Visit Phoenix: Your Travel Guide

Things to Do in Phoenix

Camelback Mountain
As you might have guessed from its name, Camelback Mountain looks like the hump and head of a kneeling camel. It marks the Phoenix skyline with its ruddy red hue and is a popular recreation area for urbanites. Head here for beautiful walking trails through the desert landscape, or try some rock climbing up the sheer orange cliffs.
Desert Botanical Garden
Take a trip to the Desert Botanical Garden to experience the beauty and diversity of the Sonoran Desert. Thanks to the seemingly endless Arizonan sunshine, the garden is all outdoors. You can stroll along the different paths and discover more than 5,000 different arid plants and wildflowers, learning about conservation and desert living along the way.
Heard Museum
This heritage museum is not only inspiring for its beautiful collection of art but also for its eye-opening exhibits on Native American culture and history. You’ll explore galleries of paintings and pottery from both ancient and contemporary artists, especially from the Southwest. One of the country’s most important and impressive museums, it’s an unmissable experience.
Arizona Capitol
No longer serving as the State Capitol, this territorial capitol building is located on Phoenix's West Washington Street. Built in 1898, the Arizona Capitol is now restored to resemble its 1912 appearance, the year Arizona gained statehood. Rooms open to the public include the stately senate and house chambers, while numerous exhibits trace the history of Arizona.
1700 West Washington Street
Deer Valley Rock Art Center
Deer Valley Rock Art Center is an outdoor gallery nestled in the Hedgepeth Hills and is definitely worth the trip, to the northwest corner of the Valley of the Sun. Here you'll find an extensive collection of Native American petroglyphs spread along a series of boulders and dating back 5,000 years.
West Deer Valley Road
Papago Park
Located near the famed botanic gardens, Papago Park in Phoenix is a miniature desert landscape of red rock formations and desert flora, as well as boasting several fishing lagoons and covered picnic shelters.
East Van Buren Street

When to Go to Phoenix

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Traveler's Reviews & Photos

10
Exceptional
Nice city, great museum's to visit..South Mountain Park as must on this trip for an amazing view of the city, hiking and horse riding ( Panderosa Stables) . Nice cafe's and plenty restaurants with good food around, nice clean city.
DagaWarszawa
Poland
April 21, 2017
10
Exceptional
Great hiking and national parks. Locals are VERY friendly and helpful in recommendations with regards to food and libations. It's easy to catch a Suns or Diamondbacks games downtown.
James
United States of America
April 20, 2017
8
Very Good
I went for a hospital stay, hotel we went to was great La Quinta North, but Phoenix is to hot for me and to much traffic
Lilly
United States of America
April 20, 2017
6
Review score
Too crowded, people don't know how to drive, too expensive, too hot!!!
Angel
United States of America
April 21, 2017
10
Exceptional
The shopping was terrific and so were the restaurants. The traffic was not fun. I was happy to leave.
Karen
United States of America
April 22, 2017

Accommodations and Hotels in Phoenix

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort

8.2 Very Good

Score from 434 reviews

$144

Average price per night
  • “great pool area”
    43 related reviews
  • “wonderful staff”
    25 related reviews
  • “very clean”
    10 related reviews
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

8.2 Very Good

Score from 416 reviews

$103

Average price per night
  • “great pool area”
    44 related reviews
  • “wonderful staff”
    33 related reviews
  • “excellent quality of food”
    14 related reviews
Arizona Biltmore

8.6 Excellent

Score from 137 reviews

$199

Average price per night
Wyndham Garden Midtown Phoenix

7.7 Good

Score from 481 reviews

$109

Average price per night
  • “excellent quality of food”
    73 related reviews
  • “wonderful staff”
    61 related reviews
  • “location was great”
    44 related reviews
Red Roof Inn Plus+ Phoenix West

7.8 Good

Score from 1,033 reviews

$54

Average price per night
  • “wonderful staff”
    60 related reviews
  • “very clean”
    60 related reviews
  • “location was great”
    46 related reviews
Aloft Phoenix Airport

8.6 Excellent

Score from 524 reviews

$89

Average price per night
  • “good connection to airport”
    56 related reviews
  • “wonderful staff”
    49 related reviews
  • “very clean”
    46 related reviews
Quality Inn Phoenix

7.3 Good

Score from 1,027 reviews

$45

Average price per night
  • “wonderful staff”
    92 related reviews
  • “excellent quality of food”
    75 related reviews
  • “location was great”
    42 related reviews
SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown

9.1 Wonderful

Score from 355 reviews

$101

Average price per night
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape

9.2 Wonderful

Score from 474 reviews

$135

Average price per night
  • “wonderful staff”
    64 related reviews
  • “location was great”
    55 related reviews
  • “very clean”
    22 related reviews

We enjoyed the weather, sunshine, and quality family time, while visiting potential colleges.

Enchanting park has a unique community fishing and amusement park

take lots of water even if the temp isnt too hot.

Clubs are fun .. Scottsdale is great

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Look for the out of the way places.

Beautifull sunset and beutifull sky

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stay out of the sun

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Describe the nature in Phoenix.

Unique

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