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About Tucson

Tucson is a metropolitan community of about 1 million people that continually ranks among the best places to live for a variety of reasons.  

  • Outside Magazine named Tucson as the “best road biking city” – August 2010
  • NBC’s “Today” Show named Tucson among “the top 10 cities for bargain homes” – January 2010
  • AARP recently ranked Tucson as “one of the best places to live the simple life” – October 2009
  • Business Week ranked Tucson as “one of the best places to raise kids” Read the article
  • Next Generation Consulting ranked Tucson #16 as “one of the best place to live and work for young professionals”
  • HousingPredictor.com ranked Tucson #10 as “one of the Hottest Buyers Markets”
  • Business Week ranked Tucson #1 as the “best, most affordable place to retire” Read the article

Tucson boasts sunny weather and mild winters, which encourages outdoor activities such as golfing, bicycling, and hiking.

Tucson Visitor’s Bureau

Tucson Area Schools

Pima County Public Libraries

University of Arizona

 

Saguaro National Parks

Mount Lemmon

Sabino Canyon

Arizona – Sonoran Desert Museum

Pima Air and Space Museum

 

Fox Theater Tucson

Cinema La Placita

Tucson Pops Orchestra – Music Under the Stars

Tucson Symphonic Winds

 

Tucson Festival of Books

Tucson Meet Yourself

Fourth Avenue Street Fair

All Souls Procession

2nd Saturdays Downtown