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A vacation in Tucson, AZ means a vacation in a city unlike any other. Tucson blends a metropolitan city with a small town feel to make visitors feel as if they are as much a part of the community as any other. The rich heritage of the area brings together Mexican, Spanish, Native American, and Anglo-American influences to make the city as diverse as the individuals who visit it. As a part of the Sonoran Desert, there is much beauty around Tucson along with an unusually stable climate that brings 360 sunny days to the region each year. When visiting Tucson, you will find an abundance of places to visit, including museums, caverns, parks, golf courses, and fine restaurants.
If you are looking for an interesting museum, the Pima Air and Space Museum is a good place to start considering it is the largest of its kind in the Western United States. Here you can learn about the beauty of flight while touring 75 acres of planes in their facilities. You may need to make reservations for some of the tours and the whole experience usually takes from 3-4 hours, so be sure to plan ahead to avoid scheduling conflicts. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is also a good option if you are looking for a natural experience with a little more variety. This museum is a combination botanical garden, natural history museum, and zoo, which allows visitors to learn about the desert while also enjoying the plant and animal life in the re-created, but realistic-looking, landscapes....read more »
When most people think of Tucson Arizona, they imagine a city in the middle of the desert, under a smoldering sun, with a very limited number of attractions. However, you can make a whole vacation out of a trip to Tucson since there are enough activities to keep the family occupied the entire time. You will find a combination zoo, botanical garden, and museum that is interesting, informative, and fun for the entire family. There is a growing cave system that houses unique formations and contains unspoiled features such as stalactites and stalagmites. Or you can take a journey to Tombstone and visit the site of the famous shootout at the Ok Corral. With numerous other activities to enjoy, a trip to Tucson is guaranteed to be filled with excitement and fun for the whole family....read more »
Tucson is Arizona's second largest city and the home of the University of Arizona.
Tucson is home of the Tucson Rodeo, now in it's 76th year. It also hosts the Tucson Rodeo Parade.
Every year, Tucson hosts the Gem and Mineral Show which brings visitors and merchants from all over the world....read more »