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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Adventures in Skydiving
Adventures in Skydiving

(520) 466-3753

4900 N Taylor St
Eloy, AZ 85131   Directions Website

Welcome to Adventures In Skydiving, the ultimate destination for an adventurous and safe skydiving experience. Their trained instructors are passionate about providing an unforgettable and thrilling adventure that will last a lifetime. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced skydiver, they offer a range of options, including tandem skydiving, indoor skydiving, and learning how to skydive, all tailored to your needs.

The facility uses state-of-the-art equipment and technology to ensure your safety and comfort. With the largest skydiving center in the world, you can trust them to provide an exceptional skydiving experience.

Arizona Zipline Adventures
Arizona Zipline Adventures

(520) 308-9350

35406 S Mt. Lemmon Rd
Oracle, AZ 85623   Directions Website

If you're looking for an unforgettable adventure, Arizona Zipline Adventures is the perfect place. Their Zipline EcoTour will give you an exclusive view of the stunning Sonoran Desert. You'll get to fly along five different zip lines and witness breathtaking views that will awaken you.

However, Arizona Zipline Adventures is not just about adrenaline and excitement. Their team is committed to enriching the community and promoting exploration and enjoyment of the region. Being the first and fastest Zipline in Arizona, they are experts in creating exceptional experiences. Moreover, they have a rich history as a working cattle ranch and central hub for the north side of Mt. Lemmon. Take advantage of the chance to create unforgettable memories.

Boomerang Riding Adventures
Boomerang Riding Adventures

(520) 647-3619

16600 E Colossal Cave Rd
Vail, AZ 85641   Directions Website

Are you looking for an unforgettable adventure? Look no further than Boomerang Riding Adventures in Vail, AZ. Their location is home to some of the most breathtaking trail rides in the area. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, their expert horseback riding guides will lead you on a journey of a lifetime. Unlike other stables that only offer flat desert rides, they are situated in Colossal Cave Mountain Park at the base of the Rincon Mountains, providing you with stunning mountain scenery.

Explore countless spots for riding and enjoy the beauty of nature. Their services include horseback riding, horse-drawn wagon and carriage ride services, sunset horseback riding, horseback riding for kids, pony rides, weddings, and special events. No matter the occasion, the team is ready to make it a unique experience. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure with Boomerang Riding Adventures.

Desert Fox Paintball Field
Desert Fox Paintball Field

(520) 574-9232

9651 S Houghton Rd
Tucson, AZ 85747   Directions Website

Ready for an exciting and unique adventure in Tucson? Desert Fox Paintball guarantees an experience full of fun and excitement, with fields designed to provide unique challenges, various game fields, and obstacles for players of all skill levels.

Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through everything you need to know to have a great time. They provide all the necessary equipment, including paintball guns, masks, and protective gear, to enjoy your adventure with complete peace of mind.

Funtasticks Family Fun Park
Funtasticks Family Fun Park

(520) 888-4653  Ext: 6

221 E Wetmore Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705   Directions Website

Welcome to Funtasticks, where the fun never stops. The family-friendly entertainment center is the perfect destination for a day of excitement and adventure. They offer a wide range of thrilling rides, attractions, and activities suitable for everyone.

Whether you want to enjoy the family rides that bring hours of laughter and joy or the pulse-pounding laser tag, mini-golf, and go-karting experiences, Funtasticks has something for everyone.

Skydive Marana
Skydive Marana

(520) 682-4441

11700 Wrightway Hangar 88
Marana, AZ 85653   Directions Website

Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? Look no further than Skydive Marana, which offers the ultimate skydiving adventure in Southern Arizona. Established in 1991, they have provided thrill-seekers an unforgettable experience for years.

Whether you're an experienced jumper or a first-timer, you'll participate in the ultimate tandem skydiving adventure with the latest equipment and automatic activation devices at Skydive Marana. As you jump out of the plane, the stunning views of Pima County and the Catalina Mountains will leave you breathless.

Southwest Guided Adventures
Southwest Guided Adventures

(520) 296-9661

2506 W Como Bosque Trail
Tucson, AZ 85755   Directions Website

Are you ready for an unforgettable outdoor adventure? Look no further than Southwest Guided Adventures. With over thirty years of experience guiding trails in and around Tucson, the certified local guides are dedicated to providing you with a tailored and exciting experience.

Choose to rent a bike and explore independently, or let the friendly guides accompany you on a hike or bike ride. They offer a variety of activities, including hiking, road or mountain biking, and outdoor meditations. To make things even more convenient, they provide rentals and shuttles. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the great outdoors.

Tanque Verde Ranch
Tanque Verde Ranch

(520) 296-6275

14301 E Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85748   Directions Website

Experience the Old West at Tanque Verde Ranch, a historic cattle and guest ranch established in 1868. Nestled amidst the breathtaking Rincon Mountains, Saguaro National Park, and Coronado National Forest, the Ranch offers 60,000 acres of stunning desert landscapes and unparalleled amenities. From horseback riding and mountain biking to fishing and hiking, there's something for everyone, regardless of age or interests.

Tanque Verde Ranch has everything you need for adventure or relaxation. You can explore the desert and mountains or rejuvenate yourself in the peaceful surroundings. The Ranch also offers team-building activities that can help enhance your group's cooperation and decision-making skills and promote teamwork.

Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids
Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids

(520) 298-9808

3250 E Allen Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718   Directions Website

Embark on a journey of awe-inspiring encounters at TRAK, where the raw beauty of ranching and therapeutic animal interaction's healing power merge to create an enchanting experience. The vibrant and diverse community of individuals come together to revel in the Western way of life, both on and off horseback. TRAK allows individuals to flourish and discover their unique gifts by engaging in various outdoor and physical activities.

Their devoted and passionate staff and the esteemed board of directors work tirelessly to ensure that TRAK remains an indispensable resource for children and those in need throughout Tucson. TRAK believes in providing a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment that fosters growth, self-discovery, and a sense of belonging.

Tucson Balloon Rides
Tucson Balloon Rides

(520) 235-5355

Tucson, AZ
Website

Ready for a unique and exciting way to enjoy the scenic beauty of Tucson? Try hot air ballooning with Tucson Balloon Rides. During this recreational adventure, you can soar over the majestic Tucson Mountains, Sonoran Desert, Saguaro National Park West, and the expansive Avra Valley while taking in breathtaking panoramic views.

Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers a 'Sonoran Sunrise' flight package, which includes a continental champagne brunch after the flight. The hot air balloon ride lasts over an hour or longer, depending on the wind conditions and landing areas. Typically, you will travel between 10 to 15 miles at altitudes ranging from 500 to 4000 ft above the Tucson area.

Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson Botanical Gardens

(520) 326-9686

2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712   Directions Website

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Tucson Botanical Gardens. This tranquil oasis in the heart of Tucson is more than just a garden; it's a place to connect with plants, nature, art, science, history, and culture.

With a mission to be recognized as the best small public garden in America, the Tucson Botanical Gardens is committed to honoring the legacy of its founder, Bernice Porter, by providing a beautiful and educational space for learners of all ages and abilities. Step into this community resource and discover a world of possibilities where you can learn about plants, gardening, and nature. Experience Bernice Porter's vision and witness this garden's beauty for yourself.
 

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