Tucson Area Attractions
Area Attractions & Local Events
Arizona-Sonora Desert- (520) 883-1380
International Wildlife Museum (520) 629-0100
Mission San Xavier del Bac (520) 294-2624
Old Tucson Studios (520) 883-0100
Tucson Botanical Gardens (520) 326-9686
& MUCH MORE (see: www.visittucson.org)
Tubac, AZ- (520-398-2704) Arizona’s oldes European settlement, Tubac was once the site of a Spanish presidio. It is now a thriving artists’ community, known as the place “where art and history meet” with more than 100 unusual shops and galleries of original fine art andd crafts.
Nogales, AZ & Mexico- (520-287-3685) The twin border cities of Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, offer hundreds of curio shops with plenty of opportunities for bargain hunting, expecially for those willing to haggle for the best price. A great source for leather, jewelry, and terra cotta pottery.
Tombstone, AZ- (520-457-9317 or 520-457-3929) This historic “town too tough to die” offers several small shops specializing in antiques, memorabilia, 1880’s and modern clothing, firearms, Southwestern and custom jewelry, Native American and Western art, leather crafts, Western history books, collectibles and unique souvenirs.
There are many fine shopping opportunities in Tucson and Southern Arizona, from bustling contemporary malls to south-of-the-border souvenir stands, with quaint plazas, specialty boutiques, antique stores, and artisan galleries in between.
Old Town Artisans:
201 N. Court Ave., Tucson (520) 800-782-8072, www.oldtownartisans.com
Located in the historic El Presidio neighborhood, this adobe complex occupies an entire city block adjacent to the Tucson Museum of Art and features shops that open into a beautifully landscaped central courtyard.
Fourth Ave. Shopping District:
4th Ave. between University Blvd.
Shoppers looking for unusual, artistic gifts might begin their excursion in the historic Fourth Ave. Shopping District, located between Downtown and the University of Arizona. Browse more than 100 boutiques, galleries and restaurants.
7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., NW Tucson (520) 219-0650
2905 E. Skyline Dr., NW Tucson (520) 299-3556
5870 E. Broadway Blvd., E Tucson (520) 748-1222
4500 N. Oracle Rd., Oracle & Wetmore (520)