rocks and road

A Warm-Weather Getaway to Tucson!

Select Registry - November 4, 2021

Let's Warm Up in Tucson This Winter!

An incredible sunset

When it comes to winter getaways, places like Mexico, Hawaii, and the Caribbean Islands often come to mind.  But did you know there’s warm weather AND plenty of fun things to do in Tucson this winter?  It’s on our shortlist of great places to head within the continental United States this winter, and we think it should be on yours, too!

Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona and is considered the “soul of the Sonoran Desert.”It’s here that you’ll fall in love with the unique beauty of the wide-open landscapes of the American southwest and taste the delicious flavors that define this region. In between, enjoy the many fun and exciting things to do in Tucson, all while soaking up the sunny weather you need this winter. 

At the heart of your warm-weather getaway will be an incomparable lodging experience at our Select Registry Bed and Breakfast in Tucson. You can even combine this delightful getaway with a few days spent in stunning Red Rock Country in Sedona, just a few short hours to the north of Tucson. With plenty of history, breathtaking scenery, and world-class hospitality to enjoy while you’re there, Arizona might just become your new favorite winter getaway.

Enjoy the best things to do in Tucson this winter!

Best Things to do in Tucson This Winter

Located in the vast expanses of the Sonoran Desert, which covers much of the American southwest and northern Mexico, you’ll find the charming city of Tucson. `The Sonoran Desert is the most complex desert ecosystem of its kind, and accordingly, is home to a great diversity in geological structures as well as plants and animals.

But unique natural beauty aside, there are also many things to do in Tucson, especially during these winter months when most of the country is mired in cold, wintry weather. Tucson receives 350 days of sunshine each year, but it’s so much more than a warm-weather escape!

From great museums and attractions to unbeatable food, there are some fascinating things to do in Tucson.  Here are a few of our favorites!

  1. Eat, eat, and eat some more!  Sampling the cuisine – especially the delicious authentic Mexican cuisine – is one of our favorite things in Tucson. Foodies won’t want to miss the Best 23 miles of Mexico Cuisine, not to mention the other excellent Tucson restaurants. It has been named a Unesco City of Gastronomy for a reason. 
  2. With 350 annual days of sunshine, it probably comes as no surprise that Tucson is a golfer’s paradise. There are more than 40 golf courses in Tucson, making it one of the most popular things to do in Tucson all year long. 
  3. Get out for an adventure.  Tucson is an excellent place for both road and mountain biking, and the weather is mild enough year-round to enjoy it whenever you want to. 
  4. With endless miles of trails suitable for hikers of all levels, getting outside for a bit of hiking is arguably one of the best things to do in Tucson this winter. There are five mountain ranges nearby, and the wonderful Saguaro National Park is near town and worth exploring. 
  5. Head underground for a unique experience at Colossal Cave Mountain Park or Kartchner Caverns State Park – certainly one of the most unique things to do in Tucson this winter!
  6. Visit the Tucson Botanical Gardens, and gain a new appreciation for these beautiful desert landscapes. 
  7. Admire the magnificent architecture and the collision of Spanish and Tohono O’odham cultures at Mission San Xavier del Bac.
  8. Another one of our favorite things to do is to shop our way through historic downtown Tucson. The trip is made even more accessible with rides on the 3.9-mile Sun Link Tucson Streetcar.
  9. Visit the Pima Air and Space Museum, one of the world’s largest aerospace museums and probably one of the most extraordinary things to do in Tucson this winter. It houses a collection of more than 300 aircraft. 
  10. Enjoy some night sky stargazing at Kitt Peak National Observatory.  Tucson has regulations in place to keep its night skies as dark as possible, and the benefits of this are immeasurable. It’s by far one of the most magical things to do in Tucson. 
sedoa red rock

Extend Your Trip to Sedona’s Red Rocks!

There are plenty of great things to do in Tucson this winter, and you could easily spend your entire vacation in this fantastic city.  However, if you have the time to spare and are interested in visiting another great town in Arizona, we highly recommend taking the 3-hour drive northwest from Tucson to beautiful Sedona

The scenery in Sedona is breathtakingly beautiful, matched only by the healing energies of Sedona’s famed vortexes. The weather is a little colder in Sedona, but it’s still mild enough to be thoroughly enjoyable in the winter – and the crowds will be far fewer, too!

Aside from getting outside to experience these majestic red rocks, whether by hiking, biking, hot air ballooning, or something else entirely, Sedona is also an excellent destination for the arts.  Uptown Sedona is known for its wide variety of art galleries and the famed Tlaquepaque Arts and Shopping Village

As you let the healing energy of Sedona sink into your soul, allow your body to fall into the luxury accommodations found at Sedona Bed and Breakfasts.  These luxury properties with unmatched views of the beautiful red rocks are the ultimate place to end your winter getaway. 

With so many fun and exciting things to do in Tucson this winter and unmatched beauty to be discovered in Sedona, is it any wonder Arizona comes in at the top of our list for places to visit this winter? We don’t think so! Book your adventure to Arizona today! Experience the hospitality of Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts this winter.

Tucson Bed and Breakfast

The Armory Park Inn

The Armory Park Inn is situated in a pre-railroad era home in the quiet neighborhood of Armory Park, just a few minutes’ walk to the center of downtown Tucson. While rooted in the past, the Inn has been expanded and improved to include all modern amenities. It is solar-powered, fully networked, and operated in an environmentally conscious manner. 

Ideally situated for business and leisure travelers alike, the Inn is near the heart of downtown, including the Tucson Convention Center, art galleries and museums, and some of the best dining the city has to offer; the modern streetcar linking downtown, the eclectic Fourth Avenue district, and the University of Arizona; and “The Loop,” a recently-completed, 131-mile system of paved trails for walking, running or bicycling around Tucson.

Sedona Bed and Breakfasts

Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast Inn of Sedona

Experience Red Rock Views from your bed, patio, or deck in 10 of our 11 Elegant Guestrooms. Canyon Villa Inn in Arizona is uniquely located and designed to capture the visual experience of Sedona’s world-famous Bell Rock & Courthouse Butte. 

With the highlands desert for a backyard, this casual yet elegant Arizona bed and breakfast is a place to be…to breathe…to join in or retreat in personal solitude. Sedona is the place for unforgettable adventures with a back road jeep 4×4’ing, extensive, all levels hiking & biking, horseback riding, hot air balloon adventures, touring wine country, and more!

Adobe Grand Villas

Fill your days with the adventure and beauty only Sedona can offer, then bask in luxury at our private villas and be pampered in our “Mansion Style” master suites. Each guest accommodation includes a variety of premium luxury amenities including fireplaces, private patios, tubs for two, FREE WiFi. and much, much more.

Experience the hospitality and attention to detail that makes the Adobe Grand Villas a 5-star luxury inn. When your travel plans bring you to Sedona, AZ, remember to think of the Adobe Grand Villas® first! Allow one of our staff members to book your luxury travel accommodations today!

Give The Gift Of A Getaway!

Give your loved ones a reliable and coveted present: a Select Registry gift certificate! Gift certificates can be redeemed at hundreds of our quality-approved properties throughout the U.S.