13 Best Things to Do in Green Valley, Arizona

13 Best Things to Do in Green Valley, Arizona • Posted August 27, 2018

Green Valley, Arizona is situated along the western banks of the Santa Cruz River. The area is surrounded by copper mines and areas for birding, hiking, and cycling in the surrounding Santa Rita Mountains. While Green Valley is a large, unincorporated retirement community, there is still a wide variety of fun things to do for visitors, ranging from outdoor excursions to dining to golfing and the arts. Visitors can explore the Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, go on a bird watching trip with Desert Harrier, get a sweet treat at Mountain View Cafe, and much more.

1. Green Valley Farmer’s Market

The Green Valley Farmers and Artisans Market is located along the corridor of 1-19, and is the largest and longest running marketplace in the area. Every Wednesday morning, the market comes to life with a wide array of local small food businesses and artisans. Visitors can walk through the large marketplace and discover beautiful jewelry, unique artisan goods, and southwest products for their taste buds and home. The Green Valley Farmers Market is made to be reminiscent of mercados from the past, a place where merchants could come and sell their products from the surrounding areas. Contact: 101 South La Cañada Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614, Phone: 520-882-2157

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