Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Colossal Caves Overlook

Colossal Cave Mountain Park is one of our favorite Southern Arizona attractions. The Park is a great place to take the kids and it’s only 25 miles from Downtown Tucson. Activities include cave exploring, horseback riding, hayrides and banquet facilities, hiking, primitive camping, birdwatching, 2 museums, a small restaurant, and … Continue reading

Tohono Chul Park Announces Amazing Fall & Winter Offerings!

Tohono Chul Cactus Bloom

This morning in my mailbox was the new Tohono Chul brochure about the upcoming Fall & Winter activities either at, or sponsored by, the Park. Graphically, this download-able brochure is one of the best I have ever seen. More importantly, it beautifully illustrates the Park’s amazing array of special programs, including: art, culture, music, gardens, […]

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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Tucson Botanical Gardens

There are many reasons to love Tucson Botanical Gardens. First, of course, are the many different types of gardens. Second, every spring they have a “Weird Plant Sale” where you can purchase living conversation pieces. Third, TBG is a peaceful place in the midst of a bustling urban environment. Fourth, they have concerts & art shows. Fifth, you can rent the facilities and have a magnificent party there, be it for a wedding, reunion, or whatever special occasion. Go to our Tucson Botanical Gardens to discover reasons #6, #7, & #8.

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Sabino Canyon Attractions

Sabino Canyon Waterfall

If you enjoy the out-of-doors, do not miss the chance to hike Sabino Canyon. This is a very pleasant day trip. For other Parks and Gardens in the area, see our list of the Best Parks and Gardens. Also, see our article on Things to do with Kids for more … Continue reading