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In the past month I have had the pleasure privilege task of traveling to Sierra Vista and spending several days there for work. Naturally, I was skeptical--how could anything an hour past Tucson be habitable? Talking to coworkers, including a SV native, did not boost my confidence in any way. Finding that the best accommodation available on my trip was a Comfort Inn really took the air out of any sense of fun an adventure that I had cultivated. (there are more hotels than Comfort Inn). Hold on, though! It's not all doom and gloom! Sierra Vista (Spanish for "mountain vista") is actually quite a beautiful area! Well, to be clear, the natural surroundings are beautiful. My first impression as I drove in was that it reminded me of Northern Tanzania and the Ngorongoro Crater area. I realize that is hyperspecific and probably unrelatable, so my second impression might be more helpful. My second impression was that it reminded me of Denver. Namely the ci
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I'm not a fan of haunted houses, mostly because I have enough nightmares that I get the same effect for free on a nightly basis. But I understand that there are people who love to pay money to be scared...or understand that it's a good date option because of the frightened hand-holding and arm-clinging (play on, playa). With you all in mind, here are some unvetted haunted houses across the valley.