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25 Things to do while in Phoenix
- Arizona Science Center Phoenix (602) 716‐20000. Hands‐on, eye‐opening fun for the whole family.
- Arizona State University/Mill Avenue Tempe, (480) 921‐2300. Sports, theatrical productions, shops, restaurants & more.
- Bob Bondurant School of High‐Performance Driving Chandler, (480) 961‐0143. Get professional, behind‐the‐wheel race-car training.
- Camelback Mountain Phoenix, (602) 261‐8318. Climb the city’s most famous landmark.
- Children’s Museum of Phoenix Phoenix., (602) 253‐0501. Interactive exhibits engage the senses and make learning fun.
- Desert Botanical Garden Phoenix, (480) 941‐1225. Showcases arid‐land plants from around the world.
- Dolly Steamboat Excursion Apache Junction, (480) 827‐9144. A paddle‐wheel tour between steep canyon walls and saguaro‐covered cliffs.
- Goldfield Ghost Town (480) 983‐0333. A genuine ghost town in the Superstition Mountains.
- Heard Museum Phoenix, (602) 252‐8848. A world‐renowned museum of Native American art and artifacts.
- Historic Heritage Square Phoenix., (602) 262‐5071. Museums, gift shops and restaurants in buildings that date to the late 1800s.
- Huhugam Heritage Center Chandler, (520) 796‐3500. Honors the ancient Huhugam through exhibitions, programs and artifact collections.
- Papago Park/Hole‐in‐the‐Rock Phoenix, (602) 261‐8318. 1,200 acres of rolling desert hills and rugged mountains containing many attractions.
- Phoenix Art Museum (602) 257‐1222. Houses 17,000 artworks and hosts more than 20 significant exhibitions annually.
- Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, (866) 408‐RACE (7223). Witness high‐octane action in November ‐April.
- Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area (602) 262‐7901. A 1.2‐mile trail offers unbeatable Valley views.
- Japanese Friendship Garden (602) 256‐3204. An authentic 3 1/2 acre Japanese Stroll Garden with tea garden and tea house.
- Phoenix Zoo (602) 273‐1341. Displays a collection of exotic animals that ranks among the best in the world.
- Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park (602) 495‐0901. A prehistoric Hohokam ruin in the center of the city.
- Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass Chandler, (480) 502‐5600. An authentic replica of an 1880s Western town.
- St. Mary’s Basilica Phoenix, (602) 354‐2100. Erected in 1881, the oldest standing church in Phoenix.
- Taliesin West Scottsdale, (480) 860‐2700. Tour the winter home of the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
- Tempe Town Lake (480) 350‐8625. Enjoy the banks, or rent a kayak, paddleboat or canoe for a cruise.
- Turf Paradise Horse Racing Phoenix, (888) 942‐1101. Enjoy live thoroughbred action throughout the longest racing season in the country.
- University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale, (623) 433‐7100. The home to the Arizona Cardinals features a retractable roof and roll‐out grass field.
- Wrigley Mansion Phoenix, (602) 955‐4079. A hilltop masterpiece, built by chewing‐gum magnate William Wrigley Jr.