Would you like to spend a vacation in a desert city? Want to party on the land of majestic sunrises and sunsets? Well, then Tuscan is the place to be. Do not be under the impression that a desert city is quite boring and has very little to offer. You will agree with this if once you take a tour of the Tucson attractions. Just rub the image of desert that is full of sand, dust, heat, and humidity and replace it by fun activities amidst the sand. This will make you feel good and will surely encourage you to visit Tucson.
The main Tucson attractions include its historical as well as cultural sites, food inspired by Spanish and Mexican flavors, and its welcoming inhabitants. Yes, this is true and for those who want to go on slowly-moving peaceful trips, Tucson is among the ideal destinations. However, this does not mean that there is no thrill or adventure here. Do not believe or thinking about it itching your head? Well, then try getting onto a hot air balloon for flying over the desert or undertake skiing in the Lemmon Ski Valley. Tucson has it all!
Among the other Tucson attractions, explore the natural ones first such as the Kitt Park National Observatory for staring at the stars, the Colossal Cave, and the interesting Kartchner. It is recommended to join a guided tour for the grottos. Further, if you are in Arizona, you just cannot leave without the exciting activity of bird viewing. For this, Tucson offers the Ramsey Canyon Preserve that is the venue of more than 10 hummingbird species besides other birds. This activity is such that even the one without any frame of mind would like doing! For some more natural experience, head towards the Tohomo Chul Park that offers many hiking trails, a greenhouse, a tea room, and a historic mansion. This is the hiking destination of many couples and that this adventure is taking up for free. Have children with you? Then, do take them to the Reid Park Zoo as well as the botanical gardens. Also, take a tour of the Biosphere 2 that is a live laboratory for watching several scientists researching on the different systems on Earth.
History has its own vibes in Tucson that was much inclined towards Spanish leading to the birth of several missions. Among these, do visit the Mission San Xavier de Bac that is quite informative as well as well preserved. If you have time, then the other missions are also not worth missing with a cost of some fee.
For movie fans, a visit to the Old Tucson Studios is mandatory where you can know much about its functioning in its early days. One more highlight related to the movies is the famous Mescal Movie Set that featured itself in more than 40 movies such as The Life.
Museums are just very interesting here. Check out for the Arizona State Museum as well as the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum for discovering the deserts and Mother Earth. The Arizona State Museum is known for its worthy built up as it is the Smithsonian Institution’s member.
If you want to go for skiing, then come to Tucson’s Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley that is meant for the skiers of all levels. It is just awesome here to ski. You can also come here in summer to have a sky ride when the melted snow facilitates some breathtaking vistas.