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Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul

  One million lights are shining bright during the month of December at Tohono Chul! Already a favorite Tucson tourist destination, enjoy even more cheer on December 2 and 3, 9 and 10, and 16 and 17 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The holiday nights are...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 20, 2016

Downtown Parade of Lights

  The 22nd annual downtown Parade of Lights is a Tucson tradition with proceeds benefitting local charities. Last year, there were over 25,000 parade attendees, the biggest in history, and 2016 is slated to be even bigger and better than ever. W...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 15, 2016

Tucson is Calling …

Famous for its food, no trip to Tucson is complete without generously sampling the local flavors. Even better, much of the city’s best foods are budget-friendly and tap into regional inspiration from Mexico, Spain and Native American cultures. Perh...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 13, 2016

Whole Grain Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Muffins

by Prevention RD on Dec 6, 2016

La Fiesta de Guadalupe

  A favorite festival in December, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is once again hosting La Fiesta de Guadalupe on December 18th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. An homage to Mexico’s patron saint, you’ll find folk dancers, live music, and performanc...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 5, 2016

Visit: The Raptor Trust {Long Hill Township, New Jersey}

A quaint and quiet animal sanctuary tucked into Long Hill Township, let’s pay a visit to Raptor Trust. For as long as I can remember, at least the last twenty years, I have been recommending the Raptor Trust to anyone that needs a place to take...
by Sweetnicks on Dec 5, 2016

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair

  On December 9, 10 and 11, visit the historic Fourth Avenue Business District’s famous Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair! The mega event takes place just twice per year, and the holiday festival is what everyone looks forward to. Open from 10...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 4, 2016

Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo

  From December 4 – 23, with encore nights December 26-29, you can experience all the magic of zoo lights after dark. Special zoo hours are offered throughout the month of December, hosted by BMO Harris Bank. Enjoy music, animal light sculptur...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 4, 2016

Festive Fun at Santa HQ at Fashion Outlets of Chicago

Thank you to Fashion Outlets of Chicago for sponsoring today’s post! Fashion Outlets of Chicago is always the go to outlet mall for me. It’s packed with high-end and everyday stores and so many delish candy shops that any chocoholic will...
by My Sweet Sanity on Dec 3, 2016

Best Tucson Thanksgiving Dinners

  Be “thankful” to be spending this Thanksgiving in Tucson where there are endless buffets, gourmet dining, and traditional American fare to be had! Leave the cooking to the pros at McClintock’s, a posh favorite where a seven-course meal i...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 20, 2016

El Tiradito

by Tucson Hotel on Nov 14, 2016

Tucson Museum of Art

  Explore the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block for a series of exhibitions, permanent exhibits, events and family-friendly activities. Throughout November, you’ll be treated to the Henry C. Balink: Native American Portraits, Poetic Mini...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 13, 2016

Colossal Cave Mountain Park

  If you think Tucson is gorgeous, you haven’t seen anything yet! Deep underground are caves and caverns full of crystals, and this incredible underbelly is a family-friendly outing you can’t miss. Head to Colossal Cave Mountain Park and dis...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 7, 2016

Main Gate Square Happenings

  In the heart of Tucson is Main Gate Square, the hub of the city’s cultural, social and artistic happenings. Pedestrian-friendly and brimming with dining and shopping options, you’ll find over 30 restaurants and 20 shops surrounding the Squ...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 1, 2016

Chiles, Chocolate and Day of the Dead

  Celebrate the Day of the Dead with chiles and chocolate at Tohono Chul October 28 – 29! Festivities happen from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days, and admission is just $15 for the general public, with kids 12 and under free. The sizzling hot chil...
by Tucson Hotel on Oct 22, 2016

Recipe: Pizza Frittata

A delicious way to get a whole lotta veggies into your meal … whether it’s your plate or your kid’s. I’m teaching kids’ cooking camp this week, and one of the things I look for when I’m choosing the menus is to get...
by Sweetnicks on Aug 31, 2016

Best Tucson Chinese

  Nothing beats some fantastic Chinese takeout to enjoy in your spacious guest room—or dine-in at one of Tucson’s best Chinese restaurants. The Ba-Dar Chinese Restaurant features Mandarin, Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine under one roof so you...
by Tucson Hotel on Aug 21, 2016

Double Chocolate Donuts + Weekly Menu

I’m going to try to complete a productive day at home…while staying in my pajamas all day. Yep, yep, yep. For the record, “at home” does involve plenty of outside time…sorry, neighbors! Sometimes we need those days, right? If yo...
by Prevention RD on Aug 21, 2016

Rage of the Gargoyles a Virtual Reality Experience at Six Flags

Thanks to Six Flags Great America for inviting us out to try Rage of the Gargoyles! I am a huge roller coaster fan! The speed, the drops, the loops and the feeling of weightlessness make for a fun and intense experience! Six Flags Great America has d...
by My Sweet Sanity on Aug 19, 2016

Old Tucson Studios

  Aptly named, this pet-friendly attraction is the hub of where those old spaghetti westerns took place and where classic movie lovers can get whisked back in time to an intriguing Hollywood era—well outside of Hollywood! Open Saturdays and Su...
by Tucson Hotel on Aug 18, 2016


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