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Archive for October, 2011

Happy Halloween

October 26th, 2011 by Betty Ross

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Fall is here with cooler temperatures. Come and stay at Desert Dove Bed and Breakfast and enjoy a delightful gourmet breakfast. A few of our favorite dishes served at our Tucson, AZ  Inn include Fresh Spinach Egg Nest, Southwest Eggs Fiesta, Baked Blueberry French Toast, Baked Oatmeal, Fresh Baked Scones, Pumpkin Mousse, Yummy Muffins, Waffle Toast, Homemade Salsa, Organic Jams. Fresh Fruit, Fresh Ground Coffee, Tea and Juice. Breakfast is served at 8 o’clock or 8:30. We are flexible to your needs. We can take care of your special dietary needs.

Things to do in the area:

Colossal Cave Mountain Park. They are located a short drive up Old Spanish Trail from Desert Dove Bed and Breakfast.

Halloween Howl ! We are going to have a colossal good time! October 28-30

Halloween Carnival (5:00-9:00 p.m.) jumping castles, thrilling maze, kiddie horse rides, petting zoo, food, fun, & more!

Candlelight Tours of Colossal Cave October 28 – 30 / 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Haunted Hayrides 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. For Reservations Colossal Cave Candlelight Tours call: 520-637-7275

Colossal Cave Mountain Park has Riding Stables. To schedule reservation call: 520-647-3450

Pantano Riding Stables offers:  Spooks and Thrills Haunted Hay Rides located on Houghton Road in Tucson, AZ  Just a few miles from Desert Dove Bed and Breakfast.

For reservations at Pantano Stables call: 520-298-8980

Join us for a spooky good time!
















Tucson Birds

October 4th, 2011 by Betty Ross

Although Tucson is bordered by outstanding natural areas such as Saguaro National Park and the Coronado National Forest, you need not leave the city to see a variety of typical desert birds. 
  Here at Desert Dove Bed and Breakfast you will see these beautiful cardinals. They are at the feeder every morning and throughout the day. The blaze of red color is a wonderful contrast to the sage green of the desert. Check out our birds photo gallery page to see many more desert bird. The photos were taken by John & Maggie Turner while staying at Desert Dove Bed & Breakfast.

Below is a list of birds seen by our guests while at Desert Dove Bed & Breakfast:

Gambel Quail, White-winged Dove, Morning Dove, Inca Dove, Roadrunner, Say’s Phoebe, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Anna’s Hummingbird, Flicker, Red-naped Sapsucker, Gila Woodpecker, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Western Kingbird, Cactus Wren, Curved Bill Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, Phainopepla , Lucy’s Warbler, Black-headed Grosbeak, Pyrrhuloxia, Northern Cardinal, Chipping Sparrow, White Crowned Sparrow, House Sparrow, Black-throated Sparrow, Hooded Oriole, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Goldfinch, House Finch, Cooper’s Hawk, Elf Owl, Great Horned Owl and the Brown Bat, to name a few.

We have 4 acres to roam about and two garden areas for bird watching. Or you may wish to enjoy your morning coffee under the covered porch close to the hummingbird feeders.