Side Trips Near Tucson
Interstate 19 heads south from Tucson through Tubac to Nogales at the border of Mexico, carrying with it history buffs, bird-watchers, hikers, art enthusiasts, duffers, and shoppers. The road roughly follows the Camino Real (King's Road), which the conquistadors and missionaries traveled from Mexico up to what was once the northernmost portion of New Spain.
EXPLORE SIDE TRIPS NEAR TUCSON
This prime hiking and birding area south of Tucson is where the Coronado National Forest meets the Santa Rita Mountains.…Learn More >
The ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center
The American Smelting and Refining Company (abbreviated as ASARCO) gives visitors a glimpse not only of a vast, open-pit mine…Learn More >
Titan Missile Museum
The Titan Missile Museum houses one of the 54 missile silos built around the country during the "cold war" of…Learn More >