Tucson for Anyone
Collected by Max Power
Tucson is a historically significant, culturally diverse city, where the lushness of the desert will surprise you. Surrounded by beautiful escapes into nature, the city boasts a budding foodie scene that you can enjoy on a warm, desert evening.
2905 E Skyline Dr, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
La Encantada is a swanky outdoor shopping mall in the Catalina Foothills. The retailers may be high-end—think Kate Spade, Anthropologie, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., and the Apple Store—but the view is free. Great for window shopping and a cool...
2790 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
Arizona Hatters has a phenomenal selection of hats in a variety styles and made from many different materials, so you're sure to find one that suits you. Once you make your choice, they will custom shape it to fit you perfectly. They also perform...
2631 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
Tucson has a lot of yoga studios but this is one of the most popular because of their $5 Yoga Hour classes 4-5x daily. The Yoga Hour is a flow class that moves just quickly enough to work up a sweat and yet the instructors smoothly transition...
4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA
Pat Arnell had a soft spot for miniatures since the 1930s, but it wasn't until she moved with her husband Walter to Tucson in 1979 that her hobby developed into a full-blown passion. Her collection is now housed in the nonprofit Museum of...
6300 N Swan Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
At the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains is the ten-acre complex, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun. A national historic district, the grounds are a blend of natural desert garden, adobe architecture, and museum—all the vision of one man. Ettore...
119 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Mexican-Korean fusion has arrived in the desert! Every few weeks, all the food trucks in Tucson converge in different neighborhoods for a 'food truck roundup' fiesta, and now, Mafooco (the Mexican Asian Food Company) is among them. Folks in ...
3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
Cholla (pronounced "choyah") cactus are common in the American Southwest, but not many outside of the region know that you can eat the flower buds. They're high in calcium, and even help balance blood sugar. Many Tucson residents have never tried...
110 E Pennington St, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
No, you don't have the wrong address—this is indeed a downtown office building and parking garage. But don't be alarmed. Walk through the door, and Café Poca Cosa's stylish interior tells you immediately that this is no boring strip mall Tex-Mex...
375 S Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Casa Vicente is an institution in this desert city—Tucson's outpost for tapas a la española. Just south of the downtown core, a couple of blocks from the neo-Baroque façade of the Cathedral of San Agustín, this restaurant also features live music...
348 S Meyer Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Just south of downtown Tucson is a reminder of the city's Hispanic-and-adobe past: the Barrio Viejo. One of the most eye-catching buildings is the Teatro Carmen, which opened in 1914. For the rest of the teens and on into the mid-1920s, this venue...
400 N Toole Ave A, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Maynard's Market & Kitchen is a great place to experience some of the best that downtown Tucson has to offer, with a host of locally sourced products, as well as a considerable wine selection. The bar is a cool spot for an informal meal and a...
Arizona 85619, USA
The Romero Canyon Trail is a fun and relatively easy hike with a big payoff at the end—the Romero Pools are beautiful little oases at the base of Romero Canyon, surrounded by groves of trees and other local flora. Roughly five and a half miles...
403 N 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA
One of the best iced coffee drinks you will ever have is waiting for you at Exo. This Tucson micro-roastery has been voted as runner-up for best local coffee roaster in this desert city... but as you indulge in caffeination here, you'll agree that...
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