Just as Sycamore Park's focus is on family fun, the immediate area also offers many popular restaurants, retailers and recreation areas. You don't have to go far to find everything you and your family enjoy like shopping, dining and entertainment.
Your teenager decides she needs another pair of skinny jeans before tonight's party. You forgot to buy condiments for the Sycamore Park picnic. The kids want to spend an afternoon shopping for the latest video game. Whatever the whim, it's near Sycamore Park.
List of local shopping venues coming soon!
If the on-site recreational amenities aren't enough to keep you and your family busy, there is plenty more to see and do near Sycamore Park. Sycamore Park is the gateway to southern Arizona's most popular scenic sites—from missions to mountains, to preserves and parks for bird watching, camping and boating.
Air and Space
Titan Missile Museum-Tours are available at this one-of-a-kind museum located at the Duval Mine Road exit off I-19 in Green Valley.
Pima Air Museum-Includes displays of over 200 aircraft, with emphasis on "boneyard" and historic collections.
Mt. Hopkins/Smithsonian Observatory-Located on I-19 at the Canoa exit, this center offers tours and lectures.
Kitt Peak National Observatory-Located northwest of Tucson, this world-renowned astronomy site offers tours and lectures and has day picnic areas.
Major League Baseball
Tucson Electric Park-The spring training home of the Chicago White Sox and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Hi Corbett Field-The spring training home of the Colorado Rockies at Reid Park in central Tucson.
Arthur Pack Desert Golf Course-Tucson's most popular public golf course with locals and visitors alike is located on the Northwest side.
Del Lago Golf Club-Closest to Sycamore Park, this Vail golf course is perfect for an impromptu outing.
Dell Urich Golf Course-A well-known central Tucson golf course in Randolph Park.
Forty-Niner Country Club-A challenging, classic course on the city's Northeast side.
Fred Enke Golf Course-A perennially popular public golf course near Sycamore Park.
Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort-Nestled in the Catalina Foothills, this appealing
golf course is a respite from the routine.
Starr Pass Country Club-Located near downtown Tucson, this golf course is
serene, scenic and surrounded by the Tucson Mountains.
Tubac Golf Resort-Far enough for a getaway, but close enough for a round of golf.
Tours and Towns
Colossal Cave-This massive dry limestone cavern is a short distance away in Vail.
Kartchner Caverns-Located about an hour south of Sycamore Park in Benson with daily tours.
Tubac-This thriving arts community is located about 40 miles south of Tucson on I-19.
Bisbee-Perfect for a day outing or an overnight visit, this quirky former mining town now is home to a variety of bed and breakfast inns, historic hotels and art galleries.
Tombstone-Recapture the old West in "The Town Too Tough to Die," about 90 minutes south of Sycamore Park.
San Xavier Mission-A beautifully restored site with chapel and services on I-19 about 20 miles south of Tucson.
Tumacacori Mission-Early Jesuit mission located between Tubac and Nogales on I-19.
Madera Canyon-Popular spot for bird watching, hiking, camping and picnics near Green Valley.
Saguaro National Monument East-Closest national park area for hiking, biking and picnics.
Sabino Canyon-A Tucson landmark in the Catalina Foothills for hiking, walking and tram tour.
Mt. Lemmon-Scenic drives, skiing, biking, hiking and picnics at this popular public spot.
Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge-Scenic drives, birding and wildlife viewing about an hour south of Tucson.
Arivaca Lake-Fishing and scenic drives, located about an hour south of Tucson.
Patagonia Lake-Fishing and boating near Patagonia, about an hour south of Tucson.
Pena Blanca Lake-Fishing, boating, camping and picnic area at this 52-acre lake near Nogales.
Parks, Zoos and Museums
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum-World-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden showcasing species of the Sonoran Desert.
Reid Park Zoo-A family favorite, located in Reid Park in midtown Tucson.
Tohono Chul Park-Nature, art and cultural center on a 49-acre site on Tucson's northwest side.
Tucson Botanical Gardens-Public gardens, lectures and displays on desert horticulture located in central Tucson.