Thatcher is a small town along the Upper Gila River Valley in Graham County, Arizona. One of the most entertaining and educating nearby attractions is EAC Discovery Park Campus, 5 miles south of Thatcher’s town center. There are many exhibits and presentations in the Campus mostly about science and technology. It is a great interactive place for kids. It is open to public during working days, plus Saturday. On the other hand, if you are a nature enthusiast, then you should visit the Klondyke & Aravaipa Canyon Preserve, 44 miles west of Thatcher. It is an ideal place for hiking and horseback riding. You will need a permit for recreational use to enter the canyon, and your companion must not exceed 10 people. If you are looking for comfortable and low-cost accommodation in Thatcher, then you will like Comfort Inn & Suites Thatcher, just 1 mile from the town’s center. It has clean, comfy rooms; a very good discount hotel for a low price.