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 Authenic 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.”

Tucson’s Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

This is the best place to learn about both the general structure and the minute details of the surrounding desert, and probably your only realistic chance to see all of the unique creatures that call it home. Discover more about this world-famous museum and zoo.

Discover Tucson: A True Southwestern Experience

Tucson has grown from an adobe-hut village on the far edge of the Spanish frontier into a major Sunbelt city, and yet Old Pueblo has held on to the disparate cultural ingredients that have made it one of North America’s most unique destinations. Local Tim Hull shares how to find the true Southwestern experience in Tucson, as well as information on where and when to go.

Moon Tucson

Freelancer and Tucson resident Tim Hull shares his advice on the best Tucson has to offer—from the Tucson Mountains and Rincon Valley to Adobe architecture and desert dude ranches. Hull provides unique trip ideas for a variety of travelers, including Tucson With Kids, The Old Pueblo on a Budget, and Outdoor Tucson: Hiking from the […]

Summer Travel to Tucson: Fun from Dawn to Dusk

Never too fast or ambitious, life in Tucson slows way down during the summer months, which run from around May through at least September. While it may seem surprising because of the overwhelming summer heat, this is a wonderful time to visit the Old Pueblo.