Top things to do

Top Choice Cave in Benson

Kartchner Caverns State Park

This wonderland of spires, shields, pipes, columns, soda straws and other ethereal formations has been five million years in the making, but miraculously wasn't discovered until 1974. In fact, its very location was …
Books in Benson

Singing Wind Bookshop

If you're a bibliophile and driving near Benson, the Singing Wind Bookshop is a must-visit. One of the Southwest's great indie book stores, this inviting place is run by the wonderful Winnifred 'Winn' Bundy on her r…
Mexican in Benson

Mi Casa

This tiny, mustard-yellow hacienda with blue trim serves very good Mexican food. It's pretty much the only place in Benson where you may have to wait for a table.
Museum in Benson

Amerind Museum & Art Gallery

The private, nonprofit Amerind Foundation exhibits American Indian artifacts, and history and culture from tribes from Alaska to Argentina, from the Ice Age to today. The Western gallery has exceptional works by suc…
Ice Cream in Benson

Old Benson Ice Cream Stop

For quick and easy coffee before your next adventure, drive through the Old Benson Ice Cream Stop beside the railroad tracks. It also sells 44 flavors of soft serve.