Enjoy easy access to the top things to do near the University of Arizona

Discover the charm and allure of Tucson from the Country Inn & Suites, Tucson City Center, AZ, ideally located off Interstate 10 and two miles from the University of Arizona. Less than two miles from downtown, our hotel makes it easy to spend a free evening souvenir hunting in the historic Fourth Avenue shopping district or gambling the night away at Desert Diamond Casino. For fun things to do with the kids, browse the exhibits at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum or observe the animals at Reid Park Zoo. You can also head to Old Tucson for a backstage glimpse of the movie business. In town for client meetings? Our hotel is within easy reach of the Tucson Convention Center.

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

10.75 mi / 17.31 km from the hotel
This inviting complex celebrates the beauty of the Southwestern desert with a natural history museum, a botanical garden, an aquarium, and a zoo.

St. Augustine Cathedral

1.17 mi / 1.89 km from the hotel
Completed in 1866, this sacred site is Tucson's oldest cathedral and features beautiful Mexican baroque architecture.

The Gaslight Theatre

8.29 mi / 13.34 km from the hotel
At this entertainment venue, you can dine, drink, and laugh until your side hurts. The Gaslight Theatre hosts musical comedies six nights a week!

The University of Arizona

1.95 mi / 3.14 km from the hotel
Prospective students and visiting families can tour this well-known research university. Don your Wildcats gear and participate in all the game-day action.

Desert Diamond Casino & Entertainment

7.98 mi / 12.85 km from the hotel
Try your luck playing slots, table games, bingo, and keno at Desert Diamond Casino. When you need a break, dine at one of the restaurants or watch live music in the lounge.

Fourth Avenue

1.14 mi / 1.83 km from the hotel
Browse locally owned boutiques, listen to live music, and eat at unique pubs and restaurants when you visit the Fourth Avenue shopping district.