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The holiday season is here for those of us who are staying right here in Tucson At TOPCU, we’re all about embracing our local community and finding joy right here at home. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of fantastic ideas to help you and your family make the most of this holiday season right in your own backyard!


  1. Fitness and Fun:
  • Group Fitness Classes: Tucson offers a variety of fitness classes, from yoga and Pilates to high-intensity interval training. It’s a great way to stay active and maybe even make some new friends.
  • Ice Skating: Yes, in Tucson! 260 S. Church Ave. (in front of the Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office). For more information, visit Tucson Holiday Ice.
  • Biking Trails: Explore Tucson’s scenic routes, whether you prefer a leisurely ride or an adventurous mountain biking experience.
  1. Culinary Adventures:
  • Local Restaurants and Coffeehouses: Explore Tucson’s diverse culinary scene. Try new restaurants or start your day at a local coffeehouse you haven’t visited yet. Here are a few to consider:
    • Rollies Mexican Patio
    • Empire Pizza & Pub
    • Seis Kitchen
    • KUKAI
    • Tumerico
    • Prep & Pastry
    • Noodleholics
    • Tacos y Hot Dogs el Manantial
    • Yellow Brick Coffee
  1. Family Activities:
  1. Outdoor Exploration:
  • Hiking and Camping: Challenge yourself with a hike up to Finger Rock or take a refreshing dip in the Romero Pools. For the more adventurous, ascend Mount Wrightson and enjoy panoramic views from southern Arizona’s highest peak.
  • Downtown Walks: Explore the vibrant downtown area, brimming with shops, landmarks, and unique neighborhoods.
  1. Shopping and Self-Care:
  • Vintage and Thrift Stores: Find unique items and great deals in Tucson’s thrift shops like safe shift.
  • Day Spa and Salon Visits: Treat yourself to a spa day or a new haircut to relax and rejuvenate.
  1. Home-Based Activities:
  • Streaming and Learning: Catch up on your favorite shows or take an online class to learn something new.

A staycation in Tucson offers endless possibilities to relax, explore, and enjoy the holiday season with your loved ones. Remember, staying local not only supports our community but also allows you to discover new aspects of our beautiful city. Happy holidays and happy exploring from all of us at TOPCU!

Make Your Staycation More Rewarding with TOPCU’s Debit Rewards Card While you’re exploring the best of Tucson this holiday season, why not make your experiences even more rewarding? With TOPCU’s Debit Rewards Card, every transaction not only supports our local economy but also puts money back in your pocket. Enjoy our fee-free checking account, manage your finances on the go with our state-of-the-art mobile app featuring Zelle, and earn 10 cents back on every transaction you make. It’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for supporting the Tucson community and choosing TOPCU for your banking needs. Sign up for your Debit Rewards Card today and start earning while you enjoy your Tucson holiday adventures!