Dominated by the modern city of Tuscon, with its plush golf courses and resorts, Old West Arizona is a nature lover's paradise with a romantic cowboy history. Visitors can relive the past at guest ranches and Old West towns or explore the future at astronomical sites or the Biosphere. Southern Arizona is also home to some of the best birding sites in the world.
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The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is a dazzling multimedia theater and a truly unique educational experience, with 8,600 stars, galaxies, the Sun, the Moon, the planets, meteors, 30 projectors, two video systems and a sound system that is out of this world!Tucson, AZ Planetariums
The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest aviation and space museum west of the Rockies. Experience a century of aviation and explore over 275 aircraft on our grounds. Exhibits from pre-Wright brothers to space travel. Take a tram ride, climb aboard President Kennedy'Tucson, AZ Museums
The Titan Missile Museum is the only publicly accessible Titan II missile site in the nation. When you visit the Titan Missile Museum, you travel through time to stand on the front line of the Cold War. Tours are offered of this actual missile site, the only one of 54 such silos preserved as a <Tucson, AZ Museums
The world's largest collection of optical telescopes is located high above the Sonoran Desert. Kitt Peak, on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, is home to 22 optical and two radio telescopes representing dozens of astronomical research institutions. The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)Tucson, AZ Observatories
There's a long association between the name of St. Augustine and the Tucson area, dating back to the Spanish military and missionary presence in the 1700s. There were two villages with the name of San Agustín del Tucson. The first was situated at the foot of today'Tucson, AZ Historic Churches