Tubac is worth a visit if you’re staying in the Tucson area. It is one of the oldest settlements in Arizona. Early inhabitants were the Pima and O’odham Indian tribes, and the first Spanish missionary arrived in 1691 to establish a mission and ranch. During the 1800’s it was abandoned at times because of Apache raids but flourished at other times. It is now a thriving town of artists, artisans, and importers, a wonderful place to shop as well as visit the old Presidio. Visit their website for information about festivals, art shows, and other local happenings. Located about an hour south of Tucson, our Hacienda guests often shop there for Mexican imports.