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Sonora

101 North Stone Ave, in front of the main library, Tucson, AZ 85701 (El Presidio)
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Ranked #92 of 177 attractions in Tucson
Description: Controversial "sculpture" in downtown area
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This a zoo that doesn't seem like a zoo. Waking through the grounds you get the feeling that you are on a hike through the desert and are viewing various animals in the wild. The desert cactus and other desert plants are beautiful. At various locations throughout the grounds are learning stations where staff members give presentations on various animals... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The Sonoran Desert Museum (30 minutes outside of Tucson) is an optional activity you don't want to miss. There is lots of shade, the attractions are interesting, there is an excellent restaurant and gift shop, and...they have a Hummingbird Aviary! Until I visited there - I wasn't aware that hummingbirds squeak and chirp. And if you're lucky (like I was)... More

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