Relocating to Tucson Link Roundup

Are you considering relocating to Tucson, AZ? There are many reasons people relocate to Tucson including military relocation to the Davis Monthan Air Force Base, job relocations, desire for a change in climate, a desire to be close to family, etc. No matter what your reason is for relocating to Tucson, it may be tough at first to figure out where everything is. Here are some places of interest and things to do in Tucson that might help you feel a little more settled and help you have fun following your move to our sunny city.

Schools:

  1. Altar Valley Elementary District: http://altarvalleyschools.org/
  2. Amphitheater School District (Includes Oro Valley Schools): http://www.amphi.com/
  3. Catalina Foothills School District: http://www.cfsd16.org/public/home.aspx
  4. Flowing Wells School District: http://www.flowingwellsschools.org/
  5. Marana Unified School District: http://www.maranausd.org/
  6. Sunnyside Unified School District: http://www.susd12.org/
  7. Tanque Verde Unified School District http://www.tanqueverdeschools.org/
  8. Tucson Unified School District: http://www.tusd.k12.az.us/
  9. Wildcat School: http://www.thewildcatschool.com/home
  10. Vail Unified School District: http://www.vail.k12.az.us/

Check out our page with a summary of all of the Vail high schools!

Places of Worship:

While there are too many individual places of worship to list here, we’ve tried to provide some links that will serve you well no matter what religious beliefs you ascribe to. That being said, these links in and of themselves do not provide an exhaustive list of the possibilities in our community, but is an effort to point you in the right direction. If you feel that something is missing or have a better source of information, please let us know as we do update this page from time to time as more information becomes available.

  1. Christian (Protestant) Churches by denomination: http://www.churchangel.com/WEBAZ/tucson.htm
  2. Catholic: https://www.diocesetucson.org/
  3. Jewish: This has a really great list that categorizes the temples from Orthodox to Reform: http://www.jewishtucson.org/synagogues/
  4. Jewish (Messianic): http://www.bac2torah.com/faith_st.htm
  5. Islam: http://www.ictucson.org/
  6. Tucson Pan Asian Community Alliance: http://www.panasiancommunityalliance.org/
  7. Tucson South Asian Community Organizations: http://organizations.sandhira.com/tucson
  8. Eastern Orthodox: http://www.azorthodox.org/parishes-in-az/
  9. LDS: http://www.yellowpages.com/tucson-az/mip/church-of-jesus-christ-of-latter-day-saints-10026941, http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/statistics/units/united-states/arizona/
  10. Baha’is of Tucson: http://tucson.local.bahai.us/
  11. Buddhist: http://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=buddhist_temples&find_loc=Tucson%2C+AZ

Restaurants:

While there are too many to list here, we’ve tried to provide a good sampling of all types of food and all areas of town. Also note that some of these restaurants may have more than one location in Tucson.

  1. Casa Vicente: 375 S Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 884-5253 | casavicente.com
  2. El Minuto Cafe: 354 S Main Ave, Tucson, AZ ‎| (520) 882-4145 | elminutocafe.com
  3. Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails: 135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 623-7700 ‎| downtownkitchen.com
  4. Cafe Poca Cosa: 110 E Pennington St, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 622-6400 ‎| cafepocacosatucson.com
  5. Red Lobster: 5061 N Oracle Rd Tucson, AZ | (520) 293-9174 | redlobster.com
  6. El Torero Restaurant: 231 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ ‎| (520) 622-9534 ‎
  7. Mi Nidito Restaurant: 1813 S 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 622-5081 | minidito.net
  8. El Charro Café: 311 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 622-1922 | elcharrocafe.com
  9. Guillermo’s Double L Restaurant: 1830 S 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ | ‎(520) 792-1585
  10. ‎La Salsa: 3007 E Speedway, Tucson, AZ | (520) 326-4040 | www.Lasalsa.com
  11. Maynards Market & Kitchen: 400 N Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ ‎| (520) 545-0577 | maynardsmarket.com
  12. Claim Jumper: 3761 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ ‎El Con Mall | (520) 795-2900 | claimjumper.com
  13. Vivace Restaurant: 6440 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ | (520) 795-7221 | http://vivacetucson.com

Fast food places:

  1. Subway: www.subway.com
  2. McDonald’s: www.mcdonalds.com
  3. In n’ Out Burger: www.innout.com
  4. Quiznos: www.quiznos.com
  5. Burger King: www.bk.com
  6. Dairy Queen: www.dairyqueen.com
  7. Eegees: www.eegees.com
  8. Wendy’s: www.wendys.com

Parks and Other Recreation Areas:

  1. Tucson is home to over 130 parks. Visit http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/parksandrec/parkmap to find parks near a certain address or look for parks that feature certain amenities like a pool, a dog area, sports areas, restrooms, etc.
  2. Breakers Water Park is just northwest of Tucson in Marana. 8555 W. Tangerine Road, Marana, AZ 85658 520-682-2304 www.breakerswaterpark.com
  3. Reid Park Zoo is over 15 acres and is a non-profit zoo that cares for over 500 animals. 3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716 520-791-4022 www.reidparkzoo.org
  4. Golf N’ Stuff is an amusement park featuring, bumper cars, laser tag, golf, an arcade, a batting cage and more! 6503 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715 520-885-3569 www.golfnstuff.com
  5. Funtasticks is a family fun park featuring bumper cars, bumper boats, golf, an arcade and more! 221 E Wetmore Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705 520-888-4653 www.funtasticks.com

Museums:

  1. Tucson Museum of Art
  2. 140 N Main Ave Tucson, AZ 85701 | (520) 624-2333
  3. www.tucsonmuseumofart.org
  4. International Wildlife Museum
  5. 4800 W Gates Pass Rd Tucson, AZ 85745 | (520) 629-0100
  6. www.thewildlifemuseum.org
  7. Museum of Contemporary Art
  8. 265 S Church Ave Tucson, AZ 85701 | (520) 624-5019
  9. www.moca-tucson.org
  10. Sonoran Desert Museum
  11. 2021 N Kinney Rd Tucson, AZ 85743 | (520) 883-2702
  12. www.desertmuseum.com
  13. Pima Air & Space Museum
  14. 6000 E Valencia Rd Tucson, AZ 85706 | (520) 574-0462
  15. www.pimaair.org
  16. University of Arizona Museum of Art – Features Center for Creative Photography
  17. 1031 Olive Rd Tucson, AZ 85721 | (520) 621-7567 | www.artmuseum.arizona.edu
  18. 1030 Olive Rd Tucson, AZ 85721 | (520) 621-7968 | www.creativephotography.org
  19. Children’s Museum Tucson
  20. 200 S 6th Ave Tucson, AZ 85701 | (520) 792-9985
  21. www.childrensmuseumtucson.org
  22. Tucson Botanical Gardens
  23. 2150 N Alvernon Way Tucson, AZ 85716 | (520) 326-9686
  24. www.tucsonbotanical.org