When people say that
has loads to offer to tourists-they are actually right! Tucson , located southeast of U.S-Mexican border, is one of the primary tourist attractions of this area. The English name Tucson derives from the Spanish name of the city, Tucson , which was borrowed from the O'odham name Cukson (pronounced roughly "chook shown"), meaning "at the base of the black hill", a reference to an adjacent volcanic mountain. Tucson
If you love art and theatre, then you are here for a treat! Theater groups include the Arizona Theatre Company, which performs in the Temple of Music and Art, a mirror image of the Pasadena Playhouse; the Invisible Theatre; Live Theatre Workshop; Beowulf Alley; the Gaslight Theatre, which performs melodramas; and Arizona Onstage Productions, a not-for-profit theater company devoted to musical theater. In 2004, the NY based Nederlander Organization also opened a local operation.