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Oro Valley Attractions & Things To Do

Oro Valley, Arizona Attractions There is much to see and do here for family vacationers as well as couples embarking on a special getaway. This sun-drenched destination in the spectacular Arizona desert, which is enveloped by the Santa Catalina Mountains, offers outdoor activities like hiking, biking, golfing, rock climbing and horseback riding. You'll also discover must-see museums and historic sites. What's more, you'll enjoy easy access to the Mexico border for a day of sightseeing and exploring.
Arizona-Sonora Desert MuseumArizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Exceptional exhibits deliver an amazingly realistic re-creation of the Sonoran Desert Region's natural landscape, complete with Gila monsters, mountain lions and prairie dogs. The museum, however, is more than just a museum. It's also a well-respected zoo and scenic botanical garden, featuring over 300 species of animals and 1,200 plant types.
2021 North Kinney Road,
Tucson, AZ

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Biosphere 2Biosphere 2
Take a trip back in time by taking a tour of this attraction. The glass-enclosed, self-sustaining model of Earth covers three acres and was home to eight scientists from 1991 to 1994. Those who were chosen for this truly unique and interesting experiment conducted extensive research that was ultimately used to gauge survivability as well as to better understand our impact on the environment.
32540 S Biosphere Road,
Oracle, AZ

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Book Oro Valley, Arizona Tee Times on GolfNow.com
Just 15 miles outside of Tucson, this area is overflowing with golf courses. With over two dozen area courses to choose from, you'll have enough golf to keep you busy for months! With world-class courses and tons of sunshine, you'll never want to leave the greens.
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Oro Valley, AZ
Breakers Water ParkBreakers Water Park
If you're a water park fan, Breakers must be on your vacation to-do list. Breakers Water Park is home to Breakers Bay, the largest wave pool in Southern Arizona. Bonzai Pipeline boasts five super slides that are not for the squeamish. Splash Canyon features two tube slides that everyone can enjoy.
8555 W. Tangerine Road,
Marana, AZ

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Colossal Cave Mountain ParkColossal Cave Mountain Park
Guided tours are led every day of the year and introduce you to the cave's geology and history. You'll witness all forms of formations, from stalactites and stalagmites to flowstone and helictites. The park is also the residence of a wide range of animals, including spotted skunks, raccoons, bobcats, mountain lions and bats.
16721 E. Old Spanish Trail,
Vail, AZ

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