Tubac is Arizona’s oldest European community. The 1885 furnished schoolhouse, Otero Hall, and Rojas House are all on the National Register of Historic Places. The Park features a small, but fine museum, an underground display of the Presidio ruins, Arizona’s first printing press, a picnic area, school house, church, and the Juan Bautista de Anza Trailhead.Continue reading
Cafe’ a la C’Art is a small, but fine country-style restaurant in the Art Museum’s courtyard. You can dine inside or be seated on the patio. Great sandwiches and salads, but of particular interest is their delectable baked goods.
Judy Michelet, her son Mark and his wife Shirley take pride in presenting artistically crafted menu items based on traditional Southwest cuisine flavors. You will enjoy!
Maynard’s is located in the historic Tucson Train Depot a few yards from where Wyatt Earp killed Frank Stillwell after the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
No point in going to elaborate, detailed descriptions of their extensive menu.
The Cup Cafe is a downtown tradition enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Creative dishes, eclectic wine list, freshly baked desserts, full bar, indoor or patio seating.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.
Willcox is about an hour’s drive east of Tucson on I-10. There are several venues of interest in the vicinity, including; Marty Robbins Museum. A White Sport Coat; El Paso; My Woman, My Woman, My Wife. ‘Nuff said. Adjacent to the Rex Allen Museum. 156 N. Railroad Ave. Willcox AZ … Continue reading
This rugged natural fortress was, for some 15 years, the home and base of operations for the famed Chiricahua Apache Chief, Cochise. Cochise and about 1,000 of his followers, of whom some 250 were warriors, located here. Sentinels, constantly on watch from the towering pinnacles of rock, could spot their … Continue reading
The Amerind Museum is an internationally acclaimed Museum and research facility located between Benson and Willcox. The museum boasts an impressive collection of Native American artifacts as well as paintings by western artists. Nestled in Texas Canyon, the old Spanish Revival Museum is home to one of the world’s finest … Continue reading
Worthwhile Hikes. Visit the following websites for more information. Cochise Stronghold Saguaro National Park Santa Catalina MountainsContinue reading
For young children, the Reid Park Zoo is a delight. Our grandchildren always enjoyed it when they were small. No, this is not the San Diego Zoo or Wild Animal Park. But it’s a pleasant oasis in mid-town Tucson. Visit the Reid Park Zoo 1100 S. Randolph Way, Tucson WebsiteContinue reading