Around Sonoita

Riding at the Circle Z Ranch in Pagonia

Just southeast of Tuscon lies a little piece of heaven nestled between the mountains. Beautiful Sonoita is less than 1 hour from Tucson and 2 1/2 hours from Phoenix. It's a lovely drive from I-10 on Scenic Hwy 83 to Sonoita.

Nestled between the mountains, Sonoita is green with trees and wildlife, lush grasslands, and gentle hills.  You'll find wildlife, birds, amazing wildflowers, Ash and Oak trees. You'll quickly understand why this is the home of award-winning wineries. This sweet little place is truly one of Arizona's best kept secrets. 

Listed below are some places to stay, eat, and have fun in and around Sonoita. Discover the attractions in the area- some just minutes away.

 

LODGING

 



RESTAURANTS

You'll be treated like long lost friends at our restaurants.

 

WINE AND BREWERIES

The Sonoita Arizona area environment is perfect for producing quality award-winning wines.  USA Today chose it as one of the top wine trails in the country. 

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SHOPPING

Sonoita

CowGirl Flair 
Enjoy the latest fashion in clothing and jewelry with great prices!

 

Patagonia

Global Arts Gallery
Owner Adrienne Halpert knows the story behind each and every piece of art, jewelry, clothing, and furnishing in the shop, which is colorful and filled with things that have the 'mark of the hand' as she calls it. Take the time to look in every nook and cranny of this place. 

Ovens of Patagonia
A small town gourmet food, bakery, sweet shoppe, and gift store - plus anything else we can make of it.  Great patio and dog friendly. 

 

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

Hummingbird heaven at the Patan Center  

Patagonia, AZ   - Things to see and do 

Birdwatching 

The Nature Conservancy - Arizona

The Sonoita - Elgin Chamber of Commerce

Yoga Paws - Don't let travel stop your practice!

 

SIGHTSEEING IN THE AREA

Hike the Chiricahua trails - from easy to not so easy

Tombstone

Patagonia  

Bisbee

Tubac

Tumacacori National Historic Park

Green Valley

Kartchner Caverns State Park

The Majestic and Historic Chiricahua Mountains (Apache country)

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