Where? : Located near the city of Tucson in south Arizona, the park has west sections (recommended) and east sections (longer hike and camping).
What? : The giant saguaro cactus is one of the symbols of the American west desert. These majestic plants, found in relatively small area, are protected by Saguaro National Park.
When? : Summer is hot and winter is the preferred time to visit.
Due note 1: At the west sections, not far from the Red Hill Visitor Center you can find the highly recommended Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, can combine visiting them both at the same day.
Due note 2: The west section is the recommended one.