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Welcome to the Santa Cruz Valley

Welcome to southern Arizona's beautiful Santa Cruz Valley! We are happy you are making this visit to this unique environment with a rich historic legacy.

We invite you to explore our website and learn about National Heritage Areas, the unique heritage experiences of the Santa Cruz Valley, tourism itineraries, our heritage education and promotion programs, how you can join in this locally-grown grassroots effort, and so much more.

Check out our Heritage Foods program, which includes a Local & Heritage Foods Directory, Regional Food Brand, and special events revolving around the fun and tasty food traditions of the Santa Cruz Valley.

Tucson's City of Gastronomy nomination. 
2014 update of the Heritage Tourism Map website, now compatible with your smartphone! 
Support our
Heritage Business Members.
Learn about our regional food brand
Santa Cruz Valley Harvest.  

Statement on the Protection of Property Rights
The Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance fully supports the protection of private property rights in the proposed Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area. The legislation clearly states that the designation does not affect the rights of any property owner.
Learn more.