SkyNights is an after-dark program that takes advantage of the unique capabilities of the SkyCenter on Mt. Lemmon to allow you to see the universe as clearly as possible by using the outstanding 32-inch Schulman Telescope…Arizona’s largest dedicated public viewing telescope! Learn about the constellations, observe interesting atmospheric phenomena and view the wonders of the […]

Thank you vets and their families for your service and sacrifice!

This Veteran’s Day, the Adobe Rose Inn is again proud to host, free of charge, at least one military service member or couple on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Veterans or active military personnel may make their stay request by sending an email and contact details to The person who sends the first e-mail will receive a […]

Sun rise! Sun set! And fantastic city views.

Hike in Tucson on the well-paved, family friendly trail up to the top of Tumamoc Hill, part of the Tucson Mountain range. Leave the Adobe Rose Inn B&B before sunrise and watch from atop the hill. Go back later on and watch the sun set. Additionally, Tumamoc Hill, as part of the University of Arizona [UA], serves as […]


Much of Tucson’s vibrant nightlife is of no cost. That includes an exciting Summer Concert Series of contemporary jazz within walking distance of the Adobe Rose Inn B&B. The concerts are in the Geronimo Plaza Courtyard at Main Gate Square. Presented by Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance [SAACA], the free Friday Night Live! performances, coupled with delicious food […]

Hot morning? Make a cool breakfast!

Try steel cut oatmeal, homemade maple cream and homemade banana ice cream.  The contrasts in in temperatures and textures make this dish a sure winner.  Guests at the Adobe Rose Inn refer to it as “The Beige Breakfast” and repeatedly request it. Ingredients Banana Ice Cream 3 large VERY ripe bananas 1/8 – 1/4 cup […]

Interested in Native American artifacts?

Explore Morning Star Traders and find the “treasures of Tucson”.  They have a large selection of quality antique turquoise and silver jewelry, new jewelry, baskets, textiles, pottery and, so I’ve been told, the most extensive collection of antique Navajo turquoise and silver buttons.  And Morning Star Traders is within a comfortable 2 ½ block walk […]

10 ways to beat the heat in Tucson

1. After traveling or for a local staycation, stay at the affordable Adobe Rose Inn in Tucson, AZ, and enjoy their air conditioning and their swimming pool. 2. Drive up Mt. Lemmon where it’s as much as 20 degrees cooler at the top of the Mountain.  Stop in the Cookie Cabin while you are there and order a huge […]

Beautiful Sunsets in Tucson, AZ

Experience nature’s performance art in a gallery a short drive from the Adobe Rose Inn.  The sun performs daily in Tucson.  When my good friend, Elly, came from WI to visit, she was entranced with our neighborhood, the Historic Sam Hughes District.  Tucson houses are often painted in bright yellows, pinks, purples and blues.  “Where do the colors […]


Recognized as a Top Performing Bed and Breakfast as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site TUCSON, AZ, USA – May 26, 2015 – The Adobe Rose Inn Bed & Breakfast today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.  Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is […]

Rooms at the lovely Adobe Rose Inn become even more affordable as of May 17th

Summer rates ranging from $85 per night to $140 per night go into effect for business travelers, parents and students going to UA orientation, and those looking for time to refresh, relax and enjoy the Inn’s swimming pool after exploring Tucson. Many of the delicious three-course breakfasts offered daily have a Southwestern theme.