With a booming population of more than 1 million people in Tucson and Pima County, the Tucson community is rapidly becoming known as a culinary destination, a science and technology hub, a global leader in astronomical research, and a welcoming community for people from all walks of life.
For visitors and local residents, Trouvaille offers a variety of day trip experiences that highlight the Tucson vibe, the people, the culture, the food, and tech, and the great desert environment.
Like stars and space? We have you covered at our astronomy-focused Kitt Peak experience. Love food? Oh yea! We offer an experience where you can sample some of the best restaurants in Tucson. Love wildlife? From the Tucson Botanical Garden to the Desert Museum, we show you the wild side of nature. Explore all of our day trips and let us show you that Tusconan flair ~ and in style.
Explore the Cosmos at Kitt Peak National Observatory
Trouvaille invites you to spend a day exploring the cosmos with a day trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory. This all-inclusive trip includes astronomy-related goodies, local transportation (pickup and dropoff at your home or hotel), a specially-curated lunch, two tours at Kitt Peak, a visit to the Kitt Peak Visitors center, and free time to stroll around the Kitt Peak complex.
Your Trouvaille host will be planetary scientist, Dr. Paul Hardersen, who has spent almost two decades studying asteroids, investigating what they’re made of, and how are they are related to meteorites that fall to the Earth. He will be providing his expertise and guidance during this exciting and educational event.
This day trip is available for groups of 5 or more people. Available daily, and as arranged, when the visitor center is open. The visitor center is open from 9 am – 3:45 pm and our day trip must coincide with the visiting hours of the observatory.
Sonoita Wineries Extravaganza
Arizona Mines and Wines Tour
Trouvaille offers you two exciting day trips to southern Arizona! Love wine? Spend a full day exploring the vineyards and wineries of southern Arizona. Love history? Dive into our Mines and Wines tour and get a dose of the mining life in the 19th Century while savoring area wines in the afternoon. Either way, it’s a great way to learn about, and appreciate, the great Southwest.
Sonoita Wineries Extravaganza
Your group will enjoy a fun and relaxing day trip to southern Arizona where we will explore the Sonoita Wineries. We will greet you at the pickup destination(s) of your choice, get everyone onboard, and begin the drive to Sonoita. During the hour-long transit, everyone will receive their Trouvaille gift bag full of wine-themed goodies that are yours to keep. Our stops during the stay will be to Sonoita Vineyards, Dos Cabezas Wine Works, Callaghan Vineyards, and Lightning Ridge Cellars. For lunch, we will dine at The Cafe’, a well-known local eatery where we fill up on great food and conversation! At each winery, enjoy tastings of the local wines, learn about the wine-making process, and explore each winery, its history, and how it all started. This is a great day “away from it all” to relax, enjoy, and learn about Arizona wines.
This day trip includes wine-themed welcome gifts, door-to-door local transportation from Tucson to Sonoita and back, admission and tour fees for all of the wineries, wine tastings at all of the wineries, lunch at a local restaurant, and loads of fun! This day trip is available for groups of 5 or more people. Available Thursday through Sunday, and as arranged.
Arizona Mines and Wines!
Explore the wild west history of Arizona and learn about the life, the work, and the minerals of 19th Century Arizona miners. In the morning, we’ll trek to Bisbee, Arizona, and go on a guided tour of the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum followed by an amazing descent into the Queen Mine. Learn what’s been mined, how it’s mined, and the colorful history of the area’s mining industry.
In the afternoon, we’ll have lunch at The Cafe’ in Sonoita, followed by winery visits to Dos Cabezas Wine Works and Sonoita Vineyards. We will explore each winery, go on guided tours, sample their wines, and learn about the development of the wineries in the area.
This day trip includes wine-themed welcome gifts, door-to-door local transportation from Tucson to Bisbee to Sonoita and back to Tucson, admission and tour fees for all musuems and wineries, wine tastings at the wineries, lunch at The Cafe’ in Sonoita, and loads of fun! This day trip is available for groups of 5 or more people. Available Thursday through Sunday, and as arranged.
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