Tanque Verde Ranch, Tucson

If you are looking for a true country Western experience then Tanque Verde is a real delight; strap on your spurs and head into the vibrant Sonoran Desert and surrounding Rincon Mountains to set your pulse racing on horseback rides with genuine wranglers and catch magical Arizona sunset vistas.


Tanque Verde is the largest ranch in North America. Perched magnificently across 60,000 acres of the vast Saguaro National Park on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona it sits prettily in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains with just the desert wildlife for company. For those seeking adventure, the list of on-site activities is endless with tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, fishing, volleyball, nature walks, line dancing lessons and stargazing to name just a few.

your room

Spread liberally through the expansive grounds, all the rooms and suites have jaw-dropping views of the surrounding desert and soaring mountains. Your room not only comes with a Jacuzzi for relaxing those muscles after an invigorating gallop, but also its own fireplace to curl up round with a book in hand. With rich south western décor throughout with thick wooden beams and hues of rich mahogany, your room blends seamlessly into the surrounding Arizona wilderness.

why we like it

This is where you can live-out your ultimate cowboy adventure. Nowhere else could teach you how to pen cattle in the morning, horse ride loop-style in the afternoon and ride into the sunset. And when your finally ready to call it a day, they’ll even have a true cowboy style cookout waiting for you on your private patio; think mouthing-watering ribs, steaks and homemade cornbread under the stars.