Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for Families, 2013: Quick Getaways
2. Tucson, AZ
Impressive rock formations and a peaceful desert scape surround the city, beckoning people to explore it by foot, horseback or bicycle. Families can easily spend days discovering a desert lush and teeming with plant and animal life. Tucson's collection of museums, galleries, and retailers give lots of options to those who prefer arts and shopping. Keeping things affordable, purchasing a Tucson Attractions Passport gets guests two-for-one admissions at 30 attractions including Biosphere 2, Carnival of Illusion, Children's Museum Tucson, and Cocoraque Ranch and Pavilion. The Old Pueblo Trolley transports passengers between three of the city's entertainment districts. Brightly decorated restaurants serve a range of food from sizzling fajitas and mesquite-grilled steaks to crepes and pizza.
Spring Temperature Range:
High: 82, Low: 48
Must Do Activities and Attractions:
Treat yourself at Allegro: iI Gelato Naturale
Venture out to Trail Dust Town
Wind through GPD Toy Train Museum
Visit Reid Park Zoo
Go wild at Funtasticks Family Fun Park
Feel big at the Mini Time Machine, A Museum of Miniatures
Take off at Pima Air & Space Museum
See where Tucson ranked on our list of Cities for College Grads.