The Best Shopping in Tucson

You’ll find merchants with Mexican imports, folk arts, Western Americana, and Indian jewelry; boutiques with clothes you’ll find nowhere else; and galleries featuring the work of artists from Tucson and the rest of the world.

Tucson Area Casinos

Near Tucson are three casinos owned and operated by Native American tribes that offer a variety of gaming along with fine accommodations and restaurants.

Arizona Road Trips: Driving the Scenic Byways

Gas up the car, grab some road food and sodas, make that perfect highway mix for the stereo (pick songs that go well with long, empty views), and hit the road on one of these scenic drives around Arizona.

Avoiding Heat-related Health Issues in Tucson

Whether you’re shopping in the streets or hiking in the hills, Arizona’s incessant sun can quickly become dangerous for the unprepared. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heatstroke and other travel safety tips.

The Three-Day Best of Tucson

This itinerary is meant to guide you to the city’s very best—the essential Old Pueblo experience. You’ll need your own car, a camera, a hat, and a comfortable pair of walking shoes.

Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon

This full-color guide to Arizona and the Grand Canyon includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps. Freelance writer and reporter Tim Hull offers up the best of Arizona, whether you’re rafting down the Colorado River or exploring the art galleries of Sedona. Hull includes creative trip strategies for all interests, such as A Grand Road […]

Shopping for Authentic Native American Art in Tucson

Despite being hundreds of miles from the Navajo and Hopi Reservations in northeastern Arizona, Tucson has long been known as a center for Native American arts. Here’s a primer on purchasing authentic arts and jewelry and supporting Native American artists.

Horseback Riding in Tucson

Horses are an important part of Tucson history, and riding is the best way to get out and see the desert. Here are two stables in the Tucson area that offer trail rides as well as specialty tours, such as a “campfire ride” or “moonlight ride.”