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Tucson is located in Pima County and it is the county seat. It lies southeast of Phoenix between Casa Grande and Nogales, along Interstate 10. The city also is near the Santa Cruz River and the Coronado National Forest.

Fr. Eusebio Kino established Mission San Xavier del Bac, south of a Native American village called Tucson, in 1700. Spanish settlers appeared in the late 1770s and the city was founded in 1776. Tucson became a military border post for New Spain, Mexico, and finally the United States. The railroad arrived in 1880.

Today, Tucson is a rapidly growing transportation and tourist center. The city's industries include electronics, optics and research. Tucson also is a processing and distribution hub for cotton, livestock and mining.

A fiesta and rodeo is held here each February. The city is home to the University of Arizona campus. Nearby are Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the Army's Fort Huachuca.

Tucson is part of the Tucson, Arizona metro area.

Tucson Greek Festival | Arizona School of Acupuncture | Arts in the Plaza - Fine Art and Jazz Festival | La Quinta Inn & Suites Nw Tucson/Marana | Parks College | Pima Community College | Tucson Poetry Festival | Tucson's Largest Home and Patio Show | Westward Look Resort |
Airports Tucson International Airport |
Art Arte Spazio Gallery | Desert Players Theatre | Dinnerware Art Gallery | Garden of Gethsemane | Medicine Man Gallery | Canyon Ranch Health Resort | Funtasticks Family Fun Park | Sonoran Desert | Sunstone Guest Ranch |
Arizona Counties Pima County |
Arizona State Parks Catalina State Park |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Agave Grove Bed & Breakfast | Bienestar Bed & Breakfast | Cactus Quail Bed & Breakfast | Crickethead Inn | Desert Island Dream Bed & Breakfast | Dunn's Way Bed and Breakfast | El Adobe Ranch | Meyer Street House | Mountain Views Bed & Breakfast | Rancho Quieto Bed & Breakfast |
Education Chaparral Career College | Interstate Career College | Pima Community College | Rocky Mountain Climbing School | University of Arizona Department of Ophthalmology |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Arizona Inn Restaurant | Baja Jr. | Barrio | Bistro Chartreuse (Formerly the Landmark | Bobby Dean's Hickory Bar-B-Q | Convention Center Catering | Cottonwood Cafe | Daniel's Restaurant & Trattoria | Dos Locos Cantina | El Charro at El Mercado | El Charro Mexican Cafe & Gift Shop | Fat Tuesday's | Gordo's Mexicateria & Catering | Grub Steak | Hidden Valley Inn Restaurant | Keaton's Arizona Grill, Foothills Mall | Little Mexico Restaurant | Oasis Vegetarian Eatery and Food Company | Pack Em Inn Steakhouse | Presidio Grill | Sachiko Sushi | San Francisco Bar & Grill | Solarium | Stuart Anderson's Black Angus Restaurant | Sundance Cafe & Juice Bar | Terra Nova Restaurant and Bakery | The Gold Room at Westward Look Resort | The Last Territory | Tony Roma's | Trattoria Pina | Triple C Chuckwagon Suppers |
Gambling Desert Diamond Casino |
Golf Golf N' Stuff Family Fun Center | Mountain View Golf Club | Palo Verde Inn And Suites | The Westin La Paloma Resort And Spa | Carondelet St Marys Hospital | Kindred Hospital - Tucson | Saint Josephs Hospital-Tucson | University Medical Center |
History Arizona Historical Society | Charles O. Brown House | El Fronterizo | El Tiradito | Fish House | Museum of Horse Soldier | Museum Of The Horse Soldier | Old Tucson | Old Tucson Studios | Pima County Court House | Samaniego House | Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House | Steinfeld House | Stevens Home | The Owl's Club Mansion |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Brownway Courtyard Casitas | Casitas at Smokey Springs Ranch | Clarion Hotel Tucson Airport | Cliff Manor Inn | Ghost Ranch Lodge | Picture Rocks Minature Horse Ranch | Smuggler's Inn | The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa | University Inn | Saguaro National Park |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Alan and Caroline Freedman Real Estate Agents | Ft. Lowell Park Apartments | Quail Ridge Estates | Villas at Hacienda del Sol |
Retirement Desert Gardens & The Oasis Apartments | The Fountains at La Cholla |
RV campgrounds and dealers Beaudry RV | Cactus Country R.V. Resort | Cruise America RV Rentals | Desert Shores RV & Mobile Home Park | Justin's RV Park & WaterWorld |
Science Coronado National Forest |
Shopping Apacheria Traders | Bair's Indian Trading Company | Braids by Onda | Desert Drums | La-di-da Boutique | Native American Jewelry by Ron Henry | Queen’s Pantry | Rustic Accents | Southwest and Beyond | Thirstystone Resources | Tres Amigos World Imports |
Health Resorts and Spas Coyote Moon Health Resort |
Sports and Sporting Events Aeroball Sports | Bargain Boat Barn | Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball | Cocoraque Ranch Cattle Drives | Flying V Ranch | Tucson Carriage Company | Walking Winds Stables | Wild Horse Ranch |
Wildlife Viewing Fir Mountain Ranch Outfitters | Quality Care Animal Hospital | Rincon Outfitters | Southwest Veterinary Specialty Center | Tucson Greyhound Park |

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11/27 Coming to The area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be: Kids activities, Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Bed races, Concert (Saturday night), Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em" class by Jean Groen.

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