The Tucson Area

The Tucson Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Tucson Area

By Thomas Beller
I’d just driven 76 miles from Albuquerque down to Socorro, New Mexico. Across the town plaza was a fragment of Jumbo, a huge vessel meant to contain the conventional explosion of the first atomic bomb set off at the nearby Trinity site. It was a c...
By Adrien Glover
As its 35th anniversary year comes to a close, Canyon Ranch and its co-founder, Mel Zuckerman, are eyeing a bright future—one that explores new frontiers in health and wellness—and includes brand-new campuses. As the well-told story goes, 40-ye...
By Kristin Conard
By Travelandleisure.com Staff

We’ve mapped out easy weekend getaways full of outdoor activities, delicious food, and seasonal bursts of color to enjoy this spring.

By Lyndsey Matthews

We’ve mapped out easy weekend getaways full of outdoor activities, delicious food, and seasonal bursts of color to enjoy this spring.

Restaurants in The Tucson Area

John Wayne ate here, so a meal is obligatory for all True Grit fans. Keep in mind: real cowboys order steak. And don’t let the kitschy steer on the roof put you off.

Things to do in The Tucson Area

Whether or not you’re a fan of Ted DeGrazia’s much reproduced art, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is worth a visit: the adobe walls seem to glow in the morning light, and the open-air chapel, built by the artist in the 1950’s, features his colorful murals.