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Ajo Country Club Golf Course, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Crooked Tree Golf Course, Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Kino Sports Complex, Old Tucson Studios, P1Kart Circuit, Pima Air & Space Museum, Pima County Fairgrounds, Pima Motorsports Park, Rillito Park Racetrack, Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute, Southwestern International Raceway, Tucson Sportspark, Titan Missile Museum, Tucson Raceway Park, Tucson Sidewinders



 

Ajo County Club
Public Golf Course

Ajo Country Club Golf Course - Public 9-hole golf course open year-round is an oasis of green, surrounded by desert. This course boasts a "classic" Arizona setting for golf with an abundance of wildlife including roadrunners, coyotes and deer. Full bar, restaurant, and banquet facilities; Ample RV parking; (520) 387-5011; 77 W. Mead Rd, Ajo, AZ 85321

 

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum -This world-class attraction immerses you in the diverse beauty of the Sonoran Desert, showcasing the plants, animals and geology of this fascinating region. Housing not only a museum, but also a zoo and botanical garden, it is a truly unique place to find the out of the ordinary. Meeting facilities are nestled in the beautiful desert setting with gourmet catering available. (520) 883-2702; 2021 N. Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743; www.desertmuseum.org. 


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Crooked Tree Golf

Crooked Tree Golf Course - a wonderful 18-hole championship desert golf course designed by Lee Trevino featuring beautifully designed holes with mountain and desert vistas. Major renovations have now been completed on the driving range, club house and several holes. Crooked Tree has hosted the Tucson Tour Players Qualifying, the Southern Arizona Open with Tucson National, and the Pima County Amateur. Facility includes practice putting greens, chipping green, a newly designed driving range and full service remodeled club with restaurant, outdoor patio and banquet facilities. 520-744-3322, 9101 North Thornydale, Tucson, AZ 85742

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Colossal Cave Mountain Park - Beautiful 2,400-acre desert park, on the National Register of Historic Places, showcasing crystal-filled Colossal Cave and historic La Posta Quemada Ranch. Cave tours, museum, Western trail rides, and wooded picnic areas. Spectacular Cowboy Cookouts under the stars. (520) 647-PARK; 6711 E. Colossal Cave Road, Vail, AZ 85641; www.colossalcave.com


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Kino Sports Complex - Home of Tucson Electric Park - Spring Training facility for the 2001 World Champion Arizona Diamondbacks and the 2005 World Champion Chicago White Sox. Multi-purpose facility with meeting and party rooms, classrooms, indoor basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, soccer, baseball and softball fields, Stadium seats 11,000. Summer home for the Diamondback's Triple A team, The Tucson Sidewinders. (520) 434-1000; 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713; www.kinosportscomplex.com; www.tucsonsidewinders.com


Tucson Electric Park - Home of the Sidewinders, Tucson's AAA Baseball team and the Spring Training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox. Also hosts various other special events. (520) 434-1100; 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713


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Old Tucson Studios - World Famous movie location and western theme park featuring live musicals, thrilling action packed stunt shows, legendary gunfights, rides, gift shops and great restaurants! Ideal for Corporate Parties, Picnics, Weddings and Themed, Team-building events. Western and holiday special events scheduled throughout the year. (520) 883-0100; 201 S. Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85735; www.oldtucson.com


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P1 Kart Circuit - The newest karting facility in the United States, is right here in Tucson, Arizona. It is just 20 minutes from the city and located directly across the street from Tucson Raceway Park. It is a replica of the famous Suzuka Kart Circuit in Suzuka, Japan which is known by professional kart drivers as the best circuit in the world. P1 Kart Circuit offers an outstanding atmosphere for both serious and recreational karters and a comfortable environment for families and spectators. (520) 245-KART (5278); 11800 South Harrison Road
Tucson, AZ 85747 www.p1kartcircuit.com

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Pima Air and Space Museum - Explore over a century of aviation at the Pima Air and Space Museum, the largest privately funded aerospace museum in the world. Experience over 250 military, commercial, and civilian aircraft including President Kennedy's Air Force One, the supersonic SR-71 Blackbird, and a replica of the first airplane ever built-the Wright Flyer! Home of the WWII themed event in aircraft hangers surrounded by authentic vintage aircraft. (520) 574-0462; 6000 E. Valencia Rd;, Tucson, AZ 85706 www.pimaair.org


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Pima County Fairgrounds - Tucson's largest event facility featuring concerts, the best NHRA DRAG RACING in Arizona - The Southwestern International Raceway, indoor and outdoor EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES, NASCAR racing - Tucson Raceway Park, RV Parking, 3 large exhibit buildings available for rental and home to the 97th annual PIMA COUNTY FAIR April 20 - April 30, 2006 (520) 762-9100 - Info line (520) 762-FAIR (3247); 11300 S. Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747; www.pimacountyfair.com

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Pima Motorsports Park - Pima County's newest attraction and Southern Arizona's legal off-highway vehicle (OHV) park located near the Pima County Fairgrounds.  11700 South Harrison Rd Tucson, AZ 85747. Log one or call (520) 762-8771for operating hours and special event calendar. www.pimamotorsportspark.com

This attraction is now open under new management three days a week. All the details are currently on the official website listed above.

 

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Rillito Park Horse Racetrack - Historical landmark for quarter horse racing for 50 years. Thoroughbreds and quarter horses racing will be February 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and March 3-4, 2007 at Rillito Racetrack. Horses will be on site beginning January 22nd. (520) 293-5011; 4502 N. First Ave., Tucson, AZ 85718

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Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute - This private, not-for-profit institute, opened in 1986 to educate people about arthropods is set in the heart of the Tucson Mountain Reserve and conducts field trips and goes on educational visits. (520) 883-3945; Gate's Pass, marker G-10; www.SASIonline.org

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 Merle’s SIR Dragway - Drag racing track near the Fairgrounds where the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) races all kinds of cars from motorcycles to funny cars. Also hosts special events for amateur drag racers in a controlled environment. (520) 762-9700; 11300 S. Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747; www.SIRace.com


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Sportspark - An outdoor recreation facility with 6 softball/baseball fields, batting cages, sand volleyball courts, a multi-purpose field, 2 concession areas and a playground. The facility is available for youths, adults, teams and corporate gatherings. Sportspark, Your Place to Play! (520) 744-9496; 6901 N. Casa Grande Hwy, Tucson, AZ 85743; www.playatsportspark.com

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Titan Missile Museum - Descend more than 35 feet under the earth to experience a chilling taste of the cold war. The Titan Missile Museum is the only location in the world where the public can explore an actual nuclear missile complex--complete with nuclear missile! For over two decades, this nuclear Titan II was on 24-hour launch alert, ready for an order that was never given. (520) 625-7736; 1580 W. Duval Mine Rd., Sahuarita, AZ 85629; www.pimaair.org


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Tucson Raceway Park - A 3/8 of a mile track, just south of the Pima County Fairgrounds, that hosts NASCAR races for Late, Super Late, Grand American Modifieds, Factory Stocks, and Mighty Compacts. Also features demolition derbies, motorcross, monster trucks and many other special events. (520) 762-9200; 12500 S. Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747; www.tucsonracewaypark.com

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Tucson Sidewinders - Triple A affiliate to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Come see your favorite D'back playing for our home team! Or watch the next Craig Counsel make it to the "Big League". Season runs from April to September; home games played at Tucson Electric Park. (520) 434-1021; 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713; www.tucsonsidewinders.com

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