The Greenway Manor is formerly the home of John Greenway, General Manager of the Queen Mine in Bisbee, and the New Cornelia Mines in Ajo. It is a large home which has recently been turned into an Airbnb. The good news is that if you stay there you may be … Continue reading
The Shady Dell is a throwback to the mid-1900s when people hitched their travel trailers to their cars or trucks and headed west on historic Highway 80 which runs from Georgia to California. You can think of Hwy 80 as the southern brother road to the famous Route 66 to … Continue reading
We arrived at La Posada with barely an hour to spare before our dinner reservation. Actually, we did not have a reservation. We had been put on the waiting list. #2. But somehow or another we managed to get seated. It appears that it was actually pert of the bar … Continue reading
It was a Sunday in mid-September when Ms. Karen and I left our home in the Tucson Mountains to travel to the Cochise Hotel to visit with the proprietor, Phil Gessert. We arrived at noon and Phil was sitting on the front porch waiting for us. The Cochise Hotel is … Continue reading
Historic Hotels, Inns, Ranches, B&B’s, & Guest Houses Summer can offer great deals at some of Southern Arizona’s Historic Hotels & Inns. A staycation at one of these this summer may be just the thing. Here is a short list of Historic Inns, B&B’s, Guest Houses, and Ranches with links … Continue reading
More than a hundred years ago, Kentucky Camp was the headquarters for the Santa Rita Water & Mining Company, which was formed to extract placer deposits from the Greaterville Mining District in the foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains 9 miles NW of Sonoita.Continue reading
Dude Ranching in America is one of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. The author is Russell True from the White Stallion Ranch near Tucson, Arizona. Covering the Era of Dude Ranching as a destination, there are historic photographs of 50 or more Dude Ranches in Arizona, focusing on Wickenburg, … Continue reading
The Copper Queen Hotel still stands majestic after more than 100 years.
Worth a look around the lobby and saloon. Relax with a drink on the front patio. Take a Ghost Tour.
11 Howell Ave.; Bisbee, AZ 85603
About half way through 2018, I asked Ms. Karen what she wanted to do for her August birthday. She said she wanted to go to Rancho de la Osa, the “Ranch of the She-Bear”. She also suggested we invite Ms. Rosemary who is a horse woman and would enjoy the … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: Update: 3/2/23. Aravaipa Farms was purchased in the summer of 2016, reopened as Aravaipa Farms and Inn. It sold again in 2021. This is a remote setting. It is the western gateway to the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness which is open for hikers by permit only. One Saturday in … Continue reading