Tucson Attractions

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden all in one place! Experience the interpretive displays of living animals and plants native to the Sonoran Desert region.
Hours: October-February: 8:30 am - 5 pm
March-September: 7:30 a.m - 5 pm
201 N. Kinney Rd. in the Tucson Mountains
(520)883-7202
www.desertmuseum.org

Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Beautiful desert park, on the National Historic Register, showcasing crystal-filled Colossal Cave and historic La Posta Quemada Ranch. Cave tours, museum, picnicking and Western trail rides.
Summer Hours: March 16-September 15 Monday-Saturday: 8 am - 6 pm Sunday/Holidays: 8 am - 7 pm
Winter Hours: September 16-March 15 Monday-Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Sunday/Holidays: 9 am - 6 pm
On Old Spanish Trail, 16 mile Southwest of Tucson (520)647-PARK (7275) www.colossalcave.com

Old Tucson Movie Studios & Theme Park
Have some western family fun at Old Tucson Studios, home to over 300 western movies and television productions. Don’t miss our live musical productions, Old West gunfights and Wild West stunt shows.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm
(Call ahead for daily scheduled hours).
201 S. Kinney Rd. Take I-10 to the Speedway exit and "head West." (520)883-0100
www.oldtucson.com

Saguaro National Park Visitor Center (2 miles from us)*
Saguaro National Park (East & West) Skirting the east and west boundaries of Tucson, these two national parks are home to the most recognizable cactus in the world–the saguaro.
3693 S. Old Spanish Trail
(520)733-5153
www.nps.gov/sagu

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Fed by the waters of Sabino Creek and sheltered by the canyon walls, the plants and animals that inhabit the canyon offer an interesting contrast to those found in the surrounding desert.
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.
(520)749-8700
www.sabinocanyon.com

International Wildlife Museum (8 miles from us)
A world-class natural history museum featuring over 400 different species of birds, mammals and insects from around the world, housed in a French Foreign Legion fortress. Interactive hands-on exhibits, movies, restaurant and gift shop.
Hours Monday-Friday: 9 am - 5 pm Saturday-Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm
On Speedway, 5 miles West of I-10 (520)617-1439
www.thewildlifemuseum.org

Casino of the Sun (5 miles from us)

Reid Park Zoo
Travel from South America rain forests to African grasslands in one day. Reid Park Zoo houses over 500 exotic animals in naturalistic habitats.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm; Closed Christmas
22nd to Randolph Way, between Country Club and Alvernon
(520)791-4022
www.tucsonzoo.org

Tohono Chul Park
Enjoy the serenity of trials and gardens, three galleries, tea room and shopping in the museum shops and greenhouse. Docent-led tours included with admission. Call for times.
Hours Daily: Monday-Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day
7366 N. Paseo del Norte One stop light West of Oracle Rd. on Ina Rd. (520)742-6455
www.tohonochulpark.org

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun
The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is the creation of one of the Southwest’s most famous artists, Ted (Ettore) DeGrazia (1909-1982). Visit the main gallery, the adobe mission and the artist’s home.
Hours: Daily: 10 am - 4 pm Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.
On Swan Rd., 1 mile North of Sunrise Dr.
(520)299-9191
www.degrazia.org

Kitt Peak
World’s largest collection of optical telescopes. Visitor Center with exhibits and gift shop. Daily tours, guided or unguided, and nightly stargazing program by RSVP only. (Call: (520)318-8200 for details and reservations).
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm (Visitor’s Center closes at 3:45 pm) Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day
90 min. from downtown Tucson on Rte. 86 Ajo Hwy.
(520)318-8726 (Visitor Center)
www.noao.edu/outreach/kpoutreach.html

Pima Air & Space Museum
Relive the glory and excitement of the most incredible aviation stories ever told, with more than 250 aircraft on display and our motorcoach tour of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Bone Yard (AMARC).
Hours: Daily: 9 am - 5 pm; last admittance at 4 pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas
6000 E. Valencia Rd. (520)574-0462
www.pimaairmuseum.com

Trap & Skeet Club

Tucson Rodeo

San Xavier Mission (11 miles from us)

Veterans Memorial Hospital

Tucson Botanical Gardens
An urban oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tour 16 different gardens all in residential scale. Over 5,400 plants–a natural haven for birds and butterflies. Enjoy the architecture of a historic home. Elegant garden gift shop. Tours. Free on-site parking.
Hours: Dailey: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Closed New Year’s Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas day
2150 N. Alvernon Way on the East side of Alvernon Rd., just South of the intersection of Grant and Alvernon
(520)326-9686
www.tucsonbotanical.org

*Accessible from Desert Trails Walking Trails.