From the Road & More

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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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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Campgrounds in Arizona & Nevada during our travels in April 2014:

  • Chiricahua National Monument - Bonita Canyon Campground, AZ
  • Queen Mine RV Park, AZ
  • Sonoita Winery, AZ
  • Patagonia Lake State Park, AZ
  • Cave Creek Regional Park, AZ
  • Burro Creek Campground, AZ
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Ar...

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"From this small BLM campground we could watch the blue herons feeding their fledglings in the nests on the cliffs across from our site. A very peaceful place."

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This county/regional park is in an urban setting north of Phoenix. Convenient to city life, but with a country feel. Great hiking opportunities right from the park.

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We just squeezed into the campground at this National Monument as the max length is 29ft. Great hiking trails with amazing rock formations can be found here.

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