- The list below includes 30 free or cheap things to do in or near Nogales, Arizona, including 32 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Nogales City Library to Arizona State Government, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Nogales and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tubac, Patagonia and Tumacacori.
Nogales City Library offers Internet computer access, 56,000 volumes and dozens of newspapers and magazines. They also provide a weekly Storytime, homework help, special after school programs for children and Special collections which include Spanish language books.
Consisting of 265 acres of surface area, Patagonia Lake State Park offers visitors a man-made lake to fish, canoe, and kayak in. Native birds like hummingbirds, doves, and vultures can be spotted at the park.
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123 W Kino Park, Nogales, AZ 85621 MoreLess Info
For visitors new to the area, Nogales-SCC Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Tourism Center offers resources such as brochures, maps, and general information about the local attractions. The staff members aid visitors in planning their trip.
Located in a historic city hall, Pimeria Alta Museum depicts the history of the early Spanish settlers and Native American inhabitants of the region. In addition to old jail cells, visitors can browse an antique fire truck.
Hilltop Gallery is the only permanent art collection in the region with both exhibit and education activities that join U.S. and Mexico cultures while continuously curating works from the best artists throughout Mexico to hang alongside U.S. artists.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Historic Santa Cruz County Courthouse features two museums for visitors to browse containing historical artifacts from the region. The Arizona Ranger Museum features photographs, documents, and clothing from past Arizona Rangers.
The Pimeria Alta Historical Society is named for the historical home of the northern Pima Indian tribe. The society is dedicated to preserving and celebrating local history and heritage, and maintains a variety of exhibits.
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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.