Whether you’re a history buff or simply looking for an activity to pass the time, Tucson is filled with an abundance of historic sites. These vast varieties of sites allow you to step back into the olden days of Arizona. From Missions to museums, here are five of the best historic sites you don’t want to miss.
1. San Xavier del Bac Mission
Located 10 miles south of Downtown Tucson, San Xavier del Bac Mission
is the perfect day trip. Originally founded in 1692, this mission is filled with hundreds of years worth of fascinating history. This church, completed in 1797, is the oldest intact European structure found in Arizona. Here, you will be sure to marvel at original statues and breathtaking murals.