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.
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!!!!
|Casas Adobes: The neighborhood includes the upscale shopping center Casas Adobes Plaza, the Foothills Mall, a major hospital, Northwest Medical Center, and Tohono Chul, a botanical park. Casas Adobes primarily consists of homes situated on large lots often in excess of 1 acre suburban character. Search for Homes in Casas Adobes|
|Catalina Foothills: an upscale, high-income and highest median property value neighborhood. It includes some of the Tucson metropolitan area's most expensive homes. Search for Homes in the Catalina Foothills|
|La Paloma & La Paloma Estates: Tucson luxury subdivision located in the Catalina Foothills. The styles of the homes range from Spanish Colonial and Pueblo Revival to Modern. Both neighborhoods are in the vicinity of The Westin La Paloma Hotel.
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|Ventana canyon: An incredible Community on the Catalina Foothills sunrounded by abundance of wildlife and Sonoran Desert landscaping. The area offer to its residents perfect living in a magnificent setting convenient to downtown Tucson and the airport. Tucson's comfortable year-round climate and Ventana's abundance of and easy access to hiking trails as well as tennis, golf and water sports promote an active outdoor lifestyle. offers its residents comfortable living in a wonderful setting convenient to downtown Tucson and the airport. Search for Homes in Ventana Canyon Estates|
On 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
Marana 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