Hampton Inn & Suites Tucson East / Williams Centre
Travel Blogs from Tucson
After 5 weeks in Yuma, we have now made our way to Tucson for a week. Our time in Yuma was fantastic. From 5 to 11 couples from our Alaska Trip moved in and out of the area and we had lots of times together including lots of dinners, a trip to Mexico for the day where we were pleasantly surprised by what we saw. Yes, you get the peddlers and the beggars, but it has become "the" place to go for your prescription drugs, eye glasses and dentist and doctor visits, and ...
... of them are open the public. Since most of the astronomers there do most of their work during the night, we saw the telescopes and nothing else. The Visitors Center was quite nice though with a lot of info on astronomy - not that I know anymore about astronomy now then before. ...
... the thrill and excitement! They crawled through miles of tunnels they made that were just big enough for their bodies. Then to find three caverns, rotunda, throne, and the big room. The big room is only available for tours October to April. Otherwise it is home to thousands of migrating bats. The rotunda and throne rooms are gigantic with formations 200,000 years old. Stalactites (down from the ceiling) and stalagmites (from the floor up), Soda straws, ...
... into a variety of tourist activities is the primary commercial activity of the town. They have maintained the old western mainstreet with numerous stage coach tours available for the 3 square blocks that have historical interest. We took the stagecoach tour (interesting and worth the price) and did not stay for the last performance of the “shootout at the OK Corral”. The ...
... were made at my expense today, of course. At least everything is all sorted for me now, a great weight off my shoulders! I had a fun day hanging out, and a fun night hanging out when we missed the ice cream party departure because we mixed up the time! (Also, they're all now well aware what a weirdo I am most of the time, and don't seem to mind too much ha ha.)
Tomorrow we are all going to a laser show and dinner with international students on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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