Take a Ride in a Hot Air Balloon over the Tucson Mountains. Here we are on our viewing deck. Unbeknownst to us, the balloon pictured here was about to land in our yard one clear winter morning. You can see Buddy, our Devil Dog, standing on his hind legs, peering … Continue reading
Take a tour of the desert. You will be amazed. Here are a couple of tour companies Trail Dust Adventures Tucson Jeep Tours … Continue reading
The Arizona State Museum celebrates the cultures of the Southwest. Native American blankets, baskets, and pottery. One of the finest collections of gems and minerals anywhere. While located just inside the University of Arizona campus just inside Main Gate, it is not part of the University but a State Museum. … 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
Climb a wall at Rocks & Ropes Kids love it. They must pass a safety check to climb. Visit the Website 330 S Toole Ave # 400; Tucson … Continue reading
Try Skeet Shooting at Tucson Trap & Skeet Club Website 7800 W. Old Ajo Highway; Tucson, AZ 85735 … Continue reading
About 2 miles down the road from the Desert Museum is the Saguaro National Park Visitors Center.
I know this is odd, but there are two Saguaro National Parks – East & West. In between is Metropolitan Tucson. If you only have time to visit one, go West.
If you have the time, on your way from Tucson to Tombstone and Bisbee, stop at Kartchner Caverns State Park for a guided tour. Very worthwhile but you will need reservations.Continue reading
In winter, Ski Valley is the southernmost ski resort in the United States. (Probably also the smallest) In summer, the lift is usually open. Kids love to ride the lift to the rim for a grand view of greater Tucson below. And yes, they can hike around up there. In … Continue reading
An interview with a naturalist at the Sabino Canyon Recreation area. Dan Granger talks about the birds, wildlife, hikes and more. … Continue reading