CHECK OUT THE SIGHTS !
Turquoise Family Golf Center
Turquoise Hills Family Golf Center offers 18 challenging, executive-length holes for golfers of all ages and experience levels. Elevated tees and greens afford glimpses of our five-tiered waterfall, surrounding mountains and Arizona's only Triple Green.
Gulch Western Town
A recreated Old West Town & Mining Camp. A Living Museum.
Home of 87 varieties of birds. "Authentic and Haunting"
says The Arizona Republic. Located 12 miles North of Exit 306
on I 10 at Benson.
San Pedro Golf Course
The San Pedro Golf Course is an 18-hole championship facility
located on the banks of the San Pedro River. Stretching to over
7300 yards from the tips, each hole features 5 sets of tees, thus offering fun
and challenge to golfers of all levels.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Located in the Tucson Mountains just west
of Tucson. A self-guided tour through a naturalistic setting
featuring live plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert.
Located at the base of the Rincon Mountains, Colossal Cave
is one of the largest dry caves in the world and maintains a year-round
temperature of 72 degrees. Gift shop and tour available.
A world class cavern discovered 20 years ago near Benson.
This is Arizona’s largest state park with education and recreational
facilities. Call 520-586-4100 for tour reservations. Stay at San
Pedro Resort Community" Out of Congested Areas"
San Xavier Del Bac
Built in the 1700's the "White Dove
of the Desert" is considered to be the most beautiful church
in the Southwest.
Lemmon Recreation and Ski Area
Facilities include a ski lift, which also operates
during the summer months as a tourist attraction. Numerous
picnic areas and hiking trails.
This town was built in 1939 to resemble Tucson
of the 1860s for filming the movie classic "Arizona".
Shootouts are staged daily in the streets for visitors and the town
is still being used for films and TV shows.
Pima Air Museum
Over 160 aircraft are on static display, including vintages
of WW2, Korea and Viet Nam.
Sabino Creek flows year-round and supports a variety of trees
and lush vegetation. A large picnic area, visitors center,
hiking trails and beautiful scenery make this one of Tucson's favorite
retreats. Shuttle bus service 365 days a year and a 45 minute
National Park (East & West)
Both areas contain some of the richest stands of Saguaro Cactus
in Arizona. Scenic drives exist in both sections.
A totally self-contained ecosystem. Scientists are using
Biosphere to see if humans can indeed live in an artificially contained
habitat that would either be present in space or in a hostile environment.
Home of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and the OK Corral.
Other famous sites include Boot Hill, Crystal Palace Saloon and
the Tombstone Epitaph.
STATE CAPITAL: Phoenix
POPULATION: Approximately 4,000,000
NICKNAMES: Grand Canyon State
& Copper State
FLOWER: Saguaro Cactus Blossom
TREE: Palo Verde
BIRD: Cactus Wren
NECKWEAR: Bolo Tie
#1 CASH CROP: Cotton
CACTUS LEAGUE TEAMS: Eight
SIX C’S OF AZ: Cattle, Citrus,
Cotton, Copper, Climate & Computers
HIGHEST POINT: Humphrey’s Peak
- 12,670 FT. Flagstaff
Over 34 Ghost Towns & Camps
20 Indian Reservations and 14 Tribes
WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE
AT SAN PEDRO RESORT COMMUNITY ?
here for the current conditions and forecast.
Town of Benson
Benson Chamber of Commerce