Tag: Southern AZ Road Trip

Tubac and namesake resort captivate visitors

Nestled in the high desert of the Santa Cruz Valley, in the shadow of the Santa Rita Mountains, lies one of the earliest settlements in the state of Arizona. Tubac was established way back in 1752 as a Spanish presidio. However today, artists are more prevalent than a military men....

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Tumacacori National Historical Park

Located just south of Tubac, Arizona in the southern part of the state, is a national monument worth a stop....the Tumacacori National Historical Park. This historical park preserves three early Spanish colonial mission ruins. The oldest and best preserved of the three, San Jose de Tumacacori, was built on the...

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