Category Archives: Arizona Real Estate

Give Dad Something Grand This Father’s Day

Bad giftThere are a few standard Dad gifts. Ties. Coffee mugs. A briefcase. These are all great gifts, but this year, why not go above and beyond for a Father’s Day gift?

father son golfBook a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to give dad the trip of a lifetime. Our Tucson and Scottsdale packages boast three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. Each package is customizable, so you can choose whether to challenge dad with increasingly difficult courses, or let dad relax on courses that capture the diverse natural beauty of the Grand Canyon State.

golfIs dad a little rusty? We can help. The Arizona Golf Academy partners with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations to offer workshops. The classes focus on honing skills and offer students the chance to work with experts.

Entryway Vistoso Condos Oro ValleyWant to impress dad on and off the golf course? Forgo the hotel this vacation and book a rental property from Mountain Vista Real Estate. Our properties combine all the luxuries of home with all the comforts of a hotel. We have a rental to fit every size budget and party, with no long-term commitment required.

12732 N Morgan Ranch Rd Oro Valley AZEach of our properties comes with cable, a full kitchen and high-speed internet. If you’d like to add a special amenity to your rental, just ask. We can find you a property with a pool, a patio with a barbecue, or a balcony with a stunning view of the mountains. Want to look for yourself? Peruse our properties here.

After an excellent golfing vacation, dear old dad might want to stay. Mountain Vista Real Estate can find the perfect permanent or snow bird property for your family. Next Father’s Day, you can help him move to Southern Arizona.

After all, how many ties does your dad need?

 

Find Fun for Everyone in Tucson

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about golf. And why wouldn’t we? Golf is the best sport around and Southern Arizona is an ideal location to play the greens all year round. But the Grand Canyon State is more than gorgeous golf courses, it has something for everyone, even if they don’t like golf (if such a person exists).

mt lemonIf your travel companions take Mark Twain’s position that golf is “a good walk spoiled”, they can find plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors without an iron in their hand. Adventurers can reach new heights on our mountains with rock climbing excursions. If you’d rather enjoy the peaks and valleys of Southern Arizona at a safer altitude, consider one or our exceptional biking or hiking trails.

Tucson SpaNot the outdoor type? Tucson boasts a wealth of five-star spas that will pamper you. Book a massage, get a facial or relax in a seaweed wrap to rejuvenate. If you’d rather spend your day learning, the city offers fantastic living history events and exhibits that will make our town come alive for you and your family.

The Boulders NorthNow that the whole family is taken care of, it’s time to talk about the best part of Southern Arizona: The Golfing. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for your chance to play three rounds of golf on premier courses. We offer packages in Tucson or Scottsdale that you can tailor to your desires. Choose progressively harder courses to challenge your skill or choose courses that will allow you to experience the diverse beauty of our landscapes – it’s up to you to decide.

Visto ResortFor a place to stay that will please the whole family, consider renting a property from Mountain Vista Real Estate. Our vacation rentals provide all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. We have a property for every size party and budget; and unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment.

Dove MountainEach of our rentals offers you cable, high-speed internet and a full kitchen. This means you’ll have a great time whether your plans require staying in or going out. If you’d like to make your stay exceptional, consider renting a property with a special amenity, like a pool, a patio with a great view of the mountains or access to a health club. Start your search for the perfect property here.

TucsonOnce you’ve experienced the beauty and the golf, chances are you’ll want to return to Southern Arizona. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you. We know the area and respect your budget. Trust us to help you find the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether you’re looking to experience life in the Grand Canyon State, or just want to improve your handicap, Southern Arizona is the ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Toast Great Grapes

Wilcox wineWhen you think of the Southwest alcohol, typically, tequila comes to mind. But there is more to the Arizona than margaritas. This year, learn about the growing wine country in Arizona at the Willcox Wine Country Festival.

wilcox wine 2May 16 and 17, visit the Railroad Park in Willcox for the festival, which features free music and plenty to imbibe. For $20, you can taste over 70 wines produced by 17 Arizona wineries. Talk to vintners about their craft, shop locally grown produce, handmade crafts and feast on food.

quarrypinesOnce you’ve sampled the best vintages Arizona has to offer, it’s time to celebrate with a few rounds of The Grand Canyon State’s other best kept secret: golf. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for your chance to enjoy three rounds of golf at the best Southern Arizona courses. Our Scottsdale and Tucson packages give you the chance to customize your golfing experience. Choose to play challenging rounds at courses that will test your skill or choose to play courses that will show you the diverse beauty of our landscapes.

