Tumacacori National Historical Park

Tumacacori National Historical Park offers visitors a fascinating trip back in history. Three separate sections cover 360 acres protecting three Spanish mission communities. You can learn about it all in the Tumacacori Museum, which is housed in a building constructed in 1937. Since visitors can search mission records that go back to the 17th century, the Tumacacori National Historical Park provides a unique look into American, Native American, and Mexican life in the area. 

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Things To Do Near Tumacacori National Historical Park

The Tumacacori National Historical Park is a fun destination with beautiful scenery, wildflowers, and wildlife. This is a place where you can get some fresh air while you learn something. Since there are three separate units to explore, staying in an RV is the perfect way to move easily between each spot, and it provides a convenient way to navigate the Sonoran desert.

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How To Get To Tumacacori National Historical Park

Tumacacori National Historic Park is roughly 45 minutes south of Tucson, Arizona. From Tucson, turn onto the South Freeway and head out of town. Turn onto I-10 East. Travel south to Exit 260 to Interstate I-19 toward Nogales. Follow that south out of town and through Amado. When you get to Tubac, take Exit 34. Turn left onto Bario do Tubac. Then, turn right onto I-19 Frontage Road. Follow that road to the park. 


1891 I-19 Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640

Fee: 7-Day Pass $10.0

Tumacacori National Historic Park is a treasure in southern Arizona, very close to the Mexican border. You will enjoy the stunning desert beauty of the area, which features tall cacti, a variety of wildlife, and beautiful plants. The weather is always warm and inviting. Besides the flora and fauna in the area, you can enjoy learning about the local history by exploring the park's three separate sites. Explore the Spanish missions and the Tumacacori Museum. Take a walking tour of the area, and enjoy friendly customer service at the nearby shops and restaurants. Traveling this area in an RV means you'll be free to move from highlight to highlight. Furthermore, you'll have easy access to air conditioning during the heat of the day.