Sculpted through the desert and framed by distant mountain peaks, Wickenburg Country Club's 18-hole course roams across 6,320 yards of dazzling terrain. Fresh off an October 2011 overseeding, the course's fairways, greens, and tee boxes blanket the arid terrain with a thick carpet of immaculately mown grass stitched by palm trees, intervening waterways, and tumbleweeds that generously lead golfers to wayward balls. The course bounds over naturally undulating terrain that creates numerous uphill and downhill shots, which gives an advantage to players who trust their yardages and can handle sidehill lies. After rounds, players can continue honing their game at the driving range, check out golf apparel at the pro shop, or drink in views of the rolling, sandstone-hued tundra amid the adobe accents of the clubhouse patio, where clubbers can recapitulate memorable shots or interrogate each other's 9-irons about the veracity of their owners' scorecard.
Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 71 course * Length of 6,320 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 70.5 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 128 from the farthest tees * Three tee options * Link to scorecard
Desert Caballeros Western Museum traces its origins back to 1960, when local leaders including Barry Goldwater and H. K. MacLennan founded the non-profit "to collect and preserve the history, learning, lore and mementos incident to the development of Wickenburg and the Arizona Territory." What started as a small-town museum blossomed into a regional institution full of artifacts of the Old West and Arizona culture. Thanks to the tireless work of local historians and curators, as well as hundreds of volunteers, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum draws droves of visitors to Wickenburg with its insightful art collections, historical exhibits, and hands-on learning opportunities.
Visitors can take in the picturesque landscape of the nearby Boyd Ranch as they converse with real-life cowboys and horses, or decorate their homes with paintings and sculptures made by Western women at the Cowgirl Up! exhibition. Regular exhibits enrich minds of all ages, dazzling guests with intricate artwork and pottery, the natural beauty of the gem collection, and the tiny, tiny people living inside the historical dioramas.
At Florencia Pizza Bistro, spreading tomato sauce on a disk of housemade crust is indeed tradition, but a tradition that has a few exceptions. The Snow White?a recipe that has been with the bistro staff for more than 30 years?arranges basil, minced garlic, tomatoes, and cheese atop extra-virgin olive oil. Eight specialty pizzas and five pesto pizzas embrace this tomato-less approach, allowing the richness of toppings such as walnuts, italian sausage, and kalamata olives to hold the tongue's attention.
With the menu as their guide, guests can select a pre-established pizza or build an original one of their own. Gluten-free crust and low-fat cheese options accommodate dietary restrictions, and half-baked pizzas allow patrons to heat up their meals later, in the comforts of their gym?s sauna. Calzones, sandwiches, and panini?made with the same housemade pizza crust for bread?also wrap meats and veggies in a toasty embrace.
Cowboy Way Adventures’ veteran wranglers traverse this vast landscape and know the wilds of Arizona almost as well as they know the muscular steeds they captain. To introduce others to the untamed beauty of the Arizona countryside, they match riders with compatible horses and lead guided trail rides.
After pairing each guest with a steed that moonlights as a cattle horse and occasional lounge singer, the wranglers take parties through the pine-filled Prescott mountains, trotting alongside rocky cliffs and through the Verde River. Riders in Wickenburg wander down Sonoran Desert trails, past saguaro cacti and sandy washes that lick the bases of soaring cliffs. Those in Sedona follow red-dirt cattle trails before circling back to the stables, guided by the windmill in the distance.
Wranglers ensure a comfortable yet exciting journey that allows beginners to saunter along and advanced equestrians to gallop up hills and naturally occurring escalators.
THIS HISTORIC GUEST RANCH AND GOLF CLUB RANCHO DE LOSCABALLEROS IS LOCATED NORTHWEST OF PHOENIX IN THE BEAUTIFULHIGH SONORAN DESERT. FEATURING 79 HACIENDA STYLE GUESTBEDROOMS AND SUITES EQUIPPED WITH FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ANDDIRECT TV SATELLITE TELEVISION. DISCOVER THE ROMANCE OF THEWIDE OPEN RANGE WITH 20000 ACRES...18 HOLES OF GOLF...FULLSERVICE SPA AND 100 HORSES FOR EXPLORING OUR RUGGED TRAILS.WE ARE A FULL AMERICAN PLAN WINTER GUEST RANCH OPEN OCTOBERTO MAY OFFERING 3 DELECTABLE DAILY MEALS. LOUNGE AROUND OURPEARL SHAPED POOL UNDER AN ENDLESS BLUE SKY OR TAKE A LESSONFROM OUR RESIDENT TENNIS PRO. WATCH THE FLAMING COLORS OFSUNSET LIGHT THE HORIZON AS A MESQUITE CAMPFIRE CRACKLES TOLIFE. SHOOT AT OUR TRAP AND SKEET RANGE WITH EXCELLENTINSTRUCTORS FOR EVERY LEVEL...OR DISCOVER THE FLORA ANDFAUNA OF THE SONORAN DESERT ON HORSEBACK RIDES AND TRAILHIKES AS WELL AS BIRD WATCHING OUTINGS.
Big O Tires outfits wheels with tires from Michelin, Goodyear and other trusted brands, all backed by a three-year warranty and a lifetime of rotations. The retailer has been in the road-ready rubber trade since 1962, when it began as a single co-op; over the past five decades, it has blossomed into a network of more than 500 locations, spanning 21 states. The shops’ ASE-certified technicians not only specialize in tires, but also tend autos with a comprehensive array of repair and maintenance services. They deftly change oil, replace brakes, and meticulously administer free 22-point safety inspections, which ensure that headlights work and that wiper blades aren’t actually sleeping rattlesnakes.