Top 3 Photoshoot Locations in Oro Valley


Nov 22, 2023

The Oro Valley area is less than a half hour away from the heart of Tucson, which is why I absolutely love taking people like you there for photo shoots! There are so many amazing locations around the area, so I wanted to share my top 3 in case you’re on the fence about where we should go next.

I know all of these locations like the back of my hand, so we are 100% guaranteed to get amazing shots of you and your loved ones. I also have more detailed guides on each of these locations, so check out the links if you’re interested!

Catalina State Park

If you’re looking for a photo shoot location with a ton of diversity, Catalina State Park will be your best friend. This awesome spot has everything from mountain views to greenery and sand. So no matter what vibe you’re looking for, we’re bound to find it here.

Honey Bee Canyon

Honey Bee Canyon also has mountain views, but it’s also a pretty rocky pathway. There’s less variety here, but it’s gorgeous nonetheless. Absolutely nothing beats the amazing Arizona views from here. One of my favorite things about Honey Bee Canyon is that it’s not very populated, so we don’t have to worry so much about photobombers. Interested in learning more? Check out this super cute family photo shoot.

Tohono Chul Botanical Garden

Last but not least, the Tohono Chul Botanical Garden is a location that I will fall head over heels for every time. Seriously—this spot has all of the charm! It’s right on the cusp of Tucson and Oro Valley, so it’s usually a pretty short drive for everyone involved. These botanical gardens never fail to impress, and I always encourage the ladies to wear something super fun and whimsical to go along with it! We’ll capture all the fairytale vibes here, thanks to all of the cool architecture and greenery. This location is fantastic all year round, and has a nice path that is manageable for everyone.

Honorable Mention: Arthur Pack Park

Okay, I know I told you three. But Arthur Pack Park just had to make it on this list, even as an honorable mention. This park is in the Tucson area and boasts 4.7 miles of trails that offer a variety of beautiful backdrops. These trails go through the Maeveen Behan Desert Sanctuary, which is an area that’s both dog (and horse!) friendly.

I can’t wait to get you in front of the camera! Let me know if any of these locations speak to you. I’m happy to help you narrow down your options as well.

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