Sightseeing in Northwest Tucson


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  • Southern AZ Balloons
    The FAA-certified commercial pilots at the helm of Southern AZ Balloons have glided groups across Tucson for more than two decades. During aerial adventures, the luxurious, wind-blown aircraft float as low as the treetops and as high as 2,000 feet depending on conditions. Varying heights present extravagant photographic opportunities, including of mountain ranges and of Catalina. Finally, after traveling anywhere from four to 15 miles, balloons coast to a landing for celebratory champagne brunches.
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    537 W Grant Rd
    Tucson, AZ US
  • Arizona Historical Society
    There’s little left in Tucson to suggest that back in the mid-19th-century the city served as the Southwest’s hub for highway robbers. But it's a fact that the area hosted a string of stagecoach holdups and served as the starting point for Wyatt Earp’s infamous vendetta ride. At the Arizona History Museum, relics stand testament to this harrowed past, including an original Concord stagecoach, not unlike those whose occupants were forced to surrender their valuables to roadside brigands. The museum doesn’t only explore infamy, though; it illuminates all the forces that took part in Tucson’s transition from Paleo-Indian hunting ground to Spanish colonial outpost to the commercial center it is today. Exhibits cover this vast span of time creatively, including a full-size replica of an underground mine that provides a glimpse into early-20th-century working conditions, hands-on exhibits that recall the day-to-day lives of Native Americans, and archaeology displays that detail the surrounding environment's history over the past 4,000 years.
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    949 E 2nd St
    Tucson, AZ US
  • University Pedi-Cabs
    Pedal power pushes passengers through Tucson after they step into one of University Pedi-Cabs' open-air rides. The three-wheeled pedicabs, which seat up to three people and one driver, ferry riders around town as they survey historic sites and embark on pub crawls, sparing the pollution belched from the smokestacks found on all limousines.
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    748 North Stone Avenue
    Tucson, AZ US
  • CityScape Adventures
    Inspired by The Amazing Race, CityScape Adventures?held across the United States?entangle race participants in webs of 12 puzzles and challenges in citywide races to the finish line. Participants compete in teams of two, using their wits, teamwork, and underground network of mutant-turtle spies to complete the tasks given at the start of the race. The 12 challenges take the form of puzzles, riddles, and clues that guide treasure hunters to a specific location within the city, where each team must complete a special task using only their cleverness and muscles. Players can also use the Internet, and the winning team is usually the one that best leverages its resources. The first team to successfully complete all tasks and vault over the finish line will receive a prize and assembly line of high-fives. Click here for a video of past races.
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    865 E University Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ US
  • Trolley Pub
    Trolley Pub is a pedal-powered, eco-friendly, pub-crawling trolley like Tucson has never seen before! Hop on board as we pedal our way to Tucson’s best destinations. And if it’s pubs you’re after; we’ve got you covered. Riders skip the lines, avoid cover fees, and obtain exclusive drink specials at all of our stops.
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    865 E University Blvd
    Tucson, AZ US
  • Scavenger Dash
    Generally, adulthood forces people to give up childish pleasures, robbing them of the joy associated with playing in puddles, unearthing hidden treasure, and being silly in public. The folks at Sierra Adventure Sports wants grownups to regress, if only for a day. That's where Scavenger Adventure Races comes in. The Amazing Race-like event pits multiple teams against each other in puzzle-solving and physical challenge events throughout the city. Teams traverse 5?8 miles, utilizing public transportation and their own feet before they hit the finish line, crown the winners, and head to the after-party.
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    305 North 4th Avenue
    Tucson, AZ US

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