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Fun in the Sun in Sunny Arizona

3 Jun 2006  Arizona Beautiful Mountains & Scenery
4.0 of 5 stars based on 4 votes

Adventure, Hiking, Camping, Birding, Family Fun

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Tucson, Mount Lemmon, Sedona, Jerome, Grand Canyon National Park, Chinle, Coolidge, Willcox, Clarkdale, Williams
  • Category: Roadtrip
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Repeat visitors
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travellers , Active/adventure, Tourists, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Sabino Canyon
    Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

    Part of the Coronado National Forest. This desert oasis in the Santa Catalina Mountains offers recreational activities including swimming, hiking, bird-watching & picnicking. Sabino Canyon Tours offer narratedexcursions into the canyon aboard shuttle buses.

  • 2. Mount Lemmon Ski Valley
    Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, Mount Lemmon, Arizona

  • 3. De Grazia Gallery in the Sun
    De Grazia Gallery in the Sun, Tucson, Arizona

    Paintings, bronzes, and ceramics by artist Ted De Grazia are displayed. Next to the gallery is the Mission in the Sun, an open- air chapel De Grazia built and decorated with frescoes.

  • 4. Catalina State Park
    Catalina State Park, Tucson, Arizona

    5,511 acres of desert plants. Situated at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Parks activities include hiking, bird watching, camping and horseback riding.

  • 5. Pink Jeep Tours
    Pink Jeep Tours, Sedona, Arizona

    Comprehensive jeep tours of canyons, rock formations and trails are offered in this beautiful red rock country.

  • 6. Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum
    Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum, Jerome, Arizona

    The park museum in the 1916 adobe brick Douglas Mansion traces the history of local mining and the family of James S. Douglas, developer of the rich United Verde Extension Mine in the early 1900's. A movie highlighting the history of Jerome is skown continuously. Picnicking is permitted.

  • 7. Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

    Covering 35 miles on the South Rim on well-paved roads. The drives on the South Rim afford a series of incomparable views. $25.00 entry fee unless you have Golden Age Card.

  • 8. Tohono Chul Park Tea Room
    Tohono Chul Garden Bistro, Tucson, Arizona

    Tohono Chul Park is a 49 acre desert preserve set amid a rapidly growing urban area. The park features nature trails, a Geology Wall, a Children's Garden, a greenhouse and changing art exhibits. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas with scones are offered. First Tuesday of each month is free entrance into park

  • 9. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona

    In Tucson Mountain Park, exhibits more than 300 live animal species, including mountain lions, prarie dogs, gila monsters, hawks, bighorn sheep and hummingbirds in natural habitats. 2 miles of paths lead visitors through landscapes containing over 1,300 species of plants indigenous to the Sonoran Desert region.

  • 10. Tucson Mountain Park
    Tucson Mountain Park, Tucson, Arizona

    17,000 Acres of theTucson Mountains. One of the largest areas of saguaro and natural desert growth in the Southwest.

  • 11. Canyon de Chelly National Monument
    Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chinle, Arizona

    Ruins from a succession of Native American villages provide insights into the Cultures of the tribes that lived in the caves and at the base of these red sandstone cliffs from 2500 B.C. to the present- day Navajo residents.

  • 12. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
    Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coolidge

    The remains of the four-story "big house" built by the Hohokam about 1350 leave no clue to its purpose or the reason for the tribe's sudden disappearance a century later.

  • 13. Chiricahua National Monument
    Chiricahua National Monument, Willcox, Arizona

    This homeland of the Cochise and the Chiricahua Apaches is accented with precriously balanced boulders, spires and fantastic rock formations.

  • 14. Tuzigoot National Monument
    Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, Arizona

    The site preserves the ruins of a Sinagua Indian pueblo occupied approximately 1000-1425. A visitor center contains artifacts uncovered from it's 110 rooms.

  • 15. Grand Canyon Railway
    Grand Canyon Railway, Williams, Arizona

    Vintage railroad cars take riders on a Western discovery journey to the majestic destination....The Grand Canyon. You have three hours to explore, have lunch, etc..You can chose to stay overnght in the canyon and take the train back a day or two later.