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Rio Rico overview

Rio Rico is a relaxing place surrounded by picturesque views of mountains. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Palo Duro Creek Golf Course and Kino Springs Golf Club. Head to Tumacacori National Historical Park and Patagonia Lake State Park to make some memories. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Rio Rico is for you.

Where to stay in Rio Rico

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Rio Rico has accommodations to fit every need. There are 15 hotels in the Rio Rico area, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 6 2-star hotels with an average price of $40 per night
  • • 6 3-star hotels with an average price of $64 per night
  • • 3 4-star hotels with an average price of $85 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 830 user reviews of Rio Rico hotels: Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico (Rio Rico)

How to get to Rio Rico

Fly in to Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.), 42.5 mi (68.3 km) from downtown Rio Rico.

What to see around Rio Rico

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Palo Duro Creek Golf Course
  • • Kino Springs Golf Club
  • • Canoa Ranch Golf Club
  • • San Ignacio Golf Club
  • • Canoa Hills Golf Course
Its mountain views and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Tumacacori National Historical Park
  • • Patagonia Lake State Park
  • • Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
  • • Madera Canyon
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • La Entrada de Tubac
  • • Nogales Mall
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
  • • Tubac Center of the Arts
  • • Whipple Observatory Visitors Center
  • • Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
  • • John Ward's Ranch Historic Site

When to visit Rio Rico

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 75°F day, 27°F night
  • • April-June: 97°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 97°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.1 inches
  • • April-June: 0.9 inches
  • • July-September: 10.2 inches
  • • October-December: 3.3 inches