Just fifteen minutes from Tucson at the base of the Tucson Mountains lies a preserved slice of Americana. Get transported back to a time when fearless men with six shooters ruled the Old West.
The Biosphere 2 has a unique history which has now led it to its current purpose and mission to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe.
World-class art and anthropology museums, professional performing arts venue and outstanding student performances in music, dance and theater, as well as 500 student-athletes who compete in 19 sports.
Witness live animal demonstrations and up close viewing of mountain lions, prarie dogs, gila monsters, and much, much more. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is unlike any other museum in the world.
Hiking / Outdoors
Are the outdoors more your style? Take pleasure in all that the Sonoran Desert has to offer by enjoying one of the area’s many scenic hiking trails, biking adventures or horseback riding treks.