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  • Silk Expressions logo image

    Silk Expressions

    With over 30 years of design experience, Silk Expressions is the number one shop for your custom-made silk flowers and trees in Oro Valley.  Located near Tucson, this shop has the skill and experience to add magic to your home.  They can custom build any arrangement you would like.  With their help, you can add easy-to-maintain, natural beauty to your home or office.  » Read More

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    Divorce Packet Processing

    Are you considering a divorce?  Linda Seger, paralegal and owner of Divorce Packet Processing offers you her efficient services that make it easy and convenient for you to focus on your life. » Read More

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    Oracle Road Pet Clinic

    Providing you and your pet with the best, professional care from a team that is always fully dedicated to improving your pet’s health, Oracle Road Pet Clinic is by far the best. » Read More

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    Mountain View Retirement...

    Now is the time to enjoy the finer things in life, and at Mountain View Retirement Village they combine elegant amenities with the comforts of home so that the next chapter of your life is the best one yet.  As a senior living community near Oro Valley, they promote a carefree lifestyle in a resort-like environment.  » Read More

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    Catalina Smiles Dentistry

    For an Oro Valley family dentist or the best to serve all of your Oro Valley dental needs, trust Catalina Smiles Dentistry and drop on by today! » Read More

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    Foot Clinics LTD.

    When your feet hurt, it hurts your overall life, which is why Foot Clinics LTD takes the care of your feet very seriously.  As a lead podiatrist in Oro Valley, Dr. Alan Carlson, D.P.M. will make sure your feet are in tip-top shape so that you can focus on your active and healthy lifestyle.  With his 23 years of podiatric medical, surgical and foot care experience, your feet are in... » Read More

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    The Yoga Tree

    The Yoga Tree in Tucson believes that embracing Yoga as a blueprint for life is a system of disciplines that allow each every one of us to embrace our true nature. » Read More

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    Chiropractic USA in Beautiful...

    Chiropractic USA is absolutely dedicated to helping you accomplish all of your wellness goals.  They are committed to guiding and supporting you in every way they can towards leading a healthy, “well adjusted life”.  » Read More

  • Golf and unwind at the...

    Among the most stunning desert landscape in the world, lies one of the country’s best golf courses and clubs: Stone Canyon Club.  A phenomenal private golf community in Oro Valley, near Tucson, Stone Canyon boasts a world-class golf course designed by Jay Morrish.  » Read More

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    The Golf Club at Vistoso

    The Golf Club at Vistova delivers a first-class golf experience.If you’re looking for the best golf course in Tucson, then The Golf Club at Vistoso is for you.  » Read More

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    Oro Valley Country Club

    Shaded by the beautiful Pusch Ridge section of the Catalina Mountains northwest of Tucson is the Oro Valley Country Club.  An oasis for golf lovers in the Sonoran Desert, Oro Valley Country Club’s green is meticulously maintained, providing a beautiful and challenging course for its members.  » Read More

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    Ernies Custom Tile

    Ernie’s Custom Tile will floor youOriginally used in bathrooms and kitchens, tile floors have become an increasingly popular option for the entire home, especially in Arizona, where the cool tiles are a welcome escape from the heat. » Read More

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    Bobs Steak and Chop House

    Bob’s Steak and Chop HouseIf you’re looking for a traditional American prime steakhouse with simple elegance and a lively atmosphere, then Bob’s Steak and Chop House is the perfect place for your next meal out.  » Read More

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    AAA Pool Tile Cleaning

    If you want your pool to be the clean and shiny oasis that it used to be, then you need AAA Pool Tile Cleaning Co.  They are the only firm in Arizona that uses a gentle repetitive cleaning method so that your shiny glaze tiles do not become pitted.  » Read More

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    HiFalutin Rapid Fire Western...

    If you’re looking for great food and a unique, western experience in Tucson, then HiFalutin Rapid Fire Western Grill is the best place for your next meal out.  » Read More

  • Pristine Carpet Commercial

    Get your carpets in pristine condition with Pristine Carpet CommercialWhen you get your carpets cleaned, you want a company you can trust, which is why Pristine Carpet Commercial is your ideal solution; they offer a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. » Read More

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    Brenda OBrien at Long Realty...

    Thinking about moving?  Beautiful Tucson offers you a gorgeous landscape and mild winter weather!  Brenda O’Brien has an impressive team that works extensively for you and your family.  Brenda cares about finding you and your family the ideal home of your dreams.  She sells an impressive two homes a week and enjoys finding the perfect home for families all across... » Read More

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  • Enjoy Slow-Roasted Perfection...

    Crafting the perfect cup of coffee starts long before you reach for it each morning. Tully’s Coffee uses a slow-roasting method to give its coffee a smooth taste and full-bodied flavor. Tully’s handcrafted coffee is available at 10450 North La Canada Drive in Oro Valley and in several Tucson locations. » Read More

  • Phoenix Realtor...

