Cactus, pine trees and skiing!

The drive up Mt Lemmon came highly recommended by Gary & Janice – RV’ers from Ontario that we met in Quartzsite – and we’re so glad we were able to do it – on this brilliant blue sky day for a road trip!

The Sky Island Scenic Byway is the only paved road that winds up the southern flank of the Santa Catalina Mountains to 9,157’  Mt. Lemmon and is travelled by over 1 million visitors each year.  It is considered one of the most scenic drives in southeast Arizona.

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Saguaros – “Stately Sentinels”

On average, there are 48 precipitation days/year in Tucson and February 24th was one of those days. We had 4 – 5 hours available to explore as the coach was in the shop getting the full-wall slide checked out. Decked out with umbrellas we were off – but we should have brought jackets! The temps have dropped in Tucson!

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