Top 9 Ranches In Tucson, Arizona - Updated 2024

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Tucson is an enticing region nestled in the Pima Country of Arizona State. Home to around 500,000 people, it exhibits vast expanses of desert region where you can spot a diverse variety of flora and fauna. Colossal architectural masterpieces, rare wildlife, lush national parks, and a variety of Mexican dishes to savour - the city has enough activities to keep you from having a dull moment. Want to soak in the rustic vibes of its farmlands? All you might need is booking your stay in one of its ranches where modern luxuries and nature come together to paint a perfect-holiday picture for you. If you are struggling to choose from the best ranches in Tucson, Arizona, don’t miss out on our compiled list of top-notch farm stays in this desert paradise.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 20, 2024.

1. Rustic ranch stay with an organic garden (from USD 124)

Stretched over a 5-acre (2-hectare) land, this rustic farm stay calls for a hassle-free vacation amidst the wilderness with its lush expanses of trees and cactus gardens. The guests at the property will have the entire home to themselves where they can soak in the charm of its scenic surroundings or spend time with goats, bunnies, and tortoises. There is also an on-site organic garden where you can unwind or enjoy an action-packed evening by enjoying the slides or zip-lining. The place comes as a happy surprise for peace-seekers for its large cactus garden forms an ideal spot to sit and watch the yellow-bellied finches or enjoy the picturesque sunsets. A short drive from here will take you to the downtown area where you can savour a heart-filled dinner at one of its popular restaurants.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
4.11 km (2.6 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
165 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful breakfast muffins and coffee were provided for our morning
the beds were heavenly
the space was very comfortable and exactly as described
beautiful setting great beds sweet animals
very clean and comfortable place
the suite was clean and beautiful
and the casita was immaculately clean
spotless beautiful and super comfortable interior space
the hacienda is beautiful and spotlessly clean
grounds were beautiful and the host was so generous in letting us explore
debbie was an amazing host
debbie is a gracious and very generous host
gorgeous desert gardens and a back in time retreat kind of feel
debbie is an awesome host and was very attentive upon arrival
amazing location close to many restaurants and the bike loop
we enjoyed long walks along the river park also close by
great location room to roam easy access to urban pleasures hiking and the loop
i stayed at debbie’s wonderful place in order to be near my son’s wedding venue
this is a perfect place it's located so close to restaurants and shops but is a peaceful sanctuary
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2. Serene retreat by the desert (from USD 70)

Embrace the serene backdrops of the Saguaro desert at this quaint property where you will wake up to the melodious sound of chirping of birds. Set on a 5-acre (2-hectare) land, it brings you awe-inspiring views of lazy sunsets and monsoon drizzles. Whether you want to rush for local tours or discover the beautiful setting on horseback, this farm retreat won’t leave you disappointed. Just a short walk from the ranch will get you to the Pantano Wash where you can unwind for hours at a stretch. With a diverse variety of birds residing over here, this ranch is a perfect getaway for photo fanatics, birders, and nature lovers.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
18.35 km (11.5 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
319 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the pergola and from the patio outside the room were great
we loved the quiet ambience and especially the outdoor patio for our morning breakfast
the space is comfortable serene and secluded
the ranch is absolutely gorgeous comfortable and romantic (we actually got engaged here )
they were well taken care of with all amenities especially a continental breakfast
everything is very clean and beautifully furnished
our room was very clean quiet beautifully decorated and very comfortable
the place is spotless welcoming and comfortable
everything was incredibly clean warm and welcoming and we hope to go back soon
great hosts
marvelous property and outstanding hosts
our hosts were a lovely couple
cal and celine are great hosts
celine and cal were great hosts
the location was perfect
and a great location very close to saguaro national park yet still convenient to tuscon
such a unique and comfortable location we were there last year and chose to go back again
the entire location is absolutely beautiful
their place is set in a tranquil location with easy access to multiple different biomes for hiking
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3. Spacious property with library (from USD 79)

