Vista Las Catalinas Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Head north of Tucson on state Highway 77 and you will find the Vistas Las Catalinas neighborhood. Nestled in the Santa Catalina Mountains, this neighborhood is like paradise for nature-loving people and yet conveniently located.
South of Vistas Las Catalinas, Catalina State Park provides many recreational opportunities. The park has 5,500 acres of land that features canyons, hills, and streams. Residents will enjoy horseback riding, camping, picnicking, hiking, and biking. Birders will enjoy the over 150 bird species that live in the park. Photographers will enjoy the desert plants and wildlife available in the park. Biking and hiking trails take bikers and hikers over into the Coronado National Forest. Residents can add spelunking, camping, and rock climbing to the list of activities available to them.
Winter fun is available to Vistas Las Catalinas residents at Mount Lemmon. This ski resort is open five months out of the year when the snowfall is deep enough to the ski runs. Lessons are available. The ski lift is available year-round. The lift provides sightseers with an amazing view of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The Mount Lemmon Skycenter, located on the summit of Mount Lemmon, is available for viewing the night sky.
More recreation can be found in the Tortilita Mountain Park. The park is great for horseback riding, hiking, and biking. Both the Santa Catalina and Butterfly Peak Natural Areas provide recreational areas for hiking and picnicking.
Vistas Las Catalinas is close to many neighborhood shopping experiences. Besides the commercial center near the homes, there are many small shops right in the area. Residents have easy access to marina, automotive, and hardware supplies. Medical care for pets and people are both nearby.
Students attend schools in the Amphitheater Unified School District. Coronado K-8 school is located close to the neighborhood.