Santa Cruz County serves as the gateway to North America's most important port of entry, Nogales, Arizona. The county is the smallest and one of Arizona's most diverse and interesting destinations, offering an eclectic blend of history, culture, art, recreation, shopping, cuisine and entertainment in a beautiful and relaxing setting.
Our rural communities exudes casualness while creating an easy going and a remarkable place to live. Each community has its distinct personality. All who call Santa Cruz County their home enjoy brisk clean air & starry nights accompanied by extraordinary pristine landscapes and mountain vistas. Experience where personal and family relationships create the fabric of our communities.
Discover Santa Cruz County's artist colony of Tubac, AZ to the historic national monuments at Tumacacori. Go further down to the international border and visit the sister towns of Nogales, Arizona, USA and Nogales, Sonora, MX. For the outdoors enthusiasts, hike the Patagonia mountains and bird watch. Or, take a scenic route and sample local wines in the towns of Sonoita and Elgin. A journey though Santa Cruz County will intrigue, stimulate and satisfy the senses!