Located next to the Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Tanque Verde Ranch invites visitors to explore the desert in bloom during its peak season on foot or horseback. This is the best time of year to visit with perfect temperatures and the vast landscape springing to life with picturesque blossoms, flowers and cacti.
Rates start at $409/night based on double occupancy. The all-inclusive package (meals are covered) is available April 22-May 31, during which the ranch also offers an enhanced activity schedule, in addition to the regularly scheduled programming, with several daily options for hiking, biking, trail riding and more:
- Wine and painting classes – Sip while learning about the nature of desert blooming periods with flora and fauna. Then, paint a picturesque desert scene (with help and guidance as needed).
- Photography course – Explore the desert with a professional photographer who offers intellect on camera usage, aperture, angles, lighting and specifics to the blooms and landscape to ensure the perfect shot.
- Spa Discount – After a long day of adventuring, make an appointment at the La Sonora Spa where guests receive 10-15% off all services.
- Offsite tours – The informative and experienced staff will bring you to some of the most beautiful places in the desert near Tanque Verde Ranch. Locations include but are not limited to the National Saguaro Park, Mt Lemmon, and many more picturesque and exciting locations.