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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 ...

GeoTour Tucson

Discover the scientific and natural wonders of Southern Arizona!

Welcome to Tucson's geotourism collaboration, GeoTour Tucson. Through this initiative, we invite visitors and residents alike to discover or rediscover the area's preeminent scientific wonders at attractions that include Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Kartchner Caverns State Park®, UA Biosphere 2, and UA Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter.

Due to its scientific expertise and attractions, Tucson has been dubbed the "Science City." The major attractions of the Tucson area offer national and international leadership in fields such as environmental science, geology, ecology, astronomy, and hydrology. Beyond that, each provide great entertainment for adults and children alike.

We have long recognized Tucson as one of the leading destinations for science. Discover for yourself by exploring the scientific and educational attractions the area has to offer.

Biosphere 2 - University of Arizona

Address: 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle, AZ 85623
Phone: 520-838-6200
Fax: 520-838-6162

Kartchner Caverns State Park®

Address: P.O. Box 1849, Benson, AZ 85602
Phone: 520-586-4100
Alt Phone: 520-586-2283 (reservations)
Fax: 602-542-4188

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Address: Mt. Lemmon, AZ
Phone: Information/Reservations: 626-8122