Surroundings That Surround You
Free yourself, all around Tucson and beyond
In the Tucson area and beyond, the rich cultural heritage and storied history reflects a landscape found nowhere else on Earth. Venture off the beaten path and see what it means to free yourself. Explore barrio neighborhoods. Discover untouched corners of the vast Sonoran Desert. Look into the night sky with a million twinkling stars. Find freedom to roam from the depths of ancient caves to the tops of stunning mountain peaks.
Around Tucson, the area is divided into districts and neighborhoods -- some linked by streetcar, others connected by streets made for autos, bike lanes, and bus routes -- with varied options for outdoor adventures, sightseeing, eating, and entertainment. Beyond Tucson, the land is defined by county boundaries that hold pick-your-own farms, vineyards and wineries, revived real Old West towns, and Sky Island habitats and preserved natural spaces that beckon day-trippers from Tucson. Getting here is easier than you might think, and it's definitely worth the trip.
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