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Southern AZ Weekend Trips - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

Top 5: Southern AZ Weekend Trips (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Southern AZ Weekend Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Bisbee

1326 W. Highway 92, #9,
Bisbee, AZ 85603
(520) 432-5421
bisbeearizona.com
Bisbee was founded in 1880 and has since evolved into an artist colony and retirement community emphasizing monthly events and tourism. Travelers from all over the world come to Bisbee to savor its unique charm … a blend of creativity, friendliness, style, romance and adventure wrapped in the splendor of the Old West.


Tubac

P.O. Box 1866,
Tubac, AZ 85646
(520) 398-2704
tubacaz.com
Located in the Santa Cruz River Valley, Tubac has a 250-year-old Spanish history. Tubac is the perfect shoppers’ paradise with more than 80 galleries and shops that feature hand-crafted items, sculpture, paintings, clothing and some of Southern Arizona’s best import shops. Tubac is also the gateway to birding, hiking,  and mountain biking.


Tombstone

P.O. Box 813,
Tombstone, AZ 85638
(520) 457-3884
cityoftombstone.com
The name Tombstone creates images of gunfights and dusty streets, whiskey and Faro games, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and a plethora of old Western movie scenes. Tombstone has been called “The Town Too Tough to Die.”


Tucson

100 S. Church Ave.,
Tucson, AZ 85701
(800) 638-8350
visittucson.org
Although a growing metropolis, Tucson is rich with history and culture. Whether you come to visit the Old Tucson Studios, the Kitt Peak National Observatory, hike a trail or two at Saguaro National Park, or visit the University of Arizona’s campus, Tucson makes for a memorable day trip.


Sonoita

P.O. Box 607,
Sonoita, AZ 85637
(520) 455-5498
sonoitaelginchamber.org
Sonoita: “A short drive from where you are, to where you want to be.” Located in the heart of Arizona’s Wine Country, head to Sonoita for its nine, award-winning wineries, go horseback riding or bicycling, or simply take the trip to surround yourself with the views of breathtaking mountain peaks and rolling hills.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5 Weekend Destinations (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Weekend Destinations (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Weekend Destinations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Canyon de Chelly

Visitor Center is 3 miles from Route 191 in Chinle
Chinle, AZ 86503
928-674-5500
nps.gov/cach
The cultural resources of Canyon de Chelly include distinctive architecture, artifacts, and rock imagery while exhibiting remarkable preservation integrity that provides outstanding opportunities for study and contemplation.


Grand Canyon Railway

233 N. Grand Canyon Blvd., Williams, AZ 86046
800-843-8724
thetrain.com
Book your Grand Canyon
vacation online and enjoy
historic train travel on one of four classes of service on a vintage train from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park.


Lake Powell

P.O. Box 1507,
Page, AZ 86040
928-645-2741
page-lakepowell.com
More than 400 feet deep, 150 miles long with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline. Spectacular rock canyons, sand beaches and activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, hiking or four-wheel driving.


Tubac

P.O. Box 1866,
Tubac, AZ 85646
520-398-2704
tubacaz.com
Tubac has a 250-year-old Spanish history. Tubac is the perfect shoppers’ paradise with more than 80 galleries and shops that feature hand-crafted items, sculpture, paintings, clothing and some of Southern Arizona’s
best import shops.


Winslow

523 W. Second St.,
Winslow, AZ 86047
928-289-2434
winslowarizona.org
Take just a moment to stop and look around, and you’ll discover a whole new dimension to this unique Western city. Winslow is home to The Standin’ on the Corner Park, which has become a draw for music fans who remember the line “standin on the corner in Winslow Arizona,” from the No. 1 hit “Take It Easy,” by the Eagles.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012

Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N. Kinney Rd.,
Tucson, AZ 85743
520-883-2702
desertmuseum.org
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more.


Sonoita Vineyards

290 Elgin-Canelo Rd.,
Elgin, AZ 85611
520-455-5893
sonoitavineyards.com
The oldest commercial vineyard and winery in Arizona, Sonoita Vineyards opened in 1983 and includes more than 25 acres of vines. The vineyard created a Cabernet Sauvignon that was served at a Presidential Inauguration Gala.


Tombstone

P.O. Box 813
Tombstone, AZ 85638
520-457-3884
cityoftombstone.com
The name Tombstone creates images of gunfights and dusty streets, whiskey and Faro games, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and a plethora of old Western movie scenes. Tombstone has been called “The Town Too Tough to Die.”


Bisbee

1326 W. Highway 92, Suite #9,
Bisbee, AZ 85603
520-432-5421
bisbeearizona.com
Bisbee was founded in 1880 and has since evolved into an artist colony and retirement community emphasizing monthly events and tourism. Travelers from all over the world come to Bisbee to savor its unique charm … a blend of creativity, friendliness, style, romance and adventure wrapped in the splendor of the Old West.


Tubac

P.O. Box 1866,
Tubac, AZ 85646
520-398-2704
tubacaz.com
Located in the Santa Cruz River Valley, Tubac has a 250-year-old Spanish history. Tubac is the perfect shoppers’ paradise with more than 80 galleries and shops that feature hand-crafted items, sculpture,
paintings, clothing and some of Southern Arizona’s best import shops. Tubac is also the gateway to birding, hiking,  and mountain biking.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012