Chapel and Cemetery behind the church. The Church and Grounds have been and are currently being lovingly restored with new walkways and stucco restoration.Continue reading
The Park Ranger speaks of the history and the interior of the church built by Franciscan priests in the 1800’s.Continue reading
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
Tin Cup, starring Kevin Costner, was partially filmed in Tubac at the Tubac Golf Resort. Tombstone, starring Kurt Russell was partially filmed at Old Tucson Studios. Old Tucson Studios in the Avra Valley, near the Desert Museum, offers a glimpse into Tucson’s cowboy western movie past. You will be amazed … Continue reading