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Nighttime is the Right Time for Fun in Tucson

Titan Missile MuseumOne of the problems with playing golf all day is that you can’t always fit in day activities with your family. Thankfully, in Tucson we’ve found a way to squeeze family time into your golf vacation.

July 12, August 9 and September 13, visit the Titan Missile Museum, the only remaining Titan II site open to the public, for Moonlight MADness Tours. From 5-9pm, the museum opens for special tours, where you and your family can learn about space and missile defense. Kids can launch seltzer rockets, feast on space food and take a test to see if they’ve got what it takes to be an astronaut. Adults can learn about the Titan facility and America’s cold war defense systems.

The BouldersWith your nights planned, it’s time to schedule in your tea times. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three premier golf courses in Southern Arizona. We offer packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that are completely customizable. You choose a family friendly package that would allow you to relax and enjoy the varied scenery of Southern Arizona, or you can choose a package that challenges your game with increasing levels of difficulty.

Vistos CanyonOnce you’ve booked your vacation, it’s time to consider where to stay. This trip, combine all the luxuries of a hotel with all the comforts of home. At Mountain Vista Real Estate, we can help you find a fantastic rental property for your vacation. Unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment: Stay for three days or months at a time.

509 W Highlands View Place Oro Valley AZAll of our properties come with cable, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, standard. So you’ll have a great time whether you’re going out to the museum or staying in. If you’re looking for any special amenities, such as a pool, a deck with a spectacular view or a fireplace, just let us know and we’ll find it for you. Start browsing here to see your vacation possibilities.

tucson at nightOnce you’ve visited Southern Arizona, we bet you’ll want to return to us soon. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you live the South West life by finding you a permanent or snow bird residence to call your own. We’re experts at finding the perfect home for your needs.

Whether you’re hoping to rocket your children into a love of space and science or just want to work on your golf swing, Southern Arizona is a great location for your next vacation.

Forage for Your Feast in Tucson

Desert LandscapeWhen you look at the impressive expanse of the Sonoran Desert, chances are your first thought isn’t ‘Yum’. That’s about to change.

This summer Loews Ventana Canyon Resort offers two cooking classes that feature Sonoran Desert native food. Executive chef Ken Harvey will lead students into the desert, where you will harvest the fruit you need. Once you have your natural ingredients, go back to the resort’s state-of-the-art kitchen to learn how to prepare a local delicacy.

prickly pearJuly 4, pick mesquite pods and discover how to create appetizers utilizing the bean pods. August 29, pick prickly pear fruit and toast your work with a cocktail featuring the fruit. Each class is $25/person, book early.

Once you’ve discovered the culinary beauty of the Sonoran Desert, it’s time to discern one of its other wonders: golf. Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations gallery golfcan help you, with vacations that allow you to play three rounds of golf at premier Southern Arizona courses. We offer packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that are customizable. Play increasingly difficult courses to challenge your skills, or play courses that allow you to see the diverse beauty of our landscapes – the choice is yours.

bedroom at 655 w vistoso highlands 233 Oro ValleyAfter a day on the greens and in the kitchen, you’ll want to relax. Why not combine all the luxuries of a hotel with all the comforts of home by booking a rental property from Mountain Vista Real Estate. Unlike most rental companies, we don’t require long-term commitments: Stay for three days or months at a time. We have a property that fits every party size and budget.

Visto ResortAll of our apartments come with cable television, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, standard. That means that if you want to stay home and practice your newly-learned desert dishes, you’ll have the perfect spot. If you want a property with a special feature, such as a pool, a patio or proximity to some of our amazing hiking trails, just let us know. Start browsing for your perfect property here.

Loews poolIf you’d like to stay near the cooking class, Mountain Vista Real Estate also offers the Rattlesnake Package, which features a stay at the Ventana Canyon Resort as well as rounds of golf at Ventana Canyon, The Gallery North Course and Stone Canyon.

