926 North Madison Benson, AZ 85602 +1 520 586 7888
The new San Pedro Golf Course is an 18-hole championship facility located on the banks of the San Pedro River, about 45 minutes east of I-19 off I-10. The golf course winds through the mesquite and along the banks of the San Pedro on the front nine. The back nine travels through four canyon-like settings and finishes up with the 457-yard, par-4, split-fairway 18th hole. The golf course stretches out to 7,313 yards from the tips, and there are five sets of tees to accommodate golfers of all skill levels. (We recommend that only the most stout of heart and game play the back tees.) Call for hours.
900 S Randolph Way North of 22nd Street Tucson, AZ 85713 +1 520 791 4873
Reid Park is definitely the best place in town for a family picnic. There are lots of places to roast your wiener, spread the blankets and open those jars of potato salad to the sound of the zoo animals nearby. Playgrounds with more and improved play equipment, party ramadas and public artworks are all around you. With good timing, you may even catch one of the popular DeMeester Outdoor Concerts.
10501 East Seven Generations Road Suite 101 Tucson, AZ 85747 +1 520 546 3862
For a unique architectural and environmental experience, visit this community. An innovative team of homebuilders, environmentalists, solar scientists, artists and ordinary citizens put their minds and hands together to create this new-world community with old-world charm.Several model homes are open to the public. Begin a self-guided tour at the Neighborhood Center and embrace the concepts of sustainability along tree-lined streets where pedestrians stroll. View ancient pueblo art and interior design. Enjoy beehive fireplaces, water features and rich colors of earth, sky and desert flowers.
4415 South Contractors Way Tucson, AZ 85714 +1 520 747 0346
See the Old West the way the first settlers did. The Sierra Madre Express allows you to explore northern Mexico from the comfort of a refurbished rail car, view the scenic beauty of fabled Copper Canyon, relax in the beach resort of San Carlos on the Gulf of California, or visit Mexico's colonial cities. This is for travelers who love the romance and nostalgia of train travel. Passengers usually spend a few nights in Mexican inns and hotels, as well as on the train. Call ahead for schedules and prices.
7937 East Coronado Road Tucson, AZ 85750 +1 520 760 4000
This operator conducts coach tours of Northern and Southern Arizona, day trips to Tombstone, Bisbee, and Phoenix and a city tour of the Old Pueblo including all the historic sights and lunch at Old Town Artisans. Because Tucson is so close to the Mexican border, visitors might also consider a day trip to the colorful Arizona/Mexican town of Nogales. Coaches pick up at some hotels, call for details.
600 South Alvernon Way Tucson, AZ 85716 +1 520 791 4161
Randolph Golf Course lives up to the moniker 'championship golf course' as it currently hosts the PING/Welch's LPGA Championship and was also the site of the P.G.A. Joe Garagiola Tucson Open. The longest golf course in the City of Tucson system, Randolph measures 7,000 yards from the championship tees and 6,500 yards from the regular tees. This scenic course layout offers numerous tall trees, lush fairways, and a beautiful view of the mountains surrounding Tucson. The course features water hazards on five holes and long fairways, and sports three rearranged holes which were reconstructed according to PGA recommendations to enhance the course and make it more challenging for the pros.
4302 East Tennessee Street Tucson, AZ 85714 +1 520 750 0123
This store on Tucson's South Side carries one of the largest selections of tiles in the city. Raw tiles are shipped from Italian quarries, and then glazed in-store.The result is a large variety of one-of-a-kind Southwestern objects. Find ceramic tiles, tile clocks, tiles for hot plates or request a customized design. There is also a wide range of Southwest gifts like sculpture, pottery, framed prints and jewelry. Shipping is available within the continental United States.
1220 South Alvernon Way Tucson, AZ 85711 +1 520 579 9330
The tour guides here dress up as cowboys, carrying guns and other indispensable western paraphernalia, to make your trip as authentic as possible. Travel to wild places on rough roads in an open jeep, while the guides explain, to the best of their knowledge, the geology and archaeology of the country. Destinations are Reddington Pass and Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains, plus Windy Point during the summer months for a first-hand experience of the monsoons that lash the area in July and August.
1665 South Craycroft Road Tucson, AZ 85711 +1 520 747 0323
Trail Dust Adventures specializing in jeep trips to the Tortolita Mountains and the Reddington Pass east of the Catalina Mountains. These are ecology tours run by very knowledgeable tour guides concentrating on the flora-fauna and people of the mountains and deserts of Tucson. Water and soda are provided and special arrangements can be made for barbecues and picnics.
2932 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85716 +1 520 320 5699
If you are a collector of folk art looking for authentic products, check out Picante Designs. It is wholly devoted to the folk art of the American Southwest and Mexico, featuring an abundance of indigenous clothing, jewelry and gifts. The store is noted for its excellent collection of retablos which are small images of Mexican-Catholic saints painted on tin or tile. Retablos make great gifts and much sought-after collector items.
Nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains in
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