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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.

 

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.

 

T-A-N-G-O in Tucson

TangoThere’s a rumor that some people need more than great golfing to enjoy their vacations. We know, it’s crazy.

But Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations has found a solution: golf all day and dance all night. April 2 through April 5 Tucson gets in the rhythm of Latin dancing with their annual Tango Festival. Focusing on the Argentine tango, the festival features instruction for every level of dancer and live music to practice to. Watch professional dancers demonstrate the latest moves, learn the history of the dance and enjoy discovering the culture which inspired the art form.

Sanctuary_18_Second_Photo_Once you’ve got the rhythm of the dance, it’s time to book your golfing rounds. Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations offers packages in both Tucson and Scottsdale. Each package is customizable and allows you to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses.

655 W Vistoso Highlands 129You may also need some extra room to practice your swing, or your new dance moves. Let Mountain Vista Real Estate help you find a rental property that combines all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. We have a property for every size budget and require no long-term commitments. Each of our properties boasts a full kitchen, high-speed internet and cable, so you’ll have fun whether you’re painting the town red or indulging in a quiet night in.

11437 N Verch Way Oro Valley AZIf you’d like something special in your rental, let us know. Whether it’s a pool, a patio for barbequing or a fireplace for roasting marshmallows, we’ll find a property that suits your needs. Start your search here.

TucsonAfter you’ve experienced the majesty of Southern Arizona, it’s likely that you’ll want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence. We know the area and respect your budget, we’ll work with you to find the right fit.

It may take two to tango, but a Southern Arizona vacation is something you can enjoy by yourself or with your family.

 

Live Longer By Playing Golf

SpockLive long and prosper is more than Mr. Spock’s catchphrase – it’s the goal of most people in the world. So how do you live to a ripe old age? Scientists started asking the elderly what they thought the key to longevity was.

The answer? Golf.

Golfing oldtimersJapanese inventor Momofuku Ando credited eating ramen noodles and golfing every day with his long life. He’s not alone. Alice O’Donovan, a 100-year-old Irish woman, recently told The Irish Times that she credited golfing and drinking lots of beer.

golfing romanceWhy is golfing frequently linked to successful aging? The key may be in the game itself. Golf offers all ages a low impact workout with plenty of walking. It also helps you keep your mind active, as you try to figure out your next shot. Many doctors are now recommending golf as an excellent workout option for all ages.

So if you want to live to the triple digits, it might be time to work on your golf swing.

wigwam golf 2Start with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations, where we offer golfing packages for all ages and skill levels. Our Tucson and Scottsdale trips are customizable, allowing you to play three rounds of golf on premier Southern Arizona courses. We even offer skill workshops and lessons if you’re new to the game.

bedroom at 655 w vistoso highlands 233 Oro ValleyOnce you’ve booked a trip, it’s time to consider where you’ll be staying. Let Mountain Vista Real Estate help you combine all the luxuries of a hotel with all the comforts of home. We offer rental properties for every sized budget and party, ask for no long-term commitments, and each rental comes with a fully stocked kitchen, cable and high-speed internet, standard.

Dove MountainIf you’d like an extra amenity, like a patio with a barbecue, a swimming pool or access to a fitness center, just ask. We’ll work with you to find the perfect property for your stay. Start browsing here to find your ideal rental.

tucson at nightWant to extend your stay? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help. We know the area and respect your budget. Trust us to find you the best snow bird or permanent residence in Southern Arizona.

Whether you want to live to be 100 or just really love the game, golf is a great way to spend your time. Just remember: after you play 18 holes, order a beer and some ramen noodles!

 

Get Creative on Your Vacation

golfing romanceOne of the problems with taking the family on vacation is finding activities that everyone can do. Some people don’t even like golfing (we know, we can’t believe it either)!

quarrypinesThat’s why Tucson is such a magical place for a family vacation. We have beautiful landscapes that feature deserts and mountains, a wide variety of food for every palate, rich history, and the best year-round golfing for every skill level.

ChalkArt05If you have creative kids, consider planning a trip to Tucson March 21 and 22, when the streets will be filled with interactive art. The Park Place Chalk Art Festival is a community art project featuring over 4,000 people creating beautiful designs on the sidewalk. Watch professional artist blend chalk and pavement to create unbelievable beauty, then grab a piece of chalk and join in. KidZones are set up throughout the space, where children are invited to leave their mark and learn about chalk art.

The Boulders NorthOnce you’ve explored your creative side, it’s tee time! Book your trip to Tucson through Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for the chance to play three rounds of golf on premier courses. Both our Tucson and Scottsdale packages are completely customizable and offer you the chance to tailor your trip to your level of play. This means you can challenge yourself and your loved ones, or relax and teach smaller family members the fundamentals of the game on a beautiful, low-stress course.

