• Rancho de la Osa

    Rancho De La Osa: Experience one of the most historic properties in the west and an easy drive from Tucson or Tubac.  Enjoy a scenic horseback ride on trails frequented by U.S. Presidents and legendary figures like Pancho Villa. Relax in the room where Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell stayed and the house where the Marshall Plan was drafted. Enjoy a cool drink in the oldest continually occupied building in Arizona. Witness an unprecedented amount of stars with unmatched clarity from a coal black sky. Hike and climb to 7,730 feet in the majestic Baboquivari Mountain range.

    Rancho De La Osa is a sportsman’s paradise situated on 590 acres and surrounded by an additional 120,000 acres of Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge. We are located less than 1 ½ hour drive from Tucson in Sasabe, Arizona, high in the Sonoran Desert along the Mexican Border. Our ranch offers an unparalleled experience with exceptional food and wine, unmatched hospitality from our staff, historically important buildings to captivate your senses and enough activities to keep you and your family busy day and night.

    Be a part of history and join us for a truly unique and extraordinary vacation experience.

  • Everyone is treated like a VIP at Rancho de la Osa, but here's your opportunity to stay in a room occupied by U.S. Presidents, Hollywood celebrities, famous authors and other dignitaries. All inclusive rates include:

    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    • All Horse-Back Riding Adventures (Except Lessons)
    • Guided Off-Road Tours
    • Guided Electric Fat Tire Mountain Bikes
    • Sport Shooting and 22 Range
    • Archery Hiking & Bird Watching
    • Ranch Entertainment - Outdoor Games

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  • Horseback Riding Program - If you're an experienced rider or never been on a horse, we've got the ride for you. Our wranglers will match you with a horse appropriate to your experience level and lead you on scenic rides through sandy washes, over rocky terrain, past incredible rock formations and across lush desert grasslands. For more experienced riders, loping and trotting can be incorporated into rides where the terrain allows. Lessons are also available. Horseback riding is available to children 5 years and older. Children 8 years and older may qualify for trotting and loping during rides.

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  • Rancho de la Osa is entirely secluded and peaceful and we aim to keep it that way. But, it's also a sportsman's paradise with diverse wildlife, endless amounts of trails and incredible mountain views. If you're looking to relax in a peaceful oasis or embark on a bucket list adventure vacation, you've certainly come to the right place. Check out just a few of our activities to keep you busy during your stay at Rancho de la Osa. Go on an off-road adventure in one of our UTVs (Utility Task Vehicle). Our guide will take you and up to four other guests on an adventure to the United States-Mexico border or take you on a trip to explore the nearby ghost town ruins.

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