Welcome to Tucson
A college town with a long history, Tucson (too-sawn) is attractive, fun-loving and one of the most culturally invigorating places in the Southwest. Set in a flat valley hemmed in by snaggletoothed mountains and swaths of saguaro, Arizona's second-largest city smoothly blends American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo traditions. Distinct neighborhoods and 19th-century buildings give a rich sense of community and... Read More
Top experiences in Tucson
Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix
Spend the day visiting Tombstone Arizona, the "Town Too Tough to Die" and perhaps the most legendary mining camp of Arizona. See America's best example of Western heritage, Tombstone's 1880s buildings and artifacts that are well preserved and featured in numerous museums.Walk the streets past Big Nose Kate’s Saloon, originally the Grand Hotel built in 1881 and later owned by the rumored girlfriend of Doc Holliday. Stop by the infamous OK Corral where the most famous 30-second gun fight ever happened. Pass the Birdcage Theatre, a combination of theater, saloon, gambling parlor and brothel. The legendary home of Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp is yours to explore with a visit to the Tombstone Historical Courthouse and the Boot Hill Cemetery, where some of the west’s most colorful characters were laid to rest. On the way back to Phoenix, visit a truly unique stop, the White Dove of The Desert, one of the Southwest's best preserved missions at San Xavier del Bac, just outside Tucson. The historic Spanish Catholic mission is known as the "place where the water appears", as the Santa Cruz River (which runs underground) surfaces nearby.Relax in the luxury van on your trip back to Phoenix though the Sonoran Desert.
Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Start in the morning or afternoon at the centrally located 4th Avenue shopping district. After a short bike and route orientation, enjoy colorful and historic Tucson on a relaxed 11 mile ride. Your friendly, knowledgeable guide will show you the best of The Old Pueblo.Ride over the massive rattlesnake bridge, hear tales of outlaws, and peddle past impressive murals. As you explore the historic neighborhoods, you will learn about the Native American, Spanish, and Mexican influences that make modern day Tucson so unique. You'll cycle down narrow streets lined with colorful adobe homes and shrines. Zip along bustling bike lanes on the beautiful University of Arizona campus. The tour offers amazing variety!End the day back on 4th Avenue just in time to grab a delicious lunch or head to happy hour. This small group tour of no more than seven riders will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about colorful, historic Tucson.
All-Inclusive Sonoita Wine Tour from Tucson
You'll be transported in a 12-passenger Executive Shuttle, accompanied by a complimentary glass, water, and snacks. Oftentimes the winemaker or one of his assistants pours for our tours offering insight to the whole process. We also have a cooler for any wine purchases you make and several of the vineyards will offer to mail your purchases home.Between 9:00am-10:00am you will be picked up at your hotel or assigned location. At 11:00am you will visit the first vineyard and taste 5-6 local wines. Lunch is included with a choice of sandwiches or salads and water or tea. Beer and wine are available for purchase. After lunch, you will visit the 2nd and 3rd vineyards with 5-6 tastes of local wine at each. Enjoy a scenic ride home with time to visit with your new friends. Drop off at your return destination between 3:15pm and 4:00pm.
Tucson Scavenger Hunt Adventure
The scavenger hunt adventure begins in the heart of the city and takes you on a well-designed course through famous parks, cathedrals, historic hotels, theaters and the El Presidio. The tour requires approximately 2 miles of walking, with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play, leaving time to stop for a bite to eat or simply to enjoy the best sights of the city. Great for families, friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.
Escape Room in Tucson
You will be locked in a room. The room will be unfamiliar and full of surprises. You will bring nothing in, but the room will be filled with useful and sometimes irrelevant objects. You will need to utilize them to escape. But be quick, you only have sixty minutes.You will need to use your mind. The room holds many secrets, some simple and superficial, and others secured and hidden away. Your thinking and problem solving skills will be put to the test, as you calculate your escape. Sometimes a key is not necessary to open a lock.You won't be alone. Two minds are better than one, and no experience brings people closer together than escaping capture. The room is unsolvable by one person, so you and your friends, family, partners and co-workers will have to work as a team to escape. Hysteria and frustration guaranteed.You will feel the atmosphere. The room is built to create an authentic experience with a fun atmosphere, strict attention to detail, unmatched realism and a captivating storyline. Every detail in the room, whether significant or not, is logical and realistic - but let's not get crazy, you will not have to open doors with piano keys or chess puzzles.
Carnival of Illusion in Tucson
Laugh, have fun and celebrate a magical night out! This top-rated magic show is a vaudeville-inspired evening full of tricks and illusions that must be seen to be believed.The 100-minute show in an intimate theater will leave you wondering how they do what they do and right in front of your eyes! Carnival of Illusion is an evening of Old-World Magic in the style of Buster Keaton, Mae West, Gypsy Rose Lee and Harry Houdini.Roland and Susan will surely entertain with their unique blend of magic, music and humor.Carnival of Illusion is a must-see for tourists and armchair travelers alike.