A brief history of Tucson with links to cultural and historical information.
City of Tucson
The official City of Tucson website
News and information for the whole state.
AZ Tourist News Online
Information for people planning to visit Arizona.
in cooperation with the State Office of Tourism, offers information about things
to do all over the state.
Since 1925 this magazine has featured every corner of the State of Arizona.
Information on Tucson including maps, places to visit, events, community
pages, shopping, and dining.
Caverns State Park
Kartchner Caverns State Park is a wet 'live' cave where water still percolates
from the surface and calcium carbonate features are still growing. It has an
unusually wide variety of multicolored cave formations, including one of the
longest soda straw stalactites in the world, measured at 21.16 feet long and a
fraction of an inch in diameter. (A soda straw is a hollow stalactite that is
still dripping water and growing in length.)
Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
More details on the City of Tucson off the Chambers home site.
Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau
Have your questions answered about Tucson, Arizona at this informative
Information on our neighbor to the south is available at this website in
Southern Arizona Online
The online version of the Tucson Citizen, Tucson's afternoon, daily
The online version of the Arizona Daily Star, Tucson's morning, daily
Tucson Convention Center
Conventions, concerts, sports and more!
260 South Church
Tucson International Airport
Includes links to airlines serving Tucson, maps of the airport, and news of
the latest Tucson-area aviation happenings.
Tucson Yellow and White Pages
You can search the phone directory for lost relatives and friends or
look in the yellow pages for that list of Tucson coffee houses.
Places to See
The Arizona Historical Society
provides a museum of Southwest History.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum "exhibits the living, outdoor, world
of nature found in the Sonora Desert region."
A non-profit research and education affiliate of Columbia University serving
as a center for teaching, learning, and research about Earth and its systems.
Center for Creative Photography
The CCP is the world's foremost museum and research center devoted to
photography as an art form.
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Southeastern Arizona is home to more species of
hummingbirds than any other area of the United States. Colossal Cave Mountain
Park has a thriving population, many of whom stay on right through the winter
Information on Mount Lemmon, Sabino Canyon, Madera Canyon, Pena Blanca Lake,
Mt. Graham to name just a few sites located in the Coronado National Forest.
Flandrau Science Center
Committed to promoting scientific learning through programs and
International Wildlife Museum
Tucson's interactive natural history museum
Kitt Peak Observatory
Home of research facilities for two division of the National Optical
Astronomy Observatories: Kitt Peak National Observatory and the National Solar
at the University of Arizona
Western theme park includes staged gunfights in the streets, singing &
dancing in the saloons, and the opportunity to watch movies or television shows
Pima Space and Air Museum
Anyone with an interest in aviation will enjoy this site!
Saguaro National Park
Located on the west and east sides of Tucson, these parks are renowned for
their information on the great Southwest Saguaro Cactus.
Also see the Arizona State Parks web site.
Xavier del Bac Mission
This majestic Catholic Church has stood the test of time and serves as a
symbol of desert southwest.
The Titan Missile Museum
Take a tour through a deactivated Titan Missile Silo!
Tohono Chul Park &Monthly Calendar
Tohono Chul Park (Tohono O'odham for "Desert Corner") is a 48-acre
desert preserve featuring nature trails and demonstration, hummingbird and
45 miles south of Tucson, offers over 120 shops and businesses in an
Tucson Botanical Gardens
A wonderful garden for all to enjoy! This site lists the many activities put
on by the Gardens.
The Tucson Museum of Art
A wonderful collection of art of the Americas, as well as special shows and
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