Things To Do
More than just saguaros and Sonoran hot dogs, Tucson, AZ is a cultural and natural hub where visitors can experience the Southwest as it was meant to be. In the heart of the Sonoran Desert, Tucson offers a modern perspective of the old west.
The city is home to a wide range of museums, historic sites, hiking trails, golf courses, and some of the most unique flora and fauna in the world, giving visitors plenty to do during their visit. From our gardens and zoos to our museums and university campus, Tucson’s unique beauty shines through our wide range of attractions and our vibrant downtown districts.
Take in the Tucson Beauty
For an outdoor adventure like no other, look no further. Tucson is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, cyclists, and hiking fans alike.
Marvel at our majestic cactus forests at Saguaro National Park or go chasing waterfalls at Sabino Canyon Recreation Area. Looking for something a bit ... greener? Tee off at one of our gorgeous golf courses.
Besides its natural beauty, Tucson is home to many artists. Visit one of our art museums or simply drive around town, keeping your eyes peeled for our beautiful murals painted by local muralists.
Be a Part of History
From the Tohono O'odham and Pascua Yaqui people to the Spanish missionaries and Mexican settlers, Tucson’s residents have always brought beauty, innovation, and connection to our community. Our historic sites, museums, and cultural festivals capture this history and look toward our future.
Fun for the Entire Family
Tucson has plenty of kid-friendly things to do, so bring the whole family on your next trip! Say hello to your favorite desert critters at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum or learn about gravity, anatomy, and so much more through the Children's Museum’s hands-on exhibits.
Whether you’re a poker pro, a blackjack enthusiast, or like pressing your luck on the slots, Tucson is the place to be. With four casinos to choose from, visitors have lady luck on their side.
But what to do with all those winnings? May we recommend some retail therapy? Tucson’s shopping scene offers everything from artisanal souvenirs to high-end wares.
If you’re looking for something a bit more calming and quiet, head to one of our spas, where experts will relax your senses and leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
Up for a drive? Hit the road and discover all that Southern Arizona has to offer. Take a step back in time at the OK Corral in Tombstone or learn more about our state’s copper beginnings in Bisbee.
Go a little further and you can also journey into outer space. Our clean air and clear, dark skies make us the "astronomy capital of the world." Explore the cosmos at one of the telescopes that top our mountains, reserve a spot at the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, or visit the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium at the University of Arizona.
With so much to see, do, and experience, Tucson is a place you’ll want to keep coming back to.
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