Phoenix is a city surrounded by immersive landscapes and has a rich cultural history based around its ranching, mining and real-life cowboys. The beautiful Sonoran Desert provides not only an amazing backdrop but opportunity for a host of activities including hiking and mountain biking.
Things to do in Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ is bustling with activities, restaurants, museums and galleries to help make any holiday to Phoenix exciting and varied. The Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix hosts regular events and attractions. The Heard Museum focuses on the art, culture and artefacts of the Native American people who once lived in the south-western areas of Arizona. Phoenix offers some of the best shopping opportunities and includes boutique shops, bargain stores and national outlets. The Desert Botanical Gardens has more than 50,000 desert plants on display throughout five thematic trails based around conservation and protecting desert plants. The Phoenix Art Museum focuses on modern art, while the Children’s Museum of Phoenix and Arizona Science Center offer interactive experiences focused on learning and fun.
Tonto National Park
America West Arena
Bank One Ballpark
Phoenix Mountains Preserve
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
Arrowhead Entertainment District
Desert Botanical Garden
When to go to Phoenix
Phoenix shares its climatic region with the Sonoran Desert in which it lies. This means Phoenix can experience summer highs of 43°C and winter lows that do not really drop much below an average of around 5°C.
The three-star Ramada Downtown Hotel in Phoenix is within walking distance to many of the local attractions.
Pioneer Adventures of the Old West begins in Phoenix and ends in Las Vegas heading north through Flagstaff, past the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley before heading into Utah and on to Nevada. America’s Magnificent National Parks is an amazing 15-night tour that begins in Phoenix and ends in Denver, visiting all the key sights over seven states.
Planning a holiday to Phoenix in 2016/2017?
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