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Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul

  One million lights are shining bright during the month of December at Tohono Chul! Already a favorite Tucson tourist destination, enjoy even more cheer on December 2 and 3, 9 and 10, and 16 and 17 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The holiday nights are...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 20, 2016

Downtown Parade of Lights

  The 22nd annual downtown Parade of Lights is a Tucson tradition with proceeds benefitting local charities. Last year, there were over 25,000 parade attendees, the biggest in history, and 2016 is slated to be even bigger and better than ever. W...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 15, 2016

Outdoors: family Scout hike

It’s that time of year again. When I start to look back at the year gone, and forwards to the year to come. If I’m completely honest, I won’t be terribly sad to see the back of 2016. It’s been a tough year: personally and glob...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 9, 2016

La Fiesta de Guadalupe

  A favorite festival in December, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is once again hosting La Fiesta de Guadalupe on December 18th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. An homage to Mexico’s patron saint, you’ll find folk dancers, live music, and performanc...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 5, 2016

Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo

  From December 4 – 23, with encore nights December 26-29, you can experience all the magic of zoo lights after dark. Special zoo hours are offered throughout the month of December, hosted by BMO Harris Bank. Enjoy music, animal light sculptur...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 4, 2016

El Tiradito

by Tucson Hotel on Nov 14, 2016

Colossal Cave Mountain Park

  If you think Tucson is gorgeous, you haven’t seen anything yet! Deep underground are caves and caverns full of crystals, and this incredible underbelly is a family-friendly outing you can’t miss. Head to Colossal Cave Mountain Park and dis...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 7, 2016

Main Gate Square Happenings

  In the heart of Tucson is Main Gate Square, the hub of the city’s cultural, social and artistic happenings. Pedestrian-friendly and brimming with dining and shopping options, you’ll find over 30 restaurants and 20 shops surrounding the Squ...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 1, 2016

Things To Do Before Sending Kids Back To School

This summer really was not a perfect summer to considered because of the weather that was not stable. If not too hot  then it is the other way, raining! How can we enjoy the summer that way?!  Even cooking foods on the grill was not fun as it was t...
by mommys4seasonsjourney on Aug 25, 2016

Old Tucson Studios

  Aptly named, this pet-friendly attraction is the hub of where those old spaghetti westerns took place and where classic movie lovers can get whisked back in time to an intriguing Hollywood era—well outside of Hollywood! Open Saturdays and Su...
by Tucson Hotel on Aug 18, 2016

Bird and Wildlife Festival

  From August 11-14, you can experience “Arizona birding at its finest” at the Bird and Wildlife Festival, where the Tucson Audubon Society kicks off the annual event highlighting the best in local birding. There will be more chances than ev...
by Tucson Hotel on Aug 7, 2016

Covered Convertible Cedar Sandbox with Canopy and Two Bench Seats

Badger Basket Covered Convertible Cedar Sandbox with Canopy and Two Bench Seats This is like the cadillac of sandboxes. It has a canopy to keep the sand and kids cool. The benches fold down to cover the sand when not in use, which keeps it cleaner an...
by A Thrifty Mom on Jul 29, 2016

Top Food Trucks in Tucson

  If it’s serious street food from food trucks that you’re craving, Tucson has you covered. Start your foodie journey at Cool Cajun Café where you’ll get real Louisiana grub like gumbo, jambalaya, catfish, fried shrimp and all kinds of po...
by Tucson Hotel on Jul 21, 2016

Cool Summer Nights: Astronomy Night

  On July 23, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum hosts Cool Summer Nights: Astronomy Night, where admission prices start under $20 with kids three and under free. The museum is open late on Saturday evenings throughout the summer with different th...
by Tucson Hotel on Jul 20, 2016

4th of July in Tucson

  Tourists flock to Arizona year-round to check out the natural light show, thanks to the lack of pollution and generous stargazing opportunities, but the Fourth of July is when Tucson really sparkles. Head to the “A” Mountain Downtown firew...
by Tucson Hotel on Jun 30, 2016

Annual Mesquite Milling and Wild Foods Fiesta

Don’t miss out on the 14th annual Mesquite Milling and Wild Foods Fiesta on June 23 from 8 a.m. – noon at the Santa Crus River Farmers’ market at Mercado San Agustin! Scores of locals are bringing their mesquite pods for milling and hammermilli...
by Tucson Hotel on Jun 20, 2016

Sporty Activities to Try on Your Summer Travels

Whether traveling with family or friends, trying out new sports on vacation keeps holiday makers fit and comes with a great sense of achievement. Here are some activities to try out on vacation, with suggestions as to the best destinations and more r...
by Viator Travel Blog on Jun 3, 2016

Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls is located between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in the southern regions of Africa. The fall which was locally named mosi-oa –tunya, translated as the smoke thunder, by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Travel on May 23, 2016

Uluabat Lake

On a warm, sunny April afternoon, we stood at the top of the lookout tower in the little lakeside village of Eskikaraağaç, gazing out over the beautiful Uluabat Lake. The lake stretched across the olive tree-blanketed plains under a clear blue sky...
by The Best of Bursa on May 7, 2016

Backyard Water Blob

photo by sheknows.com Are you looking for something fun as an outdoor activity for kids during the summer? A sprinkler is an option, but this can leave your yard wet and muddy. You may be better... Visit my website for full links, other content...
by Find My DIY on May 6, 2016


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