March brings a bunch of free events for Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. See azstateparks.com for a complete list; here's a sample:
Passing trains, lavish homes, mountain views are among the many sights near the Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon trailhead.
Stop for breakfast at Reb's Cafe & Coffee Shop in Benson. Two eggs, potato, choice of meat and toast ($5.29) is a popular choice.
In the Elgin-Sonoita area, you'll have several choices if you'd like to stop and sample some Arizona wine.
This abandoned filling station sits in front of a mercantile store at the Fairbank historic town site in Southeast Arizona. The town site is open daily for self-guided tours.
Singing Wind Bookshop owner Winn Bundy points out a few interesting titles. The book shop, at 700 W. Singing Wind Road north of Benson, is open seven days a week.
One of the wonderful things about the holidays is having family and friends at your house. Here's something almost equally wonderful: finding an entertaining way to lure everyone out of the house for a while.
The Empire Ranch, near Sonoita, dates to the 1870s and is "one of the oldest continuously working ranches," running 800-900 head of cattle.
Cowboy traditions - from roping, riding and horseshoeing to campfire crooning - will come alive Saturday at the 12th annual Empire Ranch Roundup and Open House.