Aloft Tucson University

1900 East Speedway, Tucson, Arizona, 85719, United States | 3 star hotel
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Wigwam World

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on May 14, 2014

46 photos

... associate with Mexico, moustaches and bandits.
No stereotyping here, then.

Some of the cacti had flowers, and some had the fiercest spikes; some had holes which probably meant they were alive with insects... but the overall scene was actually beautiful and had a peaceful feel to it.

At Winkelman we turned off the route to have a nose around. I had spotted an old general store and when we found it and went in it did not disappoint. Still run by ...

Tucson I

A travel blog entry by raroboy on Feb 03, 2014

90 photos

... better'.

During our exploration of this State Park – we:

  • Checked out the ruins from the Hohokam Indians – even I’m not sure how they know there was a village 1500 years ago, when all I see are stones, between the cactus like everywhere else
  • Walked up to the Monrose Pools under the record breaking hot sun... we needed a lot of water today
  • Hiked up the Romero Canyon trail to the Romero pools - good ...

How the West Was Won

A travel blog entry by rmwright on Oct 11, 2013

42 photos

... and Tombstone. Interesting to note is that these are movie/TV sets, so each time a new shoot came in the landscape changed according to their needs...porches added, stucco over wood, wood over stucco. In 1996 a fire burned down about 40%25 of the lot, but the remaining 70%25 are original to the 30's, 40's, and 50's. One of the reasons that Old Tucson Studios were so popular is ...

Gruesome Tucson

A travel blog entry by il_chambero on Dec 31, 2012

35 photos

... and saddened to find it was delicious. I say shocked, because who knew they even made wine in AZ and I say saddened because part owner of the winery was Tool's Maynard James Keenan. I know that many people like the particular kind of proggy/ metal music that Tool makes but I can say I always thought the band was named for their fans who I think are mostly tools. In a world where there's so much more interesting music to listen ...

Back to town...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo on Mar 17, 2012

3 comments, 4 photos

... to hit a few local sites. The first was a Farmers Market at St. Phillip's Plaza. It was small, but interesting. I made my first acquaintance with Pichuberries. They are a cherry-sized fruit which grows in a husk, much like husk tomatoes. Very tasty and supposedly filled with lots of things that are good for mankind. Tasty was the only attribute I could come up with.

Then we drove about another seventeen miles to visit the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Ward 6 area of Tucson, is near Black Diamond Hummer Tours, Center for Creative Photography, Buffalo Exchange, and Arizona Stadium.
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