Once you’ve visited us in Southern Arizona, we know you’ll want to return – especially if you discover how to feast on the fruits of the Sonoran Desert. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find the best snow bird or permanent residence for you and your family. We know the area and are experts at getting you the best deal in town.

Whether you’re interested in desert cuisine or simply want to go golfing in a magnificent landscape, Southern Arizona is the perfect location for your next vacation.

Stretch Your Legs in Tucson

golfing romanceMark Twain once called golf “a good walk spoiled”, and while we vehemently disagree with Mr. Twain’s assessment of golf, we have to admit, there’s a lot of great fun to be had in a walk.

When’s the last time you took a hike? No, walking from the green to the clubhouse doesn’t count. In Southern Arizona, we can remind you how wonderful the great Tucson Trailoutdoors can be. Tucson boasts five mountain ranges (the Santa Catalina, Rincon, Santa Rita, Tucson and Tortolita ranges), most of which are considered protected park areas. You’ll have the opportunity to walk these mountain ranges and explore the varied and beautiful landscapes in the shadow of the mountains.

Tucson sunsetIf you’re more of a city dweller, take a stroll down Tucson and Scottsdale’s urban trails, which will wind you through historic neighborhoods and cultural landmarks.

Once you’ve discovered the town on foot, it’s time to explore the best part of Southern Arizona: Our golf courses. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to The Bouldersexperience the best golfing in Arizona. We offer packages in Tucson or Scottsdale that allow you to play three rounds of golf in premier Arizona courses. You can tailor your golfing trip to your level of skill or interests, we offer packages that will challenge your golf game or allow you to relax and enjoy the beauty of our landscapes.

Vistoso CondoWhen looking for a great place to stay, let Mountain Vista Real Estate help you combine all the luxuries of a hotel with all the comforts of home. Unlike typical vacation rental companies, we don’t require a long-term commitment. Stay for three days or three months, whatever your vacation requires.

Vistoso condosAll of our properties come with cable, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, meaning you’ll have a great time whether you stay in or go out. If you’d like a special amenity, such as a pool, a view of the mountains or a patio for entertaining, we can help you. Just type in your requirements and begin browsing here.

Once you’ve vacationed in Southern Arizona, you’ll want to come back. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find the perfect snowbird or permanent residence in Arizona. We’ll work with you to find the perfect place to continue your South West experience.

Whether you’re interested in taking the trails or just want to shave a few strokes off your handicap, Southern Arizona is the ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Brew Up a Great Vacation in Tucson

bar-golfWhat’s better than a beer with friends after a round of golf? Tasting a few beers with friends after a round of golf. This summer, take your friends on the greatest vacation possible: a golf and beer vacation.

June 7 through August 2, The Hotel Congress will host Saturday beer tastings. Visit for a tasting and you’ll be able to sample local brews and beers from around the world. On the last Saturday of each month the Cup Café in the hotel will pair the beers with exquisite food for a special beer dinner.

Arizona golfBut before you head to a beer tasting, you’ll need something to toast. Why not book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations and toast your prodigious golf game? We offer packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that allow you to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. Each trip is customizable, meaning that you challenge your friends with increasingly difficult play or just relax and soak up our diverse landscapes with some good buddies.

655 W Vistoso Highlands 226To make your trip special, consider combining all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. Mountain Vista Real Estate can set you up with a rental property that will capture the best of both worlds. Unlike typical rental companies, we require no long-term commitment: Stay for three days or months at a time. All of our properties come with a fully stocked kitchen, high-speed internet and cable, so you’ll have a great time whether you go out of spend the night in.

