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Oro Valley, AZ Travel and Vacation Getaways

WorldMark Rancho Vistoso Outside Pool There is much to see and do here for family vacationers as well as couples embarking on a special getaway. This sun-drenched destination in the spectacular Arizona desert, which is enveloped by the Santa Catalina Mountains, offers outdoor activities like hiking, biking, golf, rock climbing and horseback riding. You'll also discover must-see museums and historic sites. What's more, you'll enjoy easy access to the Mexico border for a day of sightseeing and exploring.

Oro Valley, Arizona Vacation Destination

Cacti is the gold of Oro Valley, where green arms reach out to the ever blazing sun each and every day of the year. Explore the natural flora and fauna of this outstretch land of central Arizona desert and embrace its history and everlasting repute. The Santa Catalina Mountains reflect the sunshine year round, soaking in 350 days of shimmery rays that truly embrace the desert spirit.

The Pima Air & Space Museum offers a unique perspective in the desert, where more than 200 aircraft is on display. Open daily, and just 30 miles from the resort, it's a perfect haunt for aerial enthusiasts. The museum's stunning display of original WWII barracks and model military aircraft that date from WWII to modern era will excite even the most tepid traveler.

Oro Valley, Arizona Travel Tips

  • Activities - The resort has an abundance of recreational activities for your entertainment, including caves, horseback riding, rock climbing, golf and nearby hiking.
  • Packing Tips - Encircled by the Santa Catalina mountains, Oro Valley has year round desert weather so pack for warm days with hats, sunscreen and comfortable, light clothing. Prepare for possible rain and cool evenings as well.
  • Best Attractions - You can't miss the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum — an all-in-one zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 68°F
  • February: 71°F
  • March: 77°F
  • April: 85°F
  • May: 93°F
  • June: 102°F
  • July: 101°F
  • August: 99°F
  • September: 97°F
  • October: 87°F
  • November: 76°F
  • December: 67°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Tucson, AZ
  • Green Valley, AZ
  • Coolidge, AZ
  • Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Nogales, AZ
  • Apache Junction, AZ

Nearby Airports

  • Tucson Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Oro Valley Hospital
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Southern Arizona Urgent Care