Heard Museum: American Indian Art and History

North Scottsdale

The Heard Museum tells the story of Indigenous Peoples of North America, focusing on Native people of the Southwest. Heard strives to form strong bonds with local...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Museum
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Lost Dutchman Museum

Apache Junction

It feels like you might have stumbled onto a movie set for an old western film - this museum complex is a great day trip from Phoenix at the foot of the Superstition...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Museum

Queen Creek Canyon Rock Climbing

Superior, AZ

Queen Creek Canyon is a top destination for serious rock climbers. Queen Creek is near Superior, AZ and about an hour east of Phoenix. The rock of Queen Creek is...

  • Eco Tourism
  • Other
  • Outdoor Adventure

Castles and Coasters

Castles and Coasters is Arizona's premier theme park for all ages. A great place to take the whole family for roller coasters and some water themed rides. The park...

  • Water fun
  • Playground
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Amusement Park
  • Park
  • Fun & games
  • Excursions

Arizona Science Center

The Science Center is full of interactive exhibits for adults and children. The Dorrance Planetarium project images of the galaxy and special features of the Arizona...

  • Fun & games
  • Walking
  • Museum

Cactus League Baseball

Phoenix

For baseball lovers, The Cactus League is where you want to be, with 15 major league teams training in the off season in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, it's the...

  • Other

Desert Botanical Garden

Outside the city, 9 miles from Downtown

Inside Papago Park, experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert through guided day and night tours (by flashlight) and become familiar with over 50,000 desert plants...

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Night tour
  • Eco Tourism
  • Natural Attraction

Encanto Park

North Phoenix

Encanto Park is a beautiful 222-acre city park featuring a lagoon with paddle boats and canoes available, a boat house, nature trails, a public swimming pool, urban...

  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Fun & games

Papago Park

Scottsdale

Papago Park has stunning sandstone buttes, extensive hiking trails through Sonoran Desert habitat, a fishing lagoon and a golf course. The Desert Botanical Gardens...

  • Excursions
  • Zoo
  • Walking
  • Park
  • Eco Tourism
  • Natural Attraction
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Golfing

Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum is surprising - visitors can enjoy impressive exhibits ranging from Andy Warhol to Ai Weiwei
and more than 18,000 works in...

  • Museum
  • Art

South Mountain Park/Preserve

South West of Phoenix

South Mountain Park/Preserve has over 51 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking. Dobbins Lookout is accessible by vehicle through the main...

  • Hiking
  • Eco Tourism
  • Bicycle
  • Walking
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Mountain biking

The Farm at South Mountain

South Mountain Village

Heading south from downtown and across the Salt River, intrepid diners and farmers will find a working urban farm. This ten acres, just...

  • Performing arts

Apex Balloons

Phoenix

Apex Balloons in Phoenix is owned by Jon Radowski, a passionate hot air balloon pilot. Enjoy a sunrise or sunset tour of Phoenix and surrounding areas and a

  • Other
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Excursions
  • Eco Tourism
  • City Tour

Arizona Golf Resort

Mesa

Arizona Golf Resort is a full-service golf resort and conference center. Relax with a drink at the Bar and Grille or check out the retail shop. This is a traditional

  • Golfing

Arizona Scenic Tours

Phoenix

If you want to see the desert but you're not sure where to go, Arizona Scenic Tours has multiple options for day trips, speciality hikes and multi-day tours. They...

  • Excursions
  • Eco Tourism
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking

Arizona Winery Tours

Phoenix

Experience the distinct wine of the Valley while taking in the Sedona countryside through Arizona Winery Tours. Enjoy a tour of three wineries and vineyards aboard a...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Excursions

Awakening Spirit Personal Retreat Center

Sedona, Arizona

Experience the serenity and peace of Arizona near Sedona at Awakening Spirit personal retreat center. Choose from three hermitage cabins for solo silent meditation,...

  • Other

Biltmore Fashion Park

North East Phoenix

It's called a Park but don't be fooled this is for shopping not birdwatching. If you want to shop all day in your favorite stores, Biltmore Fashion Park has it...

  • Commercial Center
  • Other
  • Various

Bunky Boutique

Downtown

Phoenix's unique Arizona themed fashion, you won't be able to leave Bunky Boutique without taking home a few t-shirts for friends and family. Bunky Boutique even has...

  • Boutique
  • Other

Burton Barr Central Library Phoenix

Downtown

This beautiful five-level public library is spacious and modern with public art found on every floor and alcove. The fountain in the central atrium and waterfalls...

  • Cultural & Historical

Camelback Mountain/Echo Canyon Recreation Area

North East Phoenix

Hiking on Camelback Mountain is a top choice for Phoenicians, visitors and rock climbers. The head and hump of the kneeling camel can be seen from the city of...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Hiking
  • Eco Tourism
  • Walking

Children's Museum of Phoenix

Downtown

The Children's Museum is a highly interactive place for kids from birth to 10 years old, with a focus on child development and learning through play. The Museum sees...

  • Walking
  • Museum
  • Fun & games

City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Pools

Downtown

In the absence of many natural water features, the City of Phoenix has 39 community pools citywide. Click on the map on the City of Phoenix webpage to find a nearby...

  • Water fun

Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert View

This 110-acre outdoor shopping mall is a great day excursion for the whole family. Not only is it a great spot for shopping at spots like American Eagle, Old Navy,...

  • Outdoor Plaza
  • Walking
  • Fun & games
  • Excursions

Dobbins Lookout on South Mountain

South Phoenix

It's possible to drive up to Dobbins Lookout or to hike it. Either way, you'll end up with an amazing view of Phoenix and the surrounding South Mountain, the largest

  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Eco Tourism
  • Walking

Drumbeat Indian Arts

Encanto

Drumbeat Indian Arts is the site of Canyon Records studios - basically the epicenter of Native American recorded music. This Phoenix store this is the largest...

  • Specialty Shop
  • Other
  • Cultural & Historical

Easley's Fun Shop

Encanto

Sometimes you just want to dress like a pirate. Sometimes entry to your favorite party is waived if you show up in a costume.  On these and innumerable...

  • Specialty Shop
  • Other

Enchanted Island Amusement Park

North Phoenix

Located in the Encanto City Park, Enchanted Island Amusement Park hosts nine whimsical rides and a variety of other attractions for children ages 1 to 10, as well as

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Amusement Park

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

Outside Scottsdale

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's desert masterpiece, Taliesin West in Scottsdale. Truly an historic landmark of the Southwest and a beautiful example of Lloyd Wright's...

  • Architecture
  • Walking
  • Excursions

Goldfield Ghost Town

Apache Junction

Experience the Wild West in this haunted ghost of a town near Apache Junction. Wander around the reconstructed Goldfield town and explore the shops and historic...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • Walking