- Our list of the best things to do in Nogales, Arizona, features the top 33 nearby activities — including 18 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Nogales, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Nogales, AZ , followed by 23 popular activities in nearby cities, including Tubac, Patagonia and Tumacacori
85% 155 votes
400 Patagonia Lake Road, Patagonia, AZ 85624 MoreLess Info
A lake in the desert is what comes to mind when the Patagonia Lake State Park is mentioned. It hosts various of outdoor activities like bird watching, hiking trails, Pontoon boating tours and discovery adventures of old mining camps and ghost towns.
98% 41 votes
150 Blue Heaven Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 MoreLess Info
Protects one of the country's richest riparian habitats, the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve is home to endangered birds, butterflies and fish species. Amongst the unique feature of the area is its permanent streams and verdant floodplains.
92% 38 votes
1868 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640 MoreLess Info
If spices and chili is your game, then Santa Cruz Chili & Spice will tickle your fancy. It is a family owned and run chili manufacturer and retailer. Sampling of spices is perfectly acceptable so you can buy the best and authentic Mexican spices in town.
Paton's Hummingbird Haven was the idea of two bird-lovers who, in 1974, began planting flowers and installing water features on their property. Soon after, bird watchers began visiting their premises. Since then, conditions have been created for the visitors.
97% 431 votes
1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640 MoreLess Info
A historic site and park beautifully rolled into one place—that's the Tumacacori National Historical Park. Aside from its treasure trove of ancient documents spanning back to the Spanish times, the park also hosts annual events with traditional dancing and food feasts.
Suitably described as the great Arizona escape, Parker Canyon Lake lives up to this apt description with its camping, boating and fishing grounds with scenic backcountry drive. Other activities that you can enjoy here are: stargazing, bird watching, hiking and even hunting.