The Painted Pony Resort

An Escape To Tranquil Beauty

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There are many exciting and rewarding day trips you can plan while staying at PPR.  Here are some suggestions for leaving in the morning and getting back to PPR by around 3 PM for a swimm in the pool.


Day Trip 1:  We are located about 75 minutes North of the historic mining towns of Bisbee and Tombstone, AZ.  On your way down stop at the Geronimo Roadside Monument and drop by Douglas, AZ and have lunch at the Gadsden Hotel.



Day Trip 2:  We are 90 minutes South of Silver City, NM and the beautiful Gila Wilderness. An interesting road trip is to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and back to PPR for the afternoon.  



Day Trip 3:  Day Trip three is to the Chiricahua Mountains.  You will want to visit Cave Creek Canyon, Chiricahua National Monument, Rustler's Park, the unspoiled Rucker Canyon.


Day Trip 4:  Spectacular Chiricahua National Monument.  Historical and archeologically important Gila Cliff Dwelling Wilderness Area.  Go to our slide show for pictures taken at both locations.


Start Day Trip #3 With a Cup of Coffee & Breakfast at the historic Portal Peak Lodge in Portal, AZ!

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At the Geronimo Monument you are half way to your Day Trip #1 Destination.


You will want to visit Cave Creek Canyon, Chiricahua National Monument, Rustler's Park, and the unspoiled Rucker Canyon after breakfast at the Portal Peak Lodge pictured above.