ABOUT GREEN VALLEY
Most everyone has heard of Tombstone, Arizona as “The Town Too Tough to Die.” Now, more and more people across the country are hearing about Green Valley, Arizona, a place Arizona Highways has described as “the town too good to die…populated by people who have learned how to live.” Green Valley has been selected as one of the best places to retire by Where to Retire and New Choices for Retirement magazines several times. Nestled at the base of the majestic Santa Rita Mountain Range in southern Arizona’s beautiful Santa Cruz Valley, Green Valley boasts a high desert elevation of 2,900 feet and enjoys a cooler climate than either Phoenix or Tucson.
With nine golf courses, shopping plazas, dozens of clubs and volunteer organizations, medical facilities, places of worship and recreation centers, Green Valley is a destination for retirees seeking an active lifestyle. Some popular activities here are golf, bird watching, tennis, bicycling, horseback riding and swimming. Leisurely scenic drives include four lakes and the beautiful Madera Canyon, ranked as one of the best bird-watching locations in the world.