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.
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment offers a convenient memorable entertainment experience in Tucson Sahuarita and Why Arizona. Amenities include unmatched gaming options fine dining the Monsoon Nightclub and world-class sporting events music concerts and comedy sets at the Diamond Center. Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment also offers one of the region's finest convention centers and high-tech meeting facilities. An enterprise of the Tohono O?odham Nation Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment has been in the gaming and entertainment business for almost 30 years beginning in 1985 with the opening of Papago Bingo in the Tucson area. In 1993 the first Desert Diamond Casino was opened on Nogales Highway. Six years later a smaller facility opened in Why Arizona. The third Desert Diamond Casino near Sahuarita was opened in 2001. In 2007 the original casino on Nogales Highway was replaced with a new casino hotel and convention center complex.
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.
Built in 1910 as the historic first synagogue in the Arizona Territory the Jewish History Museum houses the Jewish Pioneers of the Southwest Exhibit. The Holocaust History Center is also open and focuses on the 230 Survivors who made Tucson their home after the War. Open for tours 1-5 p.m. Wed. Thurs. Sat. and Sun. and Friday from 12-3 pm. Closed in July.
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.
The mission of The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is to provide in a state-of-the-art building, a cultural and educational atmosphere for the preservation and display of antique and contemporary miniatures. The artistic, historic, architectural and creative aspects of miniatures will be shared in an entertaining and interactive way with community members of all ages.
Tucked away in the rolling hills of southeastern Arizona Patagonia Lake State Park is an ideal place for watching wildlife fishing hiking picnicking water-skiing and camping. The campground overlooks a 265-acre man-made lake where anglers catch bass bluegill crappie and catfish. Hikers can stroll along the beautiful creek trail and see birds such as the canyon towhee inca dove vermilion ? y-catcher black vulture and several species of hummingbirds. Online camping reservations are available at azstateparks.com.
El Presidio Historic District is home to the city block of Old Town Artisans. The 150-year-old adobe building has six distinctive shops and galleries featuring fine art imports and crafts from hundreds of local and regional artists from the Americas and the world. The Spanish-style courtyard offers a relaxing place to enjoy lunch or beverages amidst regional plants and trees.
Featuring natural-history collections from around the world hands-on exhibits Wildlife Theater showing films hourly and Oasis Gift Shop. Group tours and discounts available.; Experience over 400 species of birds mammals and insects up close! $2 off general admission is not valid with any other offer. Limit four tickets per coupon. ... more
The Rincon Mountain District of Saguaro National Park ranges from an elevation of 2670 ft to 8666 ft and contains 6 biotic communities. The biotic communities (starting from the lowest elevation) include desert scrub desert grassland oak woodland pine-oak woodland pine forest and mixed conifer forest. Average annual precipitation is approximately 12.30 in. The Rincon Mountains peak at a considerably higher elevation than the Tucson Mountains therefore there are more biotic communities and increased plant and wildlife diversity. Because of the higher elevation in the Rincons animals like the black bear Mexican spotted owl Arizona mountain king snake and white-tailed deer live in this district.