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Natural History Museum
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A combination zoo, botanic garden, and natural history museum, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum features over 3 km (2 mi) of walking paths crissc
Tours from $135
Canyon
Sabino Canyon , Tucson
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Scenic Sabino Canyon is a popular recreation area for both locals and visitors, providing a place to hike, picnic, and spot wildlife. Begin a
Specialty Museum
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Pima Air and Space Museum boasts one of the world's largest aircraft collections with more than 300 commercial, private, and military planes.
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The Bullets and Bordellos Ghost Tour is our adult’s only option focusing on Tombstone’s history and dark past. We will explore the ghosts of Tombstone’s original citizens, the city’s Red Light District, the OK Corral, brothels, murders, suicides, and demonic entities.
Book on Viator from $35
Mission
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Founded in the 17th century, Mission San Xavier del Bac was part of a chain of Spanish missions in the Sonora Desert. The mission was taken a
Scenic Drive
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Watch the desert disappear into panoramic mountain scenery along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway. Just a short drive of 43.5 km (27 mi) takes you fro
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Tucson

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From the Wild West-themed amusement parks and museums to country clubs and golf courses, there are plenty of interesting places to see and things to do in Tucson. A popular recreation area for both locals and visitors, Scenic Sabino Canyon provides a place to hike, picnic, and spot wildlife. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum focuses on the presentation of the diverse plant and animal life of "the lushest desert on earth." To take a step back in time and relive the Old West, visit Bird Cage Theatre--the original 1880s saloon, gambling parlor, and brothel. Trail Dust Town and Old Tucson offer a far more family-oriented experience with a number of stunt shows.

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Where to stay in Tucson

To discover the tranquility of the Sonoran Desert, book your stay at an inn just a short drive from Tucson. Staying on the outskirts of the city allows you quick and easy access to some of Arizona's wildest areas, though it does require a car if you wish to enjoy Tucson's shops and restaurants. For the ultimate in indulgence, consider one of the city's award-winning luxury resorts, which feature full-service spa and fitness centers, championship golf courses, lighted tennis courts, and indoor swimming pools.
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