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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?

 

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

The Feast is On in Tucson

Savor 1A round of golf can work up quite the appetite. Whether you’ve golfed 18 holes or simply appreciate great food, Tucson is the ideal spot to visit this March.

CelebrityChef01Chefs from the Southwest region flock to the historic Westward Look Resort this March 15 for the Celebrity Chef Showcase. Buy a ticket and you’ll be admitted to one of the best and most decadent meals of the year. Celebrity chefs like Hugo Ortega, Ricardo Muñoz Zurita, Suzanne Goin , Rick Tramonto and Sandy D’Amato will be paired with local chefs and tasked with creating a course for a lavish feast. Sample the latest in food trends paired with cocktails, beer and wine.

The Boulders NorthOnce you’ve eaten your fill, it’s time to burn off the calories with Arizona’s other great attraction: Golf. Book a trip with Tucson and Scottsdale Golf Vacations for a chance to play three rounds of golf at the best courses in Southern Arizona. We offer packages in Tucson and Scottsdale that you can tailor to your level of play and interests. Choose a package that allows you to explore the diverse and beautiful landscapes of the Grand Canyon State or choose a package that will challenge your skills.

Vistos CanyonAfter you’ve booked your vacation, it’s time to choose where to stay. This vacation, why not combine the luxuries of a hotel with the comforts of home? Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you find the perfect vacation property that marries luxury with comfort. Unlike most rental companies, we require no long-term commitment and have a property for every size budget and party.

bay clubIf you’d like your rental to have a special amenity, like a pool, a scenic patio or access to a fitness center – just ask! We’ll work with you to find a property that meets your needs. Start browsing our myriad of properties here.

TucsonWant to extend your stay? No problem! Mountain Vista Real Estate can also find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence in Southern Arizona. We know the area and respect your budget, trust us to find you a home away from home.

Whether you’re interested in a feast or simply want to escape the seemingly endless winter for some golf, Southern Arizona is the perfect location for your next vacation.

 

The Chase is on in Tucson

Sometimes, touring a city can be a bit boring, especially if you have younger members of the family in tow. Quietly touring historic districts and museums can tax the patience of kids who would rather be playing a game.

But what if you made the learning experience a game?

QuestVisit Tucson this Spring and make history come alive for your family by joining the Urban Adventure Quest. The scavenger hunt-style program takes your family on a three-hour tour of the city, starting at El Charro Café and leading you to Tucson Museum of Art, El Presidio Park, Pima County Courthouse, St. Augustine Cathedral, Fox Tucson Theater, and Hotel Congress. Use your smart phone to search for clues, find the answers to quest questions and actively engage with the city’s history.

quarrypinesOnce you’ve learned this history of Tucson, it’s time to enjoy the other thing that makes the town great: Golf. 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 and Scottsdale that are completely customizable, meaning you can tailor your golfing to your skill level.

TarmelsAfter booking your trip, it’s time to select a place to stay. Why not combine all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a hotel? Mountain Vista Real Estate offers you luxury vacation rentals that fit every size budget and party. Unlike most rental companies, we don’t require a long-term commitment, and we’ll work with you to find the perfect place.

Bay ClubEach of our rentals come with a full kitchen, high-speed internet and cable, standard. If you’d like a special amenity, such as proximity to our varied hiking trails, access to a pool or a fitness club, just ask. We’ll work to find you the perfect rental for your trip. To start your search for your ideal rental here.

tucson at nightIf you’d like to make your vacation permanent, Mountain Vista Real Estate can help you. We know the area and respect your budget. We will find you the perfect snow bird or permanent residence.

Whether you want to make history come alive for your family or simply want to work on your golf swing, Southern Arizona is the perfect location for your next vacation.