- Our list of the best things to do in Tucson, Arizona, features the top 49 nearby activities — including 26 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Tucson, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sports & Fitness, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Tucson, AZ , followed by 17 popular activities in nearby cities, including Marana, Green Valley and Mount Lemmon
Open September through May, Tucson Balloon Rides offers hot air balloon rides lasting over an hour, flying 10 to 15 miles at altitudes between 500 and 4000 ft. Guests receive photos of their flight taken by chase vehicles.
The family owned ranch on the east side of Tucson is the base for Houston's Horseback Riding. Many miles of trails in the Sonoran Desert and the Saguaro National Park are readily available for visitors no matter their horseback riding experience.
Tucson Mountain Park includes 20 000 acres of desert landscape that offers visitors opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, hunting, camping and wildlife observation. Special Outdoor Family Days provide guided park experiences for all ages.
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With Fleur de Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides, visitors can get a birds eye view of the surrounding desert landscape from up to 2500 feet high. The trip is 3 hours long and culminates in a champagne brunch.
Tucson's 24-acre Reid Park Zoo is home to hundreds of animal species, including native denizens of the desert and exotic creatures from around the globe. The Zoo is open seven days a week and welcomes large groups.
A natural oasis containing an underground warm spring, Agua Caliente Park provides visitors with a lush, green nature preserve and hiking trails. The park provides picnic areas and grills, as well as restrooms and water fountains.