The Written Word

By Margaret Regan Jack Kerouac may not have been the first writer to be charmed by Tucson, but his description of this desert literary haven is among the most poetic. “Tucson is situated in beautiful mesquite riverbed country, overlooked by the snowy Catalina range…,” the beat writer declared in his…

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How To Gem Show

The Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase can be overwhelming, but you can do it like a pro It was certainly easier to navigate the first Tucson Gem & Mineral Society show in 1955, held at a local elementary school. After all, there were only 1,500 attendees and 15 vendors. In 2019, it would have…

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MLS Preseason

Pro soccer warms up in Tucson, competes in the Visit Tucson Sun Cup Spring 2022 (dates TBA) Soccer Spends Summer at Kino North Stadium All the young dudes return to Tucson for summer soccer, following February's MLS matches at the Visit Tucson Sun Cup. From March to September, catch local USL…

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Cowboy Up

Tucson is a modern city, sure, but you don’t have to go far to find a taste of the Old West. Start light. Experience a romanticized, entertaining view at Western-themed attractions with rides, shopping, and dining: Trail Dust Town boasts Wild West stunt shows, a military museum, and a shooting…

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