Wilshire Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Wilshire Heights is a community that is well situated on the south side of Tucson. Located close to numerous shopping destinations and several of the areas most popular recreation destinations, Wilshire Heights is situated perfectly for individuals who like to stay active.
With close proximity to one of the best malls in the area, Wilshire Heights provides excellent deals without any wheels. That’s right, Wilshire Park is so close to Park Place Mall that residents could literally walk to the mall. Located to the northeast of the neighborhood, Park Place Mall is host to numerous major national stores including Borders, Best Buy, Sears, Dillards, Staples, Macy’s, and some of the best national restaurant chains. Also located just east of the mall is the Murphy Wilmot Library, which is a decent-sized library with numerous events throughout the year.
For area children, Wilshire Park is a popular destination. This small park is a popular place for kids to get together for a game of baseball. The park features few amenities outside of a backstop for baseball, but it is more than enough to bring the kids out in force. It is also common to see couples out walking their dogs, running, or cycling in this relatively low-traffic area as well.
If area recreation isn’t enough, then simply take a short drive west down Broadway Boulevard to Randolph Municipal Golf Course. The course is one of the most well known in the area and provides a full line of golf related services for players of all experience levels. Next to the golf course is an impressive complex known as the Randolph Recreation Center that has impressive tennis facilities as well as a swimming pool.
To the south of the community is Davis Monthan Air Force Base, which provides annual air shows and has a great economic impact on the community.