MLS# 21110482If you’re looking for special amenities, like proximity to a hiking trail, a pool or a breathtaking view of the mountains, let us know and we’ll work with you to find the perfect rental. Start browsing for your vacation here.

tucson at nightOnce you’ve visited Southern Arizona, we’re betting you’ll want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you do that as well. We’re experts at finding the perfect snow bird or permanent residences for our clients. Give us a call and we’ll make sure your South West residential dream is realized.

circle-mask-bottlecap-180x180-180x180Whether you want to drink beers with buddies or challenge yourself to a day on the greens, Tucson and Scottsdale are great locations for your next vacation.

This Father’s Day, Go Golfing

Bad giftDoes your father really need another tie or World’s Best Dad mug? This year for Father’s day, why not go big to show dad how much you appreciate everything he’s done for you?

Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations has the ultimate Father’s Day gift: a golfing vacation for you and dad. Book a package in either Tucson or Scottsdale for the opportunity to play three rounds of gold on premium Southern Arizona courses. Each package is completely customizable: If you and dad enjoy a good competition, choose a package with increasingly difficult courses. If Dad is laid back, choose a package with courses that will allow you two to experience our diverse and beautiful landscapes.

golfgiftSouthern Arizona is more than great golf (it surprised us too). We’re a great place to take visit. We offer visitors amazing food, from South West fare to sushi; amazing bike and hiking trails; and fabulous historic monuments to explore. Think of how happy Dad will be if, instead of buying him Tombstone on DVD, you take him to the actual town (just a short trip from Tucson) where he can explore the OK Corral and even see historical actors reenact the town’s most famous moments.

DSC_0084_edited-2While you’re staying in the Grand Canyon State, you’ll want a great place to rest your head. Mountain Vista Real Estate combines all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel, offering fantastic rental properties for every budget size. We require no long-term commitments, so you can find a place that perfectly fits your vacation requirements.

MLS# 21110482All of our properties come with cable, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, so you and dad can enjoy a night in, as well as a night on the town. If you and dad have any special amenities you’d be interested in, like a barbeque or access to a pool, we can help you find a property that will meet all your needs. Start browsing for your dream vacation rental here.

Tucson sunsetIf this vacation convinces Dad that Southern Arizona would be a great place to retire to, Mountain Vista Real Estate can help him. We’re experts at finding snow bird and permanent residences for our clients. We can start the house hunt when you’re not golfing.

father son golfWhether you’re hoping to make Father’s Day a special occasion, or simply want to get away with your dad, Southern Arizona is a great way to make your father feel like the World’s Best Dad.

Get a Taste of Tucson at the Tortilla Festival

tortillaAs one of the staples of Southwest cuisine, the tortilla is often overlooked. Rectify this culinary oversight May 4 at Tucson’s second annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Held at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, the Tortilla Festival celebrates the best of Mexican culture and its influences on the South West.

Tucson tortilla festVisit and you’ll be able to hear Mexican folklore, shop traditional crafts, listen to live music and, most importantly, sample tortillas. You can learn how to craft your own tortillas at home during cooking demonstrations, expand your wardrobe by dressing in traditional Mexican clothing and enjoy family friendly crafting activities.

quarrypinesTo work off all the calories from the Tortilla Festival, it’s time to hit the links. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for your opportunity to play three premier golf courses in Southern Arizona. Our Tucson and Scottsdale packages allow you complete customization, meaning you can select courses that interest you or simply chose courses that allow you to experience the beauty of our diverse landscapes.

TarmelsAfter a day of golfing and feasting, you’ll want to put your feet up. This trip, why not combine all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a luxury rental property that best suits your vacation needs. Unlike most rental companies, there is no long-term commitment required: Stay for three days or three months. All properties come with a fully-stocked kitchen, cable and high-speed internet, standard.

If you’re looking for a special amenity, like proximity to a hiking trail, a pool or a breathtaking mountain view, just ask. Start browsing our myriad of properties here.

Dove Mountain TigerOnce you’ve visited the Southern Arizona area, you’ll probably want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you there, too. We’re experts at picking out snow bird and permanent residences for our clients.

