Tucson Spotlight
Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...

Things to Do in Tucson

Do What You Love, Then Love Even More

Skip the Southwest stereotypes and experience the real deal in Tucson, AZ, where the Lawrence Whipple Observatory brings the planets as close as the wings of raptors whizzing past your head at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

From the robust colors of centuries-old frescoes at Mission San Xavier del Bac to the shining steel of a 1959 Boeing Superfortress at the Pima Air & Space Museum or the heady scent of la reina de la noche, the night-blooming Queen of the Desert at Tohono Chul Park, discover a place with as many things to do as your heart and mind can imagine.

The Arts 

Tucson has an arts culture unlike any other. Explore our museums, galleries, public art, concerts, and theater.


Spanning the natural world to the constructed world of Biosphere 2, Tucson is home to Southern Arizona's favorite attractions.


Let your hair down or put on your poker face. Bingo, Keno, slots, blackjack, and more.


Sugar skulls to haute couture, boutique shops to mega malls. Shop your heart out.

Family Fun 

Free your spirit and feel like a kid again. Even when it’s hot out, Tucson is all-ages cool.

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