"Oro Valley" Oro Valley by Yaqui

Oro Valley Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 47 photos

Located at the bottom of beautiful Pusch Ridge within the Santa Catalina Moutain range. It was once home of the Hohokam Native Americans 500 AD. During the 16th century the Apache Native Americans hunted and lived here during when the Spanish Conquistadors explored this area. She remained at cattle crazing land till the 60's.

During the 1960's when some folks didn't want to live in the Tuscon city limits, started to settle this area and in 1974 it was incorporated as a city. Oro Valley was even voted in 2008 as one of the best places to live. I can understand why with its very upscaled trendy shoping, restaurants, and homes. We felt very safe here.

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  • In a nutshell:Beautiful mountain landscapes~
  • Last visit to Oro Valley: Dec 2010
  • Intro Updated Aug 21, 2011
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  • lmkluque's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2013 at 6:08 AM

    Looks like a great place for a peaceful holiday! I like to find local grocery stores too Dee! Thanks for the tour.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2012 at 12:21 PM

    Great opening shot of the moon over those lovely red mountains! And that tree of knowledge sculpture is wonderful, and so apt for a library :-)The apartment looks good, and I like the look of El Charro - and the sound of the margaritas!!

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    Oct 1, 2011 at 9:39 AM

    Tree of Knowledge sculpture is excellent. Nice Time Share. Another great place to enjoy being a family. Love the way you travel to nearby places as well as Tourist locations.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2011 at 9:18 AM

    Hi, Dee!~ Thanks for your superb tour of that remote place...The Tree of Knwledge is really amazing...I will use the quote during my lessons with students tomorrow...~Take care!~

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“~Happy Trails, Keep the Faith and Keep Dreaming!~”

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