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LOOK OUT TUCSON by Westward Look Resort

There’s nowhere in the world like our desert home, whose warmth and beauty keep visitors returning year after year. Find out about Tucson events, attractions and discoveries to help you make the most of your stay here at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa.

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Tucson Weekly
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Tucson knows … all Mexican food is not created equal!

Posted on April 21, 2013

Want to get some Mexican food in Tucson? Well, you can’t throw a taco farther than you can find a Mexican restaurant in Tucson. Most of the local restaurants serve Sonoran-style Mexican food, which isn’t always available outside of the Southwest. So what you think of as Mexican food may not be on menus here, which are based on the traditions of the large state just across the border: Sonora, Mexico.

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Desert’s bounty – cactus fruit – makes tasty souvenirs

Posted on April 1, 2013

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa gives you a great taste of the Southwest – literally! – whether you’re staying at Tucson’s first and finest resort or shopping online. One of our popular offerings at The Shop at Westward Look is made right here in Tucson: Cheri’s Desert Harvest cactus preserves, syrups, candies, quick mixes and gift items. If you’re looking for a unique souvenir that shouts “Tucson!,” the cactus products make great vacation mementos, presents for friends back home or hostess gifts (but don’t forget to get some for yourself).

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Tucson really goes “green” for St. Paddy’s

Posted on March 5, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and you might not think that it would get much notice in Tucson, right? After all, this is a town that lets its schools out for the annual rodeo! But the Irish influence is steeped in Tucson’s history. The man who is called the “Father of Tucson,” Hugo O’Conor, was an Irishman raised in Spain who became a military governor in Mexico. As governor, he established Presidio San Agustín in what is downtown Tucson as part of a trade route for the Spanish.

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5 things to know about driving in Tucson

Posted on February 13, 2013

Chances are, when you visit Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa, you’ll be renting a car or obtaining other transportation to make your way around Tucson. Like most cities, Tucson has its own traffic quirks. Unless you live here or visit regularly, you might not know these things, so we thought we’d clue you in on five things that will help you navigate our streets.

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Tips to keep fit while traveling

Posted on January 30, 2013

Just because you’re hitting the road doesn’t mean you have to let your fitness routine go flying out the window! These days, everybody knows how important it is to stay healthy and what a big role fitness plays. Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has top-notch fitness and recreation facilities, but keeping fit on the road starts at home.

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Tucson Winters Explained – Even the Locals will Learn Something New

Posted on December 19, 2012

In other places, April showers bring May flowers, but this is Tucson, where winter rains bring glorious spring wildflowers. Our winter days are mostly sunny with mild temperatures and clear skies. Many of our Sonoran Desert critters have gone south or are hibernating, though we do get the real kind of snowbirds escaping icy northern climes. As Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa is in the Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, we do get frost on the plants. Occasionally, it has been known to snow in Tucson! (Blink and you’ll miss it.)

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