Wide Open Spaces: Beyond the Ballroom in Tucson, Arizona

tucson, arizona

Tucson is located in the heart of southern Arizona’s Sonoran Desert region, surrounded by the world-renowned Saguaro National Park and five different mountain ranges. This breathtaking landscape provides scenic vistas and endless opportunities for hiking, cycling, horseback riding, all while enjoying Arizona’s signature warm, sunny weather. Everything that makes Tucson one of the world’s best outdoor destinations also makes it a spectacular meetings destination and the best part is, you can enjoy Tucson’s wide-open spaces and beautiful natural surroundings without sacrificing the usual city amenities.

Tucson’s wide range of accommodations provide planners plenty of options and with new safety and cleaning protocols in place, our properties are ready to welcome you and your attendees and help you get back to business in a clean and safe environment. When it comes to our resorts, you’ll find the high-end brands you know trust – JW Marriott Starr Pass, Loews Ventana Canyon, Westin La Paloma, Omni Tucson National, Westward Look Wyndham Grand. And if you’re looking for something a little different, Tucson boasts destination spas, guest ranches, and boutique hotels all with plenty of opportunities to take your meeting beyond the ballroom. 

Many of the city’s properties and venues provide access to stunning desert landscapes and Instagram-worthy backdrops for meetings and events. You can go from desert terrain of Saguaro National Park to the pine forests of Mount Lemmon (roughly 9,000 ft.) in one short drive. With Tucson’s warm, dry climate, outdoor activities can fill your itinerary and al fresco dining is always on the table. In this day and age, Tucson’s wide-open spaces, open-air venues, and outdoor amenities provide you with unique and easy ways to promote physical distancing while still providing a memorable meeting experience that attendees are sure to enjoy.

A shared responsibility to protect public health:
Pima County, where Tucson is located, has adopted a set of minimum protective health and safety measures for restaurants to protect employees and the public from the spread of COVID-19. Participating businesses have pledged to adhere to these guidelines and are certified for compliance by the Pima County Health Department. 

So, when you’re ready to take your meeting beyond the ballroom, ask about Visit Tucson’s award-winning “You Fly, We Buy” program and Master Account incentive will help make your choice easier than ever. Learn more at TucsonOnUs.com.