Clark Norton


Clark Norton has authored 18 travel guidebooks (including Secret Tucson: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure), as well as hundreds of articles for major publications, websites, and his popular travel blog, A member of the Society of American Travel Writers, Clark has won several top travel-writing awards and visited more than 120 countries. He and his wife, Catharine, have now settled happily in Tucson, where they never run out of things to do.


Clark Norton, a local travel author, considered a cancellation might be possible after hearing about other large events around the country that have been shut down. He said the news still surprised him.

Whether you're a newcomer or a longtime resident, you'll find plenty that may be familiar in part and perhaps surprising in others in Clark Norton's short, playful vignettes about many special sites, landmarks and oddities in the Old Pueblo and

Clark Norton, author of Secret Tucson: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure spoke for the first time at the Arizona History Museum on Tuesday evening about his new book that celebrates the many oddities Tucson has to offer. 

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