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About Sahuarita

Located just 15 miles South of the city center of Tucson, Sahuarita is a newer incorporated town that offers many options in new or resale homes available for sale. Most of the area is family oriented with many parks and a big lake in the development used for recreational purposes. 

Activities and attractions

  1. Visit the Titan Missile Museum, located in Sahuarita, for a fascinating tour of a decommissioned Cold War-era missile site. Learn about the history and technology of intercontinental ballistic missiles.

  2. Sahuarita Lake Park: Enjoy outdoor activities at Sahuarita Lake Park, which offers a scenic lake, walking paths, fishing opportunities, and picnic areas. The park is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

  3. Rancho Sahuarita Lake: Explore Rancho Sahuarita Lake, a man-made lake surrounded by a walking trail. It provides opportunities for walking, jogging, or simply enjoying the peaceful atmosphere.

  4. Sahuarita Pecan Festival: If you're visiting in November, check out the Sahuarita Pecan Festival. This annual event features live music, arts and crafts vendors, food, activities for kids, and, of course, plenty of pecans.

  5. Madera Canyon: Located nearby, Madera Canyon is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. It offers scenic hiking trails, birdwatching opportunities, and a chance to experience the beauty of the Santa Rita Mountains.

  6. Golfing: Sahuarita is home to several golf courses, including the Quail Creek Golf Course and Torres Blancas Golf Club. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf in a picturesque desert setting.

  7. Local Parks and Recreation: Sahuarita has several neighborhood parks with amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic areas. These parks offer opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation.

  8. Nearby Day Trips: Sahuarita's location allows for easy day trips to attractions in the surrounding area. You can visit downtown Tucson for shopping, dining, and exploring cultural sites, or explore other natural wonders like Saguaro National Park or the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.