Explore Outdoor Attractions & Fun Things to Do in Tucson
Situated in the Sonora Desert valley, Tucson is an alluring and scenic Arizona destination where history and culture, art and architecture, and Sonoran Desert weather and landscape come together in a stunningly beautiful way. From outdoor enthusiasts and amateur history buffs, to professional astronomers and zoologists, to students and wanderers and art lovers and curious people of every stripe, there's something for everyone around Tucson. Find inspiration at the historic Mission San Xavier Del Bac. Wander the shops and galleries on Fourth Avenue or La Encantata, visit the University of Arizona campus to see your favorite students or sports. See giant cacti at Saguaro National Park or hike through the majestic Sabino Canyon. Visit the animals and the incredible exhibits at the world famous Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. From landmarks and museums to festivals and hiking, your Southwest adventures can begin at the calm, comfortable, centrally-located Arizona Inn.