With so many attractions and sights to see in Arizona, it can seem overwhelming to pick just a few to visit during a trip. However, Tucson provides an excellent jumping-off point to travel and explore popular desert destinations. If you’re looking for a quick day trip from Arizona, check out our top picks.
Arizona is well-known for its beautiful mountain ranges, stunning sunsets, and gorgeous Sonoran Desert landscape. However, it is also known for heat waves and summer temperatures over 100 degrees F. Before your visit, brush up on a few summer safety tips that will help you stay cool and healthy during your stay.
The Old Pueblo is officially a foodie’s destination. Recently awarded membership into the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Gastronomy, Tucson can now claim its title as the only U.S. city to be given the honor. The award recognizes what native Tucsonans have bragged about for years: Tucson food is some of the best in the world. At The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, we aim to serve the best cuisine the city has to offer.
Part of the excitement of traveling is seeing what is trending in other cities. Tucson is a retail hub brimming with eclectic shops offering everything from traditional western wear to high-end fashion.
As you may imagine, Tucson is known for sandals, shorts, and don’t forget cowboy boots! Here is a list of the top shopping centers in town to make navigating Tucson retail a bit easier.
While Tucson can be an easygoing town with a slow pace suitable for adults seeking leisure or play, it can also be a wondrous destination that engages the imagination of children. The desert setting with mountain backdrops, open skies, unique cacti and plants, plus our Old West history, can ignite their sense of adventure for a vacation getaway they’ll never forget. Tucson has plenty of kid-friendly attractions that let them get up close and personal with the unique aspects of the region.
Join The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa all Easter weekend, March 25-27, for an unforgettable holiday in an elegant setting. Planned and organized activities, along with thoughtful gourmet menus, leave more time for you to relax and destress with friends and family without having to worry about hosting and cleanup duties.
Congratulations to you and your fiancé on your upcoming nuptials! At the iconic Westin La Paloma, we feature stunning views, delectable food, and top-rated service that is sure to be exactly what you are looking for when it comes to choosing your wedding venue. Part of the beauty of a La Paloma wedding is the multitude of versatile spaces that can transform and adapt to any theme, style, or concept. We provide ceremony sites that feature a breathtaking view of the majestic Catalina Mountains and endless Arizona blue skies, as well as customizable indoor venues, which accommodate your number of guests, unique traditions, and ultimate wedding vision. The reception of your dreams will follow in one of our enchanting ballrooms designed with your wedding dreams in mind.
We are fortunate here in Tucson the middle of February is already springtime. The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa covers 64,000 square feet, offering plenty of spaces to explore the outdoors or enjoy viewing them from a cool room. Tucson has so many diverse parks and areas to hike, stroll, or observe the great outdoors you just have to get out and experience it.