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The Colonia Del Sol community in Tucson, Arizona is located in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Providing some of the most awe-inspiring views in the area, the mountain range to the north is not only great scenery, it is an incredibly popular destination for area adventurers.
Traveling to the Santa Catalina Mountains is popular with area residents. Following the roads through the mountains, there are numerous scenic turn-offs that provide some of the best views of the city of Tucson and beyond. This trip is popular with area photographers who sell their pictures to area tourists. The roads into the mountains also have several designated picnic areas that allow for snacking in the wild without interfering with wildlife. The best way to get to the mountains is by taking Mount Lemmon Highway.
If exploring the mountains isn’t really your thing, then there are numerous golf and country clubs throughout the Catalina Foothills. Within only about five miles of Colonia Del Sol are numerous courses and country clubs, including Ventana Canyon Golf and Racquet, Skyline Country Club, La Paloma Country Club, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, El Conquistador Country Club, Tucson National Golf Course, Quail Canyon Golf Course, Tucson Country Club, and Oro Valley Country Club Golf Course.
For shopping, one of the most popular area malls is the Tucson Mall located only a few miles to the southwest off of Wetmore Road. The mall is host to several major national brand stores including JC Penney, Victoria’s Secret, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Mervyn’s, and many other stores. The mall also has several big-name restaurants that are popular locally and nationally such as Red Rob, MiMi’s Cafe, Olive Garden, Cheesecake Factory, and even Cold Stone Creamery.