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Rillito Gardens, Tucson, are nestled between two main mountain ranges, the Tucson Mountains and the Santa Catalina Mountains. Both are great for outdoor adventure, and each reflects the seasons in turn, complete with snow on the higher mountain peaks in winter.
Rillito Gardens is a city neighborhood, located near superb shopping at Oracle Ridge Plaza Shopping Center and several Catalina Foothills Shopping Centers. Diverse dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities are available for almost anyone’s budget.
Rillito Gardens is a few miles north from University of Arizona, home of the Arizona Wildcats, and one of three excellent state universities located throughout Arizona. University of Arizona has strong ties to the community of Tucson, extending its boundaries with projects like the Biosphere 2 located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Mount Lemmon Observatory located in the Santa Catalina Mountains, and Sweetwater Wetlands Park located on the west side of Interstate 10, near the Tucson Mountain Range.
Multiple golf courses are in the area, each sure to please visitors. Local parks have various features, programs, and amenities. Some host or sponsor community and seasonal events. Others have specified dog parks with water features and rose gardens. Many work with local businesses to promote worthy causes and enhance community development.
Tucson has a variety of interesting activities for locals and tourists to enjoy. Among them are the Tucson Botanical Gardens, located near the Northgate Shopping Center, Pima Air and Space Museum, located south of the city, but well worth a visit, the Tucson Museum of Art, located on Main Street in the heart of the city, as well as historical monuments and old western theme parks. Rillito Gardens is centrally located to almost all of them.