Biosphere 2 Center

May 25th, 2011, 09:23 PM
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Biosphere 2 Center

Has anyone here visited the biosphere outside of Tuscon, didn't see any mention of it anywhere? If so is it worth a side trip on our way to spend 3 nights in Phoenix?
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May 26th, 2011, 06:15 AM
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I asked my husband, he went and he said, "it was interesting but it was a lot of money for research that could have been obtained for a lot less money."

Basically he thought it was "okay" You can't get in because, of course, it's a sealed enviroment and you spend your time there on the outside looking in. (from mr lsky)

If your driving north of Phoenix, maybe you would like to stop at Arcosanti. I just happened to be looking at the website this morning. We passed an enjoyable morning there.
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May 26th, 2011, 08:45 AM
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We thought Biosphere 2 was pretty much a waste of time and money.

However, there are three really great things to do in Tucson: Drive up Mt. Lemmon, hike or take the tram tour in Sabino Canyon, and visit the Desert Museum (most of which is outdoors).

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May 26th, 2011, 02:10 PM
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HTTY, you're certainly right about recommending those things Plus, the art museum at the University is small but very interesting.

I love visiting Tucson.
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May 26th, 2011, 02:23 PM
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Thanks, LSky. We love visiting Tucson, too.
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