Built in 1919, the same year my father was born in Tucson, the Hotel Congress served passengers arriving at the train depot across the street. Walking into the lobby, you will immediately have a sense of this hotel’s history. Yet, even though it’s old, all the modern comforts and conveniences … Continue reading
Located at the west end of the restored Train Depot is the Transportation Museum. I know. When I first heard about it I wasn’t in any hurry to go either. But there is no way to understand the history of Tucson until you witness the incredible impact the arrival of … Continue reading
The Cup Cafe is a downtown tradition enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Creative dishes, eclectic wine list, freshly baked desserts, full bar, indoor or patio seating.Continue reading
Maynard’s is located in the historic Tucson Train Depot a few yards from where Wyatt Earp killed Frank Stillwell after the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
No point in going to elaborate, detailed descriptions of their extensive menu.
Cafe’ a la C’Art is a small, but fine country-style restaurant in the Art Museum’s courtyard. You can dine inside or be seated on the patio. Great sandwiches and salads, but of particular interest is their delectable baked goods.
Judy Michelet, her son Mark and his wife Shirley take pride in presenting artistically crafted menu items based on traditional Southwest cuisine flavors. You will enjoy!
You can dine indoors or in the Old Town Artisan’s courtyard, enjoy the creative cocktails or local beers at the bar, listen to live music under the stars, and dance until the wee hours. Great fun in a historic setting!Continue reading
The Arizona Historical Society’s Tucson History Museum is about life in early Tucson. This is a small but very worthwhile museum if you want to understand the history and cultural heritage of Tucson.Continue reading
A reenactment celebration at the Presidio San Agustin de Tucson which takes place several times a year.Continue reading
An Overview of the oldest and largest art museum in Southern Arizona. The Tucson Museum of Art has both permanent and rotating exhibits as well as historic houses, a cafe and museum store.Continue reading
A historical tour of the J. Knox Corbett House, a Tucson merchant’s home from the early 20th Century.
An elegant two-story, stucco-covered brick structure built in the mission revival style, was completed in 1907 and lived in by members of the Corbett family for fifty-six years. J. Knox Corbett and his wife Lizzie Hughes Corbett built the house on the northwest corner of the block next to the Stevens House and near the Tucson Museum of Art.