Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona’s second-largest city, Tucson
offers a multitude of rolling, sandy hills and crowds of cacti. This artsy city showcases the charm of Southern Arizona's historical and astronomical landmarks
. Tucson is also fondly identified as "The Old Pueblo" or "Optics Valley."
The economic development of Tucson is immensely geared by the development of the University of Arizona
. Currently, the University is the city's 2nd largest employer. Attracting millions of visitors annually, tourism
is another significant sphere that drive Tucson's economy. Oozing old-fashioned ambiance, this vibrant 'College Town,' with stunning lofty mountains, desert denizens and prickly canvas of green Saguaro cacti, will make your travel to Tucson so rewarding.
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Make the most of your stay in this lively city with the help of our insider's Columbus Travel Guide.
Map of Tucson