Murals & Wall Art in Tucson

The old and the new through awe-inspiring murals As a historic Old West town, Tucson, AZ, is overflowing with stories. As a modern western city, new stories come to life every day. Combining this old with the new, you can find these narratives told through stunning murals throughout the city…

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Film In Tucson

Catch a glimpse of Tucson's rich film history The desert southwest has been a filming location for nearly as long as motion pictures have been in production. When the nascent film industry of New York first looked west—for better weather and wide-open spaces—they stopped first in Arizona on the way…

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Best Authentic Mexican Food in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona, is not just a desert gem renowned for its stunning landscapes and vibrant culture; it's also a culinary hotspot, especially celebrated for being the home to America’s Best Mexican Food. As the first city in the United States to be designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Tucson…

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Mining in Bisbee and Southern Arizona

A Mother Lode of Earthly Treasures The wealth just under our feet has shaped the history of this area. One of the world's largest gem and mineral shows is held in Tucson every February, and a smaller version of the winter event is growing every year in September. And mining is a major portion of the…

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Gems and Minerals

Tucson is a year-round capital of gems, minerals, fossils & beads. Every February, with daytime highs in the perfect mid-60s to low-70s, the Old Pueblo becomes home to biggest gem and mineral show in the U.S.A. — the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase — with dozens of gem shows throughout the…

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Where to Eat During the Tucson Gem Show 2024

Every January, the Tucson Gem Show transforms the city into a dazzling showcase of precious stones, minerals, and diverse cultural experiences. Renowned globally, this annual extravaganza draws gem-loving enthusiasts, collectors, and curious souls alike. But the Gem Show isn't just an event, it's a…

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Guide to the Best Tacos in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's culinary landscape is celebrated for its vibrant and diverse food scene, and one dish that truly shines in the city's culinary tapestry is the humble yet delicious taco. With an array of flavors, influences, and styles, Tucson's taco offerings are a gastronomic adventure waiting to be…

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Tucson's What to Wear in the West

From hats to boots, Tucson has cowboy duds for every style and budget. What to Wear in the West First-time visitors to Tucson and Southern Arizona, taking in their first serious dose of the Old West atmosphere here, often find themselves so taken with the wild charms of horseback riding and their…

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Tucson Boutiques, Gift Shops & Artisans

One-of-a-kind? Check. Artisanal curio? Absolutely. Whether you’re looking for quirky specialty or handspun local, you’ll score lovely finds in Tucson. It often takes a little digging to unearth cool shopping experiences, so here’s a hit list of where to go in our city to fill your shopping bag with…

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Pet-Friendly Hotels In Tucson

Man’s best friend shouldn’t be left behind when his or her human parents head on vacation. Fido deserves to traverse the world with Mom and Dad, exploring everything that’s within paw’s reach. Thankfully, several Tucson area hotels and resorts are especially accommodating when it comes to hosting…

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