Food and Drink Tours – Experience the Best Food in Tucson
For a lot of people, one of the best parts of moving into a new area is being able to sample delicious food. And when it comes to the best food in Tucson, it’s tough to visit all the top places on your own. That’s why Tucson food and drink tours are perfect for foodies to experience all the hot spots in one day with a group of people.
You can schedule with as little as a few hours of advance notice, and you do not have to limit yourself to a small group. They even allow you to book tours with ten or more people if you choose to. The typical tour consists of visiting at least six different restaurants or local hang-outs with an experienced tour guide to point out fun historical facts about the buildings and other things along the way.
Apart from food tours, there are some breweries, vineyards and street fairs that also offer Tucson residents and tourists an amazing experience sampling some of the tastiest beverages and food Tucson has to offer. Check out this round up of the top events, restaurants and other places to experience the best food in Tucson.
Taste of Tucson Downtown
The Taste of Tucson is a tour that can be arranged with only 24 hours of notice. This tour lets you take a trip through some of the most culturally significant sections of Tucson’s downtown area. Beyond sampling some of the best food in Tucson in five great eateries, you can also experience a modern streetcar ride, perhaps meet some new people and hear some of the inspirations behind local cuisine from your tour guide. The history behind the food can be almost as enticing as its aroma.
Borderlands Brewing Co
Borderlands Brewing Company is a dedicated brewery located at 119 East Toole Avenue. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 4 to 9 pm, this brewery hosts a wide selection of live music, much of it from local performers. Started by a microbiologist and a medical student who share both a passion for helping people and a passion for delicious brew, Borderlands is serious about doing things the right way. With a dedicated master brewer and a strict policy of environmental friendliness combined with sustainability, this is a place to grab a delicious and unique brew that carries social responsibility along with top quality.
Flying Leap Vineyards
The Flying Leap Vineyards comes from three graduates of the Air Force Academy who formed the first domestic farm winery in the Tucson area that also features a tasting room. The tasting room is complete with an artistic feeling produced by artwork hanging on the walls and rotated from among groups of ambitious local artists. The Flying Leap Vineyard features several similarly decorated tasting rooms around Tucson, including one at 67 Main Street, another at 100 North Railroad Avenue, one at 342 Elgin Road, and one of the newer tasting rooms at 4280 North Campbell in Saint Phillips Plaza.
Fourth Avenue Street Fair
The Fourth Avenue Street Fair is yet another great time to try some of the best food in Tucson. As a spring and winter tradition, each year in Tucson the area between Ninth Street and University Boulevard near Fourth Avenue comes alive. At no charge and with more than 400 different booths full of arts, crafts and several dozen food vendors, this is a great event for making memories.
Tucson features numerous ways to sample great food. Whether you go alone or with someone special, you can light up your taste buds in so many different ways.
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