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Western Wellness

Western Wellness

The desire for wellness; mental and physical, has been on a constant rise since early 2015. People turn to healthy diet, exercise, nature and adventure to free their mind and body from stress. This is a trend at Tanque Verde Learn more
Five Best Travel Tips into Tucson

Five Best Travel Tips into Tucson

Every now and then, everyone gets an urge to head to the ranch. You get your mind and heart set on it, check availability on the website, look at all the great things to do, and then—you look at plane flights! Learn more
Queen of the Night: The Night Blooming Cereus

Queen of the Night: The Night Blooming Cereus

The Queen of the Night: The Night Blooming Cereus Southern Arizona is one of the only locations in the U.S. of the rare night-blooming cereus. This desert flower only blooms for a short period of time which makes it a Learn more
The Desert Museum and Old Tucson

The Desert Museum and Old Tucson

There are a handful of activities to participate in outside of The Ranch that you may not know about. These locations are full of rich southwestern history to broaden your knowledge of Tucson, Arizona while having fun with your family. Learn more
Western Wellness at TVR

Western Wellness at TVR

Vacation is a time to improve your mental and physical health by escaping the routine of your daily life to liven things up. What better way to add adventure to your vacation than taking a trip to a traditional Arizona Learn more
New Winter Activities

New Winter Activities

Fun, traditional, and engaging—these are a few words that describe the new activities at Tanque Verde Ranch this season.  The Ranch does an excellent job and channeling the roots of its origin, and continues to do so by bringing in Learn more
Geodes: The History Within The Stone

Geodes: The History Within The Stone

Geodes have been a phenomenon in the geological world for years. These rocks that are formed over millions of years look like every other rock on the outside, but on the inside lays a beautiful collection of crystals. Native to Learn more
Shaping up Lake Corchran

Shaping up Lake Corchran

When going on vacation in Arizona, most likely you’re not going to expect to have a fresh water source near by. Arizona is better known for it’s dry heat, and beautiful deserts than it is fresh water and fishing holes. Learn more
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Named after the unique cactus it’s meant to preserve, the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a gorgeous natural park dedicated to not only conserving this unique species of cactus, but also the Sonoran Desert in which it dwells. The Learn more
The Sonoran Desert in Spring

The Sonoran Desert in Spring

Some people think of the desert as desolate and void of color, with an occasional oasis off in the distance. Those same people will be astonished with the spring blooms of various hues that blanket the Sonoran Desert in late Learn more

The Bandits of Colossal Cave

Even before tours were taken in Colossal Cave in the late teens and early twenties, it was reputed to have been a bandits’ hideout, and one or another version of what we term our “Bandit Legend” has been told. It Learn more