Tucson Botanical Gardens
Type: Gardens, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing
Set in the heart of the city, the Tucson Botanical Gardens offers plenty of winding pathways, taking visitors past floral exhibits, greenhouses, classrooms for instruction, and a superb exhibit on... Read More
Set in the heart of the city, the Tucson Botanical Gardens offers plenty of winding pathways, taking visitors past floral exhibits, greenhouses, classrooms for instruction, and a superb exhibit on xeriscaping, a concept of planning yards and gardens using minimal water in the desert climate. Don't miss the iris garden, the herb garden, the unique tropical exhibit or the well-stocked gift shop. The garden regularly hosts special events, such as music in the garden, a butterfly exhibit, and a special luminaria event during the winter holiday season. Whimsical and informative, the Tucson Botanical Garden offers visitors a special insight into the plant life of the desert.
2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
- Romantic Things to Do: "The holiday season's luminaria nights, featuring hundreds of softly lit luminaria bags, is one of the most romantic events on the annual calendar."
- Things to Do with Kids: "Free admission for children 3 and under."
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Floral displays and meandering pathways make the Tucson Botanical Garden a great date destination.
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Tucson Botanical Gardens features plenty for kids, including the Children's Discovery Garden, which teaches kids about the life cycle of a plant.