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These are the top attractions in the Tucson area and Southern Arizona:
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum - world class zoo and botanical garden
Saguaro National Park - 2 units one on each far east/west side of Tucson
Mount Lemmon and Santa Catalina Mountains - incredible views of the desert below and other mountain ranges; one of the most accessible places to get on top of a mountain range by car; also home of the UofArizona Sky Center observatory program
Sabino Canyon - ride a tram or hike in a desert riparian canyon with permanent water
Misión San Xavier del Bac - perhaps the most beautiful Spanish mission in the Americas
Kitt Peak National Observatory - day and night tours at a mountaintop observatory, 1.5 hours west of Tucson
Madera Canyon - favorite year-round hiking and birding an hour from downtown Tucson
Tubac - artist colony and historic town an hour south of Tucson
Tumacacori National Monument - restored and preserved Spanish mission complex near Tubac
Kartchner Caverns - one of top 10 wet caves in the world, 40 minutes from Tucson at Benson AZ
Arizona's Wine Region - southeast to Sonoita; about a dozen wineries to visit
Nature Conservancy Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve - great birding and natural riparian area 2 hours from Tucson
MORE! See this blog by a great contributor to TA. http://www.mikepintucson.blogspot.com/