You will probably need a car to do much. Western cities are a lot more spread out. As for stuff to do, Tombstone is not far from Tucson. It's touristy - I enjoyed it but I like history stuff. The Saguaro forest - forest of big cactuses - is also really cool and near Tucson. Have fun!
Last edited by opalescent; 06-03-2013 at 02:38 AM.