The Top 5 Outdoor Event Venues — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Tanque Verde Ranch

14301 E. Speedway,
Tucson, AZ 85748
(800) 234-3833
Tanque Verde Ranch, founded in 1868 and located on 640 beautiful acres east of Tucson, offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, weekly breakfast rides and outdoor BBQs. All included in the nightly rate.

Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 502-5600
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

Fort McDowell Adventures

14803 N. Hiawatha Hood Rd.,
Fort McDowell, AZ 85264
(480) 816-6465
Featuring hiking, biking, kayaking, Jeep tours, cattle drives, cultural heritage tours, team building and trail rides through the Verde River. Experience outdoor fun in the Valley of the Sun’s most pristine setting.

Desert Foothills Events and Weddings

Located on private land
(480) 502-1215
With breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert, this special event venue can hold unforgettable events for intimate groups as small as 50 to large event with more than 1,000 guests. This venue, located on private land in the middle of the desert, is the only one of its kind.

Corona Ranch

7611 S. 29th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 237-3303
Corona Ranch is a rich experience that offers rodeos and entertainment varying from authentic Mexican fiestas, tours and weddings. This fantastic location can even accommodate groups of 30 to 3,000. Enjoy a Mexican or Western rodeo during your stay for an experience you will never forget.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012