Casita Blanca Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Casita Blanca sits in the Catalina Foothills of Tucson, in the 85718 zip code along Campbell Avenue to the north of East River Road. Casita Blanca is perfectly situated for those looking for outdoor adventure while maintaining access to the major offerings of the big city.
One of the biggest attractions in the area is Rillito Downs. This popular horse race park is the original home of the photo finish and quarter horse racing. The track provides a great place for residents and visitors alike to go and have a good time with friends.
Next to Rillito Downs is the Tucson Mall, whose 200 stores serves the shoppers of all the Catalina Foothills. Many big brand name retailers call the mall home. Some of the more popular stores include The Apple Store, Best Buy, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Gap, Ross Dress for Less, Toys R Us, and more. The restaurants satisfy a number of different tastes and include Olive Garden, the Cheesecake Factory, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Marie Callender’s.
REI Outfitters, also in the mall, provides much of the equipment that is required for heading north into the Santa Catalina Mountains. This mountain range provides a number of exciting recreational opportunities for the more adventurous residents and visitors to Tucson. The mountains have many scenic turnoffs perfect for photography, picnic areas, a campground for tents as well as recreational vehicles, and numerous trails for hikers and bikers alike. Day trip and weekend tours are available for those who want a guided look at the beauty of the Sonora Desert.