Arizona Highways: Explore the stars at Sunglow Ranch in Southern Arizona

PEARCE, AZ - There are plenty of places in Arizona where you can find yourself in the middle of nowhere.

One of those places is in the foothills of the Chiricahua Mountains, about an hour and a half southeast of Tucson.

It's called Sunglow Ranch, and it sits on 400 acres and is surrounded by 300,000 acres of national forest.

Sunglow Ranch is north of Tombstone where the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday used to roam.

It started out as a regular ranch in the 1800s.

Hiking trails surround the property and there's also a lake which happens to be a favorite spot for the ranch's big puppies to play.

But it's evening and the nighttime when the ranch shines most brightly.

"We have the most gorgeous night skies anywhere around, we have astronomers coming from Canada, Europe, we have them coming from all over because it's so dark out there," says Susan Nunn of the bed and breakfast facility. "It's so quiet here and so beautiful, we try to keep it as simple as possible and delightful as possible."

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