Tourist Attractions in Tucson, AZ
There are 42 tourist attractions found in Tucson, AZ. This is 14% of all tourist attractions listed in Arizona. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also zoo listed in Tucson. You may find a list of all categories of Tucson attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Tucson of that type.It was the founding father of Tucson, Hugo O’Conor, who authorized the construction of a military fort in the area called Presidio San Agustin del Tucson. During the Spanish era, attacks were being consistently made, an example of which is called the Second Battle of Tucson. Eventually, the area became more popular as Tucson and it soon became a part of Mexico after gaining independence from Spain in 1821. At present, Tucson’s economy relies upon the University of Arizona as well as in the manufacture of optics and optoelectronic systems. Tourism also plays a major industry in the city as it draws in more than 3.5 million visitors every year. Popular destinations in the area include the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Sabino Canyon, Pima Air and Space Museum, Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, Tohono Chul Park, Saguaro National Park, Catalina State Park, Reid Park Zoo, The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures and several others.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Tucson
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- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
- Old Tucson
- Pima Air & Space Museum
- Mission San Xavier Del Bac
- Reid Park Zoo
- Kitt Peak National Observatory
- El Tiradito Wishing Shrine
- Golf N' Stuff
- Tohono Chul Park
- DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun
Tucson Tourist Attractions in the Following Categories
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- Amusement Parks (2)
- Theme Parks (2)
- Nature Attractions (7)
- Parks (4)
- Waterfalls (1)
- Campgrounds (2)
- Museums (27)
- Arts Museums (9)
- History Museums (12)
- Natural History Museums (2)
- Science Museums (4)
- Zoo (3)
- Landmarks (5)
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