Titan Missile Silo

One of the most interesting tourist attractions around Tucson has to be the Titan Missile Silo, located down I-19 off of Duval Mine Road. This unique tour takes you back in time to an era when the Cold War loomed over the United States and this facility was just one of the many strategic rockets […]

La Encantada

Since its initial opening the La Encantada shopping center has easily become the most attractive destination for north side Tucson shoppers. Capitalizing on Tucson’s phenomenal weather, this shopping plaza was designed as an open air facility, blending the indoor/outdoor spaces to perfection. Featuring such upscale shops like Coach, White House Black Market, Tiffany’s, Ann Taylor, […]

Accenture Match Play Returns!

The World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play Championship returns to Marana this week and with it the golfing world’s attention shifts to Southern Arizona. This fantastic event has been a great benefit to the local economy and with the help of the Tucson Conquistadores also continues to contribute substantially to local area charities. Practice rounds […]

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a remarkable facility featuring many of the most spectacular desert plants and wildlife. This museum is a must see for any new Tucson resident or visitor. Located approximately 20 minutes west of downtown Tucson this makes it an easy day visit. On Saturdays in the summer the museum stays open […]

Various Arizona Facts

Here are some facts about Arizona:

The city of Tucson’s elevation is 2,389. Average daytime temperature is 83, and the average low is 54. State Bird – Cactus Wren State Flower – Saguaro Cactus Blossom State Gem – Turquoise State Tree – Palo Verde

Saguaro Facts – Saguaro cactus are considered a mature adult at […]

Pima Air & Space Museum

Tucson is extremely fortunate to have one of the largest aviation museums in the world, and the largest aviation museum in the United States that isn’t government funded, in the Pima Air & Space Museum. Countless artifacts and over 300 aeronautical vessels are on display at the museum, including some one-of-a-kind items and other rare […]

Nightfall at Old Tucson

A Tucson original experience for over 20 years, Nightfall reemerges from the shadows to provide a frightening good time throughout the month of October. Old Tucson Studios transforms from a throwback Western town to a haunted township complete with monsters, beasts, and ghoulish stunts. The terrorific experience is the result of Nightfall’s infamous Dr. Jebediah […]

Honeybee Canyon

Rancho Vistoso’s recorded history dates back well over a thousand years and largely starts with the Hohokam Indians who settled in the region around 500 A.D. These villagers inhabited the area continuously for over 700 years, making it one of a few of the 120 or so villages with such a stable history in the […]

Oro Valley Hospital Receives Top Rating

An independent national nonprofit group call the Leapfrog Group recently announced it was awarding Oro Valley Hospital its highest score of an A for its safety record. This “Hospital Safety Score” ranges just like an academic report card from A – F and is built upon 26 measures of publicly available data regarding patient injuries, […]

Pima County Fair Wrapping Up This Weekend

The Pima County Fair concludes its 11-day run this weekend, operating from 10:00am – midnight on its final weekend. Held at the Pima County Fairgrounds located at 11300 S. Houghton Rd., this annual event has been one of Tucson’s largest for the last 100 years. Among the many activities occurring at the fair are carnival […]