Thirteen Art Hotspots

Thirteen Art Spots in Tucson Tucson is an art town, no question about it. Artists are attracted not only by the famous southwestern light and the glories of desert and mountains but by the funky, retro downtown and the warehouses that once served cargo trains when the railroads reigned. Here’s a…

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Sounds of Tucson

Get An Earful of Tucson's Music Culture CAN YOU HEAR the sound of Tucson in the music played here? The Sonoran Desert, the borderlands, the cross-cultural influences, the sun-baked vibe can all exist—in one way or another— in the fusion of styles and sounds prevalent in the local scene. No one sound…

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Convention Center Landscaping

This iconic Mid-Century Modernist landscape, designed by master landscape architect Garrett Eckbo (1910-2000) at the height of his career, is just minutes away from downtown Tucson’s commercial district. Completed between 1971 and 1974, two plazas and a small park anchor Tucson's Convention Center…

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The Edible Desert

Discover a culinary oasis nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, where the ingredients are locally sourced and the chefs are artisans in their own right. Baja Arizona looks—and tastes—like nowhere else in North America, with a rich culinary heritage that spans 4,000 years and a border that…

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Resort & Hotel Dining

Farm to Fork, Ranch to Resort Discover Culinary Breakthroughs in Local Resort Restaurants By Debbie Weingarten The smell of fresh mint wafts from the bar, where a mixologist is crafting cocktails made with house-infused liquors. From my table in Casino del Sol’s PY Steakhouse, a Forbes Four-Star…

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Some Like It Caliente

A first person take on what makes Tucson's Mexican Food so hot! A Tasty Sampling of “The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food” in Tucson, Arizona by Edie Jarolim I know I’m not alone in craving Mexican food at all hours of the day. Happily, I live in a city with a huge concentration of excellent…

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Patio, Please

Tucson is the ideal city for outdoor dining. by Eric Swedlund Dining al fresco in Tucson—whether it’s under the stars, a brilliant sunset, or the bright-blue midday sky—is a distinct pleasure. While you’ll find options across the city, at all price points, and in a wonderful variety of cuisines…

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Date Night In Tucson

If you’d like a great meal and to spark some passion, here are some perfect places. Six Romantic Restaurants We love love here in Tucson, so we’re happy to have romantic restaurants perfect for date night, and hopefully to spark flirtation, fascination, and passion. Order a bottle of wine and let…

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10 Great Hikes

With five mountain ranges surrounding town and a national park, Tucson is a great place to put your boots on. If you enjoy hiking, you’ll love Tucson. Since the city is surrounded by five mountain ranges and bordered by two halves of a national park, there are seemingly endless opportunities to get…

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Wide Open Spaces

Find room to roam in Tucson & Southern Arizona People have always loved coming to Tucson to rest, relax, and get some space... and we know that nowadays that space is needed more than ever. Luckily, getting outside into the breathtaking environment of the Sonoran Desert is a safe and simple way to…

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