Tucson, Arizona Top 10 Attractions

6: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
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The Sabino Canyon Recreation Area boasts spectacular canyons, mountains, mountain lions, wild plants, as well as exciting trails. The Southwestern desert canyons found in this area is a famous spot for tram rides, especially for those who want to take a break from the desert heat. For many locals and trippers, it's a cool place for hiking, trekking and mountain biking, too.

Address: 5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750

7: Pima Air & Space Museum

Pima Air & Space Museum
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The largest aerospace in the world museum can be found in this city, too. It is right across the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and homes NASA's Boeing Super Guppy B-377. There are also World War II aircraft's and exhibits about the veterans, which is why it is among the favorite spots of history and aircraft fans locally and internationally.

Address: 6000 E Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706
Website: www.pimaair.org

8: Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park
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The State Park of Catalina holds 5500 miles of canyons, streams and foothills where people can explore the nature. Visitors can also stay in their caravans for overnight stopovers, enjoy strolling around the park during daytime, and hold picnic lunches in the afternoon. Aside from the nice sceneries, many people commend the park for being well-kept.

Address: 11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737

9: Reid Park Zoo

Reid Park Zoo

The chance to meet animals from different parts of the globe makes the Reid Park Zoo a haven for kids and animal enthusiasts. Here, zoo buffs can help the keepers name newly born animals, learn more about their different lifestyles and know how to preserve them. Visitors can also adopt some animals here, so be sure to drop by the Reid Zoo before going to your nearest pet shop if you are planning to have a pet soon.

Address: 3400 E Zoo Ct, Tucson, AZ 85716

10: Old Tucson Studios

Old Tucson Studios

You don't need to go to Texas to experience the Wild West setting. The Old Tucson Studios is an old west town theme park that is used in many TV shows and films. You can even see live history presentations and tours here daily, which makes it a good place not only for movie-makers, but for families who want to know more about the city's past.

Address: 201 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735

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