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Let’s Have a Look at the Must-Visit Places in Tucson

Tucson is one of the largest cities located in Pima County in the state of Arizona. It’s got an aura that will surround you with its deep history and culture. The city is located in the north of the US-Mexican border with vast untouched corners of the Sonoran Desert. It stands out from most places for its desert flora, gardens, architecture, and traditional activities which you can find in abundance. And, also for its food and beverages which are mostly inspired by Mexican culture.

In Tucson, you can get lost to the millions of bright stars filling the sky in the night, and by the day the painted walls of historical barrios will leave you enraptured. Explore everything here… from the depths of ancient caves, mountain peaks, the flavors, colors and the sound of nature calling out to you! Find freedom and find out what it means to you which can be found only in this city!

Here are some of the things you can do while you are in Tucson:

Head for the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of Tucson’s number one attraction and will turn your experience inside out. Located on the west of Tucson, and sprawls over 98 acres. Its focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert and giving you an unforgettable experience with its fusion zoo, aquarium, botanical garden and art gallery. The museum houses of 200 species of desert animals and different types of plants.

Visit the Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built during the Great Depression by the Civil Conservation Corps. It is nestled and hidden high in the Rincon Mountain in the Saguaro National Park. It’s surrounded by stalagmite, flowstone, stalactites among many others. You can find endless rich history, Sonoran Desert vistas, the wild west vibe. If you are an adventurer, this is the destination for the adventurous heart. It maintains a temperature of 70 degrees all year long and suitable for all of you looking to bathe the sun and sweat out!

Trek the Sabino Canyon

If you are looking for a place to enjoy outdoors and challenging trails, then this is the place you should be out at! It is located in the Santa Catalina Mountains offering majestic views, magnificent trails with great hiking and trekking landscape. The Canyon offers a great terrain to explore including a paved path for high or low grounds. To add to the fun part, it provides you a privilege to walk the ground once occupied by the Hohokam people.

Get mesmerized by nature at the Tucson Botanical Garden

The Garden consists of 16 individual gardens surrounded by nature all around the place. The city of Tucson is known for its hustle and bustle, but simultaneously this place offers a moment of peace and tranquility. The garden spreads over five acres. The natural theme unfurls for the visitors the best of what Arizona’s flora has to offer such as the zen garden, children’s garden, and a butterfly garden. There are exhibitions on various themes for those interested in the botanical world.

Explore the breathtaking aerospace at the Pima Air & Space Museum

This is one of the world’s largest aerospace museums where you can see over 300 aircraft and spacecraft. It spans over 80 acres giving you a tour of the U.S government and military aircraft storage facility. It a non-government funded museum and first started in the year 1970s, and they earn funds through the ticket sale and admissions from the visitors yearly. There are walks offered at the museums daily with the exclusive operator of the bus tours. There’s also a museum store you can buy as souvenirs like books, collectibles, etc.

Tucson offers everyone a plethora of exciting adventure as well as an opportunity to rejuvenate yourself with the freshness and serenity that nature beholds. Traveling through Tucson can give you the experience of a lifetime. So, what are you waiting for?

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