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Sonoran Serenity - Tucson, Arizona

A December 2002 trip to Tucson by DrMarlo

Quote: As residents of Phoenix, Arizona we frequently visit Tucson for a change of pace. This journal is an ongoing chronicle about a variety of activities in Tucson, so please don't judge it harshly when it only contains a few entries. Check back every quarter for additions.

Sonoran Serenity - Tucson, Arizona

Overview

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The city of Tucson is located in the Sonoran Desert, about an hour and a half south of the thriving metropolis that is Phoenix, Arizona. Although there are abundant activities and attractions in Phoenix, it is a nice change of pace to visit the smaller and more serene sister city to the south. Tucson is the home of many attractions that will be chronicled here including the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and Saguaro National Monument.Quick Tips: Tucson is cooler than Phoenix in the summer and less crowded than Phoenix in the winter. The trip is about 90 minutes of relatively stress-free driving on I-10.Best Way To Get Around: It might be best to have a car, although further informat...Read More

Garland

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Restaurant | "The Garland"

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Two years ago, friends of ours were visiting Tucson while on vacation and stumbled upon this cozy eatery and they subsequently tried to find the place again on several Tucson trips. We finally succeeded on a pleasant December weekend and strolled into this house-turned-restaurant just after the lunch rush to find the place deserted. We were told to sit "anywhere" by a friendly young waitress, about 8 months pregnant. We looked over the small but distinct 'rooms' and settled on what was probably a large bathroom at one time. The furnishings looked more like what you'd have at home in a rustic dining room than what you'd expect in a restaurant and the walls were decorated with sort of victorian pict...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on December 8, 2002

Garland
119 East Speedway Blvd
Tucson, Arizona 85705
+1 520 792 4221