Retire in Tubac, AZ

Livability Score
42
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Nickel's Diner

There's something for everyone here. If you feel like breakfast, BBQ, sandwiches, soup, mac 'n cheese, homemade fries/chips, or just dessert this is your...

2. The Goods

We were anticipating fabulous food from the Goods! They succeeded! The menu items will please anyone who is looking for fresh, healthy organic, reasonable...

3. La Bocanita

Good service and everything but there is so many flies other wise great service and great food . They have to improve there speed it took a while to cook...

4. Elvira's

This is one of those restaurants that unless you walk in, you'll never know what you've been missing. Not only do they serve high quality Mexican dishes but...

5. Las Trankas Restaurant

I was spending the week in Nogales for work and needed to find something for dinner. Since my coworker lives in Rio Rico and it was only about 10 minutes...

Golf
1. Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

My wife and I loved this resort in Tubac, which is about a three hour drive from our home in north Scottsdale. We had a huge room, which was right on the...

2. Rio Rico Golf Course Maintenance

Great course! Well manicured and friendly staff.

3. Rio Rico Resort & Country Club

This address and Yelp page is specifically for their golf course, which I will review in it's entirety, which honestly shouldn't even be open as a golf...

Active
1. Tumacácori National Historical Park

Wife and I loved this historic park, especially the mission. We watched a 14 minute video giving us insights to the history of this park. There were many...

2. Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

My wife and I loved this resort in Tubac, which is about a three hour drive from our home in north Scottsdale. We had a huge room, which was right on the...

3. Tubac Healing Arts Center

This studio just opened recently. It's the latest and greatest yoga studio in Tubac. I only had the chance to attend one class on Wednesday morning with...

4. Canoa Ranch Social Center

Absolutely the best. Love the gym, love the salt water pool. Nice place. It is part of GVR - Green Valley Recreation.

5. Patagonia Lake

My pup and I make an impromptu camping trip and fell instantly in love. Patagonia Lake, located just north of the U.S.-Mexico border, is a nice reprieve...

Arts
1. Tubac Presidio State Park

Wife and I enjoyed our visit to Tubac and learning the history of this historical town. The Park was very nice and well done, we were steered to the Mission...

2. Cobalt Fine Arts Gallery

My wife spoke with the store owner Mesia about the possibility of having an artist I admired (Lawrence Lee) at Cobalt gallery months ago paint a...

3. Tubac Center of the Arts

Every artsy town need a place to display the local talent. The Tubac Center of the Arts does that and more. Once or twice a year they host a members show...

4. Bruce Baughman Gallery

Bruce is a phenomenal artist that has evoked many emotions for me through his paintings. My husband and I are very proud owners of four of his original...

5. Casa Maya de Mexico

Great little shop in the Tubac Village with Mexican imports and other great arts and crafts pieces. Some of the ironwork seems to be priced a tad high. I...

Shopping
1. Untamed Confections

such an interesting treat! I've never had caramels made from honey, but they were so good. similar in flavor to others, but they weren't sticky or tough....

2. Tumacookery

This is a fun little shop with many little gadgets to choose from. While some of these items can be found in many stores there were some little gems that I...

3. Dos Corazones

Absolutely amazing find! If you find something you love, you better not hesitate to buy it because if you blink it will be gone.

4. Sunrise Jewelers & Trading Company

Love this place! We got our wedding set custom designed here. We came in with images of a few rings I wanted for wedding rings (A little of this a little of...

5. Cobalt Fine Arts Gallery

My wife spoke with the store owner Mesia about the possibility of having an artist I admired (Lawrence Lee) at Cobalt gallery months ago paint a...

Health
1. Dental Laser Nogales

Dental work in the US is so expensive, I went to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico after researching Dental Laser. My experiences at this facility have been very...

2. Lasting Impressions

Deanna went above and beyond to make sure that my eyebrows were PERFECT, which they are! Her artistic ability is the best touch a permanent make-up artist...

3. Sahuarita Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics

So far so good. Great people, VERY professional, I would highly recommend them. They actually have a very sophisticated Technology set up I even got a text...

4. Vista Eye Care

My husband and I have gone to Vista Eye Care in Green Valley since moving to the area almost nine years ago. We have been seen by three of their doctors...

5. Green Valley Hospital

I used to live in Tubac AZ. I am currently back for a visit. Tubac is roughly 30 miles north of the Mexican border at Nogales and 45 miles south of Tucson...