    With a population of over 6.5 million and growing, it's no secret that people are moving to Arizona in droves.  What's behind this massive immigration, particularly to Phoenix's popular Valley of the Sun?  Phoenix Realtor TheHolmGroupAZ has a few ideas. » Read More

  • Are Rural Areas Being Left...

    In recent years, the internet has continued to find its way into every facet of our lives. The digital revolution has changed everything from the way we interact through social networking, to the way we work with our healthcare providers, and even to the way we market our businesses through web domain providers like those offered through Bob Parsons’ GoDaddy. As the internet evolves... » Read More

  • Dixon Golf Staff Pro...

    Dixon Golf staff professional Aubrey McCormick has been selected to participate in the 2012 iteration of Golf Channel’s popular reality series, The Big Break. » Read More

  • Aranda Air

    Hi. My name is Efrain Aranda, I am the owner of Aranda Air and this is a little about why I wanted to start my own company and service the Oro Valley. I have been in heating and cooling for over ten years and in the last five years I have seen the industry go from customer service to customer acquisition……meaning “let’s try to sell the customer anything... » Read More

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About the Oro Valley Community
Are you contemplating a move to Oro Valley, Arizona? If so, then you should have some important information about the community in general. You...
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Finding Things to Do in Oro Valley, AZ
If you will be visiting the beautiful city of Oro Valley, you will certainly need to find things to do to occupy your time while in the city. ...
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Visitors to the city of Oro Valley will find a wide range of different hotels from which to choose. You will discover that the area is home to...
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Will you be venturing to Oro Valley in Arizona? If so, then you are in for an excellent time. This town is home to numerous options for...
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Great home buys in the Oro Valley
Are you planning to relocate to Oro Valley, AZ? If so, then you will certainly need to know a bit more about real estate in the area. What is...
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What is there to do in Oro Valley? Well, you can certainly explore the surrounding area. You can enjoy the observatory, or visit one of the...
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  • Should You Hire a Property...

    One of the biggest decisions you'll make as a landlord is whether or not you should hire a property management company. Management companies deal directly with prospects and tenants, saving you time and worry over marketing your rentals, collecting rent, handling maintenance and repair issues, responding to tenant phone calls and complaints, and even pursuing evictions. » Read More

  • San Joaquin Valley College...

    If you're looking to find security with a year-round job in the heating and cooling industry, look no further than San Joaquin Valley College's Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program. With training that focuses on the theories of refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, SJVC's HVAC training ensures that you will learn all you need to know for a... » Read More

  • How Do Today's Teaching...

    Classroom management and effective discipline can either send a teacher's career further up the ladder or get him or her fired more than any other reason. It's often challenging to keep 25 to 30 children interested and engaged in your lesson plans without one of them trying to disrupt the class but it's your job to keep everyone on task, whether you received your online... » Read More

  • 5 Ways Online Learning is...

    As internet and computing technology facilitate increasingly sophisticated telecommuting and remote communication, online learning has become a more and more common option for those looking to further their education, with a huge variety of schools offering online programs. However, some members of the academic community are averse to change, and reluctant to embrace new learning... » Read More

  • 5 Best Ways to Show Your...

    The success of your business or company depends on how well your employees do their jobs.Toward that end, it is important that you recognize their contribution towards the success achieved. Doing so allows you to retain their quality as well as gently pushes them even work harder to get to those high levels. The truth is that there are many ways of showing appreciation. It is important... » Read More

  • How a Constructability Review...

    Prudent planning is important in all aspects of life, but when it comes to developing new buildings like homes or businesses, the stakes are raised substantially higher.  It only takes one small error in judgment or one overlooked technicality to throw a huge wrench into the gears.  Your valuable time, as well as your finances, can be squandered if you are not careful. ... » Read More

  • Orthopedic Pillows for Every...

    If you have ever suffered from chronic pain, or are suffering now, you know how disruptive it can be to your daily life. Chronic pain changes every aspect of your day, from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to sleep. Being in constant pain can take a toll on your everyday routine, making it impossible to do some of the things you love the most. Whether it means missing out on a... » Read More

  • Physical Therapy for Seniors

    Not all senior citizens spend all their time in hospitals or at the doctor’s office. Yet, many seniors avoid being active because of illness or injuries. Sometimes painful joints can make even the simplest of tasks hurt too much to engage in. Arthritis is common in older people. If you are a senior citizen who has painful joints along with a limited range of motion then you might... » Read More

  • The Holm Group Real Estate

    When looking to buy or sell a home in Phoenix Arizona, it can be a little difficult to know who to go with. There are plenty of options, and a lot of them are dead ends! There just aren't enough realtors that both help you enough when selling your old home, and have a good system in place to help you find the new home that's right for you. Thankfully there's one realtor that... » Read More

  • Physical Therapy Exercise...

