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Driving Trip: Phoenix to Tubac, Arizona

Whitney Lawson The Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Photo: Whitney Lawson

Heading south from Phoenix brings you from barrel-cactus-dotted desert through the Oregon-like woods of Madera Canyon—and down to the Mexican border town of Tubac.

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Destinations: Arizona · Tucson · The Tucson Area

Themes: Road Trip · Golf · Spa Getaways

Hotels (2)

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    Tubac Secret Garden Inn

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    Tubac Golf Resort

    The 98-room Tubac Resort, just a 40-minute drive south of Tucson, stands out in the crowded Arizona hotel scene thanks to the property’s history: t

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    Dos Silos

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    Wisdom's Cafe

    The lovable dive, has been serving tasty beef enchiladas for more than 60 years and three generations. Order one of their mason-jar margaritas and

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    Anza Trail

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    Bog Springs-Kent Spring Loop

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    Sol Journeys

    Biking Tubac’s 13-mile-long Elephant Head Trail, which starts near the top of Madera Canyon, can be a little hair-raising (the steep pitch means yo

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    Elephant Head Trail

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