A treasured Mexican Restaurant in Tucon, La Botana is located at 3200 N 1st Avenue, on the Northeast corner of 1st Avenue and Fort Lowell. Popular for their food, Mexican styled mixed drinks and cold beer, La Botana offers both indoor and outdoor patio seating. The patio features misters to keep you comfortable in our warm Tucson summers.
Featuring a taproom with a rotating display of unique and classic motorcycles and cars, along with a dozen or so tap craft beers and occasional craft sodas, Moto Sonora also offers a beer garden with beautiful murals painted on the outside walls. They even offer an off-leash pet area so Fido can have some fun while you enjoy your craft brew.
Since its opening in 1983, Bob Dobbs has been a favorite of the denizens of Tucson, whether UofA students or not. The employees and clients alike consider it to be the “Cheers” of Tucson. Both the employees and the clients of Bob Dobbs present a friendly atmosphere.
Tucson’s legendary landmark of art and architecture was designed and built by the late Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia. On the National Register of Historic Places, the 10-acre Foothills retreat includes the adobe gallery, gift shop, cactus courtyard, Mission in the Sun, the artist's former home, and his grave. Six permanent collections of DeGrazia paintings portray colorful cultures of the Sonoran desert, and rotating exhibits feature a wide range of some 15,000 DeGrazia originals, from oil paintings and watercolors to ceramics and sculptures. The Gallery in the Sun and Museum is open to the public 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily except New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission Fees - $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 12-18, under 12 are free.
The Presidio of Tucson was founded in August of 1775. Building of the structure probably began the following October after the growing season. It was occupied in late October or early November of 1776. The fort initially had a small earthworks along the Santa Cruz River and Pennington (Calle de Arroyo) and had a wooden palisade along Church and the northern boundary. By early 1783, after a large Apache attack, it was walled with thick adobe. The post was continually improved until it reached its maximum size of approximately 11 acres. Tucson was among the largest of the frontier presidios. Tucsons’ torreones (towers) were state of the art, allowing enfiladed defense along the walls. The square torreons are found on most post 1772 presidios.
Walking into Tucson Petting Zoo & Funny Foot Farm, you feel like family. You're greeted, not only by a tour guide, but also by Ghost, the family dog — she rolls over when you pet her so you can rub her belly. Your reward, a big toothy Australian Shepard grin.
Journey into a western town in the Arizona Territory during the 1800s. Experience live-action cowboy gun fights, death defying stunts, and join the search for the missing gold. There are three varieties of shows performed at Old Tucson. There is a rousing musical revue in the Grand Palace. Out in the streets you will be privy to an old west gunfight. And over at the mission, actors perform death defying stunts.
This central Tucson neighborhood is close to the action yet offers a more suburban feel with tree-lined streets and river wildlife.
First opened as a Motor Court (Motel) in 1938, Monterey Court was repurposed in 2011 as an entertainment venue with stage presentations, excellent foods and a wide range of drink options. Since that opening more than a decade ago, Monterey Court has presented more than 3,500 stage performances of music, magic and other types of entertainment from local, national and even some international performers
Borderlands Brewing Company is a mainstay of the Downtown district. Recently they have opened a satellite location in the historic Sam Hughes District, closer to the University District.
Blenman/Elm is a neighborhood in Tucson, Arizona with a population of 3,742. Blenman/Elm is in Pima County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Blenman/Elm offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Blenman/Elm there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Blenman/Elm and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Blenman/Elm are highly rated.
This is one of those bucket list kind of blogs. How does a bird’s eye view of much of southern Arizona sound? Soaring Flight’s experienced pilot will take you or your friend high above the earth in their sleek self-launching glider, starting and ending at Tucson International Airport. You will have an exciting soaring adventure, better than you ever imagined.
Roma Imports, Tucson’s favorite Italian Grocery and Deli would like to invite you to experience a taste of Old World Italy, right here in the Old Pueblo. Roma Imports strives to provide you with a pleasant shopping experience in a warm and friendly environment, and to surprise and delight you with the quality and selection of their foods. Dine in, take out, or take home…you won’t be disappointed.
An old neighborhood in the heart of the city, El Encanto offers the luxury of newer, northern neighborhoods with all the convenience of city life. Mansions, villas, and mature eucalyptus and palm trees line the streets, which wind their way around a central plaza. While El Encanto feels miles away from the traffic and noise of the city, in reality it's smack dab in the middle of the action. Residents live a stone’s throw from El Con Mall, Randolph Park, the Sunshine Mile, and other retail and culinary hubs. Here, you get all of the privacy and luxury with none of the commute.
The Parish is a favorite Tucson restaurant for those seeking a unique and flavorful dining experience. Parish is the word for county in Louisiana. Dine with true Southern hospitality under glass chandeliers and in rustic table settings that ooze Southern charm. Take your tastebuds on a culinary journey with bold southern dishes like Guedry's Gumbo with crawfish hushpuppies. Indulge in original dishes like the Drunken Angel Pasta and the Mesquite Smoked Salmon salad. All dishes at The Parish pair well with the extensive selection of craft beers and unique cocktails created with housemade infused spirits. Happy hour at The Parish includes great noshes and drink specials. Looking for a true Southern hospitality dining experience in Tucson that's fun? Seek and ye shall find at The Parish. Tucson's only Southern Fusion Gastropub.
1912 Brewing Company was born out of home brewers Alicia and Allan’s garage dating back to 2004. The name,1912 Brewing Company, stems from the year Arizona became a state. The business dates back to 2015.
Colonia Solana is a uniquely curvy neighborhood in Central Tucson. Surrounded by Reid Park and Randolph Golf Course, close to shopping, banking, and not far from downtown, this is a highly sought after neighborhood. Homes listed in Colonia Solana do not stay on the market for very long.
Designated as a national historic district in 1994, the Sam Hughes neighborhood is a square-mile, centrally located and bound by Speedway Boulevard, Broadway Boulevard, Campbell Avenue and Country Club Road. According to the Sam Hughes Neighborhood Association the neighborhood is named for the school located in the middle of the original quadrant and the school was named for Sam Hughes.
There is a brand new Hispanic themed restaurant and bar in Tucson, and they don’t serve Mexican food. Mojo Cuban Kitchen and Rum Bar just opened near Grant Road and Campbell, and they opened with a roar. Great Cuban foods, vast array of rums, and quality work crew mean this is a spot you reallly want to visit.