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The area is known for its unique blend of Native American, Spanish colonial, Mexican and Anglo cultures. Located at an elevation of 2,900 feet, at the foot of the ruggedly spectacular Santa Rita Mountain Range, Green Valley and the surrounding areas are blessed with sunshine more than 300 days a year.
Tucson International Airport is located off Interstate 19, about 23 miles north of Green Valley.
Annual temperatures average 80 degrees during the daytime and 50 degrees at night, making the area a prime attraction for visitors who flock here to enjoy outdoor activities, especially golf, all year long.
The sunny and mild winters, healthful, clean dry air and combination of rolling grasslands, high desert and majestic mountains and canyons also lure hikers, tennis players, bird watchers, bicyclists, horseback riders, and swimmers to visit or, better yet, move to Green Valley each year.
Green Valley offers an abundance of recreational facilities, including nine golf courses, 12 recreation
centers, 23 heated swimming pools, shuffleboard, tennis,bocce and racquetball courts.
Things to See around Green Valley
BISBEE Rustic, charming, turn-of-the-century western town. Home of Lavender Pit Mine. One of the world's largest open-pit copper mines.
MADERA CANYON Located in the Santa Rita Mts. east of Green Valley, home to many plants and animals rare in the U.S. Also one of the bird-watching hot spots.
MT. HOPKINS/SMITHSONIAN OBSERVATORY
TOMBSTONE - "The Town Too Tough to Die". Historic silver boomtown & the OK Corral.