A day's drive north from Tucson  puts you on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
North Rim, another 150 miles
RVing Tucson,Arizona
RV ing in Tucson still is a great wild desert experience but you need only travel a few miles from your RV park to be in the sophisticated city. If you stay in the hills and desert you can hike and camp in the wildest and harshest of natural desert environments or go to the city and its museums.
Tucson's perfect weather in the spring and fall with warm winters, during the day{ nights can get quite cold in the desert and winter snow is not impossible), make Tucson a great place for an RV vacation.
The State and Federal Government has preserved huge tracks of wild land and made Tucson and its environs a great place list that includes, air museums, skydiving, photography, list that includes, air museums, skydiving, photography, horseback riding, golf, health spas, and skiing.horseback riding, golf, health spas, and skiing.
Saguaro National Park
RV ing Tucson Arizona
Campgrounds for tent camping at the higher elevations in the mountains lead to great hiking trails where the mountain temperature in summer couldn't be more agreeable for outdoor adventure.
started with the arrival in 1691 of Italian born Jesuit Father Eusebio Kino a priest who administered the building of missions Tucson's modern era like this one at Tumacacori, southwest of Tucson on the road to Nogales, Mexico.
Though modeled after the early missions the modern Saint  Augustine Cathedral is just 100 years old.
The marque below reflects Tucson's diverse cultural mix.
San Xavier del Bac Mission is just a few miles outside of the city on the road to Nogales, Mexico.
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San Xavier del Bac, one of seven missions built by Spanish Jesuits, the best preserved of the two remaining.
The 25-mile mountain road to the summit of Mount Lemmon provides spectacular scenery in the National Park
An old movie set from the 20s and still active, Old Tucson has become a popular attraction where hundreds of movies and TV productions have taken place.
Shopping for artisanal wares keeps  Tubac on the tourist's map
Tucson's downtown mixes modern and Spanish Colonial harmoniously
Two Saguaro National Parks, an East and West, flank Tucson and offer hiking, camping, and sightseeing amidst a preserved natural desert environment of stark but incredible diversity.
25 Miles of Mountain road to the 9,000 foot peak
takes you up to the peak  of Mount Lemmon through four zones of diverse vegetation that change as you go from the Saguaro cactus at the valley floor to the Ponderosa pine at 9,000 feet.
A five dollar fee or National Park pass covers the use of facilities along the way. Four campgrounds at various elevations serve all level of traveler for an additional fee.
The Coronado National Lemmon among 11 other mountain ranges within 1.7 million acres of public land.

Nearby, the
Saguaro National Park East offers camping and RV elevations in a desert environment and back country camping in the foothills and mountains on 128 miles of trails that traverse peaks at over 8.000 feet.
Camping at 8,000 feet
RV Tucson for Camping and Hiking, RV Vacation in Tucson AZ
Wilderness camping on mountains as high as 8,000 feet make Tucson a great place for outdoor fun.
9,000- foot Mount Lemon in the Catalina mountains on a 25-mile drive above the valley of Tucson with great views of the flat plain were temperatures in the summer reach 105 degrees.
Tucson  Sightseeing and Shopping
San Xavier del Bac,  mission
Flights into Las Vegas  NV( LAS) or Phoenix  AZ  (PHX) give you good rental cars and access to Tucson Arizona.  Nine airlines serve Tucson International Airport (TUS)
RV Tucson for Camping and Hiking and the RV Vacation.
Tucson AZ offers a great vacation place with great weather, lots of attractions, museums, art, and outdoor adventure.
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