Where to Eat
Pasco Kitchen & Lounge – Our mission is to share our love for food and mixology with an “urban farm” inspired menu. Located in Main Gate Square.
Wilko – Modern gastropub featuring inventive classic American comfort food in the Main Gate district.
Brooklyn Pizza - Tucson's only solar-powered pizza place has been rockin' the Tucson pizza scene since 1996.
The B Line - This bistro-nouvelle style restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and uses the highest quality of ingredients. Desserts are homemade, delicious and have been featured on the Food Network for their excellence.
El Charro Cafe - Oldest family-operated Mexican restaurant in the U.S.A. and birthplace of the chimichanga!
HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery - Offers genuine “made here” fare with a menu that takes its cue from the look and feel of its historic urban setting. Homemade and 100% organic ice cream.
Cafe Poca Cosa - Tucson gem with an amazing upscale, modern vibe.
The Cup Cafe- Located in the Historic Hotel Congress, the cafe has a full-service, historic modern bistro with a with a reputation for delicious, creative and eclectic fare, alive with flavor.
47 Scott - Delicious American Comfort Food in Downtown Tucson. Paired with Scott & Co next door serving up creative cocktails in a speakeasy atmosphere.
The Little Poca Cosa - Open for breakfast and dinner only, come fill your belly and your soul with good food and good lovin'! Cash only.
Sabino Canyon- You can’t beat the beauty of this hiking area, but you can see it without the walk- tram service is available. Bring a swimsuit (and a camera)!
Mount Lemmon – You can drive it, hike it or ski it. Or all of the above.
Saguaro National Park - It's at the edges of Tucson but still officially in the city - though you'll never believe it once you're in the middle of this prickly ocean of green cacti.
Observe Science in Action
Biosphere 2 - Visitors from around the world come to experience Earth's largest living science center dedicated to exploring the environment, the future, and our planet.
Science Downtown - Check out the latest cutting edge scientific work by University of Arizona teams on NASA’s HiRISE Mars high-resolution orbiting camera, the Phoenix Mars Mission science lab lander, the upcoming OSIRIS-REx, and more.
Kitt Peak National Observatory - See the world's greatest concentration of telescopes for stellar, solar, and planetary research.
Experience the Wild West
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – It’s a zoo. It’s a museum. It’s a botanical garden. It’s world-famous. It’s also very close to Old Tucson Studios.
Old Tucson Studios – It’s twelve miles and 100 years from town. It’s an interactive and working studio specializing in your favorite westerns, Shoot out to Old Tucson!
Tombstone, AZ – If the real thing is more your style take a day trip to the home of the OK Corral. From Boot Hill to Big Nose Kate’s you can’t go wrong. While you’re in the area visit nearby Bisbee and tour the mine and/or check out the local art scene.
Arts and Culture
San Xavier Mission – “The White Dove of the Desert” is a must-see for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. In a nutshell, it’s beautiful.
Amerind Museum - Museum of Archaeological, ethnographic exhibits of Native American cultures.
Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block - The historic block features five distinctive properties that provide visitors with a unique look into Tucson’s past.
You can find more information at the Visit Tucson and other tourism websites.