Located in: Cochise County
Consider a day trip to the eclectic town of Patagonia, where you'll find interesting galleries, shops, and restaurants lining the sides of Town Park. Enjoy everything from paintings to jewelry at Global Arts Gallery (520-394-0077) on McKeown Ave. The Velvet Elvis Pizza Company (520-394-2102), on Naugle Ave., is a sure palate-pleaser. Imagine blue skies, a breeze coming off the water, and a bobber lulling you to sleep—you'll find this paradise at Patagonia Lake State Park (520-287-6965). Or you can birdwatch—there are approximately 80 species of nesting birds in summer, and more than 300 species of birds have been recorded in The Nature Conservancy's Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve (520-394-2400).
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