in Tucson, AZ (showing 1 - 12 out of 12)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N Kinney Rd
Tucson, AZ 85743   Directions

(520) 883-2702


The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum offers the best of all possible worlds, and does an amazing job of encapsulating everything that makes Tucson a truly amazing place. The museum's mission is to inspire its visitors to live in harmony with one another as well as the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. The facility is a world-renowned zoo, history museum and botanical garden, meaning you'll see three attractions in one when you visit. So bring the family on an incredible journey to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and become that much closer for the experience.

Bedroxx Bowling

4385 W Ina Rd
Tucson, AZ 85741   Directions

(520) 744-7655


How about taking the family where striking out is a good thing? You'll have plenty of chances to do just that at Bedroxx Bowling. The state-of-the-art entertainment attraction features 30 bowling lanes, 11 billiard tables and an amazing and addictive arcade packed wall to wall with your favorite video games. There's also a snack bar and a regular bar, so rack 'em up and enjoy a great day of family fun at Bedroxx Bowling.

Children's Museum Tucson

200 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701   Directions

(520) 792-9985


The Children's Museum Tucson offers your kids a chance to get their hands dirty, but in a good way! With plenty of interactive exhibits, they'll be able to get up close to build a building with Lego building blocks, learn about what makes their body function, and even play vet with a real live dog or cat. This family attraction offers a great way for kids to have fun and get educated about a wide range of subjects that affect their lives in so many ways.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

6300 N Swan
Tucson, AZ 85718   Directions

(520) 299-9191


The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is not your ordinary museum. Not only are there incredibly beautiful abstract paintings by Arizona native Ted DeGrazia, but the works are presented with an equally compelling soundtrack created by the artist as well. To pay his way through college, DeGrazia played trumpet in various bands and always felt an affinity for the connection of music and visual arts, and based his Masters of Arts thesis at the University of Arizona on this concept. His final work produced an impressive collection of paintings and accompanying original music that is presented for your senses to absorb and enjoy.

Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum

3975 N Miller Ave
Tucson, AZ 85754   Directions

(520) 888-2222


Are there any train lovers in your family? Maybe the living room floor just isn't enough room to indulge your love of the tracks and specialty cars? Then the Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum will be a dream come true for you! Take advantage of the 15 different loops of tracks and watch more than 15 trains running through them. Plus, there's a shop that sells all kinds of train memorabilia for the collector. You can also see the real life-size caboose attraction and take photos, too. So don't wait another minute and get on board for all the fun at the Gadsden-Pacific.

International Wildlife Museum

4800 W Gates Pass Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745   Directions

(520) 618-3561


Tucson's International Wildlife Museum will capture the kids' imaginations while taking them on a whirlwind safari across the continents. Tigers from India, jaguars from Arizona, and sharks up close are just a few of the interactive exhibits and attractions your kids can experience. Plus, they may even learn a few things, too! A fully equipped IMAX theater showing science-themed movies and a fully-stocked souvenir shop round out a great day of traveling the globe to see some amazing creatures.

Kitt Peak National Observatory

950 N Cherry Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719   Directions

(520) 318-8000


Kitt Peak National Observatory is set on one of Tucson's most visually stunning mountaintops so when you visit, you are that much closer to the moon, the stars and the sun. Not that you would need to be physically closer, as the three ultra-powerful telescopes bring outer space directly into your field of vision for you to examine every detail of what dwells above. This observatory provides the city with an attraction that's truly out-of-this-world.

Pima Air and Space Museum

6000 E Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85756   Directions

(520) 574-0462


Your time in Tucson is about to really take off with a visit to the Pima Air and Space Museum. See historical and vintage aircraft from over 100 years of aviation that have played important roles in the history of our nation and of the world. Marvel at over 300 aircrafts displayed with great attention to detail in the largest non-government funded museum. The Pima Air and Space Museum is the attraction where history takes flight, so get on board for a trip you'll never forget!

Reid Park Zoo

3400 E Zoo Ct
Tucson, AZ 85716   Directions

(520) 791-4022


The Reid Park Zoo makes it possible for you to take an amazing safari in one day! Check out the Asian rain forest, the African savannah and the wildlife in South America, then break for lunch. Don't forget to visit the zoo's lovable residents like the elephants, monkeys, giraffes and rhinos. Plus, the zoo holds special events and theme nights like the Ice Cream Safari and Summer Safari Nights that make visiting the wildlife a great evening filled with family fun. This zoo is definitely the wildest attraction in Tucson.

Tohono Chul Park

7366 N Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704   Directions

(520) 742-6455


From reptile rambles that spotlight some of the desert's most resilient creatures to bloom nights where flowers of all kinds come out and show their beauty, there's always something fun and engaging happening at Tohono Chul Park. The park prides itself in celebrating 25 years of nature, art and culture and strives for every visitor to find individual peace and tranquility amid the park's wildlife and natural beauty. The wonders of the Sonoran Desert are the main attractions, but the expert staff and the park's overall allure will capture your imagination and center your soul in ways you never would have expected.

Trail Dust Town

6541 E Tanque Verde Rd
Tucson, AZ 85715   Directions

(520) 296-5442


Ever wonder about what little desert towns were like? Wonder no more by heading to Trail Dust Town. The charm and wide-eyed wonder of yesteryear still sparkles here, but the town also includes Pinnacle Peak, one of Tucson's premiere steak houses, as well as the Savoy Opera House that always features great live entertainment. So whether you are out for a big night or just wanting to get a quick bite to eat or do a bit of shopping, the Trail Dust Town attraction should be your ultimate destination.

Tucson Museum of Art

140 N Main Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701   Directions

(520) 624-2333


If you've always wanted to be a culture vulture but never knew where to start, the Tucson Museum of Art is an attraction that will help to expand your knowledge of world-wide cultures. See an amazingly wide spectrum of artwork, from the Mexican Masks of the Lazar Collection to the serigraphs of Bill Schenck to the Legacy of Surrealism, one stroll through this rich compendium of art will captivate your imagination and dazzle your senses. Plus, there are various classes and seminars that invite you to draw, paint and create so that you can ultimately express your own artistic vision.

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