Do you need a break from your regular work routine? Are you looking out for a vacation spot? Well, don’t hesitate to make Tucson your holiday destination. Tucson in Arizona is known for its dramatic beauty. Located just 60 miles north of Mexico, Tucson is a metropolis with a population of 580,000 residents.
Tucson is the second most populated city in Arizona. Tucson is full of mountain ranges which makes it a perfect destination if you are interested in hiking and snow skiing. The desert region namely Sonoran Desert is covered with cacti of all sorts including the giant saguaro.
Carnival of Illusion – This is Arizona’s lone intimate illusion show. The artists Susan Eyed and Roland Sarlot take you on this magical dream show. Children under the age of eight are not allowed in. Tickets need to be booked in advance as there is limited seating.
Sabino Canyon – This beautiful canyon is a part of the Coronado National Forest. It is situated on Catalina Mountains and is a perfect picnic spot. You can also engage in outdoor activities like hiking, biking and swimming here.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – A major attraction in Tucson, this museum is located about 18kms from city. It is a combination of a zoo, botanical garden and a history museum. This renowned museum is definite a must see place.
Mission San Xavier del Bac – This beautiful church is a remarkable piece of colonial Spanish architecture. The inside of this church is full of carvings and sculptures.
Old Tucson Studios – This original movie set is also a theme park with exciting and thrilling rides and shows. Here you can learn about how Western movies are made. Do not miss this especially if you are travelling with children.
Pima Air and Space Museum – This aviation museum has enough aircrafts to captivate anyone. It has the world’s largest aircraft collection including those used during the Second World War.
La Paloma Golf Course – A part of Westin La Paloma resort, this course has breathtaking views of the city and mountains. The 250 acres 27-hole golf course is a haven for beginner and pro golf enthusiasts.
It is always better to plan your vacations well ahead of time. Book your tickets early to access early bird offers issued by most airlines.