For The Birds

The right landscapes, the right climate, the right place in the world to spot rare birds With more than 350 species of birds among those sighted in Tucson and Southern Arizona and at birding events every August, this is an incredible place to take up this pastime or to finally check a flying friend…

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Golfing, Sun And Saguaros

World-class golf courses, luxe resorts and gorgeous desert landscape are ready for you to explore. This itinerary is for those who want to both play and relax while checking out all the city and the surrounding area has to offer. MORNING Arnold Palmer Approves. Start this trip off at the golf…

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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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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

With endless trails for hiking and biking, open-air museums, and desert gardens, Tucson has the space you need to Free Yourself. Wide-Open Spaces, Ready to Explore. People have always found freedom and relaxation in the wide-open spaces that surround Tucson and nowadays that space is needed more…

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5 Free Things To Do

You don't have to break the bank, or even open it to have a blast in Tucson. It's Never Been So Easy to FREE Yourself In Tucson, you can find awesome events and things to do any time of year. There are trails to hike, rocks to climb, parks to explore, galleries to browse, and museums to peruse. Get…

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6 Santa Cruz County Road Trips

Spanish colonial history, wineries, birding and much more, just a short drive from Tucson. Explore the villages of Tubac, Tumacácori, Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin and Nogales, including southeastern Arizona wine country, just a scenic drive south of metro Tucson. Tubac The first European settlement in…

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Seven Cochise County Road Trips

Heading southeast from Tucson, a new world of caves, artists’ communities, the Old West and more opens up. Set among the scenic Sky Island mountains and desert riparian preserves of southeastern Arizona, Cochise County is a land of authentic Old West legends and endless outdoor adventures…

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