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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

Rosson House Historic Museum

Designed in 1894 by Phoenix architect A. P. Petit, the Rosson House is an outstanding example of a Victorian architectural style named after Charles Eastlake. Purchased by the City of Phoenix in 1974

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Arizona Mineral Museum

The Arizona Mineral Museum began as a Territorial Fair exhibit in 1884. It was so popular that in 1917 the Arizona State Legislature authorized funding to construct a mineral building on the State Fairgrounds. It was completed in 1919

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Phoenix Museum of History

The Phoenix Museum of History is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the early history of Phoenix. Visitors of all ages enjoy interactive and educational exhibits showcasing Phoenix'

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center offers hands-on, eye-opening fun with more than 300

Phoenix, AZ Learning Centers

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

Things to do near Phoenix, AZ

Moon Valley Country Club -Moon Walk

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Villa Monterey Public Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Renegade At Desert Mountain

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