From the Road

We love short drive days – Just 88 miles! Found ourselves back at Patagonia Lake State Park, a place we enjoyed last spring.

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When we returned to Tucson we decided that we would visit Biosphere 2, which is about 30 miles north of town. Biosphere 2 is now a research facility owned by the University of Arizona, and they offer tours daily. We found that the tour was quite interesting and we enjoyed it despite the large size o...

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When we were in the Tucson area a few weeks ago we wanted to visit Dragoon Brewing Company, but somehow it just didn't work out. So on this visit we made it a priority.

The new tap room is spacious with a good selection of their beers. You can order a sample tray with four beers of your choice or...

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Top Photo: View of Tucson Mountain Park from the trail. Lots of good hikes can be found here.

"After two weeks out of this park, we decided to return for another week. We just love the Tucson area!"

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We like to keep a record of the elevation of each campground or RV park we visit. As you can see from the above chart, 2014 definitely had its ups and down. The extremes on the chart are at Furnace Creek Campground in Death Valley at -196 feet below sea level, and New Shady Rest Campground in Mammot...

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Old Bisbee Brewing Company 200 Review Alley, Bisbee, AZ

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Each day Cafe Poca Cosa serves a different menu that’s listed on a chalkboard. Lots of fresh ingredients, tasty sauces and a pleasing presentation of each dish. The Plato Poca Cosa special, which Diana ordered, was a sampling of three of the dishes from the chalkboard chosen by the chef. Rob’t had h...

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Sonoran Hot Dogs. Clockwise starting upper left: Barrio Brewing Company, BK Carne Asada & Hot Dogs, El Guero Canelo.

We have heard of Sonoran Hot Dogs, but never tried one. So when our neighbors at Gilbert Ray Campground started raving about them, we decided that we needed to head into Tucson and...

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We were treated to a special treat on New Year's Eve -- Snow in the desert! We woke up the next morning with a light dusting of snow on everything in Tucson Mountain Park.

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