Things to Do With Kids in Tucson

Traveling with children oftentimes means compromise at every turn. Tucson offers entertainment fit for the whole family and a chance for the adults to reconnect with their inner child, you just need to know where to find it. 

Children's Museum of Tucson entertains and challenges growing minds, and a second location in Oro Valley recently opened offering even more opportunities for hands-on learning. AZ Air Time and Rocks and Ropes let little monkeys jump high and scramble up rock walls, and bigger mammals are observed at Reid Park Zoo and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Attention-grabbing exhibits and displays at the UA Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium and Pima Air & Space Museum are geared toward children and adults of all ages, and toy-train enthusiasts enjoy time wandering the Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum.

Find educational activities, big and small wonders, and plain old fun times at these 12 Tucson attractions.