Tucson & the Surrounding Area
About the Tucson Metro Area
Tucson, Arizona, also known as the ‘Old Pueblo”, is considered one of the best cities in the southwest. The breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert, amazing Southwestern cuisine, and some of the cleanest air of any major city worldwide.
Among the attractions not-to-be missed:
- Saguaro National Park, home to stately giant Saguaros unique to the Sonoran Desert
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, a 21-acre with a fusion experience:
zoo, botanical garden, art gallery & classes, natural history museum, and aquarium.
- Mission San Xavier del Bac, founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Kino, is a Spanish Catholic Mission located 10 miles south of Downtown Tucson.
- Tubac, historic village south of Tucson, is an artist community where you can walk among the beauty and craftsmanship of galleries, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and photographs