Accenture Match Play Championship
Just two hours from Phoenix the world's best golfers meet to determine who is the champion of match play. Here are the details about the World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
Arizona's Wine Country
Vineyards were first planted in Arizona in the 17th century by Franciscan missionaries. Today there are several active wineries in the state, with over 650 acres of grapes being grown for the purpose of wine production.
Core Kitchen & Wine Bar at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain
Marana, Arizona is where you'll find the luxury of the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain and their premier dining at Core Kitchen & Wine Bar.
Mountain Biking Dove Mountain
Enjoy the luxury of the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain in between mountain bike rides in Marana.
Bisbee Visitors Guide
Once a thriving copper mining town, Bisbee is now home to retirees and artists. Your About.com Guide to Southwest For Visitors takes you there.
Patagonia is For the Birds
Patagonia is internationally known as a premier bird watching destination. Here you'll find the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy.
Saguaro National Park Photo Gallery
Saguaro National Park has majestic saguaros, hiking trails and well-stocked Visitor's Center. See photos of this "must visit" spot in Arizona, by your About Guide to Southwest For Visitors.
Southern Arizona Wine Country
Arizona's Wine Country is about 55 miles from Tucson. Get the details from your About.com Guide to Southwest For Visitors.
A large scale ecological laboratory and Western branch campus of Columbia University. Inside Biosphere 2 is a rainforest, a million gallon salt water ocean, a coastal fog desert, and four other wilderness ecosystems. Located in Oracle, Arizona.
Casa Grande Ruins
"Casa Grande Ruins, the nation's first archeological preserve, protects the Casa Grande and other archeological sites within its boundaries. You are invited to see the Casa Grande and to hear the story of the ancient ones the Pima call the Hohokam, 'those who are gone.'" Located in Coolidge, Arizona.
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Cave tours, riding stables, museum and more. Just south of Tucson in Vail, Arizona.
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Located in Benson, Arizona. "Allow at least three hours for the entire park experience, which includes the cave tour, a walk through the visitor center exhibits, gift shop and enjoyment of the outdoor scenery."
Kitt Peak National Observatory
56 miles southwest of Tucson. The summit of Kitt Peak is at an elevation of 6,875 feet. Operated by The National Optical Astronomy Observatory, there are three guided tours daily.
Located in the Coronado National Forest, Mt. Lemmon, at over 9,000 feet, is a place to get away from the desert heat in the summer, enjoy the changing leaves in the fall, and play in the snow in the winter.
Picacho Peak State Park
Picacho Peak rises to a height of 1,500 feet above the desert floor, and is a magnet to hikers. Camping and picnicking are the preferred pastimes here. North of Tucson.
Titan Missile Museum
In Sahuarita, AZ, about 25 miles south of Tucson. "The Titan II is a second-generation liquid fueled ballistic missile and the largest Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) ever developed by the United States."
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
"The courthouse presently houses a multitude of displays of past life in Cochise County including ranching, mining, and gambling." Located in Tombstone.
"While visiting Tombstone, tourists will find themselves stepping back into the past as they witness re-enactments at the O.K. Corral or take a stroll along the boardwalks on Allen Street where they might want to unwind and relax in the Bird Cage Theater, Big Nose Kate's or The Crystal Palace, some of Tombstone's best known tourist attractions and saloons."
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
"Remnants of the military fort founded by the Spanish in 1752 have been uncovered by University of Arizona archaeologists and preserved by Arizona State Parks."
Founded in 1752, Tubac is the first European settlement in the region that later became Arizona. Today the community is known as a haven for artists and craftspersons, and the village offers over 80 shops, studios and galleries. About 45 miles south of Tucson.
Tumaccori National Historical Park
The park tells the story of the first Europeans who came to southern Arizona and of the native people who lived here. Tour the mission church, cemetery and outlying structures and grounds reminiscent of the period in which they were established.