Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series about Tucson's touristy spots from a local's perspective.
Old Tucson actors greet Tampa, Fla., residents Erinn Larson, 3, and her mother, Kathy Larson, after a performance. The Old West town and movie location offers stunt shows, gunfights, movie memorabilia, a vintage carousel and kid-pleasin' rides. The theme park is open Fridays-Sundays, but wil…
The stagecoach meanders past the Heritage Square, left, a group of 12 movie-quality sets built last year. Auditions for an upcoming Western, "Hot Bath-Stiff Drink, will be held at Old Tucson from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today.
A family with ice cream cones explores the frontier town. A saloon with light munchies, a pizza joint with kid-friendly fare, and cafeteria-style barbecue are among available eateries.
Can-can gals kick, dance and twirl to songs like "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" at the Grand Palace Saloon at Old Tucson.
They came, a federal official listened, but did they
If you thought the travel bargains were unbelievable this year,
just wait until 2010. I'm fully aware that this prediction flies in
the face of conventional wisdom. I mean, how many travel experts
have you seen on TV lately, warning that the deals are going,
NOGALES, Sonora — The live music from the clubs in downtown
Nogales, Sonora, is picking up tempo as more tourists cross the
border to shop, seek medical attention or just hang out with
A few weeks ago the following press release from the National
Association of Hispanic Journalists was roundly ignored from sea to
shining sea: "NAHJ Urges News Media to Stop Using the Term
'Illegals' When Covering Immigration."
SEATTLE — The Cardinals once were as lost away from home as a
tourist without a passport, map or money.
BRUSSELS — As the host city for many European Union institutions
and their well-heeled Eurocrats, Brussels may not sound like the
best destination for travelers on the cheap. A plate of mussels, a
local specialty, can set you back nearly $30.