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The City of Rio Rico, AZ

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Rio Rico is a small town in the state of Arizona. The largest nearby city to Rio Rico is Sahuarita, approximately 30 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Rio Rico, including Las Trankas Mexican Restaurant, Montura Restaurant at Tubac Golf Resort, HUA MEI, Grands Pizza and Rich River Deli & Coffee CO. For a larger selection of Rio Rico restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Rio Rico Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Canoa Ranch Golf Club, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Tumacacori National Historical Park and Tubac Golf Resort. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Rio Rico please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near Rio Rico:
- Nogales Intl. Airport (OLS)

Rio Rico, Arizona Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Rio Rico
In the month of December, Rio Rico experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 28 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.47 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Rio Rico with daytime temperatures averaging 92 degrees in the summer, and 65 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Rio Rico to receive an average of 1.29 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.4 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 109 degrees in the summer and as low as -4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Rio Rico should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 80 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.

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Rio Rico, Arizona Attractions

Canoa Ranch Golf Club Green Valley Arizona
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Canoa Ranch Golf Club  - Green Valley,
The Canoa Ranch Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Pima County Arizona. Built in 2003, this Green Valley course designed by Lee E. Schmidt & Brian Curley is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 520-393-1966. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.

 


Address: 5800 S Camino Del Sol, Green Valley, AZ 85614
Del Lago Golf Club Vail Arizona
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Del Lago Golf Club  - Vail,
The Del Lago Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Pima County Arizona. Built in 2000, this Vail course designed by Dick & Tim Nugent is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 520-647-1100. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

 


Address: 14155 E Via Rancho del Lago, Vail, AZ 85641
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Amado Arizona
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Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  - Amado,
The Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and is their largest field installation outside of their main site in Cambridge, MA. It is located near Amado, Arizona on the slopes of Mount Hopkins.

 

Haven Course At Haven Public Golf Club Green Valley Arizona
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Haven Course at Haven Public Golf Club  - Green Valley,
The Haven Course at Haven Public Golf Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Pima County Arizona. Built in 1965, this Green Valley course designed by Jack Snyder is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 520-625-4281. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 110 N Abrego Dr, Green Valley, AZ 85614
Titan Missile Museum Sahuarita Arizona
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Titan Missile Museum  - Sahuarita,
The Titan Missile Museum, which is also referred to as Air Force Facility Missile Site 8 or as Titan II ICBM Site 571-7, is a former ICBM missile site located at 1580 West Duval Mine Road, Sahuarita, Arizona. It is located about 15 miles south of Tucson. It is now a museum run by the nonprofit Arizona Aerospace Foundation which includes a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile still in its silo as well as the original launch facilities.
Torres Blancas Golf Club Green Valley Arizona
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Torres Blancas Golf Club  - Green Valley,
The Torres Blancas Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Pima County Arizona. Built in 1995, this Green Valley course designed by Lee Trevino is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 520-625-5200. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 3233 S Abrego, Green Valley, AZ 85614
Tubac Golf Resort Arizona
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Tubac Golf Resort  - Tubac,
The Tubac Golf Resort is a 27 hole resort golf course in Santa Cruz County Arizona. Built in 1959, this Tubac course designed by Red Lawrence is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 520-398-2221. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1 Otero Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park Arizona
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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park  - Tubac,
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, located in Tubac, Arizona, preserves the ruins of the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac and various other buildings, thereby presenting a timeline of human settlement in this Southern Arizona town. The park contains a museum, a number of historic sites, an underground archeology exhibit displaying the excavated foundations of the Tubac Presidio, and a picnic area. Various cultural events are held on-site throughout the year, including Anza Days, Los Tubaquenos living history presentations, archeological tours, and nature walks.
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Tumacacori National Historical Park  - Nogales,
Tumacacori National Historical Park is a museum that is situated in the upper Santa Cruz River Valley of southern Arizona. The park protects the ruins of three Spanish mission communities, two of which are National Historic Landmark sites, and it also contains the Tumacacori Museum, a historic landmark building built in 1937 that is also a National Historic Landmark. The park consists of 360 acres in three separate units.
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Rio Rico, Arizona Hotels

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Esplendor Resort At Rio Rico
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Esplendor Resort At Rio Rico
1069 Camino Caralampi
Rio Rico, AZ 85648

 

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Tubac Country Inn
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Tubac Country Inn
13 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646

 

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Best Western Sonora Inn & Suites Nogales
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Best Western Sonora Inn & Suites Nogales
750 W Shell Road
Nogales, AZ

 

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Tubac Golf Resort & Spa
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Tubac Golf Resort & Spa
1 Otero Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646

 

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nogales
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nogales
850 W Shell Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621

 

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Best Western Sonora Inn Stes
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Best Western Sonora Inn Stes
750 W Shell Road
Nogales, AZ 85621

 

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Candlewood Suites Nogales
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Candlewood Suites Nogales
875 N Frank Reed Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621

 

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Super 8 Nogales
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Super 8 Nogales
547 W Mariposa Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621-1076

 

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Motel 6 Nogales
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Motel 6 Nogales
141 W Mariposa Road I-19 At Sr 18/mariposa Road Exit #4
Nogales, AZ

 

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El Dorado Inn Suites
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El Dorado Inn Suites
884 North Grand Avenue
Nogales, AZ 85621

 

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Rio Rico, Arizona Restaurants

This is a list of Rio Rico Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Bar & Grill Restaurants, Truck Stops and Fine Dining Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Montura Restaurant at Tubac Golf Resort
65 Avenida De Otero
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)398-2678
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Las Trankas Mexican Restaurant
1139 West Frontage Road
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)377-7153
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Rich River Deli & Coffee CO
1060 Yavapai Drive
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)761-1996
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Grands Pizza
1060 Yavapai Drive
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)377-0059
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HUA MEI
1060 Yavapai Drive
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)281-5895
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La Placita Number Two
1060 Yavapai Dr
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)377-8456
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Rio Rico Resort
1069 Camino Caralampi
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)281-1901
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Ruby Corners
775 East Frontage Road
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)281-4290
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Pilot Travel Center
769 East Frontage Road
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520)377-0001
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Melio's Trattoria
2261 East Frontage Rd
Tubac, AZ 85640
(520)398-8494
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Tubac Presidio State Park

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Titan Missile Museum

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