Around Town at Quail Creek

The surrounding Green Valley area offers a multitude of things to do and see including social clubs, shopping, medical services and more. The nearby Madera Canyon is renowned for exotic bird watching and hiking trails in the cool pines. Tucson is about a half hour’s drive from Quail Creek offering numerous restaurants, shopping, sports and cultural opportunities.

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Libraries, Colleges & Universities
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Central Arizona College and Pima Community College are located within 20 miles of Quail Creek. The Green Valley Library is located just 9 miles from Quail Creek. Also located in downtown Tucson is the University of Arizona.
Libraries, Colleges & Universities

University of Arizona

The main campus of the University of Arizona is located about 45 minutes from Quail Creek. Founded in 1855, U of A is home to the prestigious Banner-University Medical Center Tucson and the Arizona Wildcats, a PAC-12 college foortball team. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a nonprofit organization affiliated with The University of Arizona, offering a variety of courses.

Pima Community College

Offering personal enrichment and professional development opportunities in a wide variety of subjects, Pima Community Colleges located throughout the Tucson area provide noncredit continuing education classes and adult education programs.

The Green Valley Community Library

The Green Valley Public Library is located within 9 miles of Quail Creek at 601 N La Canada Drive in Green Valley. The library features an array of events and club meetings throughout the year, in addition to library services, public computers and volunteer opportunities.

Shopping
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The Green Valley area offers a variety of retailers including Safeway and Fry’s grocery stores, Walgreen’s Drug Store and Wal-mart and many more.
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Grocery Stores

• Fry’s Marketplace
• Safeway Grocery
• Walmart
• CVS Pharmacy
• Walgreens
All within 10 miles

Green Valley Village

Located within 10 miles of Quail Creek, in an open park setting surrounded by trees and desert plants. Green Valley Village is an open-air shopping center featuring over 80 businesses including Ace Hardware, Family Dollar Store, Edward Jones, Alvernon Optical, Green Valley Shoe Repair, Allstate Insurance, Green Valley Barbershop, Camelot Flowers and much more. Restaurants China View, Trattoria Ragazzi, The Greens, and La Placita.

Continental Shopping Plaza

Bank, Dry Cleaners, Doctor’s Office, Barbershop, Physical Therapist, Insurance Offices, Financial Services, Beauty Salon, Dentist Office, Chiropractor, Local Restaurants, Grocery Store.

Sahuarita Plaza

Located just northeast of Green Valley in Sahuarita, this shopping center includes, Denny’s, Panda House Restaurant, Pizza Hut, Radio Shack, Saigon Flavor Restaurant, Subway, Wachovia Bank

Madera Market Place

Just up the road from Sahuarita Plaza, this shopping center includes 99¢ Store, Bank Of America, Carl’s Jr, Checkers Auto Parts, Fletchers Tire, Nationwide Vision, Supercuts,Twist & Shout Restaurant, Walgreens, Walmart Super Center, Wells Fargo

Rancho Sahuarita Market Place

Just off the I-19, Rancho Sahuarita Market Place features Fry’s MarketPlace, Great Clips, Chase Bank, Post Net, Sertino’s Coffee & Ice Cream, New Day Cleaners, Starbucks, Subway, The Party Store and more.

Hospitals & Medical
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Within the Green Valley area you will find the new Green Valley Hospital, only 9 miles south of Quail Creek. There are also several medical centers, urgent cares, doctor offices and fire departments serving the residents. You will also find veterinarians and animal hospitals for all of your pets’ needs. There are more hospitals located in Tucson including St. Joseph’s, St. Mary’s, Tucson University Medical Center, Tucson Heart Institute and the Northwest Medical Center.
Hospitals & Medical

Green Valley Hospital

Through a unique and creative partnership of international, state, and local parties, a new 50-bed, full-service general acute care hospital recently opened its doors in Green Valley. Constructed on a 21.5 acre campus (12.5 acres for the hospital and 9 acres for medical office buildings and future expansion), the new Green Valley Hospital is located near Interstate 19, south of Continental Road and northeast of Canoa Ranch Road. This new facility is designed to accommodate the current and long-term acute care needs of Green Valley and surrounding areas. Click Here

St. Joseph’s Hospital

St. Joseph’s Hospital is approximately 36 miles from Quail Creek located on Tucson’s east side. The 471-bed facility is one of only three accredited Chest Pain Centers in Southern Arizona and one of only two Tucson hospitals certified as a Primary Stroke Center. St. Joseph’s is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute, as well as comprehensive Women’s Care program and nationally-certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

St. Mary’s Hospital

Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital, Arizona’s first hospital established in Tucson in 1880 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offers Quail Creek residents a 402-bed acute care facility. The hospital’s state-of-the-art technology and healthcare professionals are committed to providing high quality, compassionate care in an environment focused on patients.

University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson

University of Arizona Medical Center offers an academic medical center. Its affiliation with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, offers many benefits not found in the typical community hospital. Their physicians are involved in numerous research projects and clinical trials unlike any other hospital. In addition, the high quality of nursing care earned them the coveted Magnet Recognition Award, the first hospital in Arizona to earn this distinction.

Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute

Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute offers a full range of cardiovascular testing and interventional cardiology procedures along with a comprehensive array of both cardiothoracic and vascular surgical procedures. Focused efforts are placed on endovascular techniques, minimally-invasive surgical approaches, and beating heart coronary bypass surgery. Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute has 60 private patient rooms.

Northwest Medical Center

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed general medical and surgical hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services.

Entertainment, Recreation & Sports
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In Southern Arizona, Quail Creek homeowners can enjoy a variety of entertainment including collegiate sports, museums and several historical sites.
Entertainment, Recreation & Pro Sports

Casinos

Casino of the Sun – offers nearly 1,000 slot machines, live blackjack, poker and bingo. Choose from six restaurants and three bars that feature live entertainment Thursday – Saturday nights, in addition to world-class entertainment at AVA Amphitheater.
Desert Diamond Casino – offers gaming, fine dining, the Monsoon Nightclub and world-class sporting events, music concerts and comedy sets at the Diamond Center. Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment also offer one of the region’s finest convention centers and high-tech meeting facilities

Historic

Old Tucson Studios – World-famous western theme park and movie location
Mission San Xavier del Bac – has been called the “Sistine Chapel of North America” because of its exquisite interior artwork
Tubac—Established in 1752, it is the oldest town in Arizona
Tumacacori National Park—Three missions built by the Jesuit Father Kino

Art

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block – includes pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial to contemporary and world folk art
University of Arizona Museum of Art – permanent collection of art

Nature Destinations

Sabino Canyon – Guided tour aboard a tram
Kitt Peak National Observatory – home to world’s largest collection of optical telescopes
Colossal Cave Mountain Park – cave tours, museum, picnicking, trail rides
Mount Lemmon – features the nation’s southernmost ski area

Ecological

Tucson Botanical Gardens – includes 16 different gardens containing more than 1,200 types of plants
International Wildlife Museum – hands-on exhibits, interactive computers, and nature movies along with mammals, insects, birds and prehistoric creatures
Sonora Desert Museum – Animals, plants, geology, ecology, restaurant
Biosphere 2 Center – Interactive exhibits, restaurant, hotel and conference center

Museums

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base – a key Air Combat Command installation with the city limits of Tucson. Pima Air and Space Museum with more than four dozen interpretive exhibits housed in nearly a 100,000 square feet of galleries it definitely has something for everyone.
Pima Air & Space Museum – one of the largest air and space museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded aviation museum. You’ll see more than 300 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most historically significant and technically advanced craft ever produced, both from the United States and throughout the world. Located at 6000 E. Valencia Rd. in Tucson.
Titan II Missile Museum – The only publicly accessible Titan II missile site in the nation. Tour the underground missile site. See the 3-ton blast doors, the 8-foot thick silo walls, and an actual Titan II missile in the launch duct. Visit the launch control center, experience a simulated launch and more.

Dining

Green Valley Mall restaurants include The Greens Restaurant, La Platica Family Restaurant and Trattoria Ragazzi. You’ll also find great restaurants located at casinos, malls and throughout the Green Valley area:
Rancho Sahuarita Market Place
Continental Shopping Plaza
Desert Diamond Casino
Casino del Sol
Agave Restaurant
Coach’s All American Bar & Grill
Arizona Family Restaurant
Old Chicago Deli
Manuels Mexican Food
Trattoria Ragazzi

Recreation

The Green Valley area is perfect for an active lifestyle, featuring everything from hiking to hunting.
Fishing – Lakes are available whether you’re spinning, bait casting or fly fishing
Hunting – Large and small game abound
Hiking – Wealth of trails varying in difficulty

Local Golf Courses / Resorts

You can’t visit the Tucson area without playing golf or relaxing at a luxurious resort. Within the Tucson and Green Valley areas you can find an abundance of golf courses, such as Torres Blancas Golf Club, San Ignacio Golf Club, Canoa Hills, Canoa Ranch, The Country Club of Green Valley, Desert Hills Golf Club, Haven Golf Club and our 27-hole championship course at Quail Creek.

Transportation
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Tucson International Airport is serviced by Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, to name a few. Phoenix Sky Harbor International is a major hub offering domestic and international flights.
Transportation

Tucson International Airport

Conveniently located 20 miles from Quail Creek, Tucson International Airport is serviced by major airlines including Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Three hours from Quail Creek, Phoenix Sky Harbor, dubbed as America’s Friendliest Airport™, is located in the heart of the southwestern United States and is one of the top ten busiest airports in the country. Sixteen airlines provide more than 100 non-stop flights out of Sky Harbor each day to domestic destinations and connecting service to anywhere in the world. Customer service amenities include Wi-Fi, three Pet Parks, a consolidated Rental Car Center and a unique audio and visual passenger-paging system. More than 300 volunteer Navigators serve throughout the airport, answering questions and welcoming visitors.