Whether it’s a primary residence or a vacation home, buying a new home in Tucson is a popular choice for anyone looking to enjoy a leisurely lifestyle. Optimal weather, amazing recreational opportunities and cultural attractions make Tucson a great relocation destination.
Year-round warm weather is a big draw for snowbirds and homeowners seeking respite from colder northern temperatures. To take advantage of the weather, pools and splash pads are located throughout the region, including many masterplans and communities. Wherever you purchase a new home in Tucson, there’s bound to be a pool nearby! Tucson is also well-known for its many and varied golfing venues. With over 40 regional courses and a PGA tour event, Tucson is a golfers’ paradise.
Museums & art scene
You may not think of Tucson as a hub for great museums, but there are many options to explore. The museums in Tucson focus on both the innovation and wildlife in the region. Be sure to check out these exciting places:
Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
International Wildlife Museum
Art is a large part of life in this desert city. To get a taste of the artistic inspiration of the Tucson region, explore the following galleries:
Desert Artisans Gallery
Yun Gee Park Gallery & Atelier
Did you know that Tucson was named the city of gastronomy by UNESCO? When you visit, it’s easy to see why. A rich agricultural heritage and a mix of cultural influences make Tucson a hub for amazing food and innovation. Multiple food festivals, a range of wineries and breweries and many chef-driven eateries make Tucson a foodie’s dream.
Activities for children
Tucson prides itself on the rich life available to families. In addition to outdoor recreational opportunities with places to swim and play, the Reid Park Zoo is a popular stop, offering workshops and fitness events. The Tucson Children’s Museum is another great day adventure, complete with a Gravity Room and Imaginarium.
Famous people from Tucson
Richmond American Homes is proud to be building new homes in Tucson and the surrounding area for over 35 years. Discover our variety of neighborhoods offering ranch and two-story homes, with convenient access to a variety of amenities.