Acclaimed as finest example of mission architecture in U.S. southwest of Tucson on Tohono O'odham Reservation. Active parish. Gift shop. arts crafts shop. Cafe nearby. For the first time in its more than 230-year history free guided tours are now available. The 45-minute tours are led by specially trained volunteer docents who explain the Mission's history and its lavishly decorated interior the richest and most ornate in the Southwest. For current schedule please go to their website and click on "Docent Tours Info."
Historic Tucson Greyhound Park is the "Home of Paw Pounding Action" four days a week for live greyhound racing Mon.Wed. Fri. Sat. with a first race post time of 7:15 p.m. Simulcasting Thoroughbred and Greyhound from tracks around the U.S. daily from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Enjoy a cocktail at our Starting Box Bar and a Bite to eat from our Deli. The Deli is open Wed. Fri. Sat. from 5-10 p.m.
Nestled in the mile-high Mule Mountains Bisbee is the most historically and architecturally authentic city in Southern Arizona. Once known as ?the Queen of the Copper Camps? Bisbee has evolved into a unique city with a thriving historic district and an energetic arts scene. With cool summers and sunny winters it is the hub for high desert recreation hiking and birding. Visitors choose from 40 historic and boutique lodging accommodations an array of specialty shops antique stores galleries and enticing restaurants. Bisbee has an uncommon blend of creativity friendliness style romance and sense of place that is attractive to travelers.
Come out to the vineyard and sample our exceptional, hand-crafted wines. Slow down and take in the scenery of this broad valley and its sky islands. Go for a stroll in the vineyard. Bring along a tasty picnic to enjoy with a bottle of Zarpara wine on the outdoor terrace.
Open for services. Allow 1-2 hours. A village map/self-guided walking tour is available from any of the town merchants and at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park.
Tucson?s legendary landmark of art and architecture was designed and built by the late Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia. On the National Register of Historic Places the 10-acre Foothills retreat includes the adobe gallery gift shop cactus courtyard Mission in the Sun the artist's former home and his grave. Six permanent collections of DeGrazia paintings portray colorful cultures of the Sonoran desert and rotating exhibits feature a wide range of some 14000 DeGrazia originals from oil paintings and watercolors to ceramics and sculptures. Open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with free admission.
Sonoita Vineyards Winery sits on a hilltop in the rolling grasslands of Southern Arizona at an elevation of 5000 feet. Elgin's first commercial vineyard planted in 1979 and Sonoita Vineyards Winery opened in 1983. Our tasting room and gift shop are open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. We hold three festivals a year: The Blessing of Sonoita Vineyards held in April; Harvest Festival in July/August and St. Martin's New Release Festival in November. The winery has accommodations for special events in our Vintage room along with the winery grounds.; The Sonoita Vineyards annual fall celebration of St. Martin's New Release includes barrel tasting of new and current releases wine & food pairings discussion with the winemake...more
The Fox Tucson Theatre has been designated as a "Nationally Significant" building on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1930 and recently restored and reopened it is a stunning Southwestern Art Deco movie palace and State-Of-The-Art performing arts center.
Established in 1990, born out of a love of European wines, Callaghan Vineyards is wholeheartedly committed to growing and producing the best possible wines in Sonoita, Arizona. Together, Kent Callaghan and his father Harold planted the original vineyard. Kent has personally tended the vines and made every wine since the vineyard?s inception. In 2008 Wayne Tomasi, a family friend, began working in the vineyard as a volunteer and continues to do so.