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  • Published on March 29, 2021 - 23:31 GMT

    The Historic Mescal Western Movie Set Rides Again!

    A piece of western movie heritage is saved for future generations. MESCAL, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, March 29, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Kartchner Ventures has announced it has acquired the rights and is reopening the western Mescal Movie Set. Mescal was the sister location of Old Tucson Studios, which closed in 2020 due to Covid. The Mescal set is located outside of Benson, Arizona. It was a popular site for western movies because of its isolated desert location surrounded by mountain backdrops. …

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  • Published on March 24, 2021 - 19:02 GMT

    The Scandalous History of Mining in the Tucson Mountains

    The mines were largely unproductive but kidnapping, embezzlement, and bankruptcies made headlines. TUCSON, AZ, UNITED STATES, March 24, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The Tucson Mountains were once extensively prospected for copper, silver, and gold. The Mountains are the remains of a massive collapsed volcano. Masses of granite and quartz veins are apparent throughout the area, and the possibility of valuable minerals led to prospecting. Early mining activity started in the 1690s after the founding of San …

  • Published on February 23, 2021 - 11:00 GMT

    Now's the Time to Schedule the ULTIMATE Birding Trip and Vacation to Tucson and Southern Arizona

    Which state has the highest species list of any state without an ocean coastline? Arizona with over 560 species. TUCSON, AZ, UNITED STATES, February 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Combine your next bird-watching trip with a "regular vacation" in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Southern Arizona is considered one of the three best birding locations in North America. Tucson is a haven for historical and cultural attractions, along with an abundance of outdoor activities. The diversity of birds …

  • Published on January 27, 2021 - 12:00 GMT

    7 Reasons to Hike & Explore the Tucson Mountains

    Regardless of interest, conditioning, and experience, there is a trail for you in the Tucson Mountains. TUCSON, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, January 27, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Do you love to hike? The Tucson Mountains, with its lush Sonoran Desert landscape and volcanic rock formations, is one of the most unusual hiking locations in the country. For nearly 100 years, hikers from all over the world have enjoyed the 150+ trails that criss-cross this range through local and national parks. Surrounded in a …

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