About Tucson


Let's have a look around into background of Tucson
  • County: Pima
  • State: Arizona
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 32.253460
  • Longitude: -110.911789
  • Time zone: Mountain Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Tucson

  • Climate: Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September and October

Location

It is the city in the US state of Arizona which is also a home to university of Arizona. The total population of the city is about 531,641 (2015 Census).

Distance from Tucson center to Airport

Tucson International Airport is the second largest airport in Arizona.

Driving Distance: 10 miles / 16 km

Driving Time: 17 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tucson International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Sun Tran and Greyhound

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Mesa

Location

Mesa is the third largest city in the US state of Arizona. Mesa has a total population of 460,000 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November through April
Tourist Attractions
  • Golfland Sunsplash
  • Mesa Grande
  • Champlin Fighter Museum




Scottsdale

Location

Scottsdale is a city in the state of Arizona.

Weather
  • Climate: Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April 
Tourist Attractions
  • Verde Canyon Railroad
  • Topgolf
  • LDV Winery

Emergency Contact Numbers in Tucson city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: 520-573-8100 (Tucson International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 520 327 5461 (TMC Tucson Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Tucson

  • Fourth Avenue Street Fair
  • Tucson Festival of Books
  • Tucson Folk Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Old Tucson Studios
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
  • Pima County Fair

Theatre & Concerts

  • Fox Tucson Theatre
  • Rialto Theatre
  • Centennial Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Tucson

  • Vivace Restaurant
  • Flying- V Bar and Grill
  • Beyond Bread

Top Shopping Centers in Tucson

  • Park Place
  • Tucson Mall
  • St. Philips Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Tucson Museum of Art
  • Fort Lowell Museum
  • Summerhaven

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Kang Masaman – Bangkok Cafe
  • Bun Tom Nuong – Miss Saigon
  • Pierogies – Polish Cottage

Sports Club

  • Tucson Saguaros – Baseball
  • Tucson Roadrunners – Ice Hockey
  • Tucson Monsoon – Women Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 1.73
  • Taxi: $ 2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1062.86
  • Cheap meal: $ 12
  • Gasoline: $ 0.54 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 40
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