Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ - Nearby CitiesTucson, AZ
Tucson is located 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border and boasts a population of 548,000 people. It is the 32nd largest city in the United States and the second largest city in Arizona, after Phoenix. The town served as a popular destination for those war veterans looking for a dryer climate to combat respiratory problems suffered during the conflict. The community has one of the highest growth rates in the area and is located just 12 miles from the Davis Monjhan Air Force Base. Homes for sale in the area start at $299,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $589 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Hotel Arizona and the Arizona Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $76 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet. Local attractions include the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum which offers a zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden all in one. Bears, mountain lions, and coyotes in their natural settings as well as exotic birds are on display at the zoo and museum. Sabino Canyon is a beautiful canyon full of outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, swimming, biking, and picnicking. There is even a narrated shuttle bus tour available.