TarmelsWant to customize your trip further? Let Mountain Vista Real Estate help you find a rental that combines all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. We have a property for every size budget and party – and unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment.

Bay ClubEach of our rentals comes with a full kitchen, cable and high-speed internet, standard. If you’d like to customize your stay, we can help. Let us find you the perfect rental, complete with a pool, access to a health club or a patio for entertaining. Sound good? Start searching for your rental here.

tucson at nightAfter an Arizona vacation, you’ll probably want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you. We know the area and respect your budget. Let us find you a snow bird or permanent residence in Tucson or Scottsdale.

Whether you’re interested in sipping wine in the desert or just want to shave a few strokes off your golf game, Southern Arizona is the ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Make the Desert Delicious

Desert Landscape

Hungry?

The desert isn’t the first place people go when they’re looking for sustenance. But deserts aren’t the barren wastelands depicted in films, the Sonora Desert is a veritable buffet. To prove this point chefs from Tucson Originals will whip up a full meal using native desert ingredients at May 30th’s Desert Delectables Night.

Dessert DesertHeld at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the night features food and entertainment with a Tucson twist. Sample savory and sweet dishes, voting for your favorite in the People’s Choice poll. While digesting, take a walk through the gardens of the Museum, where you’ll see native plants and wildlife, as well as learn about fibers, foods and medicines that come from the desert. Live music from Beth Daunis Trio, Reno del Mar, Duo Vibrato, and Gabriel Francisco set the mood.

The Boulders NorthOnce you’ve celebrated the dishes of the desert, it’s time to celebrate the greens of Arizona’s golf courses. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three rounds on the best courses in Southern Arizona. Our Tucson and Scottsdale packages are customizable, so you can choose to play lush green courses or stunning courses set in the majesty of the desert.

Visto ResortAfter you’ve booked your trip, you have to consider where to stay. Instead of scrolling through hotel websites, why not work with Mountain Vista Real Estate to find a rental property which combines all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel? Mountain Vista has a property for every budget and party size —- and unlike other rental companies, we require no long-term commitment.

Boulder CanyonEach rental comes with three standard features: cable, a full kitchen and high-speed internet. If you’re looking for something extra special in your rental, like a pool, access to a health club or proximity to one of the trails that weave through our desert, we can help. Call us today or start your search for the perfect rental here.

TucsonIf the food and the golf convince you to extend your vacation, Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you with that too. We know the area and respect your budget, let us find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether you’re interested in great food or great golf, Tucson is the ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Find Good Folk in Tucson

Listen to music ring out over the desert May 2 and 3 at the 30th annual Tuc
Folk Festivalson Folk Festival. One of the largest free festivals in the country, the weekend features over 200 Southwest musicians performing family-friendly music in El Presidio Park.

For more than 20 solid hours, the park is transformed into a haven for the arts, where you’ll be able to listen to great music, dance celebrate local artisans. Musicians can take a performing workshop, enter a songwriting contest or join the ballad tree (a place for new artists to share their work with the crowd).

The BouldersOnce you have a tune in your head, it’s time to go golfing. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three premier courses in Southern Arizona. We offer customizable packages in Tucson and Scottsdale. Choose the type of courses and the level of play that best complements your vacation plans.

Vistoso CondoIf you’re looking for a way to make your vacation more interesting, consider letting Mountain Vista Real Estate help you find a rental. Our properties combine all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. We have a rental for every size budget and part – and unlike most companies, we require no long-term commitment.

Vistoso condosAll of our rentals come with a full kitchen, high-speed internet and cable, standard. If you want something special in your rental, like a patio with a barbeque, a pool or access to a health club – just ask and we’ll accommodate you. Start your search for the perfect property here.

