Welcome to Tucson!
The real, natural southwest captivates the imaginations of visitors fortunate enough to spend time in Tucson. Images of the Old West of legendary gunfights, sunburned cowboys, and steadfast Indians have given way to a modern Tucson — world-class spas, challenging desert golf courses designed by the world’s best golfers, fun family activities, nightlife and impressive convention and meeting venues.
A modern metropolis, Tucson and its surrounding communities boast a population of over 1,000,000 people. A melting pot of culture, Tucson and its citizens co-exist happily with Native American, Mexican and Pioneer heritage, a perfect complement to an uncomplicated way of life.
Tucson is located in the Sonoran Desert, the only place in the world the majestic saguaro cactus grows. These tall and ancient cactus stand like silent sentinels in the shadows of the five mountain ranges which cradle the Tucson valley and are showered with sunshine over 300 days a year. The average winter temperature is 70.
Visitors to Tucson can enjoy luxurious spas, resorts and hotels that offer fine dining and opportunities for relaxing by the pool, strolling through lush desert gardens or experiencing spa treatments at the world’s top spas.
Adventure seekers can visit Tucson’s popular attractions, take advantage of sunny, warm weather to participate in sports events and explore the city’s thriving arts community. Outdoor activities are plentiful and include world-class golf courses, hiking, cycling, tennis and ranches with horseback riding.
Tucson is located in southern Arizona about 100 miles southeast of Phoenix and is accessible by planes, trains and automobiles.
Tucson is a city in the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona, and the Arizona Wildcats!
Tucsonans are WILD about WILDCATS Athletics:
The BEST WEATHER known to man:
300+ Days of SUNSHINE! Weather: 56°F (13°C), Wind 0 mph (0 km/h), 40% Humidity
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Kids & Family!
When: Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm – Saturday, December 28, 8:00 pm
Where: Reid Park Zoo, Tucson, AZ
What to DO: Stroll through Reid Park Zoo and enjoy twinkling lights, jingle bells, falling snow, holiday displays, and Santa Claus. Zoo Lights presented by BMO Harris Bank at Reid Park Zoo is… MORE
When: Thursday, November 28, 2:00 pm – Saturday, December 28, 10:00 pm
Where: The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ
What to DO: The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa celebrates the holiday season with a skating pavilion. Open to quests and the public, come enjoy holiday music, Santa’s workshop, cookie and stocking… MORE
Arts & Culture
When: Saturday, December 7, 12:00 pm – Monday, January 6, 5:00 pm
Where: Medicine Man Gallery Inc, Tucson, AZ
What to DO: First time ever offered for sale – 40 plein air paintings by Arizona artist Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton (1889-1971). Painted between 1910-20, the pieces feature imagery of Sedona, Grand… MORE
When: Monday, December 2, 10:00 am – Tuesday, December 31, 5:00 pm Yelp Community
Where: Head to Toe Healthcare, Tucson, AZ
What to DO: December Facial special, an hour long Orange, Berry or Peppermint Facial with a peel for $75.00 a $25.00 savings or Buy one Cellupulse Treatment (a series of 8) for $1,200 and get the… MORE
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