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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Surrounded by the scenic landscape of the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix provides the excitement of the Old West within a thriving metropolitan area brimming with cultural activity. More than three dozen luxurious resorts are scattered throughout the Valley, many of which provide spectacular spas that offer special treatments native to Arizona.

Recognized worldwide for its broad range of outdoor recreational opportunities such as golf, biking and hiking, Greater Phoenix provides more than 325 days of sunshine annually. More than 200 picturesque golf courses helped earn Greater Phoenix the title of "Golf Capital of the World" from the National Golf Foundation. For adventurers, the options are limitless; including Jeep tours, hot-air balloon rides above spectacular scenery, horseback riding and rock climbing.

When it's time for fun and relaxation, get out and see a show, symphony or ballgame in Downtown, Copper Square, visit museums filled with Native American art and history, and enjoy incredible culinary delights. As one of only eight US cities to field teams in all four major professional sports, Greater Phoenix is a sports haven. At the same time, the Valley is truly a shopper's paradise with fabulous malls, unique boutiques, art galleries, antique shops and outlet centers.

With so many ways to keep busy, or simply lounge out and do nothing at all, it's easy to see why visitors find themselves completely satisfied in Greater Phoenix.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Phoenix Art Museum

PhoenixArt Museum is the Southwest\'s premier destination for world-class visual arts. Popular international exhibitions are shown along side the Museum\'s outstanding collection of more than 18,000

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Phoenix Police Museum

The Museum features a mock up of an early 1900's police station. Also on display is a 1919 Ford Model A Police Car, old jail cell, and various artifacts from the Phoenix Police Department since the early 1900s. In October 1993

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Heritage Square & Science Park

Historic Heritage Square located inside Heritage & Science Park, is comprised of several beautifully restored turn of the 20th century homes (including the 1895 Rosson House)

Phoenix, AZ Historic Districts

Turf Paradise Race Course

Live Thoroughbred racing. Come enjoy a day at the races. Turf Paradise is the 3

Phoenix, AZ Race Tracks

Arizona Capitol Museum

Restored in 1981, the original Arizona State Capitol now is home to a museum and the state archives. Built in 1899, the building housed the territorial government until 1912, when Arizona's first governor was inaugurated. Left empty after state offices moved to larger, adjacent buildings in 1974

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Things to do near Phoenix, AZ

Lakes Golf Courses's At Sun City -Lakes West

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Chandler Museum

The story of Chandler and Arizona comes to life at the Chandler Museum with artifacts, photographs and reconstructed period r...

The Golf Club At Johnson Ranch

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...