Local Attractions

Explore the Outdoors

The Tucson is bordered by the Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest which means there is an abundance of hiking and biking trails nearby!  You can also experience bird watching, rock climbing and horseback riding.

Read more about these opportunities on the Visit Tucson website!

SMA Special Event

Join the SMA for a short hike through the Saguaro National Park on Thursday, April 18th. NOTE: Separate Registration Required.

The Murals of Tucson

Explore the streets of Tucson and discover its fantastic murals. With 25 murals throughout the city, you are sure to watch stories come to life while viewing these inspiring pieces of art. 

Find the mural map online.  

SMA Special Event

Want to see the murals in person?  Join us Friday, April 19th for a 3-hour, guided bike ride throughout town.  NOTE: Separate Registration Required.

 

Pima Air and Space Museum

The Pima Air & Space Museum is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world! Featuring over 400 historical aircraft, from a Wright Flyer to a 787 Dreamliner. Sitting on 80 acres, the museum opened its doors to the public in May of 1976. Over the past forty years the museum has grown immensely and today encompasses six indoor exhibit hangars (three dedicated to WWII).

Learn more on their website.

Tucson Botanical Gardens

An urban oasis in the heart of Tucson located on 5.5 acres featuring 20 curated garden spaces. The Gardens has a seasonal butterfly greenhouse exhibit that features tropical butterflies and orchids from around the world, open every October – May. Shop the Garden Gift Shop for eclectic gifts, enjoy rotating art displays outdoors and in galleries, and dine at Edna’s Eatery cafe.

Discover the sights on their website!