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Tucson Sights and Landmarks Guide, Arizona

Exploring the spellbinding sights

Tucson is one of the most appealing and enriching landmarks for individuals searching for historical buildings, theatres, museum, and studios. The art and culture of Tuscon has enhanced so much that it has innumerable attractions and indelible souvenirs that can leave you overjoyed.

National parks, zoos, art districts and air force bases are some of the most important areas of exploration.

For example, the ASARCO Mineral Discovery Centre situated on the Pima road is an award winning exhibition centre. It also features the South western art and crafts. The Coronado National Forest, located on the Sabino Canyon Road, is best for cycling, birding and hiking.  Coming down to Fourth Avenue, it’s the most important and special shopping district including restaurants, stores and boutiques.

The garden of Gethsemane is a landmark since 1945 and has various biblical scenes. In order to preserve the vegetation of Sonora desert, the Saguaro national park is established at the Old Spanish Trail. There are several other botanical gardens, which include herbs, cactuses, children garden and other native crops.

Fine dining, cafes and arty shops can be seen at the art districts in Tucson. The old studios located at Kinney Road premier innumerable legendary fights, gun shows, saloon musicals and live shows. 

Day trips

Benson, located in the San Pedro Valley, serves as the western gateway to historic and scenic attractions. A biosphere 2 centre is famous for its under glass environment and tends to be one of the most attractive and spell binding projects started in the nineties.

 Bisbee, on the other hand, is one of the historic towns for mining in Tucson founded in 1880. It also includes several guided tours, museums, arts and theatres.  

Tombstone is another important town, which is considered to be the town-too tough to die, is another added attraction. Pearce is another ghost town with its quiet mountain valley, as one of the main features for attraction.

Tubac, on the other hand, is the oldest settlement for the Arizona and internationally acclaimed for being the artists’ colony. It emerged as a hub of national and international artists. 

Shopping

For those, who are shopping freaks, Tucson is not less than a heaven for them. Some of the main shopping centers are The Antique Mall, the B & B Cactus farm, the Cowtown boots, the Park Mall shopping centre and the Shipping Depot. Thus, there is several sightseeing opportunities in Tucson making it an important destination.

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  • windykatyKitt Peak National Observatory
    travel tip by windykaty posted more then 30 days ago
    First the drive up to the main Visitor Center on top of Kitt Peak is stunningly beautiful, then the guided tour in the Kitt Peak National Observatory just overwhelms you with information. The tour guide is really passionate about its...
  • ElzaTucson Balloon Rides
    travel tip by Elza posted more then 30 days ago
    I've never been on a hot air balloon and most certainly never been in the air with it, so taking part at the Tucson Balloon Rides was the most amazing experience of my life. We were advised to dress comfortably and with several...
  • SistazzioneSabino Canyon
    travel tip by Sistazzione posted more then 30 days ago
    Full of hiking opportunities and guided tram tours, the Sabino Canyon is the desert jewel of the Southwest. With the tram you make 9 stops and you can get down on any of them, so you have time and opportunity to take some really...
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