Mobility Matters Foundation – Roll into the Holidays: Charity Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 10, 2023 06:00 PM EST


Historic Dude Ranch Getaway for Two

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Estimated Value
$2,400 USD
$1,200 USD to JT_Charities

The winning bid will go to FrontStream Global Fund (tax ID 26-3265577), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, which will send the donation to Mobility Matters Foundation (tax ID 883676895) on behalf of the winner.

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Item Description

Experience one of the most historic properties in the west and an easy drive from Tucson or Tubac. Enjoy a scenic horseback ride on trails frequented by U.S. Presidents and legendary figures like Pancho Villa. Relax in the room where Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell stayed and the house where the Marshall Plan was drafted. Learn to sort cattle as ranchers have for generations. Explore Native American ruins, the U.S.-Mexico border or the neighboring 120,000 acres of Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge by off-road vehicle. Enjoy a cool drink in our Cantina, the oldest continually used building in the state of Arizona. Retreat to the Hacienda to relax in rich southwestern color and culture.


-Lodging for 3 nights for 2 guests (additional guests may be added at a per person cost)

-Daily meals-Horseback riding

-Guided off-road tours

-Fat tire electric bike tours

-Sport shooting & archeryAll of our rooms have fireplaces, heat, AC and a private bathroom.

Rancho De La Osa is a sportsman’s paradise situated on 590 acres and surrounded by an additional 120,000 acres of Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge. We are located less than 1 ½ hour drive from Tucson in Sasabe, Arizona, high in the Sonoran Desert along the Mexican Border. Our ranch offers an unparalleled experience with exceptional food and wine, unmatched hospitality from our staff, historically important buildings to captivate your senses and enough activities to keep you and your family busy day and night. Be a part of history and join us for a truly unique and extraordinary vacation experience.

Outdoor Activites

Horseback Riding Program – If you’re an experienced rider or never been on a horse, we’ve got the ride for you. Our wranglers will match you with a horse appropriate to your experience level and lead you on scenic rides through sandy washes, over rocky terrain, past incredible rock formations and across lush desert grasslands. For more experienced riders, loping and trotting can be incorporated into rides where the terrain allows. Lessons are also available. Horseback riding is available to children 5 years and older.

Guided Off-Road Tours – Go on an off-road adventure in one of our UTVs (Utility Task Vehicle). Our guide will take you and up to four other guests on an adventure to the United States-Mexico border or take you on a trip to explore the nearby ghost town ruins.Guided Fat Tire Electric Bike Tours – Trade one saddle for another and experience the southwest on a fat tire electric mountain bike. You can peddle on your own or get assistance on those tough hills from a high powered motor capable of 20 mph speeds.

Guided Fat Tire Electric Bike Tours are available to children 12 years and older. Sport Shooting and 22 Range – As long as you’re visiting our “wild west” ranch, you might as well participate in our safe and fun shooting program. We don’t just have your typical shooting range experience, you can expect targets at different angles, heights and speed variations. Channel your inner Wild Bill Hickok and attempt to hit various objects set against a southern desert backdrop.

Sport Shooting is available to children 12 years and older. Some firearms are restricted to children 16 years and older.

3D Archery Range – Newly built archery range right on the ranch featuring 3D targets and the latest equipment.

Hiking – Walk a few yards from your room and you’ll likely run across the same trails forged by legendary figures like Pancho Villa. Walk on red clay trails towards the famous Baboquivari Mountain. Tour Buenos Aires wildlife refuge and run into giant jackrabbits, roadrunners and deer. Hike along old western ghost towns that still feature intact buildings.

Bird Watching – Rancho de la Osa borders the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge and is a birdwatching paradise. Our ranch and surrounding areas are home to the endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail and 300 other species including Herons, Gray Hawks, Vermillion Fly Catchers, Loggerhead Shrikes and Golden Eagles,

Swimming – After a long day on the road or trails, nothing feels better than a relaxing dip in our heated pool. Great way to meet friends, soak up some sun or catch up on your reading.

Reviews of Rancho de la Osa

"I went for a girls' weekend with a friend and we had a really fantastic and unforgettable experience. I live in southern Arizona and have visited a lot of attractions and hotels, but this was hands-down the most special and unique place I've stayed in the area. The building and grounds are beautiful and full of history about which staff are very knowledgeable. Food was delicious. My friend and I did archery with staff member (cowboy) Adam who was a wonderful teacher; all management and staff were very generous and helpful. Would strongly recommend any time of year, for any length of time." - JRP

“Absolutely incredible! Bob was like a character out of a book. He was SOOOO accommodating!!!! The crew were outta sight great! The food was to DIE for.Sooooo much to do! Horses were great and well trained. Incredible must do in a lifetime! Rustic ambiance.” - Gigi P.

Item Special Note

3 nights / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps up to 2

Provided by Rancho de la Osa

Valid for a wide range of dates throughout the year. Not available during holiday weeks: Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Year's and Easter. Must book vacation within 18 months of purchase. Vacation is fully transferable. You'll contact the vacation provider directly to select dates and book the vacation.