Just minutes’ walk away from several shopping and dining destinations, this spacious cottage is nestled on a 9-acre (3.6-hectare) land brimming with natural beauty and peace. Guests can spend their day relaxing at the queen-size bed, perusing the in-house library, or engaging in day trips suggested by the host. The property also encompasses a kitchen where you can prepare delectable meals for yourself and your family. Alternatively, you can treat your taste buds with a healthy plate of fruits (picked from the trees on the property) and eggs (courtesy of the chickens on the ranch) for breakfast, served at the retreat.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
22.05 km (13.7 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
348 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room with all the amenities you could need
straight drive to dove mountain beautiful yard delicious breakfast and beautiful views
nice huge room and private bath
we had many great conversations over delicious homemade breakfasts and desserts
delightful stay in spacious room at carol’s
the place was extremely clean and spotless throughout the entire house
very clean and beautiful home with amazing people to have a conversation with
the room was comfortable and clean
great host and awesome accommodations
carol was a lovely host
awesome setting and cordial hosts
carol & ray are amazing host's
carol and ray were wonderful hosts
wow choose this place
the location is very well situated about 30 minutes to the saguaro np west
breakfast was delicious and we really enjoyed walking through her meditation path
staying at carol's place was a wonderful break from the traditional hotels or other room stays
make time in your stay to walk the groomed trail carol and her husband have lovingly tended
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4. Budget farmhouse with private patio (from USD 99)

Fill your senses with the rustic feel at this homemade property that adorns the 4-acre (1.6-hectare) land studded with mesquite and bamboo. Though it is 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) away from the downtown area, the tall tree plantations, birds, horses, and River Park won’t let you miss out on the rural charm of the city. As a guest, you can enjoy free access to two bedrooms, a study room, and a private patio with a small refrigerator. If you are interested in mingling with your hosts, feel free to join them for breakfast between 7am to 9pm.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
10.19 km (6.4 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
43 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
their place was very spacious clean and was surrounded by very lovely plants
the hosts are fabulous
susan and david were great hosts
susan is a wonderful host
the grounds are rustic but the hosts are very friendly
beyond being great hosts susan and david are delightful people
the location was perfect
it was perfectly located close to everything and yet quiet
truly a desert oasis i loved the secluded feel so close to town
it is quiet and peaceful yet you are just a few minutes from downtown
but if you do it's a great place
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5. Desert getaway with the mountain views (from USD 145)

Marvel at the charismatic vistas of the Quinlan and Baboquivari mountain ranges at this 2,000 square feet (186 square metres) home dotted with mesquite trees and saguaro cactus plantations. Whether you want to laze around the scenic surroundings, go hiking, or head for an enthralling horse ride, this beautiful abode has got something for everyone. The house also features a good enough collection of books and a video library. So, if you decide to stay indoors, you will still have many things to keep yourself entertained.

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47.32 km (29.4 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
48 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the common areas are roomy and full of incredibly comfortable furniture and amenities
we absolutely loved the beautiful backyard; complete with brick walkways sitting areas a gas grill and patio table
lots of recliners and the sofa was actually comfortable
a great place to stay with plenty of room to move
the kitchen is well stocked and it's incredibly easy to find everything
the house was immaculately clean everywhere
the house was very spacious very clean and super comfortable
the house is always clean and ready for our visit
clean comfortable and the hosts are wonderful
i took my shoes off and put slippers on because the tiled floor was so colorful and clean
jim and sandy are great hosts
jim and sandi (host) are the most wonderful people
the hosts live right nearby and respond immediately and effectively to any concerns that arise
one of the owners sandy designed this house with her love of western art
the home was fully stocked clean and jim and sandy were helpful and wonderful proprietors
another great location and property option in the future if the get away isn’t available
it was wonderful to have such peace yet close accessibility to tucson
the neighborhood is quiet and we enjoyed long morning walks in the area
if you want peace and quiet this is the place
we saw deer heard coyotes took great walks in the desert and saw all kinds of wildlife
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6. Lovely ranch hideaway with chic interiors (from USD 180)

Escape from the bustling crowd of the city into this newly constructed hideaway which offers nothing less than sheer joy and peace. The property boasts a 1,100-square-foot (102-square-metre) living area which is styled with mission tile porches, imparting it with a contemporary look. Places like Interstate 10 and downtown Tucson are just 10 minutes away from here. Guests at this property love to hike their way towards Tucson Mountain Park or immerse in nature’s splendour at Sahuaro National Park, which is just a 20-minute drive away. A 1-mile (1.6-kilometre) walk from here will take you to the bes mountain biking centres in the area.

