- The list below includes 37 free or cheap things to do in or near Tumacacori, Arizona, including 39 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Shops, Other Landmarks, Art Gallery and National & State Parks.
- From Tumacacori National Historical Park to Santa Cruz Chili & Spice, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tumacacori and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tubac, Nogales, Patagonia and Green Valley.
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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.
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.
An open-air museum, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park used to be Arizona's biggest city. Among the places of interest in the area are the 17th century old excavated parts of the presidio plus a lively historic narration of Tubac's colorful past.
Open since 1988, the Karin Newby Gallery & Sculpture Garden exhibits an eclectic array of artwork by local, regional, and nationally known artists. The gallery is heavily involved with various charitable causes, as well.
Tubac Center of the Arts is a facility that showcases old artworks made by locals. It is also a place where art classes are held from pottery, painting, and drawing to art classes. Scheduled events are also hosted here from theater performances to art exhibits.
La Paloma de Tubac displays a collection of 10,000 items of Latin American folk art including collections of Mexican pottery, clothing and jewelry. They offer unique accent pieces and work with hundreds of artisans in villages from Mexico to Argentina.