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Tucson

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Natural History Museums · Specialty Museums · Canyons
Old Pueblo
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another. The city and its suburbs house over 150 companies involved in the design and production of optics, responsible for the area's nickname "Optics Valley." A busy college town, Tucson attracts students from around the world, nearly 35,000 of them attending classes at the oldest university in the state of Arizona. To experience the best of what this city has to offer when on vacation here, include the downtown's eclectic restaurants and bars on your itinerary. To personalize your trip to Tucson, create itinerary details specific to you using our United States trip planner.
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Popular things to do in Tucson

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Natural History Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Specialty Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Canyon
Sabino Canyon
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Scenic Drive
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Tucson

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Ranch
Double R Ranch Benson
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Cave
Kartchner Caverns State Park Benson
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Military Museum
Titan Missile Museum Sahuarita
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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History Museum
O.K. Corral Tombstone
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Tucson

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Art Gallery
Madaras Gallery
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Lookout
Gates Pass
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Arizona Winery Tours
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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State Park
Catalina State Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Tucson

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National Park
Saguaro National Park
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Canyon
Madera Canyon
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Forest
Tucson Mountain Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Water Body
Hutch's Pool
4.9
Duration: 4 hours

Trails in Tucson

Hiking Trail
Douglas Spring Trail
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Biking Trail
Fantasy Island
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Hiking Trail
Cactus Forest Trail
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Wasson Peak
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Tucson

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Specialty Museum
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Franklin Auto Museum
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Military Museum
390th Memorial Museum
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Outdoor Activity
Pedego Electric Bikes Tucson
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Mission
Mission San Xavier del Bac
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
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Theme Park
Old Tucson
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
Tohono Chul
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

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