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15.64 km (9.8 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
80 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
without power we couldn't cook no lights no a/c in the heat no toilet again
this kitchen was fully functional which was appreciated because i prefer to cook my own meals
the guest house was extremely clean and very quiet
it was clean and organized for anyone's needs
thank you to our hosts
the owners were available when needed but otherwise were unobtrusive and respectful of our space
hosts were super-accommodating and very easy to work with yet they never infringed on our privacy
tracy was really nice and helpful
it is in a good location to explore tucson from yet secluded
attractive house beautiful location nicely furnished and well appointed
located close enough to the city & many local attractions made it very convenient
beautiful property quiet and relaxing- a perfect weekend away lots of birds on the property & close to parks
we stayed here offseason for the price of a decent hotel and the place is magnificent
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7. Attractive guest lodge with spa (from USD 384)

If you want to enjoy the experience of staying in a Western ranch, plan your holiday at this beautiful guest lodge located just 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) away from Saguaro National Park. The rooms within the property are complete with chic interiors and Southwestern-style furnishings which impart them with an interesting, modern look. Providing opportunities for horseback riding, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking, the list of activities to be enjoyed here will absolutely spoil you for choices. Want to pamper your body with a soothing massage? Make your way to its in-house spa, which provides its guests with body treatments as well as wellness classes.

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Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

Wifi Available

Address: 14301 East Speedway Boulevard
21.21 km (13.2 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

8. Tranquil farm stay with indoor fireplace

Comfortably nestled in the heart of Tucson, this farm getaway is complete with scenic outdoors, rustic interiors, and animals on the premises, including a herd of cattle. Whether you are hunting for a few moments of solitude or you are eager to interact with the local people, it makes an ideal getaway for everyone. While here, relax under the shade of a tree for hours, meet a horse named Onda, or treat your palates with the diverse flavours of the area. The house also encompasses an indoor fireplace where you can escape the ruthless winds of the chilly winter nights.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
18.58 km (11.6 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
94 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of room for spreading out and relaxing
it was much more spacious than we expected with lovely and very comfortable furnishings
plenty of amenities in the house beds comfy and communication with ashley great
i loved the kitchen and found all the tools i needed to cook a couple of meals
everything we needed was there like pots pans towels laundry items coffee etc
clean beautiful and peaceful
luxurious and very clean
quiet serene setting with a beautiful clean house
extremely clean and plenty of anything you could want or need
the house is really spacious and comfortable and clean
great host would stay there again
ashley was always helpful and responsive if we needed anything
overall a fantastic stay and great host
what an amazing home in amazing host the house was beyond words pictures do not do it justice
hosts were above and beyond hospitable location was breathtaking quiet and simply phenomenal
the location is wonderful peaceful yet close to town
proximity to saguaro park offers great hiking
great location near tanque verde ranch
the location may look farther away from the city but that was the best part
very close to great hiking and not far to town
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9. Hacienda hideaway near River Walk (from USD 123)

Take in everything that the city of Tucson has to offer at this beautiful farm home where you will get to admire the wildflowers in the spring and snuggle into your cosy bed on the cold winter nights. Surrounded by tall trees and cactus plantations on a 5-acre (2-hectare) estate, it is a secluded space where you can enjoy all the homely comforts. With theatres, museums, downtown restaurants, wineries, and shopping streets nearby, this vintage property is just a short drive away from everything. Have a remarkable start to your day with a scenic stroll to River Walk and spend your remaining time indulging in activities such as hiking, golfing, and cycling. Else, you can visit the friendly animals in the property, including bunnies, tortoises, and dogs.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
4.33 km (2.7 mi) from Tucson Botanical Gardens
37 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
debbie was a phenomenal host and made us feel like family
our hosts debbie and ana were very accommodating easy to get a hold of and very very nice
close enough to everything yet urban-rural enough to really relax
a great place to stay to get away from any city
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Attractive ranches in Tucson, Arizona

Holidays are meant to declutter your mind and fill you with a renewed zeal for life. These farm stays in Tucson not only introduces you to the charm of rural living, but they also serve you with an ideal environment to invigorate your mind, body, and soul. So, if you are looking for a space to unwind in peace on your upcoming holiday, choose one of the aforementioned farm stays and let yourself heal in the lap of nature.

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