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A December 2000 trip to Tucson by gidget396

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Attraction | "Sonora Desert Museum"

I love the Sonora Desert Museum. We have gone many times and each time I am more and more amazed at the beauty and variety of desert life that the museum showcases. The hummingbird exhibit is amazing. You enter this large netted area and just have a seat on one of the benches among the flowers, trees, feeders, and bushes. Then almost out of nowhere the birds appear and fit and flutter all around the feeders and flowers. The prairie dog exhibit is one of the more entertaining exhibits at the museum. The exhibit is set up so you can watch the prairie dogs both above and below ground. Besides being educational, the prairie dogs are just adorable. There are lots of other wildlife exhibits al...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 18, 2004

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, Arizona 85743
(520) 883-1380

Mission San Xavier del Bac

Attraction | "San Xavier Mission"

This mission is one of the most beautiful churches I have ever visited. The original church is still intact and the interior has remained unchanged since 1797. The mission still has regular services. There is also a gift shop on the premises.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 19, 2004

Mission San Xavier del Bac
1950 West San Xavier Road
Tucson, Arizona 85746
+1 520 294 2624