Dove MountainWhen it’s time to rest, why not combine all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel? Rent a property from Mountain Vista Real Estate for a great place to spend your down time. We have properties to fit every size budget and family – and unlike other rental companies, we require no long-term commitment.

Vistos CanyonEach of our properties comes with cable, high-speed internet and a full kitchen, standard. If you’d like a special amenity, like a pool, access to a health club, proximity to a trail or a patio with a view of the mountains – just let us know! We’ll work with you to find the perfect property. Start browsing here.

If you visit Southern Arizona once, chances are you’ll want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find a great snow bird or permanent residence for your family. We know the area and will respect your budget. Trust us to get you home.

Whether you’re looking for a creative way to spend your vacation, or just want to lower your handicap, Arizona is an ideal location for your next vacation.

 

Have a Ball in Scottsdale

Golf ValentineYou may be surprised to learn there are sports out there other than golf. We were shocked too.

Scottsdale Spring TrainingFor those in the know, Southern Arizona isn’t just a golfer’s paradise – it’s a sports oasis. Starting March 3 those that visit Scottsdale can split their time between the greens and the diamonds.

Scottsdale CVBThree professional baseball teams head to Scottsdale during the month of March for Spring Training. Fans can watch the San Francisco Giants, the Colorado Rockies, and Arizona Diamondbacks hone their skills and prep for the season ahead. Fans can watch training, see pre-season games, and meet players from their favorite teams.

The Boulders NorthOnce you’ve watched players run the diamond, it’s time to walk the greens and celebrate Scottsdale’s other famed sport: Golf. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for your chance to play three rounds of golf on premier courses. Our Tucson and Scottsdale packages are customizable, meaning you can tailor your trip to your level of play.

Visto ResortYou’ll need a place to keep your signed baseballs and golf clubs. This trip, why not combine all the comforts of home with the luxuries of a hotel? At Mountain Vista Real Estate, we offer premium rental properties that fit every size budget and party. Unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment; and each of our rentals come with cable, a full kitchen and high-speed internet, standard.

Vistoso condosIf you’d like a special amenity in your rental property, like a pool, access to a fitness center, or a patio complete with grill, just let us know. We’ll find the perfect property for you and your guests. Start your search here.

TucsonWant to extend your stay? No problem! Mountain Vista Real Estate knows the area and respects your needs, let us find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether you’re looking to catch a fly ball or swing for the greens, Southern Arizona is an ideal location for your Spring vacation.

Get a Taste for Life in the Southwest

Golf Valentine

Seriously, who doesn’t love golf?

On this blog, we tell you every week that Southern Arizona is a great place for golf. With a year-round golf season and gorgeous diverse courses, there’s a lot to recommend Arizona as a golfing haven. But there’s more to the Grand Canyon state than just great golf (we know, we were surprised too).

Savor 1February 7, discover another side of Tucson at a Savor Food and Wine Festival. Held among the blooms of Tucson’s Botanical Gardens, the festival is a celebration of the food, alcohol and culture native to Arizona. Forty regional chefs come together to create food that highlights the flavors and dishes traditional to the Southwest. The focus on the festival is on diversity and innovation, offering you the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes.

beerFeeling thirsty? Sample wines, spirits and beers all crafted locally. Learn about the process from the vintners and brewers, and watching cooking demonstrations to bring a taste of the Southwest to your kitchen.

Once you’ve had your fill of amazing food, it’s time to burn off some calories on the golf greens. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three premier golf courses in Southern Arizona. Our packages in Tucson and Scottsdale are The Boulderscompletely customizable, meaning you can tailor your trip to your level of play.

If you’d like to try to recreate some of the dishes you sampled at the Savor Festival, you’ll need to stay at a place with a kitchen. At bedroom at 655 w vistoso highlands 233 Oro ValleyMountain Vista Real Estate we combine all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel. We have a rental property for every size budget and party, and unlike most companies, we require no long-term commitments.

Visto ResortEach of our properties comes with a full kitchen, high-speed internet and cable, standard. If you’d like a special amenity, like a pool, proximity to a hiking trail, or a patio with a barbeque – just let us know and we’ll happily accommodate you. Start your search for the perfect rental here.

After sampling the best of Tucson’s food and playing on our greens, we bet you’ll want to return. Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find the perfect snow bird or permanent residence. We know the area and respect your budget, let us find you your dream residence.

tucson at nightWhether you hunger for new cuisines or simply want to get away from the cold for a few rounds of golf, Southern Arizona is a great location for your next vacation.