West of Tucson, off of Speedway and along your way to West Saguaro National Park, is the popular sightseeing area Gates Pass. Gates Pass is a well know sunset viewing site, and... more »
Finger Rock Trail is a scenic but very demanding hike. The first section of the trail (~ 1 mile in distance) is fairly flat, and takes you through beautiful desert. This section... more »
Kitt Peak National Observatory: Visit the World's Largest Astronomical Observatory 56 miles west of Tucson on the Tohono O'odham Nation. World renowned public stargazing program. Open daily, tours, exhibits, gift shop.