March 2012 – Neighbor Roy & I were on a Sunday drive in search of the Old West north of Tucson. We found it – big time.
We were cruising Twin Peaks Road through the pass that separates the city from the desert when we happened across a sign that read: “White Stallion Guest Ranch”. I had read that this is one of Southern Arizona’s best guest ranches. We did a quick U-turn and followed the signs down the unpaved road for about a mile.
The first thing we noticed was that this is a beautiful setting for a cattle ranch. From this vantage point we could see the backside of Sombrero Peak and the high ridge of rock formations that form the backdrop to the ranch.
Pulling into the ranch proper, we saw a very large corral with perhaps 20 horses just before a row of lodging accommodations, and then parked where the sign pointed to “Office”.
There we met Madison, who cheerfully offered to show us around, including a peek inside a couple of rooms. One of our first impressions was that White Stallion is big, with well-cared-for desert gardens, patios, and courtyards. Read More