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Grand Canyon Landmarks Tour by Airplane
"Set off from Grand Canyon National Park Airport on your morning or afternoon airplane tour of Grand Canyon landmarks. As you ride aboard a comfortable Vistaliner plane with panoramic windows listen to narration about the geologic forces that helped create the dramatic canyon and surrounding terrain and the various peoples who have lived there. Keep your camera ready as you fly over Zuni Point — one of the few lookouts on the South Ri a popular vista point on the South Rim and glimpse the gorgeous colors of the Painted Desert in the distance. See the remote North Rim including its highest viewpoint Point Imperial. Admire the Kaibab Plateau and dense greenery of the Kaibab National Forest before returning to Grand Canyon National Park Airport at the conclusion of your 40-minute aerial tour."""
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H1 Hummer Adventure from Phoenix
"There’s a reason that the U.S. Army outfits its fleets with Humvees: They’re bold they’re versatile and they’re badass. The M998 Humvee is military-grade only but the Hummer H1 is the closest a civilian can get. This off-road vehicle is perfect for the rough-and-tumble tourist who prefers an up close and personal experience. Mud dirt water rocks—it’s all the same for the Hummer H1. Coast along desert trails high above the ground
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona
"SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona transports you into the amazing ocean world providing close encounters with a vast array of creatures from starfish and seahorses to stingrays and sharks. Make your way through the exhibits from the Arizona park lakes to river canyons and caves. Arrive at the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean and come face-to-face with the amazing inhabitants of the sea.Become a rock pool explorer as you discover the wildlife of the rocky coastline and the shallow seas then venture to the dark ocean depths. At every step there are amazing creatures to discover.SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona hosts educational talks and demonstrations throughout the day. These include shark and ray feedings and talks on sharks seahorses rays and rock pools."
From $16.00

Mt. Lemmon Tips (15)

Mt Lemmon - amazing views

We were staying at a hotel on the east side of Tucson, and I just saw on the Tuscon To-do magazine the word Mt Lemmon, saying that it offered great views of the city. So, I added Mt Lemmon to my...
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jumpingnorman
Mar 11, 2013

Great Hiking Trails and Views

Mount Lemmon is located within the Coronado National Forest covering a vast portion of the National Forest. When you first start traveling to Mount Lemmon, the landscape is so dry and unfriendly until...
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Africancrab
Aug 12, 2012

Mt Lemmon Ski Valley

The southernmost Ski resort in the USA is located at Mt Lemmon. Who would have thought you can ski just outside of Tucson? We visited in the fall, so there was no snow. You can take the ski lifts up...
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AVG2319
Jul 16, 2008

Summerhaven

Summerhaven is a tiny little town at the top of Mt Lemmon. A great retreat for people to escape the summer desert heat. There are only a few shops and restaurants up here. So much was destroyed in the...
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AVG2319
Jul 16, 2008

Drive to the top

Going through this drive is like going from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada in one hour. You start going through the residential areas of Tucson, then go through the desert passing large...
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leplaya
May 25, 2008

Mt Lemmon Observatory

While camping at Mt Lemmon we were fortunate enough to be able to tour the observatory that is located there. The kids enjoyed being able to look through the enormous telescopes to view the night sky....
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AVG2319
May 17, 2008

Camping at Mt Lemmon

Mt Lemmon is a winding drive with panoramic views! A little gem tucked away in the Catalina mountains, with an elevation of over 9,000 feet there is enough snow up here in the winter to go skiing. A...
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AVG2319
May 17, 2008

Drive Up Mt. Lemmon

It took a long time to get up and down Mt. Lemmon, but I would say it was worth it. It's a little cooler at the top (9,000 feet), and there are some tourist shops and other things to do up there. Not...
jnadler
Aug 11, 2006

the incomparable sky islands (cont'd)

In the higher areas, there are four campgrounds: General Hitchcock, Showers Point, Spencer Canyon and Rose Canyon, all of which are right on the main road. These all close in October though, when it...
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bocmaxima
Nov 09, 2005

the incomparable sky islands

Mount Lemmon, in the Santa Catalina Range is just one of several "sky islands" in Southern Arizona, called such because of their striking differences in temperature and vegetation from the surrounding...
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bocmaxima
Nov 09, 2005

A 'Haven' from the Heat

Mt. Lemmon is a cherished place for Tucson residents. It allows the 500,000 something people to escape the summer heat (115 degrees this summer and over 30 days over 100.) and retreat to a cool 70's...
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jgalb
Jul 28, 2005

Summerhaven

Mt. Lemmon rises a little over 9,000 ft. above Tuscon. Give yourself time to adjust your breathing. Your car may cough a little too. There are lots of hiking trails. I loved leaving a 90 degree day in...
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Rhondaj
Apr 12, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Tucson

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Kitt Peak Observatory

I decided to drive up to Kitt Peak today after work, normally I have my little pink Sony Camera in my hand bag, in case I see something interesting or eventful. So anyways, I have no photos for this...
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Arizona State Museum - ASM

This museum has an extraordinary collection of ceramic works and pottery from Ancestral Pueblan times up to the 21st century produced by Native Americans in Arizona.I spent several hours on a very hot...
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Center for Creative Photography

Contemporary art is at the very heart of new artist development in this day and era. The University of Arizona in Tucson is a place where the internationally respected contemporary gallery and art...
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University of Arizona Museum of Art

Last summer on a very hot late June day,I had the privilege of enjoying this fine art museum.I appreciated its fine collection of Late Medieval and Renaissance period paintings with devotional themes...
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Botanical Gardens

Gardens are nice but negative experience with using Groupon coupon. Paid in full in advance $8 to Groupon for admission for two at TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDEN. Receptionist still tried to charge entrance...
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St. Augustine Cathedral

St. Augustine Cathedral is located downtown Tucson on Stone Avenue. It is a magnificent sandstone facade structure built in the 1800s. The style is modeled after the cathedral of Queretaro in Mexico,...
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