Hungry for Something New? Cochise County’s expanse of mountain and sky, from sunrise to sunset, makes flipping your phone from selfie to scenic simple. Discover a cool, high-desert climate with sunny days and starry nights. Grab Instagrammable moments at annual events from the quirky to the daring. Fill up on authentic international cuisine, fiery Mexican food and hearty cowboy fare served from food trucks, diners and white-tablecloth restaurants. Sip award-winning wines at Willcox vineyards or a cool microbrew in Bisbee. Your inner foodie will thank you.
Bikes, Boots and Binoculars. You’ll find endless exploration and plenty of brag-worthy outdoor adventures. Hike the 4.5 miles over the Stronghold Divide at Cochise Stronghold – a collection of granite boulders in the Dragoon Mountains that Apache leader Cochise and his men used as a natural fortress. Or take in part of the rugged Arizona National Scenic Trail – which runs more than 800 miles from the Mexican border north to Utah. The first 21 miles are in the Huachuca Mountains of Sierra Vista. Whether birding or biking, hiking or rock climbing, camping or stargazing, enjoy real adventure in wide-open spaces.
Art, History, and Culture – Oh My! In the old mining town of Bisbee is a courtyard with a small mining artifact collection, contrasting with random alleyways full of unique paintings. This combination of Old West relics and modern creative art makes for an interesting but captivating vibe. Nearby Douglas charms you with tales of its smelting and ranching past. The town is home to museums and authentic Mexican shopping and dining.
Visit ExploreCochise.com to plan your adventure. Step away from it all and GET REAL.