Taste Tucson during Sonoran Restaurant Week

Our culture is vibrant, the flavors are always sizzlin', and taste buds are unquestionably treated 365 days a year. Then, when Sonoran Restaurant Week rolls around in September each year, the 10-day city-wide event shines an added light on dozens of restaurants and the customized menus they put on…

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Taste Tucson In A Glass

A furniture maker's leftover mesquite inspires award-winning whiskey with a Tucson twist. by Debbie Weingarten The Story of Whiskey Del Bac and Hamilton Distillers One evening in 2006, Stephen and Elaine Paul had a revelation over a glass of scotch. At the time, the couple owned Arroyo…

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Dog-Friendly Restaurants In Tucson

If you want to brunch with your furry friend, grab a cup of coffee with your canine, or share a slice of pizza with your pooch, we have got you covered. There are plenty of pet-friendly dining options here in Tucson, Arizona. Now all you have to do is decide where to start! Cup Cafe Located in…

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Great Downtown Restaurants

Among the quirky shops, happening bars, historic architecture, and lively yet relaxed vibe that makes downtown Tucson, AZ so unique, you'll have no trouble finding a restaurant to satisfy your current cravings. After you enjoy your meal, take care of some shopping, grab a cocktail, or catch a live…

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Local Ingredients

For more than 4,000 years, the land around Tucson and along the Santa Cruz River has been cultivated by its human inhabitants, beginning with the Hohokam—the ancestors of the Tohono O’odham and Akimel O’odham. Early farmers dug swales and berms to catch summer rains and cultivated plants that grew…

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The JTH Tucson’s Ideal Weekend in Tucson

The Joshua Tree House Tucson is a small inn bordering Saguaro National Park. Situated on 38 acres of land with a forest of Saguaro cacti, native plants, and an abundance of wildlife this is a space to reflect, reset, and create. We've asked owners Sara & Rich to detail their idea weekend getaway in…

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Hiking The Sky Islands

Discover the Mountains Around Tucson Getting into the mountains around Tucson is an opportunity to explore other worlds. There is something completely magical about the mountains surrounding Tucson. You can’t see it just by looking at the big picture. Fly over in a plane, for example, and when you…

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Loving The Loop

Walk, Bike, and Skate your way around Pima County on the Chuck Huckelberry Loop by Mary Reynolds Ride your bike past Old West ranches and New West solar panels. Walk beneath mesquite trees and sculptures on your way to a Farmers Market. Ride horseback in sandy riverbeds with mountain views. Stop…

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Why I Love Tucson

Meaningful Answers To This Question From Local Tucsonans' Contributors Erika Muñoz - Restaurateur, Seis Kitchen and Catering Starting with a trailer, Erika Muñoz and her husband, Jake, quickly built Seis, a celebration of the distinct culinary regions of Mexico, into a local mini-empire. First, the…

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Gravel=Good

Somewhere Between Mountain And Road Biking Lies The Of-The-Moment Thrills Of Gravel Riding By Ali Knutson Fun fact: about a third of America’s roads are unpaved, some a mix of dirt, rocks, and earth. When the bicycle was invented in the 19th century, the roads weren’t as manicured as those we…

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