Area & Activities


Book a stay at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa for incredible experiences on-site and near our hotel. From hiking trails, multi-tiered pools, our day spa, and golf courses, to Saguaro National Park and Old Tucson, our activities will inspire. Enjoy dozens of kid-friendly things to do at our resort and around Tucson, Arizona. Give us an idea of what you are interested in, adventure or family outings, and our hotel will accommodate you. 

Resort Grounds

Hotel Activity Highlights


Mitakuye Oyasin (Mee-Tah-Kay Awe-Sin) 

Join us each morning on the Salud Terrace to participate in a traditional Native American ceremony and unique Sonoran Desert experience. Welcoming a higher perspective into your life should be on everyone's list of important things to do.

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Bar in Tucson, Arizona.

Tequila Toast

Every evening at sunset we welcome you to gather on the Salud Terrace to watch the sunset and experience our nightly tradition - the Tequila toast.  Join us for this unique experience where we feature one of our more than 150 artisan tequilas and a complimentary toast: "Arriba, Abajo, al Centro, al Dentro, Salud!" (Up, down, out and in). 

Family and Children's Activities

21 miles

Sabino Canyon

Phone: +1 520-749-2861

Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson's Coronado National Forest.

8.8 miles

Old Tucson Studios

Phone: +1 520-883-0100

Old Tucson is a working film location and western theme park located in Tucson, Arizona.

11.2 miles

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum

14 miles

The Pima Air & Space Museum

The Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the largest aviation Museums in the world.

Local Area

Local Area & Activity Highlights


Hiking

Arduous journeys. Some call it hiking. We prefer to call it trekking. Where we go is not always easy. It is work, and sometimes hard work, but with many rewards. The Southwest region offers much more than what many imagine deserts to be.

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Starr Pass Biking

Take an escorted Mountain Bike ride among majestic, Saguaro-filled hills known as the Tucson Mountain Park.

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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is only a short drive from our Tucson resort.

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Trail Running

Join us for an early morning awakening of body, mind and spirit in Tucson.

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Southwest Trekking

For beginning hikers, family hiking groups or seasoned veterans, Southwest Trekking knows the right trail for all.

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Animal Encounters

Sonoran Desert Museum Reid Park Zoo

Museums

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson Children's Museum, Pima Air and Space Museum, Titan Missile Museum, Biosphere 2 Flandrau Science Center, and Planetarium Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Tucson Missions

Mission San Xavier del Bac, Saint Augustine Cathedral, and Tumacacori National Historical Park.

Wild West Adventures

Old Tucson Studios Tombstone, gunfight at O.K. Corral Bisbee, and Copper mines.

Shops & Galleries

Old Town Artisans, La Encantada, St.Philip's Plaza, Plaza Palomino, DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Tubac, and Artist colony.

South of the Border

Nogales, Mexico Puerto Penasco

Performing Arts

Tucson Convention Center, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Arizona Opera Company, Ballet Arizona, Invisible Theatre,and Gaslight Theatre Centennial Hall.

Natural Wonders

Grand Canyon, Sedona Tucson Botanical Gardens, Saguaro National Park, West Sabino, Canyon Mount, Lemmon Madera, Canyon Kartchner, and Caverns Colossal Cave.

University of Arizona

Enjoy an 8-mile drive to the University of Arizona campus for student visitations or academic events.

Tucson Convention Center

Attend business events and trade shows from our hotel location near the Tucson Convention Center

Local Attractions

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N Kinney Road

Old Tucson Studios

201 South Kinney Road

Pima Air & Space Museum

6000 East Valencia Road

Arizona Historical Society

949 East 2nd Street

Old Town Artisans

201 N Court Avenue

Mission San Xavier del Bac

1950 W San Xavier Road

Tucson Children's Museum

200 S 6th Avenue

Titan Missle Museum

1580 W Duval Mine Road

Hiking / Mountain Biking

Fitness Nearby

10 miles

LA Fitness

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights

Area Sightseeing

Horseback Riding Tours

Saguaro National Park

Houston's Horseback Riding

Phone: +1 520-298-7450

Hummer Tours

Various

Hummer Tours of Tucson

Phone: +1 520-977-6615

Sabino Canyon Trail

Sabino Canyon Trial

Sabino Canyon Tours

Phone: +1 520-749-2861

Horseback Trail Tours

Catalina Foothills

Spanish Trail Outfitters

Phone: +1 520-631-3787

Desert Ecology Tour

Sonoran Desert

Trail Dust Adventure

Phone: +1 520-747-0323

Family and Children's Activities

Kids Golf Fore Free

Kids 15 years old and under to play for free after 3:00pm when accompanied by a full paying adult.

More Activities

Bowling (7.2 miles) Hiking (0.1 miles) Horseback riding (14 miles) Tennis (0.8 miles) Rock climbing (6.5 miles)
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