• The Great House at Casa Grande Ruins stands out for miles

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

Directions From Tucson

Directions from the Tucson Area:

Take I-10 West (toward Phoenix) approximately 47 miles to AZ-87 at exit 211b. Continue straight onto the Frontage Road for 1/2 mile. Stay in the right lane to go North on AZ-87 for 19 miles to Coolidge. Continue through Coolidge about 3 miles and look for the entrance to the monument on your left directly across from Safeway Plaza shopping area on your right. Proceed for 3/4 mile down the entrance road to the parking lot.

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Map showing driving directions to Casa Grande Ruins from Tucson
Driving from Tucson to Casa Grande Ruins

Did You Know?

1852 sketch of Casa Grande by John Bartlett.

Father Kino, in 1694, was the first European to call this structure Casa Grande. It is a Spanish word that means 'great house.' The Casa Grande is a 4-story, 11-room structure which was built about 700 years ago.