Amazing Family Friendly Things to Do in Tucson, AZ

Amazing Family Friendly Things to Do in Tucson, AZ

Tucson, Arizona, is an excellent place to visit when you want a fun family trip. With the warm weather, you have plenty of opportunities to explore your beautiful surroundings. 

7 Things to Do in Tucson With Your Family

You and your family can have an excellent time together in Tucson while checking out popular areas around the city. Here are seven places that the whole family can enjoy.

1. Saguaro National Park

Get outdoors by visiting Saguaro National Park, which consists of two sections, East and West, with Tucson City in between. The park protects saguaro plants, the largest cacti in the United States. You and your family can view stunning landscapes by visiting both sides of the park.

2. Reid Park Zoo

Spend more time outside and surround yourself with animals by visiting the Reid Park Zoo. You and your kids will love walking around each exhibit and learning about the different animals the zoo takes care of. There is much to see, from squirrel monkeys and goats to flamingoes and capybaras.

3. Mount Lemmon

Escape the city to experience the beautiful sights of Mount Lemmon, one of the Sky Islands in Coronado National Forest. Mount Lemmon offers hiking, skiing and rock climbing for those who love to stay active. After an eventful day on the mountain, you can also check out the surrounding restaurants.

4. Explore Downtown Tucson

If you want to stay in the city, exploring the shops, museums and restaurants downtown is a great way to learn about the area. Visit Downtown Tucson to check out the different entertainment services and have delicious meals at the local restaurants.

5. Sentinel Peak

You can also experience Downtown Tucson differently by getting an aerial view of the city when you hike Sentinel Peak, or “A” Mountain. The hike to the top is about 1.7 miles and is easy for hikers of all levels. 

6. Tombstone

Step back in time when you visit Tombstone, Arizona. The town reminisces the Old West with shops, tours, shows and more. It is an exciting day trip away from the city that is perfect for teaching kids about history.

7. Biosphere 2

Experience the world's largest earth science experiment when you spend time at Biosphere 2. The facility houses multiple climates and weather conditions so researchers can study the effects of climate change. When you visit, you can go on a 75-minute walking tour inside and outside the facility.

Stay With Tucson / Lazydays KOA Resort

Ensure you have a comfortable place to stay during your trip to Tucson by staying with Tucson / Lazydays KOA Resort. Our campground is perfect for families who want to enjoy camping in their RVs or Deluxe Cabins during their vacation. Start planning your family trip to Tucson by booking a campsite at our KOA Campground today!

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