- 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
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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.
Located on the historic Estancia Yerba Buena Ranch, the Kino Springs Golf Course is 6,500 yards and par-71. The 18-hole course features a wide range of woodlands and even wildlife which roam the area throughout the year.
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.
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.
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.
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.