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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

The Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo is the nation's largest privately owned, non-profit zoological parks, standing on 125 acres in Phoenix's Papago Park. The Zoo is home to approximately 1,400 animals including 200

Phoenix, AZ Zoos

Arizona Science Center

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

Phoenix, AZ Learning Centers

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

Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum

At the Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum you'll visit over 90 acres with 30 historic buildings from the 1880's to the turn of the century. Most of the original buildings and historically accurate reproductions can be viewed and experienced by the public.

Phoenix, AZ Museums

Phoenix Greyhound Park

Phoenix Greyhound Park has been a landmark in Phoenix area sports and entertainment for more that 40 years. It is a sure bet for night-time entertainment for nearly one million visitors each year who pass through the doors of the $17 million Grandstand or any one of its 35

Phoenix, AZ Dog Races

Things to do near Phoenix, AZ

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Explore the Sonoran Desert from the basket of a hot air balloon. Each flight is a unique journey guided by the wind and the s...

Sunbird Golf Resort

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

Cave Creek Trail Rides

Cave Creek Trailrides offers family friendly guided horseback rides. It is a great way to step back from the everyday hustle ...