Cynthia Bon
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Tierra Antigua Realty
Tucson, Arizona
 
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Interesting Facts About Tucson
  • Tucson gets 350 days of sunshine annually - more than any other US city.

  • Tucson is surrounded by the world's largest concentration of Saguaro cactus.

  • The Wall Street Journal dubbed Tucson "a mini mecca for the arts".

  • The Arizona-Sonora Museum was rated one of America's top zoos in the country by Parade Magazine.

  • Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest privately funded air museum in the world.

  • Original Ansel Adams prints hang in the museum he founded, the UA's Center for Creative Photography.

  • Quarter horse racing began at Tucson's historic Rillito Downs.

  • Tucson is consistently rated one of the best golfing destinations in the west.

  • Colossal Cave is one of the largest dry caverns in the world. Explorers have yet to find its end.

  • Tucson is the only city in the U.S. that hosts three Major League Baseball Spring Training teams - The Arizona Diamondbacks, The Colorado Rockies and The Chicago White Sox.

  • Saguaro National Park is one of the Unites States' newest national parks. It is second only to the Grand Canyon in the number of visitors it receives annually.