Category Archives: travel

The Retreats at El Rancho Robles now open in Oracle, Arizona

What was the 1930’s El Rancho Robles Dude Ranch in Oracle, Arizona is now open as the Retreats at El Rancho Robles. It has been newly restored to its past glory, a wonderful group retreat and event facility. It is a beautiful setting. Visit their website to see accommodations and photos – elranchorobles.com.

Oracle, Arizona is a great place to take photos too.

To view our SLIDESHOW of Oracle, ArizonaCLICK HERE.

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Watch out for rattlesnakes in the foothills of the Tucson Catalina Mountains

Rattlesnake by SearchNetMedia
Rattlesnake, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

We have spotted two large dead rattle snakes in the neighborhood during the last couple of weeks. As the temperature at night drops into the 60’s and 50’s, these venomous snakes may seek warmth on the neighborhood streets.

Bring a flashlight on evening walks. Also, consider Professional Snake Avoidance Classes for your Dog. We are not associated with, nor do we endorse the one in the link above, but we are sending a dog to this one for training.

The snake in the photo was one we encountered while walking another dog in the Rillito River in Tucson. We never saw it as we walked right up to it and were close enough for it to strike. They stay so well hidden in the shadows.

So, be cautious out there!

Rancho Linda Vista Gallery Schedule in Oracle, Arizona

Click here for the RLV Gallery Schedule.

Visit the Acadia Ranch House Museum in Oracle

Museum Hours & Location
Th. 4-6pm; Sat. 11-4pm; Sun. 12-3pm
825 E. Mt. Lemmon Hwy. Oracle AZ

For more information, visit them at Oracle Historical Society.

Historic Kannally Ranch House Tour at Oracle State Park

Kannally Ranch House by SearchNetMedia
Kannally Ranch House, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Oracle State Park is OPEN

Oracle State Park by SearchNetMedia
Oracle State Park, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Oracle State Park had its Grand Re-Opening last month. Visit Arizona Highways blog has some great info about the Re-Opening. With the so weather perfect, this a great time to visit.

Discover Arizona

Western Bluebirds are back in Tucson and the Santa Cruz Valley

Western Bluebird by SearchNetMedia
Western Bluebird, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Discover Arizona

Beautiful time to visit Sabino Canyon

Thimble Peak by SearchNetMedia
Thimble Peak, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Click here for a SLIDESHOW. Saw deer yesterday.

Visit the Tucson Rodeo from FEB 18-26th

 

Have a Safe and Merry Christmas!

Santa Claus by SearchNetMedia
Santa Claus, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.
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