West / Southwest Tucson Neighborhoods
The west side is generally defined as the area west of I-10 and I-19. It is a combination of urban and suburban development. You will find the International Wildlife Museum, Sentinel Peak, and the Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. Moving into the Tucson Mountains, travelers find themselves in the area shared by Saguaro National Park West, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and the Old Tucson Studios movie set/theme park. Forty miles south of Tucson, we find Green Valley -- a very nice town in which there are many retirement communities with age restrictions for residents. However, many parts of Green Valley are open to people of all ages. If you are a golfer, you have found your paradise!!
On the west side of Tucson you will find great neighborhoods like:
|Starr Pass: A mountain area with beautiful scenic views, a luxury golf resort community, and the home of the JW Marriott Resort and Spa. Starr Pass's world class environmental land plan has won awards of merit and is a case study for the Urban Land Institute. It is located off Starr Pass Blvd., just past Greasewood. Search for Homes in Starr Pass|
|Menlo Park: Menlo Park is one of the National Register's Historic Districts. From Menlo Park, you can see the high rise buildings of Tucson's vibrant downtown and the Catalina Mountains. There are a variety of historic and new homes that must preserve the architecture and design to conform to the historic nature of the area. You can take a bike ride along the Santa Cruz River Park and choose delicious foods like burritos and tacos. Come take a look, and you will fall in love with this neighborhood. Search for Homes in Menlo Park|