If you're a stargazer, Tucson is one of the best spots in the U.S. for astronomy. In 1972, Pima County enacted a "dark sky" code to regulate the brightness and number of outdoor bulbs to help local observatories like one at Kitt Peak. Tucson suffers from far less light pollution than most cities do, allowing stars and planets to shine through the darkness. And if you're looking for something to do during the day, we pulled together a list of our favorite outdoor activities.
Reisen Arizona Day Tours
Take a bus and walking tour of Sedona’s natural wonders, historical landmarks, and museums that bring Tucson to life with Reisen Arizona Day Tours. Reisen Arizona Day tours offer guided tours. Perfect for groups up to 12 persons, with 50 percent discounts for children under 10. Lunch and snacks are also provided.
Saguaro Stables offers horseback riding tours of Tucson’s many trails and nature preserves. Beginners and advanced riders are welcome to travel on guided nature tours through the beautiful Saguaro National Park or along the private grounds of the stables.
Trail Dust Jeep Tours
If you want to go off-road, you’re gonna need a Jeep. That’s where Trail Dust Jeep Tours comes in, offering Tucson nature tours that are sure to take you to many of Tucson’s hidden natural treasures and vibrant wildlife habitats. Enjoy the Desert Ecology tour, where expert tour guides fill you in on the wonder of the scenic trails of the Sonoran Desert and the Native American folklore of Tucson’s past. Sunset tours are available for romantic getaways, as well as Dining in the Desert tours for an unparalleled al fresco dining experience.
More Tucson Nature Tours
Other notable Tucson nature tours are available from these companies: