Tucson and Surrounding Communities

Tucson is where I live and I love this community. With the desert, you either love it or you don't. No one is ever indifferent to the desert. In this folder you will find photos of Tucson and a few communities which are within a few hours drive of Tucson.


Bisbee is an old mining town. Today the town has become famous for being an artisan community.

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Mt Lemon

Mt. Lemon is in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Tucsonans go here to get away from the heat of summer and to do some skiing in the winter. The Catalina…

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Patagonia Creek Preserve

The Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve is a Nature Conservancy site. This site has been preserved primarily for migrating and local birds but also supports a…

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San Javier Mission

The San Javier Mission can date its roots all the way to the early 1700's. It is one of a string of missions built by the Spaniards.

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Sedona and Montezumas's Castle

Sedona is in the northern part of the State of Arizona and is one of my favorite places to go to get away from it all. It is known for its beautiful red hills…

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Sonoita. About and hour's drive southeast of Tucson. This area has established a bunch of wineries in the rolling grasslands of the valley. The photos…

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Tombstone, famous for Wyatt Earp and where the gunfight at the O.K Corral took place. Today it is pretty much a tourist stop.

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Tucson. My adopted city. Here you will find a short clip from the BBC's Planet Earth series showing Tucson's unique desert environment.

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