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GEARS & BEERS

Travel to the heart of Tucson and, tucked in a residential neighborhood, find a secret gem. The Franklin Museum was founded by Thomas Hubbard and showcases his private collection of classic Franklin automobiles. Until his death in 1993, Hubbard was a well-known auto restorer, car history buff, and a leading authority on the Franklin automobile. The museum has at least 18 models on display, all original or fully restored, built between 1910 and 1934. His home also displays Tom's vast collection of Native American archaeological artifacts and his splendid col lection of Arizona paintings and furniture. A tour of the home is limited to special request.

After exploring this marvelous collection, you will relax at a local brewery and sample their unique collection of beers. This Tucson original, located in the warehouse district of the city, is a favorite among locals for the atmosphere and the brew. Microbrews are made fresh, right in the back of the pub. A local brew master gives a short tour of the brewery and answers any questions on their brewing process. Afterwards, belly up to the bar and enjoy a sampling of all 12 beers on tap. Your taste buds will dance as you savor: Tucson Blonde, Copperhead Pale Ale, Red Cat Amber, Stoops Oatmeal Stout and Bear Down Nut Brown to name a few. And you can’t have beer without pretzels! Their giant soft “beer sponges” are a perfect match.

This tour is approximately 4 hours and is inclusive of round trip transportation, admissions where applicable, bottled water on board, and a JW Marriott Starr Pass Destination Services Guide throughout. This tour is a rain or shine event.

* Note: Maximum is 30 Guests