Planning a Last Minute #Staycation

11 Mar

Worried that you are going to spend the next week glued to the computer screen as you watch Breaking Bad for the third time on Netflix? Are all your friends going to exotic Spring Break locations including Cancun, Miami, and Cabo? Don’t fret it! It’s not too late to plan a last minute staycation! What is a staycation you ask? A staycation is a way when you partake in leisurely activities within driving distance from your home. It’s a cheap and easy way to ensure that your Spring Break is one for the books. Take a look below for some ideas for Tucson and Phoenix staycations.


See a show at The Rialto and/or Hotel Congress

Spend a day at Old Tucson

Getaway to Bisbee, AZ (Ghost Town)

Hike at Sabino Canyon and Tumamoc Hill

Explore Downtown Tucson and 4th Ave.

Visit the El Mercado District

Take the SunLink around town

Restaurants to Check Out: El Charro Café, Pizzeria Bianco, Lindy’s Burgers, The Hub Restaurant & Ice Creamery, Pastiche, Blue Willow, The Cup Café, El Guero Canelo, BrushFire BBQ, Beyond Bread

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Hike Camelback and South Mountain

Visit Papago Park

Visit Castles N’ Coasters Theme Park

Shop at Paradise Valley Mall or Scottsdale Fashion Square

Hang out at the Arizona Biltmore and/or Phoenician Hotel

Explore Mill Ave.

Restaurant to Check Out: Original ChopShop Co., Postino Central, True Food Kitchen, The Sugarbowl, Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana, Snooze, Rehab Burger Therapy, Malee’s Thai Bistro, Tommy V’s Urban Kitchen, The Breakfast Club

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As you can see, there is a lot to do in Tucson and Phoenix that will keep you occupied for the whole week! Also check out Groupon for deals on dining, bowling, hotels, golf, and other forms of entertainment! There is always something to do no matter what your financial situation is! Have a very happy Spring Break vacation and stay safe, Wildcats!

-Erica S.

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