Tucson's rich history laid the groundwork for its thriving present, complete with an active arts scene and way of life geared towards the outdoors. But the city keeps its roots on display with multiple museums dedicated to its complex past.
Set in the Sonoran Desert Valley and surrounded by five mountain ranges, Tucson has lifestyle options for all types. The city's 350 days of sunshine a year, more than 1,500 restaurants and recreation options appeal to adventure seekers. Residents can also enjoy a growing downtown and attractions such as the Arizona State Museum and the University of Arizona campus. Tucson is a Top 10 City for Veterans due to its lively cultural scene, proximity to military installations, health care and great golf.
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