    There are many different types of injuries and illnesses that can lead to decreased strength, stamina, mobility, coordination, and other elements of a person’s overall agility. Physical therapists help people to regain these skills through the use of specific techniques and physical therapy exercise equipment. With consistency and professional guidance, a person can optimize their... » Read More

All About Oro Valley

If you will be visiting the area of Oro Valley, AZ, then you will certainly need some information before you head out. For those traveling to the area with relocation in mind, some specific information about the community in general can help you gain a better perspective of your soon-to-be home. What does Oro Valley, Arizona have to offer you?

The area was first incorporated in 1974, but the town was founded in 1881. The main Oro Valley jobs lie with the government sector. However, a number of people also find work in the transportation industry, with Oro Valley utility companies and with the education sector. Manufacturing is also a strong point for the area with companies like Honeywell and Securaplane in the town.

If you will be visiting for a vacation, then you will find a number of Oro Valley hotels on offer. The Sheraton El Conquistador is the areas famed four-diamond resort, though there are many other hotels and motels from which to choose. You will also find a wide range of Oro Valley restaurants in which to dine. In fact, you will find a considerable mixture of both national chains and local favorites, catering to any taste or culinary pleasure that you might have.

Oro Valley, AZ is also home to a number of scenic areas, ideal for relaxation and enjoyment. You can visit Catalina State Park, to the east of town. You can also visit Mount Lemmon, the most southerly ski area in the US. Picacho Peak State Park, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios and the Saguaro National Monuments East and West are also huge draws for the area. Finally, Biosphere 2 is also located conveniently near the town for visitors who want to enjoy experiencing a model of earths ecosystem.

Oro Valley Latest Blog Posts
Visiting the Many Oro Valley Parks on Offer

Stunning views of the surrounding mountains and foothills can be found everywhere around Oro Valley. The town offers some of the most scenic views imaginable. Of course, the area is ripe for outdoor enjoyment year round, thanks to the mild climate in the area. Thankfully, you have access to quite a few excellent parks during a stay in town.You will find Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park on...

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Two Must See Events in Oro Valley

The town of Oro Valley is known for stunning scenic vistas, for a wide range of museums and historical sites, as well as for a blossoming economy. However, the town is also home to a wide range of...

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The Top Attractions around Oro Valley

If you are coming to visit Oro Valley, then you are in for a wealth of exciting possibilities. The area surrounding the town is chock full of attractions that can pique your interest and give you...

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Arizona Outdoor Fun
2144 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Arizona Outdoor Fun offers the only 'Show up and Ride' in the Tonto National Forest starting from the closest trail head to the Phoenix area...
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11114 N Poinsettia Dr, Tucson, AZ 85737
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Marana arrest two for threats against school
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 5:10PM
Marana police arrested two men on suspicion of making threats against Marana High School.
Giffords to start rehab; condition improves
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 5:10PM
Less than three weeks after a gunman shot Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head, doctors upgraded the lawmaker?s condition to...
'Mutt Strut' set for Jan. 30
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 11:39AM
Pinal County is looking for a pooch that has what it takes to ?bow-wow? a crowd.
State has cut funds for mental health
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
The Arizona Legislature approved a budget earlier this year that included significant cuts to adult mental health services and restricted...
Marana candidate forum on for Wed.
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
The second of three forums for candidates running in Marana?s mayoral race and for two seats on the Marana Town Council is scheduled for...
It's number one
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
?It makes me feel safe.? With those words, 7-year-old Sadie Holm echoed what most area residents were thinking Jan. 8 as they walked through...
Council postpones vote
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
The Oro Valley Town Council postponed on Wednesday a decision on the proposed environmentally sensitive land ordinance that has been under...
Council extends sign program
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Local businesses will have a few more months to take advantage of looser standards for temporary signs.
When disaster strikes, volunteers are ready
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Suggestions and ideas gathered at the kickoff workshop on emergency preparedness Saturday, Jan. 22, had participants brainstorming to coordinate...
In the media storm
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Following the Jan. 8 shooting tragedy in Tucson, a wave of media from around the world flooded the streets, parking lots and hotels on the...
Marana Chamber talks education
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Doug Wilson, superintendent of the Marana Unified School District, was one of five guest speakers at a luncheon hosted last Thursday by the Marana...
OV commissioner, active resident passes
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Oro Valley is mourning the loss of a well-known resident.
Volunteers needed for Beat Back Buffelgrass Day event
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
Help preserve the Sonoran Desert while enjoying Tucson?s sunny weather by participating in Beat Back Buffelgress Day Feb. 5. Hundreds of...
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Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
LCMNA to host community yard sale Jan. 29
Police reports
Source: Explore News | Jan 26th, 2011 3:07AM
On Monday, Jan. 17, at 10 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to the 8800 block of North Oracle Road in reference to a theft from a vehicle. Police...
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