If you're planning a trip to Biosphere 2 or the lavender farm in the Oracle and Catalina area (north of Tucson, Arizona), here are some things to do and eat while you're there. Try delicious ice cream, go stargazing, get a bird's-eye view on a zipline and more.
How does the 2022 monsoon season in Tucson, Arizona compare to 2021? Here's the most recent rain tally for the area, accompanied by beautiful photos of this year's monsoon.
Explore Southern Arizona with these day trips less than 100 miles from downtown Tucson. Spots include Mount Lemmon, Nogales, Bisbee, Tombstone, Benson, Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin, Catalina, Oracle, Tubac, Tumacacori, Rio Rico and Green Valley.
What's happening in Tucson, Arizona this month? Margarita championship, monsoon plant sale, events at the Botanical Gardens, craft workshops, beer festival, and we say goodbye to some summer favorites. Plus, more in the Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita areas! Read more80 fun events happening in Tucson this August 2022 🐦🎨🍹
What's happening in Tucson, Arizona this weekend: Back-to-school drives and free backpacks, Santa in July, a monsoon plant sale, a HUGE sale with items for kids and babies, free movies, and more in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley areas. Read more33 fun events happening in Tucson this weekend July 28-31 🎅🌱✏️
Staycation spot: Hotel McCoy in Tucson, Arizona, has a footprint of more than 150 local artists from murals inside and out, to a cactus-themed claw machine and local art hanging above the beds. Read moreStay at Hotel McCoy amid 70 murals and rooms named after local artists
#ThisIsTucson's mega list of thrift shops in Tucson, Arizona and the surrounding area. Find secondhand clothing, household items, furniture and more at these local stores. Read more36 places to go thrifting in Tucson and Southern Arizona 🛍️
The Sabino Canyon Crawler is offering weekly night tours of Sabino Canyon in Tucson, Arizona, every Saturday through October 2022. The 7.4-mile long roundtrip tour starts at 8 p.m. Read moreRide through Sabino Canyon under the moonlight with new shuttle night tours 🌙
What's happening in Tucson this weekend: Backpack giveaways, movies, markets, a pop-up nightclub, kid-friendly activities, cat karaoke and more events in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley, Arizona areas. Some events are free! Read more34 fun events happening in Tucson this weekend July 21-24 🎒🎬🐱
It's always ice cream season in Tucson, Arizona. As temperatures rise, though, the frozen treat becomes irresistible. Here are 9 locally-owned places to get your locally-made ice cream fix! Read more9 places to get locally made ice cream, gelato and frozen yogurt
Spaghetti Club, a pop-up nightclub in Tucson, Arizona, will be at the MSA Annex through the end of August. The club is home to throwback vibes, through its decor, vinyl DJ sets and cocktail menu. Read moreFind a pop-up nightclub THIS SUMMER ONLY at MSA Annex
Looking for a day trip in Southern Arizona? Here, we're making the argument for a visit to Nogales, Arizona. The small town packs a big punch. Here are our recommendations for food and things to do! Read moreBetter than Eegee’s?! A foodie day trip to Nogales, AZ
Where to see FREE movies this summer 2022 for both adults and kids in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley areas. Read more4 places to see FREE movie showings in Tucson this July 🍿
What's happening in Tucson, Arizona this weekend? Local markets, movies and music, plus cat events, comedy shows, a sorbet and cider flight, and conservation and gardening events in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley areas. Some events are free! Read more35 fun events happening in Tucson this weekend July 14-17
The intense summer heat is here. Here's a list of 10 fun indoor activities in Tucson to try this summer. The list includes everything from museums to axe throwing to lounging with cats. Read more10 fun indoor things to do in Tucson this summer to beat the heat 🔥
Phoenix may be hotter than Tucson, but there are lots of attractions worthy of a drive up north for a summer getaway. Find water parks and other things to do in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Glendale. Read moreA big list of Phoenix-area water parks and family-friendly things to do
Monsoon season in Tucson, Arizona started June 15, according to the National Weather Service. Find info on driving tips, how to avoid flash flooding and dust storms, and that amazing creosote smell. Read more10 facts about Arizona's 2022 monsoon season ⚡⚡⚡
When triple-digit temperatures take over during the day, we turn to the cooler temperatures of the night. Here are nine things to do outside this summer after the sun goes down in the Tucson area. Read more9 things to do outdoors in Tucson after the sun goes down ☀️
What's happening in Tucson, Arizona this weekend? Check out movies in the park, 2nd Saturdays, a kitten monsoon, night experiences at museums, and more in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley areas. Some events are free! Read more33 fun events happening in Tucson this weekend July 7-10 🔭💐🏀
Cool off this summer 2022 with these ice cream alternatives. Find raspados, halo-halo, tea snow, slushes, popsicles, shaved ice and bingsoo in the Tucson area. Read moreCool off with these 8 tasty frozen treats that aren't ice cream
#ThisIsTucson's mega list of places in Tucson, Arizona that frequently host live music events. Read more25 places in Tucson where you can often find live music
What to do in Tucson this weekend and this month: Local markets, live music, sorbet and cider pairings, free movie screenings, plus where to celebrate the 4th of July and see fireworks in the Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita areas. Read more65 fun events happening in Tucson this July 2022 🍿🎆🐈
Tucson, Arizona has waited long enough for our favorite time of year. Monsoon season 2022 is upon us! We've rounded up a list of restaurants with great views, under covered patios or behind floor-to-ceiling windows. Read moreMonsoon season is finally here! 9 Tucson restaurants and bars to watch the weather
Check out our list of 19 books that are either written by authors with Southern Arizona ties or are about topics relevant to the area. Happy reading, Tucson! Read more19 books with Tucson ties to add to your summer reading list
Tucson Water and its artist-in-residence have released a "Monsoon Mixtape" by local musicians that features — and celebrates — the sounds of our summer storms. Read moreSoundtrack of summer: Celebrate rainy weather with this 'Monsoon Mixtape'