Interstate 19 heads south from Tucson through Tubac to Nogales at the border of Mexico, carrying with it history buffs, bird-watchers, hikers, art enthusiasts, duffers, and shoppers. The road roughly follows the Camino Real (King's Road), which the conquistadors and missionaries traveled from Mexico up to what was once the northernmost portion of New Spain.

  • Madera Canyon

    This prime hiking and birding area south of Tucson is where the Coronado National Forest meets the Santa Rita Mountains.... Read More
  • Tubac

    Established in 1726, Tubac is the site of the first European settlement in Arizona. A year after the Pima Indian... Read More
  • Tumacacori National Historic Park

    Father Kino established the Tumacacori Mission in 1791, but the Jesuits didn't build a church here until 60 years... Read More
  • Titan Missile Museum

    The Titan Missile Museum houses one of the 54 missile silos built around the country during the "cold war" of the... Read More
  • The ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center

    The American Smelting and Refining Company (abbreviated as ASARCO) gives visitors a glimpse not only of a vast,... Read More