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Phoenix - Easy-going, chic and contemporary
Phoenix is a city of perpetual sunshine and is one of the gateways to the Grand Canyon, sitting on the border of the stunning Tonto National Park in the Sonoran Desert.
A desert city steeped in style
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
- ASU Downtown
- America West Arena
- Bank One Ballpark
- Lake Pleasant
- Sun City
- 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.