Authentic Experience in Tucson
Half-day itineraries showcasing some of Tucson's most classic adventures
Mountain Biking, Cattle Driving & Horseback Riding
Southwest Trekking - Mountain Biking Around Tucson
It's no secret why top athletes and savvy travelers place Tucson high on their list of favorite places to mountain bike. Southwest Trekking offers many diverse and fun adventures on mountain bikes throughout the Tucson area, from hammering the dirt hills in the Rincon Mountains to a leisurely ride through the serene Santa Rita Mountains. Expert guides, bicycles, water bottles, helmets, and transportation to and from the course are provided.
Attendees: 100 max.
Length: 4 hours
Contact: John Heiman - email@example.com
P.O. Box 57714, Tucson, AZ 85732
Cocoraque Ranch & Pavilion - Cattle Drive & Cowboy Cookout
You've seen it in the movies, now here is your chance to experience the real cowboy spirit of the Old West. Be part of a cattle drive at a century-old working cattle ranch. The cowboys at Cocoraque Ranch will mount you up on a ranch horse and lead you across acres of unspoiled desert terrain. With some wrangler teamwork, help drives a herd of cattle from one pasture to another. The ranch hands and wranglers will teach you how to keep the herd together and provide the unique language of the open range (YIP! YIP!). Once the mission is complete, take a leisurely ride back to the ranch house, dust off your boots, enjoy some delicious cowboy grub, and watch a spectacular Tucson sunset.
Attendees: 12 min./50 max.
Length: 3-4 hours, including meal
Sample Menu: Mesquite-grilled chicken and steak, homemade beans, corn salad, homemade salsa, homemade flour tortilla, seasonal beverages, and dessert.
Contact: Jesus Arvizu, owner - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cocoraque Ranch & Pavilion
3199 N. Reservation Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Tanque Verde Ranch - Horseback Riding
Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America’s old-time cattle and guest ranches. Tanque Verde Ranch Resort was named "Best Dude Ranch in Arizona" by the Arizona Republic in 2012, as well as a "Top Ten Family Resort" by the Travel Channel since 2007, and a "Top Five Ranch" by Condé Nast Traveler in 2008, plus won the Silver for Outstanding Southwestern Cuisine by Tucson Lifestyle Magazine in 2013.
Contact: Sarah Lee - Sarah@tvgr.com
Tanque Verde Ranch
14301 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85748
White Stallion Ranch - Horseback Riding
White Stallion Ranch has been rated #1 of 128 hotels in Tucson for the last six years on TripAdvisor. Surround yourself with the desert mountains and cactus that brought Hollywood filmmakers to the ranch for over 70 years. Celebrating 52 years of the True Family ownership and over 75 years as a Guest Ranch. We look forward to meeting you!
Contact: Carol Moore - email@example.com
White Stallion Ranch
9251 W. Twin Peaks Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743
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