The wealthy of Catalina Foothills like their independence. Repeated attempts to annex the area into nearby Tucson have been unsuccessful, since residents prefer to maintain their own suburban identity, complete with a for-profit fire service. The high-income earners who live here enjoy some of the best schools in the county, luxe restaurants and shopping, and spacious homes with views of the Santa Catalina Mountains, all while commuting a quick three miles into Tucson.
The area is also sprinkled with chic spas -- the better to unwind in after hiking or biking in nearby Sabino Canyon.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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