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  • Rocco's Little Chicago
    Maybe the best pizzas in town you can find in Rocco's Little Chicago, which is a cozy little locale serving basically Italian food. The service is great, top-notch, the pizza is amazingly delicious and cheesy as hell (in a good way). [...]
    D: 6.6mi00
  • Los Nopales Tucson
    Serving Mexican and other Latin American dishes, the Los Nopales Tucson wows you with their food preparations. Though not flashy from the outside, you will find that inside the atmosphere is really welcoming. Their dishes are flavorful and [...]
    D: 10.1mi00
  • Kitt Peak National Observatory
    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 work [...]
    D: 5.4mi00
  • Tucson Balloon Rides
    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 layers [...]
    D: 10.4mi00
  • Sabino Canyon
    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 beautiful [...]
    D: 14.5mi00
  • Pima Air and Space Museum
    If you are into aviation or just flying, than the Prima Air and Space Museum is your heaven on earth. They have more than 300 airplanes on display, ranging from old to new, historically and technologically significant. There is also a bus [...]
    D: 4.2mi00
  • Café Terra Cotta
    A beautiful little restaurant that features Southwestern cuisine, the Cafe Terra Cotta is located on Sunrise Drive and is a local favorite in Tucson. Their creative dishes, stylish inside welcome customers who will return several times [...]
    D: 13.3mi00
  • Black Diamond Hummer Tours
    Either you choose a more adventurous tour or a scenic, sightseeing one, you will get the best of each. The Black Diamond Hummer Tours operated and offered by Dolores Zimmerman (a racing champion) take you to the Arizona Sonora Desert where [...]
    D: 13.5mi00
  • San Xavier del Bac Mission
    A beautiful white structure, still in restoration process, though, the San Xavier del Bac Mission is beautiful in its white simplicity, but you are taken away by the colorful frescoes inside. With a small museum and an amazing courtyard, [...]
    D: 4.5mi00
  • Old Tucson Studios
    The best place for fun and entertainment in Tucson is definitely the Old Tucson Studios, which only a few minutes drive south of the city, is the location where many famous western movies were set. Having a historical importance regarding [...]
    D: 12.2mi00
  • Houston's Horseback Riding
    For friends or families with younger/older children, Houston's Horseback Riding in Tucson offers the best outdoor activity you can get. Either you want to take part at a guided trailing tour or attend a lesson in horse riding, you will [...]
    D: 14.6mi00
  • Arizona State Museum
    Focusing on the cultures and history of the Native Americans of the southwest, the Arizona State Museum is a must-see museum for anyone who is interested in history. Located inside the University of Arizona, the museum is sometimes filled [...]
    D: 7.4mi00
  • Tucson Mineral and Gem World
    Both a shop and a museum, the Tucson Mineral and Gem World is a unique place where you can find really rare rocks, meteorites, fossils, and gemstones. What makes this place so interesting are the collection of skulls from various times [...]
    D: 10.6mi00
  • Li'l Abner's Steakhouse
    With a decoration not really for the faint hearted, Li'l Abner's Steakhouse, however has the best steak prepared on open grill in town. Juicy and delicious, there's nothing like the steaks at Lil's. You can find the place [...]
    D: 19.4mi00
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    I don't think I have ever visited a museum that has focused its exhibitions on the wildlife of the dessert and had such an amazing collection and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is the one. The open-air museum offers not only guided [...]
    D: 19.2mi00

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Tucson History

During 1880, Southern Pacific Railroad reached Tucson and the population of the city reached 8000. In 1912, Arizona became the forty-eighth state of the Union and by 1950, the population of Tucson reached 120,000. The Pima and City county officially recognized the history of the city by adopting the historic district ordinance of 1972. in 1990, the city of Tucson became the 33rd biggest city in US and its population reached 400,000. The rich cultural heritage of Tucson centers around unique blend of Spanish, Native American, Anglo-American and Mexican influences and blessed with natural beauties like Sonora Desert, it enjoys an unsurpassed [...]
 
 
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  • $172Alaska Airlines flight Alaska Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Boise, ID (BOI)Tucson, AZ (TUS)04/21/202107:20 pm
    Tucson, AZ (TUS)Boise, ID (BOI)04/28/202106:20 pm
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  • $182Alaska Airlines flight Alaska Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Denver, CO (DEN)Tucson, AZ (TUS)04/20/202107:40 pm
    Tucson, AZ (TUS)Denver, CO (DEN)05/03/202106:20 pm
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  • $192Alaska Airlines flight Alaska Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Tucson, AZ (TUS)04/20/202111:10 am
    Tucson, AZ (TUS)San Francisco, CA (SFO)05/04/202106:20 pm
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