The Desert Museum offers various exhibits daily to promote geotourism in the area. In contrast to what most museums look like, this one has a natural setting, which gives most visitors mixed feels of the wild. Apart from various animals that can be seen here, there are different types of exotic plant species, fossils, mineral deposits and beautiful rock formations.
The Mission San Xavier del Bac is among the favorite excursion spots of many Catholics around the world. It is named after Eugenio Kino, a Jesuit missionary who started preaching in the area around 1692. The church was built with touches of North-African and Iberian styles, which makes it unique and elegant.
Hidden to the knowledge of most, the Old Pueblo is where the largest cacti in the US live. The giant saguaro found in here is often used in many product labels, movies and stories as a natural West American symbol. The Saguaro National Park offers one-of-a-kind escapades to nature lovers, adventure seekers and wildlife enthusiasts. Campsites are available within the vicinity so be ready with your tent and marshmallows if you are putting this place on your Tucson Travel list.
There are other things that you can do at the University of Arizona Campus on top of the Wildcat dance. Watch basketball and football games with your friends and family or tour the campus to know more about the activities that students engage into. At present, there are 10 University of Arizona graduate programs included among the top ranked courses in the US.
As the University of Arizona is committed in delivering high-standard education, they have established an Earth systems science research facility called the Biosphere 2. It aims to teach people about the Earth and its living systems using a man made ecological system. It currently has its own rain-forest, ocean with coral reef, mangrove, prairie grassland, fog dessert, agronomic system and an underground facility.