A Guide to Southern Arizona's Historic Farms & Ranches: Rustic Southwest Retreats

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Experience southwestern heritage, culture and cuisine while learning to rope and herd cattle, trail ride through the wilderness or make prickly pear syrup. With roots dating back to the mid-1800s, southern Arizona's historic guest ranches and farm stays include Spain's first mission in the continental United States, a former World War II prison camp and boys' boarding school and a Butterfield Stagecoach stop. Intimately connected to Arizona's land and legacy, these unparalleled retreats have hosted countless artists, movie stars and politicians and continue to enrich their present-day communities through food, education and conservation. Pack your bags and join travel writer Lili DeBarbieri for a journey into the rural west south of the Gila River.
ISBN: 9781609494605
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Arizona
Images: 41
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Lili DeBarbieri is a non-fiction author, librarian and travel expert. Lili's notable, best-selling debut book A Guide to Southern Arizona's Historic Farms and Ranches was named a New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist. An accomplished and versatile writer, her work has appeared in a diverse range of publications over the years including the forthcoming scholarly book The Utah Prairie Dog. Lili is a stringer for Agence France-Presse, the international news agency.
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