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)

Hiking, Biking & Outdoor Fun- see www.visittucson.org/visitor/outdoor/
Golfing- see www.visittucson.org/visitor/golf/
Free Visitor Info- see www.visittucson.org/send/

Tucson Area Attractions

Day Trips-

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.

Local Shopping

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.

Foothills Mall:
7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., NW Tucson (520) 219-0650

La Encantada:
2905 E. Skyline Dr., NW Tucson (520) 299-3556

Park Place:
5870 E. Broadway Blvd., E Tucson (520) 748-1222

Tucson Mall:
4500 N. Oracle Rd., Oracle & Wetmore (520)