Category: Things to Do

14 Cool Things to Do

An eclectic guide to activities and attractions in and around Southern Arizona Editor’s note: Tucson Guide’s “Cool Things to Do” are listed in no particular order. All information given here was accurate at press time. You may want to phone for confirmation prior to visiting these attractions. Featured Places Fox Tucson Theatre The “Crown Jewel… Read more »

To the Top of Tumamoc

What I learned from walking up a big little hill near downtown Tucson | By Heather Wuelpern After spending two weeks in Italy devouring plates of pasta, trying every flavor of gelato, and sipping prosecco daily, I knew I had to jumpstart my workout routine when I returned to Tucson. I set my alarm for 5:30 a.m…. Read more »

Arizona’s Secret Canyon

Remote, lush & diverse, steal away to Aravaipa Canyon. | By Edie Jarolim Looking to escape civilization and its discontents? Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, a desert oasis tucked away between Tucson and Phoenix, might just be the place. The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) parcels out only 50 permits a day to enter the 19,410-acre preserve, thus minimizing… Read more »

Sailing in the Desert

Learn the ropes and set sail with a welcoming community of sailors | By Heather Wuelpern When people think of Tucson, images of saguaros, roadrunners, or Sonoran hot dogs might come to mind. But sailing? It’s not a joke. In fact, the Tucson Sailing Club set anchor in the Old Pueblo back in 1970 and has been… Read more »