Whether you’re hungry for a taste of South West cuisine, or simply want to work on your golf game, Tucson is the ideal location for your next vacation.

Are You in the Loop?

the loopSometimes, it’s good to go in circles.

Soon the Tucson metropolitan area is working on The Loop, a trail that will connect Marana, Oro Valley and South Tucson. Specifically, the areas major parks, including Rillito River Park, Santa Cruz River Park and Pantano River Park, will be connected by The Loop. The project will open up more than 131 miles of shared-use paths. The area will be a prime location for bike, horseback, skating or hiking tours of Southern Arizona.

If your form of conveyance doesn’t have a motor, it’s welcome on The Loop.

GolfUnfortunately, that means one of our favorite forms of transportation – the golf cart – won’t be allowed on The Loop. But no worries, Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations has plenty of cart-friendly places for you to visit. We at Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations love both bikes and golf carts, so why compromise? Book a Tucson or Scottsdale package with us for the chance to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. You can customize your trip, challenging yourself with increasingly difficult rounds or enjoying the beauty and diversity of Arizona’s landscape.

655 W Vistoso Highlands 226After a long day of golfing, you’ll need a great place to stay. Let Mountain Vista Real Estate set you up with a rental property that features all the comforts of home as well as all the luxuries of a hotel. Unlike most rental companies, we don’t require a long-term commitment – stay for three days or months at a time, whatever your vacation requires.

All of our properties come with cable, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, standard. If you’re looking for a special amenity to make your vacation complete, such as a pool or a barbeque, search here for your ideal property.

After you’ve completed The Loop and a few rounds of golf, chances are you’ll fall in love with Southern Arizona. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you extend your stay. We’re experts at finding snow bird or permanent residences for our clients. We can find the best neighborhood and home for your needs.

Whether you’re interested in exploring the area on foot, or are content to cruise by on your way to the green in a golf cart, Southern Arizona is the ideal location for your next vacation.

Go Gun Slinging and Golfing on Your Next Vacation

Wyatt_EarpIn 1881, Wyatt Earp, his brothers Virgil and Morgan, and Doc Holliday strolled down the empty streets of Tombstone to face the Clanton Gang at the O.K. Corral. The gunfight that ensued is one of the most storied in Old West lore. Though the face-off between the Earps and the Clantons lasted a mere 30 seconds, it’s left a lasting impact on American history.

This May, celebrate the outlaws and lawmen of Arizona’s Old West at Wyatt Earp Days in Tombstone. Held during Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-26), you can walk the preserved streets of Tombstone and learn about life in the Wild West. Visit a saloon for a sarsaparilla, take a ride on a stagecoach and tour the local graveyards.

Wyatt Earp DaysYou’ll also get a chance to experience the most dramatic moments in Tombstone’s history when re-enactors take to the streets to perform live. There will even be a chili cook-off, where you can see if you have the toughest taste buds in the west.

quarry Pines golf clubAfter you’ve had your showdown at the O.K. Corral, it’s time to take on a less dangerous challenge: Golf in Southern Arizona. Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations allows you to play three rounds of golf on premier Arizona courses. Our Tucson and Scottsdale vacation packages are customizable, meaning you can choose to challenge yourself or relax and enjoy our diverse scenery.

bedroom at 655 w vistoso highlands 233 Oro ValleyAfter a long day of gun fighting and golfing, you’ll need a great place to rest your head. Mountain Vista Real Estate offers amazing rental properties in the Tucson and Scottsdale area. We have a rental to fit every budget and group. Unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment, stay for three days or three months. Each rental comes with a fully stocked kitchen, cable and high-speed internet, meaning that you’ll have all the comforts of home along with all the comforts of a hotel.

Tucson sunsetIf you’re interested in special amenities, such as a pool, access to a gym, or proximity to some of Southern Arizona’s hiking trails, let us know. We have the perfect property for every vacation. Start your search here.

