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Attractions in Tucson, Arizona

Here are the top things to see. If you have only a short time in Tucson, these are our recommended "must sees."

Finding Native American Cultural Sites in Tucson, Arizona
Travel to Tucson and learn about the Tohono O'odham people. Most people don’t think of Tucson as a center of Native American culture. We tend to think of the Navajo and Hopi when we consider Native American tradition and art. But the people to the south have much to offer the visitor. Whether its “man in the maze” baskets, saguaro syrup or...

Free and Low Cost Things to Do in Tucson, Arizona
Enjoy budget and free activities in Tucson, Arizona. A little money goes a long way toward having fun in Tucson – from art and history, to science and outdoor adventure. Frugal visitors can enjoy a host of fun and educational activities in the Old Pueblo for $10 per person or less.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - Visiting Tucson's Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, a major Arizona attraction sits in a scenic valley just west of Tucson, Arizona. Part zoo, part botanical garden, and part art exhibit, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a "must visit" for your trip to Arizona.

Kartchner Caverns State Park, Arizona - Visiting Kartchner Caverns
Kartchner Caverns State Park, south of Tucson, near Benson, Arizona is a beautiful living cave with a fairly new history of discovery. Reservations are needed. Kartchner is a destination in itself and is well worth the trip.

Tucson's Colossal Cave Park - Tour Colossal Cave, Hike or Enjoy the Ranch
Colassal Cave Mountain Park, south of Tucson, Arizona is a great park with multiple activities. Colossal Cave, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, had been used for centuries by prehistoric peoples when it was "discovered" in 1879.

Arizona's Pima Air Museum
The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest Air & Space Museum in the Western United States.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more.

Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona - Sonoran Desert Preserve
Saguaro National Park is home to some of the most majestic Saguaro Cacti I have ever seen. Add to that the beautiful mountains, hiking trails and well-stocked Visitor's Center and you have a "must visit" place in Arizona.

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