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Top recommendations from locals

Church
“Check out the absolutely amazing Spanish Colonial architecture on this early 1700s built mission church. This church is one of the few that are still operational from the time period. On the weekend mornings there also tends to be an outdoor food market as well (Indian bread YUM!)”
  • 107 locals recommend
Hotel
“Lovely downtown historic Hotel with a cafe called The Cup , open late and there is club scene in house at the Hotel. Outdoor seating. A good place to discover downtown Tucson. Parking in a parking garage across the street. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
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“Much smaller than big city botanical gardens but lovely to stroll through. Another nice way to get outside. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
University
“The University is the heart of Tucson! Campus brings both life and diversity to Tucson. Go Wildcats!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Science Museum
“If you enjoy airplanes and history, you will definitely want to spend the day touring this very large and amazing museum.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican cuisine you say? You have to go here! This place even has a menu that changes twice daily! ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Tucson's independent cinema, a fixture here since 1972. Great movies, beer, wine, and good food.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Museum
“The Tucson Museum of Art is located a bike ride, or long walk away from the casita. They have great exhibits and a kid-friendly area that was recently renovated. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Park
“Don't miss Sabino Canyon! Recommend hiking to Seven Falls (for the more adventurous hiker) or taking the electric tram up to the top of Sabino Canyon (for the less serious hiker). ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Park
“Sabino canyon is beautiful. This. Is for more advanced hikers. There is a tram that takes visitors to the top ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Best pizza and really amazing bread. You need to get there early to get the bread. It goes quickly. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This mall is on the east side of Tucson, and it has most of the same stores as Tucson Mall. There are a few exceptions but nothing special to make a special trip over there.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Market
“Fun place to hang out outside and grab a burrito from Seis, pastries from Estrella Bakery and coffee from Presta. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“shopping center 15 min. away., is the big mall shopping tucson. is over 200 stores (macys, Dillards ,forever 21, fast food, food court, restaurants.etc)”
  • 23 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The Rialto Theatre is a performance theatre and concert venue located on Congress Street in downtown Tucson.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
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“Craft beer and bottle house featuring beer and wine on tap. They also have a bottle shop to purchase things to go and feature rotating food trucks and music some nights.”
  • 46 locals recommend