Downtown Tucson is a mile and a half from the Marriott. Take the trolley right outside the hotel on University and head west. The trolley will pass through the 4th Ave district on it’s way to downtown. Downtown Tucson has all shops, restaurants, museums, bars and lounges you’d expect to find in any major city. Tucson is in the middle of a fantastic revival and is a safe, comfortable downtown area.

Downtown Tucson Guide
Downtown Restaurant Guide

While downtown have lunch and tour the Hotel Congress where John Dillinger was captured, or walk across the street to the train depot where Wyatt Earp captured, well honestly killed, fugitives from the law.

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Saint Augustine Cathedral, Tucson, Arizona.

A walk through the Armory Park area will give you a real feel for what Tucson must have been like in the early 1900’s. Most of the homes have been restored to the way they looked in their original glory days.

Armory Park