North / Northwest Tucson Neighborhoods

When you drive through the foothills of the Santa Catalina mountains, you will be amazed by the views. This is one of the best suburban communities, with stunning homes on the hills. Many of the city's most upscale boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries are located on the north side, including St. Philip's Plaza and La Encantada Shopping Center.

North / Northwest Neighborhoods

Major resorts in the area include Hacienda Del Sol, Westin La Paloma, Loews Ventana Canyon and Canyon Ranch. Many of Tucson's golf courses are located here also, including the Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Oro Valley, the Omni Tucson National Resort & Spa, and Westward Look Resort. The Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, the second Ritz Carlton Resort in Arizona (which also includes a golf course), opened in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains in northeast Marana in 2009. Catalina State Park and Tortolita Mountain Park are also located in the Northwest area.

If you are a mountain fan, you will find perfect views, perfect neighborhoods, and a perfect style of living on the north and northwest sides of Tucson. Be a True Vaquero, a True Mountain Hiker, or just a True You Living in the Desert. Take a look at this fabulous area!!!!

Northwest Tucson

Oro ValleyOn the northwest side of Tucson you will find the major incorporated suburbs of Tucson: Oro Valley and Marana. Oro Valley, situated between the Santa Catalina and Tortolita mountains hosts a large number of residents from around the US who maintain second or winter homes in the town. Oro Valley is home to over 10 high tech firms and Fortune Small Business magazine named Oro Valley #44 on its list of "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" a business. The August 2008 issue of Family Circle magazine featured Oro Valley as one of the top ten best towns for families in America. Money magazine reported Oro Valley was one of the best places to live in 2007 and 2008. Nick Jr. Family Magazine rated Oro Valley as one of the "Ten Most Playful Towns in America" in 2004. The magazine used criteria such as schools performing in the top third of their states, favorable student-teacher ratios, general safety, library programs, and access to arts and recreation activities. It's a great place to live and retire!!!! Search for Homes in Oro Valley

MaranaMarana has a history of farming and ranching, and conveniently sits along 18 miles of Interstate 10 in the growing Sun Corridor of Arizona. Marana is also home to the PGA TOUR Accenture Match Play Championship, an event in which the world's 64 best pro golfers compete and is watched on television by millions across the globe. The tournament is held annually at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Search for Homes in Marana