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Indoor Things to Do in Tucson

Solano Springs Apartments offers one and two-bedroom apartment homes for you to choose from. We are conveniently located in south Tuscon with easy access to Interstate 19, Tuscon International Airport, and many of the area's major thoroughfares. Our pet-friendly community features beautiful, lush landscaping, ample parking, and generous living space in our oversized apartments.  We invite you to tour our community and see why Solano Springs is a great place to call home!

 

Top 5 Things To Do In Tuscon 

 

1. Park Place Mall

Park Place Mall
Park Place is a massive indoor shopping center on Tucson’s East Side. They are anchored by Century Theatres, Dillard's, Old Navy, Round 1 Entertainment, Total Wine & More, and Ulta Beauty.

This shopping center provides an impressive lineup of shops to choose from, as well as a 20-screen theater, 12-foot video wall, a huge children’s play space, and more than a dozen restaurant options.

5870 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
520-747-0421
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2. Tucson Museum of Art

Tucson Museum of Art
The museum is a worthwhile attraction for anyone visiting Tucson. Examine The Tucson Museum of Art's collection as well as the new displays on display. They have a variety of collections including American, contemporary, European, Latin American, and Asian art. The exhibits that they have on display change regularly.

There are also a variety of educational opportunities available at the museum. They host a variety of events throughout the year including children's and family-friendly activities.

140 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 624-2333
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3. Pima Air and Space Museum 

Pima Air and Space Museum
Prepare for your mind to be transported by the amazing planes, helicopters, and rockets that have been collected over the years and are now on display to the public at the Pima Air and Space Museum. The museum has a number of displays that will take you through all of the interesting aspects of aerospace technology.

The collection of the Pima Air and Space Museum will take you through the outside portion of the museum featuring huge aircraft, inside the breathtaking hangars packed with unique military planes, and through the impressive Space Gallery Exhibit, which features fascinating spacecraft that have gone into space as well as the technologies that allowed such launches.

6000 E Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85756
(520)574-0462
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4. Mission San Xavier del Bac

Mission San Xavier Del Bac
The mission is a historic Spanish Catholic mission on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation south of downtown Tucson. In 1692, the mission was founded by Jesuits. Over 200,000 people visit the mission each year.

The walls and vaulted ceilings of the chapel are covered in intricately painted and carved religious imagery. Behind the altar, carved wooden statues of Saint Xavier and the Virgin Mary are set into a molded backdrop. The church gift shop and museum are open daily.

1950 W San Xavier del Bac
Tucson, AZ 85746
(520)294-2624
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5. Rocks and Ropes

Rocks and Ropes
Indoor rock climbing for novice to seasoned climbers is available at Rocks & Ropes, a 15,000 square foot facility in downtown Tucson. If it is your first time climbing, Rocks and Ropes provides hands-on training for beginners. You'll go through a quick safety lesson in which you'll learn how to fasten a belt, tie a figure-8 knot, and belay.

The gym has all of the required equipment, including the climbing harness and rock shoes. The walls are numbered from easiest to toughest. When using the auto-belayed walls, a climber does not need a partner. Climbers will put their balance, stability, and strength to the test!

 

330 S Toole Ave #400, Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 882-5924
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Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In South Tucson 

 

Amigo's Burgers and Beer

Best Burger 

From their unassuming digs in south Tucson, Amigo’s Burgers and Beer serves-up delicious burgers, dogs, wings, sandwiches, and southwestern cuisine like carne asada, pollo asado, and nachos. There’s always plenty of ice-cold available by bottle or tap, and Amigo’s has TVs to catch a game, and also hosts theme parties, karaoke nights, and more!

6372 Nogales Hwy
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520)398-6598

 

Mr. K's Original BBQ

Best Barbecue 

Turning out mouth-watering barbecue for nearly 20 years, Mr. K’s Original BBQ off Park Avenue in south Tucson, is a local favorite for no-frills, mesquite-smoked meats. From pulled pork, ribs, brisket, chicken, and hot links, to an impressive assortment of handcrafted sides like potato salads, collard and turnip greens, cornbread, coleslaw, and candied sweet potatoes, you won’t leave Mr. K’s hungry!

6302 S Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520)792-9484

 

Peter Piper Pizza

Best Pizza 

Just a short drive from Solano Springs, Peter Piper Pizza offers garden-fresh salads, buffalo wings, pasta dishes, and of course a variety of signature pies like the Chicago Classic, The Werx, and Chicken Alfredo…or build your own from your choice of dozens of fresh ingredients. Don’t forget to save room for a cinnamon or fruit crunch desert, or a soft serve ice cream cone!

432 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520)889-0600

 

Ramiro's Mexican Food 

Best Mexican Food 

Ramiro’s Mexican Food on Valencia Road in south Tucson is a local favorite for authentic Mexican cuisine. Featuring a variety of south-of-the-border staples like tacos, nachos, burritos, enchiladas, chile rellenos, and quesadillas, Ramiro’s is the perfect choice if you’re craving something with a little spice! Stop by on your way to work for one of Ramiro’s famous breakfast burritos!

45 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520)741-6393

 

Sushi-Kito Restaurant 

Best Sushi 

Sushi-Kito Restaurant off Drexel Road and 12th Avenue in the Sunnyside neighborhood is a unique sushi spot with an Arizona twist! With a wide-ranging menu featuring everything from sandwiches, pasta, tacos, burritos, pan-Asian cuisine, and southwestern-inspired sushi rolls, Sushi-Kito has something to please all palettes. Cap off your meal with an order of cheesecake or chocolate flan!

5650 S 12th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520)294-8888

 

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