The Painted Pony Resort

An Escape To Tranquil Beauty



The Chiricahua Desert Museum - Half way between PPR and Rodeo is this outstanding new attraction.  This is a must stop on one of your trips to Rodeo!  Also, sponsors of the exclusive PPR Retile Safari.

All Star Telescope -- helping people discover the wonders of the night sky"

All-Star comes to the PPR each year with a group of astronomers to take advantage of our dark skies.  The picture was taken in front of the PPR main house garage.  If you would like to participate in an All-Star Telescope workshop, then please contact them by clicking the picture.  You can also find out more by going to the PPR Stargazing web page.

Portal Peak Lodge is located in Portal, Arizona.  It is at the mouth of Cave Creek Canyon in the Chiricahua Mountains.  The lodge is next to Cave Creek and behind the Portal Store & Cafe.

Rodeo, NM is my most favorite spot!

Portal, AZ  -- If clean air, wide open spaces and breath-taking mountain views are your thing.... You may have found a home! Located in Portal, AZ only a few miles from PPR and at the entrance to the National Forest.  Just down the road from Rodeo, NM.

Bisbee, AZ 90 miles southeast of Tucson and nestled amongst the Mule Mountains, is the picturesque county seat of historic Cochise County. The community was founded in 1880 and named after Judge DeWitt Bisbee, a financial backer of the Copper Queen Mine.  A short drive from PPR and Rodeo, NM.

Tombstone, AZ  - The Town too Tough to Die, Tombstone was perhaps the most renowned of Arizona's old mining camps.  Tourism is the primary industry in Tombstone, enjoying over 400,000 visitors each year. With its colorful past and present,  Tombstone's  tourism industry is likely to be thriving well into the future.

Geronimo , was captured not far from this monument along HWY 80 between Rodeo, NM and Douglas, AZ.

The Gadsden Hotel  in Douglas, AZ (50 miles south of PPR and Rodeo, NM) has a colorful past and splendid architecture. The spacious main lobby is majestically set with a solid white Italian marble staircase and four soaring marble columns. Each capital is decorated in 14K gold leaf-worth $20,000 in 1929.  

The Rodeo Tavern  - This little gem has had quite a history, including having a slot machine at one time. It's the place for gatherings and a friendly atmosphere. Well managed and great food in Rodeo, NM.

The Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the birds of southeastern Arizona, their habitats and the diversity of species that share those habitats through research, monitoring and public education.

Painted Pony Resort Video - Click Here to be taken to a Youtube Video of the Painted Pony Resort.