Tubac, AZ 85646
- Tourist Entity
Scenic high desert vistas surround Tubac, and the village enjoys a year-around economy that benefits from summer temperatures Arizona Office of Tourism Official Logonotably cooler than Tucson or Phoenix. More than 100 businesses now line Tubac's meandering streets, and a full day can be enjoyed wandering through the numerous art galleries, working studios and gift shops. The Tubac Center of the Arts provides a full range of arts programming, and seasonal exhibitions should not be missed. A variety of locally owned restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and our comfortable bed & breakfasts mean that your visit to Tubac doesn't have to end when the shops close!
The Art Colony of Tubac was established in 1752 as a Spanish presidio (fort). Working artists' studios now surround the grounds which once served as the home for a Spanish military garrison. Tubac remembers its origins at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park located in the village's Old Town. No visit to Tubac is complete without a stop at Arizona's First State Park.
We hope you enjoy your visit to our unique village known as the place "Where Art and History Meet!"