Stay Cool With UA Day-Trip Destinations
The University of Arizona is a "cool" place to work or go to school. And it's also got a lot of "cool" places to visit and things to do – as in, away from summer's heat.
Lower temperatures and fun family activities are just a short drive away at the following spots, perfect for a weekend retreat. And always be sure to ask about a UA employee discount.
Cool factor: 5-10 degrees cooler than Tucson
The Biosphere 2 research facility, located north of Tucson in Oracle, features a guided Under the Glass Tour that takes guests inside the 3.14-acre glass-enclosed biosphere facility, where Biospherians resided in the early 1990s as part of a study on survivability in a sealed environment. read more »