Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites

3.6 (379 reviews)

5151 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ, 85712, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 520-323-6262   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7215

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Tucson Attractions

Be sure to leave time for these top Tucson attractions during your next visit. Grab your friends and family and explore Tucson, Arizona with Sheraton. There's plenty to do - from exploring downtown Tucson to checking our famous natural attractions like Sabino Canyon and Tohono Chul Park. When you stay at Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites you'll be located in the heart of our city.  Check out our list of annual Tucson events.

Explore the Local Area

Tucson Attractions - St Augustine Cathedral Tucson

Barrio Historico
Distance from Hotel: 7 miles 
Tour the Spanish-Mexican district, the Barrio Historico, which contains historic buildings like St. Augustine Cathedral and the Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House, built in the late 1800s. Grab lunch at the legendary El Charro. Nearby is the Tucson Museum of Art, home to collections of Pre-Columbian, Hispanic and contemporary works.

Tucson Attractions - Old Town Artisans

Old Town Artisans 
Distance from Hotel: 7 miles
Walk through the galleries and craft shops at Old Town Artisans, then observe the decorated facade and tiled Moorish dome of the Pima County Courthouse. Nearby is the site of the original Spanish fortress at El Presidio Park. Enjoy lunch at Cup Cafe or the Barrio bistro.

Tucson Attractions - Mission San Xavier del Bac

Mission San Xavier del Bac 
Distance from Hotel: 18 miles
Visit the Mission San Xavier del Bac, the "White Dove of the Desert," called the finest example of Spanish mission architecture in the country. You'll also find the International Wildlife Museum and Sentinel Peak, the site of Tuscon's first settlers. Have lunch at Daisy Mae's Steak House, then stop into Brumm's Nature Gallery, which features artwork made with natural elements.

Tucson Attractions - Tohono Chul Park

Tohono Chul Park 
Distance from Hotel: 11 miles
Take a walk in the Tohono Chul Park, where you can take a close look at the plant and bird life of the Sonoran Desert. Have a bite at the park's cafe, then take the tram down Sabino Canyon. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Catalina Mountains or hike through Catalina State Park.

Tucson Attractions - Old Tucson

Old Tucson
Distance from Hotel: 16 miles
Rich in film history, this slice of Americana is the setting for more than 300 movies and television productions that have been filmed since 1939. Experience the Old West in all its glory: enjoy world famous stunt shows, gunfights, musical revues, horseback riding, and unique shopping and dining.

Tucson Attractions - Arizona Desert Museum

Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum
Distance from Hotel: 20 miles
Open 365 days a year, The Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum is comprised of a botanical garden, natural history museum, art gallery and aquarium. It is home to more than 230 animal species and 1,200 different kinds of plants, and features 21 acres of desert landscape.

Tucson Attractions - Pima Air Space Museum

Pima Air & Space Museum
Distance from Hotel: 11 miles
Tucson is home to one of the largest air and space museums in the world which features 300 aircraft and spacecraft, both from the United States and throughout the world. Visitors can get a glimpse of the restoration process in one of the hangars and watch as museum staff and volunteers work to rebuild historic aircraft.

Tucson Attractions - Reid Park Zoo

Reid Park Zoo
Distance from Hotel: 5 miles
Experience the Asian rain forest, African plains and mountains of South America all in one day. This 24-acre campus is home to hundreds of exotic animals from around the world. Reid Park Zoo features naturalistic exhibits, an interactive play area, zoo express train and a giraffe feeding station.

Tucson Attractions - Gates Pass

Gates Pass 
Distance from Hotel: 14 miles
Take the scenic drive past Gates Pass into Sahuaro National Park, stopping at the world-famous Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum on the way. Once you've seen the Park, stop by and see the astronomical art at Novaspace, then dine at Linen, famed for its service-minded staff.

Tucson Attractions - Botanical Garden

Tucson Botanical Gardens
Distance from Hotel: 1 mile
Enjoy a tranquil oasis in the heart of Tucson and experience the unique beauty of the Southwest. The Tucson Botanical Garden showcases 17 specialty gardens as well as Porter Hall Gallery exhibits, and encourages visitors to learn about native flora and different gardening practices.

Tucson Attractions - Davis Monthan

Davis Monthan Air Force Base
Distance from Hotel: 7 miles
Immediately after World War II, the Army's San Antonio Air Technical Service Command established a storage facility for aircraft at Davis-Monthan AFB, known as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, or AMARG. Often referred to as the ‘The Boneyard’ this aerospace storage and maintenance facility is comprised of nearly 5,000 aircraft, which makes it the largest storage and preservation facility in the world.

Getting Around Town

Hiking Tours

Spanish Trail Outfitters: 520-631-3787

Desert Path Tours: 520-327-7235

Purple Mountain Pack Goats Family Adventure: 520-403-4056

Sky Islands Treks: 520-622-6966

Jeep Tours

Sunshine Jeep Tours: 520-742-1943

Trail Dust Adventures: 520-747-0323

Southwest Offroad Tours: 520-579-9330

Bus Tours

Old Pueblo Tours: 520-795-7448

Great Western Tours: 520-572-1660

Arizona Coach Tours: 520-791-7448

Desert Path Tours: 520-327-7235

Grand Canyon Tours: 520-749-5388

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