Tubac Presideo State Park
Tubac Center for the Arts
Tubac Where Art Meets History
Santa Cruz River Border
TJ's Tortuga Books
Newby Sculpture Garden
Tubac and the surrounding Santa Cruz county is rich in things to do and see.
There is a pleasant air of discovery that permeates either in a historical, nature or arts and crafts context. Culinary delights are plentiful with many interesting atmospheres from high Mexican décor to whimsical Italian to saddle seats for bar stools or paintings under glass for tabletops. Indulge your senses in a country where cattle free range and herds of horses are the norm… the continuing Old West Territory.
National Geographic,The State of Arizona and the State of Sonora, have recently partnered creating the first bi-national "Geotourism Mapguide"
The Guide features Tubac from a historical and cultural perspective. Tubac AZ being the first european settlement in arizona has grown from protector to early mining boomtown to a thriving art colony.
Tubac Arts & Heritage Vacation
Tubac Center of the
Arts - Celebrating and promoting
the arts since 1960.Seasonal Fine Art Exhibitions, Performing Arts, Cultural
State Historic Park -
The first Arizona State Park featuring archeological digs, live history
presentations and an excellent interpretive timeline museum.520-398-2252
State Park - Fishing, birding, boating and swimming at a 3750'
Tumacacori National Historical Park - tells the story of the first
Europeans who came to southern Arizona and of the native people who lived here
then. It is a dramatic story from any perspective: at stake was not only basic
survival but hearts and minds. And yet even then, each new day brought birdsong
and breakfast to native, priest, settler, and soldier alike. All changed bit by
bit as the days unfolded, until a vigorous new culture blending elements from
ristras to rosaries was born.
Tubac Spa and Relaxation Experience
Balancing Beauty,Body and Spirit... SpaZen goes beyond pampering by refreshing your beauty,body,and spirit with balancing skincare,body treatments and traditional chinese medicine.520-398-9886
Touch Therapy Massage & Reiki from Soulistic Medical Institute: Our licensed professional massage therapists and practitioners are pleased to offer you relaxation and therapeutic massage on-site while you enjoy your stay at the Tubac Country Inn. Please either let Ivan or April know, and we can arrange the massage time with them for you, or feel free to call us directly at (520) 668-8925. Our Touch Therapy brochures are available at the Inn's office. We can include a variety of modalities that assist you to deeply relax and rebalance during your getaway in Tubac. Enjoy!
Tubac Explorer Vacation
Patagonia - Sonoita
Creek Preserve - In a verdant
floodplain valley between the Patagonia and Santa Rita mountains of southeastern
Arizona, within the watershed of Sonoita Creek, lies some of the richest of the
remaining riparian (streamside) habitat in the region. One of few permanent
streams, it provides for a wide array of diverse species from endangered fishes
to butterflies and birds. Internationally-known destination for birders. Take a
tour of the preserve on Saturdays at 9 AM. Meet at the Visitor Center for an
easy 1-2 hour hike (no reservations needed).
Birding the Anza Trail at Tubac -
The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail follows the riparian
corridor of the Santa Cruz River alongside Highway I-19. Anza followed the river
on his expedition to California, where he founded San Francisco. In Tubac, a
wonderful little historical town and current art colony, the trail is easily
accessible and very well populated with a great variety of birds .
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory -
Located at the base of Mt. Hopkins in the Santa Rita Mountains, 56 kilometers (35 miles) south of Tucson and just within the boundary of the Coronado National Forest, the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Visitors Center features displays and exhibits on astronomy and astrophysics, natural science, and cultural history.
Fred Lawrence Observatory
Tubac Vineyard Vacation
Touring Southern Arizona Wine Country -
Arizona's vineyards and wineries hold wonderful stories thirsting to be revealed to their visitors. They are the tales of 21st Century pioneers who broke the land and fended off birds, bears, deers, cats and other wild animals to raise their crops. They hold the memories of telephone calls from The White House for more wine. These are stories of lives filled with passion and adventure. They are all waiting for you to explore, see and taste. Wine Country Touring
Shopping, Art and Browsing Vacation
(just a sample)
Peter Chope Watercolor Gallery -
Peter and Sandy are working artists who have a great zeal and temperment! A must see in Tubac.
Culver-A Working Leather Studio - offering
a selection of handbags, belts, wallets and buckles handmade in Tubac.398-1841
Nicholas Wilson Studio -
"Nick Wilson has the rarest qualities of being in complete
harmony with his subject matter. The intensity and depth of his study and
concern for wildlife is inescapable for him and is as well for those who
appreciate his artistic efforts. He has evolved a style of work that allows him
to convey the most subtle and delicate of the Southwest's boundless natural
wildlife. His total commitment is-as coyote to desert-one."
Purcell Galleries of Fine Art - Fine Art, originals, prints,
etchings, sculpture and jewelry.
Tubac Old World Imports
"The Rug Store" -
South of Tucson in the famous village
and art colony of Tubac is Old World Imports. "The Rug Store" is well known for
its extensive collection of fine Oriental rugs and tapestries which are
personally selected by the owners, Walter and Patty Wilson. Like Marco Polo,
they have traveled extensively to the romantic lands and cities that date back
thousands of years. They acquire rugs, antiques and other collectible items for
the shop in such faraway places as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Istanbul, Antalya,
Jaipur, Agra, Benares, Fez and Peshawar.
Rogaway's Turquoise Tortoise Gallery - exhibits the best in
Representational and Contemporary Painting, Sculpture and Home furnishings.
Tumacacori Mesquite-Sawmill - Oldest Mesquite Source in Arizona - Lumber, Mantles, Doors, Furniture & Fine Crafts.
Tubac Golf Vacation
Rio Rico Golf Course - Robert Trent
Jones Sr. designed course. PGA Qualifying School, a classic course.520-281-8567
Golf Course - Red Lawrence
designed Golf Course, well kept and challenging for all levels. Other features
include a full service Golf Shop and the best practice facilities in the state
Kino Springs Golf Course - This
course requires many uphill shots because of its elevation changes. The greens
are well manicured. The tree-lined fairways are very narrow. The Santa Cruz
River can be seen from the course, but it does not come into play. However,
there is a creek and a pond that come into play on two holes. 520 287-8701
For More information please visit:
Tubac-Santa Cruz Visitor Center &
Tubac Chamber of Commerce
& Tubac Az.