Tucson, Arizona Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Tucson and the surrounding area. The city is known for its abundant oddball public art, ranging from a Garden of Gethsemane to a 25-ton Tiki Head. Nearby, tour America's only underground, visitor-friendly Titan nuclear missile silo.

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Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Titan Missile Museum

    Titan Missile Museum

    Green Valley, Arizona

    An important Atomic Tour sight -- a fully restored missile base, relic of the Cold War.

  • Pima Air & Space Museum

    Pima Air & Space Museum

    Tucson, Arizona

    Hundreds of aircraft, spacecraft, and related exhibits, many of them outdoors. Wander on the desert looking at and touching old bombers, fighters, and passenger jets. Wear a hat, bring a water bottle.

  • Garden of Gethsemane

    Garden of Gethsemane

    Tucson, Arizona

    Artist Felix Lucero sculpted it to thank God for sparing him in World War I. He lived under a nearby bridge.

  • Aircraft Boneyard Tour

    Aircraft Boneyard Tour

    Tucson, Arizona

    Take a bus tour of the world's largest "Boneyard" -- mile after mile of desert storage for over 4,000 military aircraft.

  • Rattlesnake Bridge

    Rattlesnake Bridge

    Tucson, Arizona

    Pedestrian bridge resembles a stylized diamondback rattlesnake, abstract enough to not be horrifying.

In and Around Tucson

Choice field reports and tips. Or check out: Complete list of Arizona attractions.

September 19, 2019

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