Nogales is Arizona's largest Mexican border town. Indeed, Nogales, Arizona sits across the border from Nogales, Mexico. It is the most popular border town in Arizona with plenty of shopping. Nogales is a great place to experience the Mexican culture, attested to by the large number of U.S. tourists who visit each year. It is a friendly place with a certain old-world charm.
In the Nogales area are some nice recreational opportunities. Pena Blanca Lake and Patagonia Lake offer some good fishing and boating opportunities. The nearby Santa Rita Mountains and Huachuca Mountains offer hiking and camping.
The climate in Nogales is ideal, with low humidity and lots of sunshine. Average winter high temperatures are about 63 degrees.
Nogales is located on the Mexican border about 65 miles south of Tucson along I-19. It is 175 miles southeast of Phoenix.
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