Plan a Visit

Time to begin that new adventure in your life? Imagine what it would be like to:

  • Live a healthier and more active lifestyle
  • Find new passions and open up to your untapped potential
  • Make new friends and discover new interests
  • Use your skills and talents to make a difference in your community
  • Take things off the back burner you’ve had simmering for way too long

Begin the process of expanding yourself in Green Valley, Arizona!

Visiting and staying in Green Valley while also exploring the region of Southern and Southeastern Arizona gives you a feel of what it would be like to live in this unique and vibrant active adult community. The wide open spaces, historic roads, breathtaking landscape, and natural beauty and wonders of the Sonoran Desert is the perfect combination of place and space for exploration, respite, solace, time to breathe, and opportunities to stimulate your senses and open yourself up to the possibilities afforded by a healthy and active lifestyle. Healthy aging in our adult years is most evident in people who remain active, socially engaged, embrace life-long learning, and contribute to the well-being of their community. All of these are possible in Green Valley, Arizona. This could be your new hometown!


With sunshine nearly every day of the year, Green Valley is a sunny, vibrant and upbeat community! July and August provide spectacular monsoon season in Southern Arizona! These summer rain downpours, often lasting just a few minutes and accompanied by spectacular thunder and lightning, dot the Sonoran Desert landscape on a hit-and-miss basis. If you think that everything remains damp during Monsoon Season, think again. Southern Arizona’s sunny and warm summer months help dry everything out within minutes!

Month Average high in °F Average low in °F Average precip. in inches
Jan 66 37 0.79
Feb 68 39 0.87
Mar 74 44 0.79
Apr 82 51 0.31
May 91 59 0.24
Jun 99 68 0.31
Jul 99 73 3.39
Aug 96 71 2.95
Sep 95 66 1.57
Oct 86 55 1.3
Nov 74 43 0.59
Dec 66 37 1.02


Located just 25 miles south of Tucson, Arizona, Green Valley straddles about 9 miles of Interstate 19. Whether driving to Green Valley from the East or West Coasts, from Canada or from America’s Midwest Heartland, you can arrive in Green Valley with ease!

Tucson International Airport
Tucson International Airport (TUS) offers easy in-and-out access to Green Valley. TUS serves more than 3.2 million airline passengers per year on seven major airline carriers. Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, Sun Country, and Via Air offer nearly 60 departures per day to 20 non-stop destination airports with one-stop connections to hundreds of destinations.

Car Rentals
Major car rental companies have counters and cars at Tucson International Airport’s Rental Car Facility. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty should be able to provide just the vehicle you’re looking for.

Where to Stay In Green Valley – In & Around!


Green Valley – Local Things to Do


Get a FREE two-day pass to access Green Valley Recreation, Inc.’s (GVR) fitness centers, pools & spas, tennis and pickleball courts, and lots of other healthy and exciting amenities!

Part of what makes Green Valley so special is Green Valley Recreation, Inc. (GVR). A private, nonprofit corporation operating 13 recreation centers which gives GVR’s 23,000+ members unlimited possibilities for play, leisure and learning in this active adult community. GVR members represent 76.7% of Green Valley’s population of 30,000.

Leisure activities and amenities offered by GVR are unmatched by any other active adult community in the world. GVR members have access to 13 centers’ pools and spas, six fitness centers, tennis, pickleball and other sports venues, over 1,000 continuing education classes, and lectures, 65 GVR Clubs of various interests, and year-round GVR Live! performing arts entertainment in GVR’s West Center for Performing Arts.

Membership in GVR is available by purchasing a deed-restricted GVR residential property or by voluntarily deed-restricting a home in an HOA within GVR’s boundaries. Members pay a modest initial fee, and then a reasonable annual fee.

To obtain your FREE two-day GVR Guest Pass, contact Green Valley Recreation, Inc. at 520.625.3440 or visit GVR’s Administrative Offices located at 1070 S Calle de las Casitas, Green Valley, AZ 85614.

Madera Canyon
Located in the Santa Rita Mts. east of Green Valley, home to many plants and animals rare in the U.S. Also one of the bird-watching hot spots. Picnic areas and campground. Continental Road east, turn right on White House Canyon Road and follow paved road. (15 miles from Green Valley)

Titan II Missile Museum
Only remaining Titan II complex just as it was during the Cold War. Guided tours of missile complex including silo. Located on the north side of Green Valley off Duval Mine Road. Admission Fee. Call 625-7736 for reservations.

Historic Hacienda de la Canoa
Visit historic buildings and corrals, and learn about the people of Canoa. Visit the newly restored lake where a portion of the classic film, ‘Oklahoma!’ was made. Learn about Colonel Juan Batista de Anza and the group of Spanish colonial settlers that made their first stop at Canoa Ranch on their epic 1,200 mile journey in 1775 from Sonora, New Spain to colonize the Pacific port of what is now San Francisco. 5375 S I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley, AZ  Telephone: 520.724.5220