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Nearby sightseeing options for Saturday and Sunday morning:
7.7 miles from Casa Dunthor
Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation’s largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. The Rincon Mountain District of Saguaro National Park ranges from an elevation of 2,670 ft to 8,666 ft and contains 6 biotic communities including desert scrub, desert grassland, oak woodland, pine-oak woodland, pine forest and mixed conifer forest.
14.7 miles from Casa Dunthor
Experience the beauty of one of the most unique Southwestern desert canyons on a Sabino Canyon tram ride. Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson’s Coronado National Forest and is home to spectacular desert landscapes and abundant wildlife.
9.5 miles from Casa Dunthor
The Pima Air & Space Museum is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world featuring over 350 historical aircraft, from a Wright Flyer to a 787 Dreamliner. Sitting on 80 acres, the museum opened its doors to the public in May of 1976. Over the past forty years, the museum has grown immensely and today encompasses six indoor exhibit hangars (three dedicated to WWII).
Docent-led walking tours and museum ground Tram Tours are offered daily. The museum is the exclusive operator of bus tours of the 2,600-acre “Aircraft Boneyard”, a U.S. military and government aircraft storage facility.
Both these excellent B&Bs are within 2 city blocks of our home, a pleasant stroll through the Civano neighborhood.
AirBNB is showing 3 offerings in our immediate neighborhood. Just search on Civano, Tucson and let me know if you have questions.
If you do stay in Civano, I can provide transportation to and from the airport.
Community Pool: The pool is solar heated and is located just about a block away.
Civano is a neighborhood in SE Tucson that was conceived in the last century as a model for a sustainable community and originally envisioned as “Tucson’s Solar Community.” It is a delightful place to stroll and akin to being in a desert arboretum.