While sitting on the patio of your casita at Tanque Verde Ranch, watching the day's final light cast long shadows over Tucson's Rincon Mountains, you might glimpse a deer ambling nearby or a bunny hopping away into the wash. The rugged mountains and alluring wilderness of the Sonoran desert are an intriguing contrast for visitors to the comfortable Tanque Verde Ranch, named a top Ten Family Vacation Destination by The Travel Channel.
Tanque Verde Ranch encompasses 600 acres of rugged desert in the Rincon Foothills about a half hour from downtown Tucson. On the ranch's eastern border are nearly 1.4 million acres of rugged Coronado National Forest, while the 63,000-acre Saguaro National Park flanks the southern border.
Click here to read the full article that appeared in the March 2012 issue of Arizona Health and Living.