Family and Kids in Tucson

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Arizona Historical Society, Arizona History Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Arizona History Museum traces the origin and evolution of Tucson’s multi-cultural existence and the overlapping influence of the native American and Spanish ancestors. See fine example of traditional art, historical guns, vintage cars, painted pottery, period décor items and other historical artefacts. Highlights Include: Native American pre-historic exhibit Mining Machinery e...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Pima Canyon

    Picnic Spot

    The Pima Canyon is loved for ease of access and can be visited almost all year round. The pathway to the Pima Dam is easy and you will see enough signs to help you out. The Pima Spring and Pima Saddle are both preferred by serious hikers and you will need a topographical map and compass to find your route. No matter where you decide to stop, the whole canyon offers an inspiring view of Tucson a...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Ventana Canyon Trailhead

    Family and Kids

    The Ventana Canyon Hiking Trail gets its name from ‘Ventano’ which means ‘Window’ in Spanish. The window here is a 15 by 25 foot opening in a solid rock on the peaks in the Santa Catalina Front Range. The trek is best explore with a topographical map and if you love challenges, you will surely have fun mapping your way through the beautiful terrain which offers a spectac...Read more
  4. Amazing Tucson attraction for kids
    B & B Cactus Farm

    Family and Kids

    The B & B Cactus Farm is where you can see how innumerable cactus species are grown. The whole farm is pleasant to walk around and you can truly appreciate all the varieties of Cactuses- Including their various shapes, colors and flower. Some cactuses are grown in Greenhouses and a small walk here will get you well informed with the care that goes into growing them. The place is also has a ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    St Philip's Plaza

    Family and Kids

    The St Philip's Plaza Farmers' Market offers all the flavors of Tucson- from fresh veggies and fruits to mouth-watering pretzels, preserves and other food products. The market is also where you will find local musicians performing and during the weekends, the market adds to the buzz of the St Philip's Plaza. If you want to see Tucson’s local life, a visit here to try some of the local foo...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Tucson
    Dragoon Brewing Company

    Family and Kids

    The Dragoon brewing company offers a bubbly collection of beers to sip on. Try their favorites like the Ojo Blanco, Scout Porter, Dragoon IPA and The Cinco to satisfy your beer pangs. The draft beers invite you to find your favorite Dragoon beer and if you want, you can buy some to take home with you. The tours take you through the brewing process while their food truck serves fast food to comp...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Barrio Historico

    Family and Kids

    The Barrio Historico accommodates historic houses and private business buildings built in classic Sonoran architecture and design. The traditional designed houses are colored in vibrant palates and the wooden windows and doors accentuate its beauty. If you want to see a part of Tucson which is true to its roots or are simply looking for a pleasant walk around the city, take an evening stroll he...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

    Educational Site

    The Steward Observatory Mirror Lab gives you a know-how of how mirrors are made. The manufacturing unit makes Telescope mirrors and you can walk around to see the glass take shape as you listen to the interactive guide talk about the processes involved. The tour starts with a lecture followed by a video leading to the actual process and gives you a brief on how giant telescope glasses are made....Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Tanque Verde Ranch

    Family and Kids

    The Tanque Verde Ranch is an upscale ranch which combines the best of modern living with rustic western influences. Enjoy amenities and rejuvenate at their in-house spa to later take a class for horse-back riding with one of the many horses cared for at the ranch. The whole experience - The food, the ambience, the accommodation and the scenic location, make for a complete experience of the rust...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Arizona Historical Society Downtown History Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Downtown History museum gives you a peek into the downtown area in Tucson’s past. See an exhibit of the Romero Barbershops along with other small businesses which thrived in central Tucson. The museum also accommodates historic vehicles like stage coaches, oxcarts, buggies and bicycles. The mineral exhibit and the mining exhibit are rather interesting. Other highlights include: Excav...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    El Tiradito Shrine

    Family and Kids

    The El Tiradito Shrine has fascinating stories attached to it. One of the stories goes that the shrine is a burial site where Juan Oliveras was buried by his lover. It is said that the man was in love with his mother-in-law and was killed by her husband out of rage. Today, the shrine is popular for its stories but more popular for making a wish. Locals believe if you light a candle at the shrin...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Pima County Courthouse

    Family and Kids

    The Pima County Courthouse is a working judiciary court in Tucson and was designed in 1928 by Roy Place. The courthouse is a fine example of Spanish-Colonial style and the pink building is rather iconic in Tucson. Take a casual walk along its corridors and walk through its front gardens to see a part of Tucson’s history. The place makes for some rather beautiful pictures and if you love a...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Spencer's Observatory

    Observatory

    There is no better place for star gazing than the Spencer's Observatory located close to the Cat Mountain lodge. The observatory has its own viewing deck which has high-power telescopes like 14″ Celstron, 10″ Meade LX200 SCG and a 4″ Stellar View Refractor which make astronomy magical! The observatory offers guided tours and even Astro-Photography session to locals and tourist...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Tucson Premium Outlets

    Family and Kids

    The Tucson Premium Outlets has some of the elitist, high-fashion brand under its roof and is the place you go to if you want to splurge on everything that looks good! From the Banana Republic Factory Store, Nike Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger to Michael Kors, the mall is loved for its unbelievable discounted rates for some of the biggest international brands. If you want to splurge on yourself o...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Fantasy Island

    Family and Kids

    Mountain biking doesn’t get better than a ride at the Fantasy Island trail which is full of adventure and covers a distance of 18 miles of single track! All the tracks are one way which makes it a heaven for Mountain-Biking and probably the safest to find your way around. A few articles like ‘Bike windmill’, ‘Christmas Tree loop’ and ‘The Shaft’ keep yo...Read more