TucsonAfter a vacation to Southern Arizona, you’ll probably want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a fantastic permanent or snow bird residence for you. We know the area and we are committed to finding you the perfect place in our community.

Whether you’re interested in reliving the glory days of the Earp brothers or simply want a great golfing trip, Southern Arizona is a great location for your next vacation.

Feed Your Sense of Culinary Adventure in Tucson

Savor 2There is a saying that some people eat to live, others live to eat. In Southern Arizona, we enjoy our food almost as much as we enjoy our golf. In Tucson and Scottsdale, you can feast on a wide variety of cuisines. To learn more about the developing foodie community in Arizona, visit this spring.

Slow FoodApril 27, the Augustin Kitchen hosts the second annual Local Food and Beverage Tasting. For $35, you can taste offerings from the best Southern Arizona restaurants, including Acacia Real Food & Cocktails, Pasco Kitchen, Proper Prep & Pastry, Zona 78, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards, Dragoon Brewing and Borderlands Brewing. When you’ve had your fill of food and drink, learn about the local music scene at live performances throughout the night.

Arizona golfOnce you’ve filled up with food, it’s time to burn some calories the smart way. Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations can help you get healthy on the golf course. Book our Tucson or Scottsdale packages for a chance to play three rounds of golf at premier Southern Arizona courses. Each package is customizable, meaning you can choose to challenge yourself with difficult courses or relax and enjoy the scenery.

655 W Vistoso Highlands 129If you’d like all the comforts of home as well as all the luxuries of a hotel, Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a luxury property that will fulfill your needs. Unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment, and offer a fully stocked kitchen, cable and high-speed internet in all of our properties. We have a rental for every size budget and group.

11437 N Verch Way Oro Valley AZLooking for something special in your rental? A pool? A fireplace? A barbeque? We can help you customize your place to make your vacation amazing. Start your search for the perfect property here.

After your Arizona vacation, we’re betting you’ll want to visit us again. Mountain Vista Real Estate can keep you in a Southwest state of mind by helping you find the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

4.2.7The next time you’re planning a trip, book a journey to Southern Arizona, where you can spend your time golfing and feasting on some of the best food in the country.

Hungry? Why wait?

Put a Song in Your Heart in Tucson

Tucson Folk FestivalThis May, music will warm the heart of Southern Arizona at one of America’s largest free festivals. May 3 and 4, over 200 musicians will flood El Presidio Park in downtown Tucson to perform at Tucson’s Folk Festival.

The festival is your chance to enjoy over 20 hours of family friendly music from local and nationally renowned folk performers. When you’re not absorbing the musical tapestry, you can learn more about the history of this beloved genre of music. The festival hosts workshops for aspiring musicians, invites those with a spring in their step to dance and features some of the best local food in the South West.

Stadium GolfWhen you’re not dancing to folk music at the family festival, it’s time to take some “me time” and hit the courses. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. We offer packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that are completely customizable. We can help you select a vacation that will challenge your game, or a golfing package that allows you to relax and enjoy Arizona’s varied scenery.

Bay ClubBetween folk music and making par, you’ll want a comfortable place to lay your head at night. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a luxury rental that offers you all the comforts of home and all the amenities of a hotel. Unlike other rental companies, we don’t require a long-term commitment. Stay for as little as three days or as long as a few months, whatever your vacation requires.

Dove MountainAll of our properties come with cable, high-speed internet and a fully stocked kitchen, standard. If you’d like a few luxuries you don’t have at home, such as a view of the mountains, a barbeque pit or a pool, we can find you a property with that too! We have a place for every budget to make your vacation grand, start searching here.

TarmelsOnce you’ve visited Southern Arizona, we bet that you’ll want to come back. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you make your vacation a permanent situation. We are the experts at finding snow bird or permanent residences for our clients.

Whether you’re looking for one of America’s best folk festivals or want to work on your golf game, Southern Arizona is the perfect location for your next vacation.