Things to Do

Tucson is an amazing place to visit, filled with interesting sights to see and explore. In the Tucson area and beyond, the rich cultural heritage and storied history reflects a landscape found nowhere else on Earth. Venture off the beaten path and see what it means to free yourself. Explore barrio neighborhoods. Discover untouched corners of the vast Sonoran Desert. Look into the night sky with a million twinkling stars. Find freedom to roam from the depths of ancient caves to the tops of stunning mountain peaks. Tucson and the surrounding area has a lot to offer. After being at home for the past year you will want to get out and explore. Plan to arrive early and/or stay late so you can experience all that Tucson has to offer.

Here are some of our recommendations for fun things to do while you’re here.


With five mountain ranges surrounding the city and a National Park, Tucson is a great place to get out an explore. Be sure to pack your sunscreen and water.

Downtown Tucson

You will want to be sure to plan some time for visit Tucson’s Downtown. Tucson’s downtown has been the city’s hub of activity for well over a century, but in the past several years it has seen a rebirth. New shops, bars, breweries and some of Tucson’s hottest restaurants are proud to call Downtown home. The Downtown area is comprised of six districts that highlight the deep-rooted history of the city.

Tucson Destinations

Additional things to consider for your Tucson visit include:

Miles to End Polio Bike Ride

The Desert Museum

Biosphere 2

Pima Air & Space Museum

Degrazia Museum


Check back here frequently as we add new places to visit.