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Visit Tucson brings the “Top of the World” to Westgate

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Visit Tucson, Tucson’s destination marketing organization, is bringing the “Top of the World” experience seen in their new video – featuring the music of country superstar Randy Houser – to Phoenix-area residents this November 21-24 at the popular Glendale destination, the Westgate Entertainment District. With the help of an expert chalk artist, rock climbers and… Read More →

Westgate will transform into a winter wonderland

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Westgate Entertainment District transforms into a winter wonderland starting Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve with free, festive happenings every day of the week including horse-drawn carriage rides, nightly snowfall, a skating rink and visits with Santa Claus. The holiday season officially kicks off on Tuesday, Nov. 24 when with the lighting of the 33-foot holiday… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best

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The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →

Top 5: Tucson Adventures (Fall-Winter 2012)

Tucson Adventures - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Tucson Adventures — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Old Tucson Studios 201 S. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85735 (520) 883-0100 oldtucson.com Old Tucson Studios is an Old West theme park and a working movie location where you’ll find Western movie history, historical tours, shopping, seasonal events and more. Biosphere 2… Read More →

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Announces Its New Warden Aquarium

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by in Business News | Events | Travel

Any interpretation of the Sonoran Desert region would be incomplete without recognizing the importance of the fresh water rivers that flow through it and the Sea of Cortez or Gulf of California. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will unveil its dramatic, new permanent aquarium dedicated to revealing the remarkable story of this miraculous region in December… Read More →

Top 5: Southern AZ Must-See Spots (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Southern AZ Must-See Spots (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern AZ Must-See Spots — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743 520-883-2702 desertmuseum.org A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden — all in one place. Within the museum grounds, you will see more than 300 animal species and 1,200… Read More →

Top 5: Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Day Trips — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85743 520-883-2702 desertmuseum.org The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region… Read More →

Things To Do In Arizona: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Photo: Flickr, DrStarbuck
by in Play

Take a tour at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and you’ll quickly understand why this museum attracts millions of visitors to its grounds. With an assortment of animals in their natural settings and instructional, educational programs, the Arizona-Sonora Desert is not only a must-see, but a must-experience. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s commitment to research and protection… Read More →

July 4 Laser Light Show At The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Laser light show at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Tucson
by in Events | Travel

Who needs a fireworks display when you can have a laser light show? The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain — a luxury resort in Tucson, Ariz. — is replacing its July 4th fireworks display with just that — a patriotic-themed laser light show, featuring custom light choreography. Inspired by Dove Mountain’s canyon setting, the light spectacular will… Read More →

Southern Arizona Day Trips

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by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of southern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson 520-883-1380 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural… Read More →

Valley Forward Hosts 41st Annual Luncheon Featuring National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore

Mexican gray wolf photographed by Joel Sartore
by in Blogs | Events | Green

Valley Forward hosted its 41st Annual Luncheon Dec. 3, and the event was wild — literally. Guests were greeted by a menagerie of interesting wildlife at this year’s event thanks to the Desert Botanical Garden, Liberty Wildlife, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, The Phoenix Zoo and the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium. Several animals were showcased at… Read More →