Looking for something to get you in the mood for springtime in the desert? Whether it is for a family get-together, a romantic getaway or simply trying something new, definitely visit these locations during your next bit of downtime this spring.
At the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Biosphere 2 (above) houses multiple exhibits, multimedia displays, a bookstore and café. The Biosphere 2’s mission is to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems and its place in the universe. For more information call: 520-838-6200 or visit them here.
Journey into King Tut’s Tomb Exhibit
More than 130 authentic replicas of King Tut’s stunning funerary mask, mummifications couch, weapons and tools at this exhibit at the Rialto Building in downtown Tucson. The exhibit will be open from March 21, 2011 – May 1, 2011. For more information call 520-622-8595 or visit them here.
Tucson Padres Minor League Baseball
The Tucson Padres, Tucson’s new Triple-A baseball team and affiliate of the San Diego Padres, plays 68 home games at Tucson’s Kino Stadium on summer evenings. They will be playing from April 15, 2011 – August 28, 2011. For more information call: 520- 434-1381 for visit them here.
Pima Air & Space Museum
As one of the largest space museums in the world, the Pima Air & Space Museum houses more than 300 aircrafts that have unique historical backgrounds. They feature aircrafts from not only the United States but ones from all over the world. For more information call: 520-574-0462 or visit them here.