Tucson, AZ

Tucson, AZ - Area and Community Informaiton



Tucson AZ real estate is perfect for those who enjoy warm weather and a vibrant community. A Tucson home buyer is someone who wants to be close to fine dining, lots of recreational opportunities and good schools. Let's take a closer look to see why Tucson AZ homes are a good investment for anyone to make.

History

Tucson has been occupied by various peoples since 2,000 B.C. In the 15th century, it was settled for the first time by Europeans. Between 1650 and 1870, it spent time as a Confederate territory, as part of Mexico and as a United States territory. Arizona officially became a state in 1912. Today, Tucson is known as a commercial city and is one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Parks and Rec

From pleasant urban walks to hikes in the canyon. Tucson has something special to offer everyone interested in exploring a variety of recreational opportunities. Tucson is nestled in the midst of five mountain ranges, most of which are protected as city and state parks, national forests, or national parks. These ranges offer hundreds of miles of trails and provide access to many vistas of Arizona's unspoiled beauty. Mount Lemmon is the tallest peak in the area and is over 9,000 feet tall. It is one of the most popular biking, hiking and mountain climbing spot. Other parks include Reid Park and the Udall Recreational Center where residents can take part in youth sports, play basketball or go for a swim.

Events

There are a large number of events that take place throughout the year in Tucson. The Tucson Meet Yourself festival features food, drinks and music from more than two dozen different ethnic groups. The Tucson Rodeo is held in February and is so popular that schools are closed to celebrate the event. Book lovers will enjoy the Festival of Books, which takes place in March at the University of Arizona.

Attractions

Tucson is the home of The University of Arizona. Whether you are an adult student or have kids who are going to college in the near future, the University of Arizona is one of the best schools in the country and is well known for its football and basketball programs. The U of A is also one of the largest employers in the Tucson area. Sports fans will be able to catch Arizona Cardinal football games or Arizona Diamondback games as both teams are located in close proximity to Tucson.

Tucson also provides residents with many opportunities for cultural exploration. Attractions such as the Pima Air and Space Museum, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, and the University of Arizona Museum of Art are found among the many offerings of culture in the city of Tucson. Tucson cloaks incredible learning opportunities, such as these, in the guise of fantastic fun.

In Downtown Tucson, one will find, an area ripe with a variety of restaurants, nightclubs, and shops. Here you will find museums, film, theatre, music, and art as well as festivals, interesting shops, Tucson’s new restaurant row and much more. Residents are encouraged to hop on the Sun Link Streetcar and sample the area around Downtown Tucson, West Congress Street, Fourth Avenue, Main Gate Square, and The Mercado.

Discussing your options with Lynn Kline can help you look at or close on any homes for sale in Tucson AZ that you are interested in. If you are interested in real estate in Tucson, you need to act fast. This is because commercial Tucson properties and Tucson homes for sale do not stay on the market for long once they are listed.
Lynn Kline
Lynn Kline
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