Want to extend your vacation? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you. We know the area and respect your budget. Let us find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence in Arizona.

Whether you’re hoping to hear some great music, or just want to work on your golf game, Southern Arizona is the perfect location for your next vacation.

 

Get a Taste for Agave in Tucson

tequilaIn the Southwest, tequila is king. Whether in a shot glass with some salt, on the rocks in a margarita, or mixed into a subtle cocktail, the alcohol is revered.

On your next vacation, pay tribute to tequila and the plant that often enhances it, Agave, at the seventh annual Agave Fest on May 2 at Hotel Congress. Revelers over the age of 21 will have over 50 tequilas, mezcals, sotols, and bacanoras to sample. You’ll also get a souvenir shot glass and a chance to vote for the Best Tequila Cocktail. Those who don’t want to sample 50 varieties of tequila on an empty stomach needn’t worry, Cup Café will be cooking up a specialty taco and salsa bar.

quarry Pines golf clubAfter a night of tequila and tacos, it’s time for some fun on the greens. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations and you’ll be able to combine the world’s greatest game with the world’s greatest drink. Our Tucson and Scottsdale packages allow you to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. Each trip can be customized to suit your playing style. You can choose increasingly difficult courses to test your mettle as a player or chose courses that will let you explore the diverse beauty of Arizona’s landscape.

bedroom at 655 w vistoso highlands 233 Oro ValleyIf you’re looking to take your vacation to the next level, consider letting Mountain Vista Real Estate find you a rental property instead of a hotel room. You’ll be able to experience all the comforts of home coupled with all the luxuries of a hotel. Each property comes with high speed internet, cable and a full kitchen – where you can store the tequila you buy at Agave Fest. Unlike most companies, we require no long-term commitments and we offer a rental for every size budget.

Dove MountainWant something special in your rental? Just ask! We can help you find a property with a pool, access to a health club, a scenic view or proximity to our world famous hiking trails. Interested? Browse our selection here.

TucsonInterested in extending your stay? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help. We know Southern Arizona and will work with you to find the ideal snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether your passion is good drinks, good golf, or a bit of both, Southern Arizona is the ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Get Healthy with Golf

Broken ClubAnyone who’s ever picked up a club can tell you that golf is a sport that can break your heart. But while emotional turmoil is often a part of the game, golf is actually a great way to strengthen your mind and body.

golfing romanceThe CDC recommends that adults get at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of cardio vascular exercise per week. They suggest walking as one of the methods to achieving this cardio goal. If you ditch the golf cart and play one round of golf per week, you’ve more than met your requirements.

Golf ValentineThere is an added bonus to going cart-free to a course: carrying your own clubs is great muscle exercise and has been shown to improve balance and increase your metabolism. Golfing regularly can also help you sleep more soundly.

Golfing oldtimersAside from offering you a great way to get in your cardio, golf is also a way to keep your mind healthy. While that may seem like an impossibility when you’re having a bad day on the course, studies have shown that people who golf regularly actually feel happier than those who are more sedentary. As one of the more social sports, golf is also a great way to keep your mood elevated via social interactions.

quarrypinesNow that we’ve proven golf is good for you, it’s time to plan your vacation. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for the chance to play three rounds on some of Southern Arizona’s premier courses. We offer customizable packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that allow you to tailor your trip to your level of play. You can choose to play three rounds of relaxing golf and soak in the diverse landscape of Arizona, or you can test your skills with increasingly difficult courses.

Vistoso CondoIf you’re looking for a way to make your vacation unique, consider booking a rental property with Mountain Vista Real Estate. We boast a property for every size budget and require no long-term commitments. Each of our properties come with high-speed internet, cable and a full kitchen, so you can stay in and cook healthy meals.

bay clubWant to push your fitness regime further? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a rental with special amenities, like a pool or proximity to one of Arizona’s famous biking or hiking trails to keep you on the go. Sound good? Start browsing our properties here.

Interested in adopting a healthy Southern Arizona lifestyle? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help! Trust us to find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether you love the sport or simply want a great low-impact way to stay in shape, a golf vacation is a boon to the body and soul.