Tag Archives: Tucson AZ

Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

The Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway is one of the most scenic drives in southeastern Arizona. That’s a fact. We drove up it today and saw it for ourselves. It was a cloudy day, but the next few days are going … Continue reading

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John Dillinger Days

An annual weekend event at the Hotel Congress in Tucson, Arizona, commemorates the capture of Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger. He and some of his gang were captured in Tucson in 1934, 81 years ago. The side street between Hotel … Continue reading

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Sabino Canyon

There seems to be no end to the things to do in Tucson. This time we chose to see Sabino Canyon. This is a desert canyon with some beautiful views and loads of hiking trails. Bernie’s America the Beautiful pass … Continue reading

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Pima Air and Space Museum

The Pima Air & Space Museum was on our agenda for today. We have been here before but thought we’d go have another look. They have indoor hangar space the size of four football fields plus 150+ outdoor planes. You … Continue reading

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A Mountain

As you enter Tucson one of the first things you notice is the big “A” on the side of a mountain.  Today we went to investigate it. Sentinel Peak Park is where the mountain is.  The road takes you up … Continue reading

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Another Day in Tucson

Our first stop today was to see the Historic Railroad Depot which was built in 1907 and restored in 2004 to its 1942 appearance. The building includes a nice restaurant and an excellent museum. This is a functioning passenger train … Continue reading

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Exploring Tucson

A nice sunny day! We started out with a drive in the country into the Tucson Mountain Park. Yes, forest. Being from the Midwest I always think of a forest as pine trees, so it took some getting used to … Continue reading

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