Fairfield Inn & Suites Tucson North/Oro Valley
Check rates and availability for this hotel
Find the best prices for Fairfield Inn & Suites Tucson North/Oro Valley from our 9 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Oro Valley
We wanted more time with family and friends in Tucson. One more round of thinning out stuff we don't need, picking up a few things we do, and getting Bertha ready to head east. It's been great to have time with the family and long talks. Oh and Julie learned how to shoot a rifle and a hand gun including a bit of self defense lessons too. Colin said it' a bit like his EMT. Good skills to have but you hope you never have to use them.
I will end the blog in Tucson. The trailer is unpacked and we're settling in to Donna and Bob's house for the winter. We're definitely going to enjoy the weather here and getting outside without putting on long underwear, coats, and hats. I won't miss driving on ice and snow. Our plan right now is to stay until the end of March. The jury is still out as to whether or not we want to move out of Alaska. Maybe we will just be Snowbirds. Total miles driven since we left Anchorage: ...
... and water at our site. However, due to some confusion on their website, we had neither. Lynn checked at the Ranger's Office and got one night in B62 which had both. It was a great site. Lynn spotted two coyotes (coyoats) to us northerners. They were just at the edge of the CG and seemed unafraid. I got a few shots of a vermillon flycatcher, which is a real treat. We did get out for a hike of about three miles. We visited the site of ...
... camp in Wahweap at Lake Powell. Had chicken pesto packets, rice, and s'mores. The dinner was AMAZING! Fell asleep happily and easily in the seemingly secure tent. It's weird how without my queen size bed at home I still slept like a baby on a thin one inch matt and a sleeping bag... camping works in mysterious ways. ...
After breakfast Ellen and her sister, Kathleen, took us on a walk around their desert community. One of the things unique about New Mexico and Arizona is the architecture and the way homes are tucked into the surrounding landscape barely visible, usually no higher than the surrounding trees. It gives one the feeling of openness and more of a connection with nature.
Nancy has never been enamored of the desert landscape in general, it seems ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center