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About Visit Tucson

A bit off the beaten path, Tucson’s unique attractions beckon visitors to discover and explore. In the heart of southern Arizona and just 70 miles (112 km) north of the U.S.-Mexico border, metropolitan Tucson is surrounded by the unique and diverse ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert. Tucson prides itself on its cultural heritage, varied artistic communities, its climate and being unpretentious.

Visit Tucson is the place to go for information about the region. Are you interested in hiking, cycling or climbing in the natural beauty of the four mountain ranges surrounding Tucson? Maybe you’re looking to stay at a world-class resort or spa? How about taking a bite of the cuisine that made Tucson the first city in the U.S. to be designated by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World City of Gastronomy? Do you want to find out how to eat your way along the Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food north of the border? Is golf your game?

Answers to these questions and more are available through Visit Tucson. They can also help with planning meetings or information about special events, including the annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows and sporting events.

Visitor Center: 811 N. Euclid Ave. – 8 miles north of the airport near the University of Arizona.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. from October-May. Closed New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Directions: Take Tucson Boulevard North from the airport for 3 miles, continue on to Benson Highway for 0.5 mile. Turn right on to Kino Parkway (South Campbell Avenue) and go north for 4 miles. Turn left on to Broadway for 1 mile. Turn right on to Euclid Avenue and go north for 0.7 mile. Visitor Center is on left.

Administrative Office: 115 N. Church Avenue, Suite 200,  Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone: 1-800-638-8350 or (520) 624-1817


Mileage to Lodging

As a guide, these are approximate mileage estimates from Tucson International Airport to selected lodging locations. (Click on name to go lodging’s website.)

AC Hotel by Marriott   9
Adobe Rose Inn   9
Aloft Tucson University   9
Arizona Inn   9
Azure Gate Bed and Breakfast  18
Canyon Ranch 21
Casa Tierra Adobe Bed & Breakfast Inn 26
Casino Del Sol Resort 12
Courtyard by Marriott-Williams Centre 11
Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel   4
DoubleTree Hotel-Reid Park   8
DoubleTree Suites-Williams Center 11
El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort 23
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tucson Paloma Village 15
Extended Stay America-Tucson 12
Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort 16
Hacienda Linda Bed & Breakfast 26
Hilton Tucson East 13
Homewood Suites St. Philip’s Plaza 12
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa 13
La Posada Lodge & Casitas 19
La Quinta Inn & Suites-Reid Park   9
Lodge at Ventana Canyon 20
Lodge on the Desert   9
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort 21
Marriott Tucson University Park Hotel   9
Miraval 36
Omni Tucson National Resort & Spa 21
Paca de Paja Bed & Breakfast 33
Peppertrees Bed and Breakfast Inn 9
Radisson Suites-Tucson 12
Red Lion Inn & Suites 19
Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain 32
Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast Inn   9
Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites 12
SunCatcher Fine Country Inn 20
Tanque Verde Ranch 24
Triangle T Historic Ranch Event & Retreat Center 58
Tubac Golf Resort & Spa 41
Varsity Clubs of America-Tucson 11
Viscount Suite Hotel 10
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa 17
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa 20
White Stallion Ranch 26
Wyndham Canoa Ranch Resort 29


How Far Is It to … ?

Destinations and approximate mileage from Tucson International Airport (click on names of attractions and military installations to go the website):


Amerind Museum   58
Arivaca  57
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum  19
Benson  42
Biosphere 2  42
Bisbee  89
Casas Adobes  17
Catalina  31
Catalina Foothills  15
Davis-Monthan AFB   7
Douglas 114
Dove Mountain  32
Fort Huachuca  68
Green Valley  24
Huachuca City  65
Kartchner Caverns  48
Kitt Peak  52
Magdalena de Kino, Sonora, Mexico 119
Marana  31
Mount Lemmon (Summerhaven)  51
Nogales, Arizona  64
Nogales, Sonora, Mexico  66
Old Tucson  16
Oracle  46
Oro Valley  23
Patagonia  56
Pima Air & Space Museum   6
Rio Rico  55
Rita Ranch  12
Sabino Canyon  21
SaddleBrooke  35
Saguaro National Park East  16
Saguaro National Park West  27
Sahuarita  17
San Xavier del Bac Mission   7
Sells  61
Sierra Vista  71
South Tucson   6
Tombstone  66
Tubac  43
Tucson (Downtown)    8
Tumacacori  46
UA Tech Park  10
University of Arizona (Main Campus)   8
Vail  20
Willcox  77

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