Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Downtown Tucson

Come and experience Downtown Tucson and its theater scene, live music and museums. This city's riverfront, opera houses and architecture draw many visitors. Arizona Stadium and Old Tucson Studios are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Tucson

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Tucson a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Tucson Studios (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Tucson Greyhound Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • El Rio Golf and Country Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Tucson Indoor Sports Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Reid Park Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kino Sports Complex (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Tucson

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Tucson is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Presidio Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Garden of Gethsemane (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Sentinel Peak (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Tumamoc Hill (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Himmel Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Greasewood Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Tucson

The nearest airport is in Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Tucson, AZ (AVW-Marana Regional), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Tucson Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Ronstadt Transit Center to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 214 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 42 Condos/Apartments to 119 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • Rancho Vistoso: 148 vacation rentals
  • Starr Pass: 63 vacation rentals
  • Dove Mountain: 39 vacation rentals
  • Catalina Foothills Estates: 91 vacation rentals
  • Palo Verde: 79 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tucson Convention Center: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House Museum: 1,620 vacation rentals
  • Presidio San Agustin del Tucson: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Children's Museum Tucson: 1,622 vacation rentals
  • Red Barn Theater: 1,628 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 42 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 119 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 18 rentals available
  • Studios: 30 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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