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

Convenient location just off the 10 interstate, but not the best for travelers looking for views and colorful surroundings.
United States of America
May 14, 2017
went to my grandson graduation perfect timing the weather was great in the 70's love the restaurant's Blanco Mexican and OHSO for drinks and our outings to Murphy park for great shopping
United States of America
May 16, 2017
Very Good
Play frisbee (disk) golf and hit up the top shot in Scottsdale. Don't go to the space museum, its for kids.
United States of America
May 15, 2017
Great sports and nightlife available if you are looking for that. Weather is good 300 days out of the year
United States of America
May 15, 2017
Phoenix has much activities to enjoy. It also has many hotels for all budget. Many golf courses to enjoy. And many restaurants to satisfy all appetites.
United States of America
May 16, 2017

Accommodations and Hotels in Phoenix

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort

8.2 Very Good

Score from 445 reviews


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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

8.2 Very Good

Score from 414 reviews


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  • “great pool area”
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  • “wonderful staff”
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  • “excellent quality of food”
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Arizona Biltmore

8.6 Excellent

Score from 138 reviews


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Quality Inn Phoenix

7.4 Good

Score from 1,068 reviews


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  • “excellent quality of food”
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Red Roof Inn Plus+ Phoenix West

7.8 Good

Score from 1,017 reviews


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Quality Inn Phoenix Airport

8.1 Very Good

Score from 293 reviews


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Aloft Phoenix Airport

8.6 Excellent

Score from 535 reviews


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  • “good connection to airport”
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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape

9.2 Wonderful

Score from 480 reviews


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SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown

9.1 Wonderful

Score from 364 reviews


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