10Best Tucson, AZ Attractions
Don't miss the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, a unique attraction that celebrates the natural beauty and diversity of Tucson and the Sonoran Desert.
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Tucson is no slouch when it comes to live music. The city already hosts a long-running folk music festival and the country's only international conference dedicated to traditional mariachi music. Now, the city is home to a new festival celebrating a quintessentially American instrument: the guitar. Whether they prefer acoustic or electric, music fans can enjoy shopping for instruments, jamming with like-minded musicians and showing off their air guitar skills. Read more »All New & Notable Tucson Attractions »
Tucson's Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the city's most popular visitor attractions, featuring more than 300 historically significant aircraft from the United States and around the world. A new exhibit at the museum is drawing a younger crowd these days, as the museum showcases a collection of planes that inspired Disney's popular animated movie "Planes." Read more »All New & Notable Tucson Attractions »
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Tucson doesn't grab as many headlines as other travel destinations, but don't let that stop you from visiting the Old Pueblo. The city's southwestern spirit, cultural diversity and one-of-a-kind desert beauty are fertile ground for exploration. You'll find award-winning museums, a historic mission and even a national park within the city's borders. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the city's hiking trails, parks, extensive bike paths and amazing mountain views. Tucson is also a thriving college town, which means you'll find plenty of museums, galleries and other cultural attractions. For an easy tour of Tucson, get in the car and explore the city's historic downtown barrios, or simply take a sunset mountain drive over the mountains west of town.
- Tucson Expert Patricia Escarcega