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Metropolitan is a conveniently located community on the northwest side of Tucson, Arizona, just a 30-minute drive from the downtown area. This community is located east of North Thornydale Road, bounded by West Magee Road on the north and West Ina Road on the south. Area communities include Berkshire Estates, Cromwell Estates, and Thornydale Terrace on the west and Heritage Hills on the east. Part of Pima County, this community is in the 85741 zip code area.
This large community is almost entirely residential, consisting mostly of single-family homes. Some undeveloped land can be found on the far south side of the community, and a few commercial offerings also exist throughout. For local shopping, residents of this community are just minutes from the Foothills Mall, a Wal-Mart Supercenter, and a small retail center that offers a grocery store and Target. Nearby Interstate 10 also hosts its fair share of shopping and dining options, and several additional shopping centers are located a few miles to the east along State Highway 77.
Arthur Pack Regional Park is a nearby option for outdoor recreation, located a few miles to the north. This large park offers many amenities, including baseball/softball fields, batting cages, walking/biking trails, picnic facilities, a golf course, soccer arena, playground, and skate park. Those who really want to get back to nature may frequent the Santa Catalina Mountains, mountain parks, forestland, and natural areas that surround the city of Tucson. Just a short drive from Metropolitan, these areas are popular for camping, hiking, nature viewing, and picnicking.
Another popular attraction near Metropolitan is the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort, a golf resort and spa that offers two challenging 18-hole courses. At least four more golf courses are situated within a few miles to the north.