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Tucson Daily Activities

 

Hiking and Biking in the Tucson Mountain Park - A morning hike is the perfect Tucson activity to start your day. With trails beginning at Hashani Spa and the main entrance of our stunning Tucson resort, which is surrounded by the 50,000-acre Tucson Mountain Park. Enjoy stunning views of the Sonoran Desert and its wildlife while challenging your physical fitness and recreational skills. If you prefer to pedal your way to the spectacular views, bicycles are available for rental.  http://www.jwmarriottstarrpass.com/

 

Rising Starr Kids Club - Located at the JW Marriott Starr Pass, the Rising Starr Kids Club is a full-service children's recreation program offered daily for our guests, ages 4 to 12*. Our days are fun-filled with interactive games and activities that take advantage of the Tucson Experience.  *The Rising Starr Kids Club requires that all participants be fully toilet trained and a parent or guardian be reachable during his/her child's participation.  http://www.jwmarriottstarrpass.com/

 

Sabino Canyon - Experience the beauty of one of the most unique Southwestern desert canyons on a Sabino Canyon tram ride. Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson's Coronado National Forest and is home to spectacular desert landscapes and abundant wildlife.  http://www.sabinocanyon.com/

 

Sonoron Desert Museum - The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more. Within the Museum grounds, you will see more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.  http://www.desertmuseum.org/

 

Old Tucson Studios/Horseback Rides - Old Tucson Studios, an active film set whose credits include some of Hollywood's biggest Westerns, features film and television shoots throughout the year and a full array of daily live entertainment and attractions including high-flying stunt shows, blazing gunfights and rip-roaring saloon musicals. Plus trail rides, historical studio tours, unique shopping, rides for the whole family and the famous Reno locomotive on display.  http://www.oldtucson.com/

 

Pima Air & Space Museum - The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest Air & Space Museum in the Western United States.   The Pima Air & Space Museum is situated on 200 acres of the Sonoran Desert, with approximately 50 acres devoted to public display of aircraft and other artifacts. There are 5 aircraft hangars which are cooled in the summer, but not heated in the winter. There are two paid tours which visitors can take, both of which take a little over an hour. The Tram tour is an open air docent narrated tour of the outside aircraft at the museum. The AMRG tour is a climate controlled coach docent narrated tour of the Aerospace Maintenance Regeneration Group at the U.S. Davis-Monthan A.F.B.   http://www.pimaair.org/

 

Kartchner Caverns (need advance tickets) - Quietly nestled beneath the Sonoran Desert, it took nature millions of years to sculpt these majestic cave formations. Accidentally discovered in 1974 and recently opened to the public in1999, Kartchner Caverns is rated one of the World's Top 10 Caves by experts for its vast and incredibly unique mineral formations. It's the only one of the ten open for public viewing in the United States.  http://www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/kartchner.html

 

Tucson's Children's Museum - The Tucson Children's Museum offers a fun, educational place for families to learn and play together. We have eleven galleries of hands-on exhibits that children will enjoy visiting over and over again, and a constantly changing line-up of special art and science activities held every day. There are special programs for toddlers four times each month, fun family events on the weekends, and fabulous holiday festivals.  http://www.tucsonchildrensmuseum.org/

 

 

Tucson Mall - Shopping - Tucson Mall is the area's leading retail destination and largest shopping center in Southern Arizona. The mall is nestled in a valley of the Sonoran Desert surrounded by magnificent mountains that rise to above 9,000 feet.  http://www.tucsonmall.com/

 

Park Place Mall - Shopping and Movie Theaters -Whether you're a hard-core shopper or a people watcher, a mall walker or stroller jockey, a connoisseur, an entertainment buff or a socialite, you've come to the right place. With 120 stores, 22 restaurants and 20 movie screens, you'll have one amazing time. Park Place, take the feeling with you.  http://www.parkplacemall.com/