Tubac, AZ

Tubac, Arizona


Established in 1752 as a Spanish Presidio, Tubac is a vibrant and historic southwestern art village in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, less than an hour’s drive south of Tucson and the Tucson International Airport. Tubac is popular for its eclectic collection of galleries, boutique shops, restaurants and bars. You could spend a full day just exploring this charming destination that is also home to the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park. A main destination on the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historical Trail, Tubac is a few miles north of Tumacacori National Historical Park that features a historic mission founded by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1691. Besides art and history, Tubac is a popular birding and golf destination. Major annual events and festivals include the Festival of the Arts in February, Art Walk in March, Anza Days in October, Art Experience in November, and Luminarias in December. Lodging options range from bed & breakfast inns and cottage rentals to the full service Tubac Golf Resort & Spa.


Local & Regional Highlights include: Tumacacori National Historical Park (approx. 4 miles), Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (approx. 20 miles), Titan Missile Museum (approx. 24 miles), Peña Blanca Lake (approx. 25 miles), Madera Canyon (approx. 33 miles), Patagonia Lake State Park (approx. 33 miles), Arivaca Lake (approx. 38 miles), Mission San Xavier Del Bac (approx. 39 miles), Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 57 miles), Kartchner Caverns State Park (approx. 78 miles), Picacho Peak State Park (approx. 85 miles), Kitt Peak National Observatory (approx. 88 miles), Coronado National Memorial (approx. 98 miles), Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (approx. 110 miles), Chiricahua National Monument (approx. 140 miles), Fort Bowie National Historic Site (approx. 144 miles).


Nearby Cities include: Green Valley & Sahuarita (approx. 20 miles), Arivaca (approx. 33 miles), Tucson (approx. 47 miles), Benson (approx. 72 miles), Patagonia (approx. 35 miles), Nogales AZ & MX (approx. 25 miles), Elgin & Sonoita (approx. 50 miles), Tombstone (approx. 87 miles), Sierra Vista (approx. 80 miles), Willcox (approx. 107 miles), Bisbee (approx. 103 miles), Phoenix (approx. 157 miles).


Nearest Airports include: Tucson International Airport (approx. 42 miles), and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (approx. 154 miles).

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National Parks Arts Foundation

Country United States of America
State/Province Arizona
distance: 43 Miles
Address Tubac, Arizona
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