Historic tours of Tucson and Southern Arizona by Kruse Arizona
Phone: (520) 625-8365
 

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If you have questions, wish more details or want to make a reservation about any of these tours, please call me at (520) 625-8365  or email me at info@krusearizona.com

  Effective January 1, 2016 I will not be doing any more coach tours, only walking tours.  Thanks for your interest

                      

Walking Tours (2 hours; $20)

No pre-payment required; you pay when you get there.  Reservations are highly recommended.

Summer 2017

Walking Tours (Descriptions below)

Thursday, April 20, Twilight Walking Tour of Barrio Viejo (Part I), 5:30 - 7:30 pm; $20

Wednesday, May 17, Twilight Walking Tour of Mansions of Main Ave, 5:45-7:45 pm; $20

Tuesday, June 6, Twilight Walking Tour of Armory Park, 6:00 - 8:00 pm; $20

No tours during July and August.

 

Walking Tours

Twilight Walking Tour of Barrio Viejo (Part I)             

Thursday, April 20, 2017; 5:30 – 7:30 pm, $20

We will meet in front of La Pilita (420 S. Main). We’ll explore an area of Hispanic cultural and architectural traditions. Some of the colorful and interesting characters include Leopoldo Carrillo, Pete Kitchen, Lalo Guerrero, John Spring, Sam Drachman, and of course El Tiradito Shrine. Afterwards there will be an optional no-host margaritas/dinner at Cushing Street Café and Bar. Free parking is available on Main.

Twilight Walking Tour of the Mansions of Main Avenue

Wednesday, May 17, 2017; 5:45 – 7:45 pm, $20

After meeting on the NW corner of Main and Alameda , we’ll stroll down Main Street viewing the homes and hearing stories of the movers and shakers of early Tucson including Hiram Stevens, Sam Hughes, Annie Cheyney, Albert Steinfeld, Frank Hereford, and, of course, the Owls. Afterwards there will be an optional, no-host margaritas/dinner at Café a la C’art. Free parking is available on Main or Alameda. Meters are not in effect after 5 pm.

Twilight Walking Tour of Armory Park

Tuesday, June 6, 2017; 6:00 – 8:00 pm; $20

We will meet in front of the Royal Elizabeth B & B (204 S. Scott). Homes started to go up in this area with the arrival of the railroad in Tucson in 1880. Architectural styles vary from California bungalow to Victorian with Henry C. Trost and Annie Rockfellow being the most renowned architects. This tour will include the Carnegie Library, Safford School, Willard and Santa Rita Hotels, and the Temple of Music and Art. We are scheduled to tour the Royal Elizabeth. There will be an optional, no-host margaritas/dinner at Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink immediately following the tour. Free parking is available in the tour area since meters are not in effect after 5:00 pm.