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Things to Do in Tucson With Kids

Chris and Jana Tingom

Here’s our list of things to do in Tucson with kids!

Check out this collection of blog posts with weekend itinerary ideas.

  1. Check out Reid Park Zoo which has tons of animals and lots of events for children
  2. Visit the Children’s Museum Tucson offers many exhibits for kids including a train, body, and pet section
  3. For older kids, visit the Titan Missile Museum
  4. The Pima Air & Space Museum is delightful and has hundreds of old airplanes on display
  5. The International Wildlife Museum has 400 species of insects, mammals and birds from around the globe
  6. Go hiking up Mt. Lemmon
  7. Check out Biosphere 2 north of Tucson
  8. Flandreau Science Center & Planetarium at the University of Arizona Campus
  9. The Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center is open to the public daily and offers night time viewings
  10. If you’re looking for a drive and hike, check out Sabino Canyon
  11. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is an outdoor park consisting of 21 acres of walking paths
  12. Head over to Tombstone for some history and a public hanging!
  13. Kartchner Caverns is a sight to behold! It’s a ways south of Tucson, but worth the drive!
  14. Speaking of caves, you might enjoy Colossal Cave Mountain Park which has scenery and a cave tour
  15. Check out the annual Civil War reenactment at Picacho Peak State Park
  16. Take a cool hike on Mt. Graham (3 hours east of Tucson) which has an elevation of 10,724 ft

Check back soon, as we’re updating this list with new information frequently!

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Photo credit: Bill Morrow


  • Chris and Jana Tingom

    We live in Scottsdale, AZ and have three children, ages 10, 7 and 3. They are full of energy, and so we're always looking for new things to do. Come join our family adventures!

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