- Tucson, Ariz.: 5 free things to see and do Updated: Feb-27-14 2:07 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson, Arizona, is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.