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1. Camelback Mountain
The mountain is named so due to its resemblance with a kneeling camel. You can go hiking on the long
trails to catch scenic views of the city from the top. However, be prepared for an exhausting experience.
Also, don’t forget to keep water and refreshments in your backpack to stay hydrated and energized.
2. Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the city that fascinates children and elders alike.
The zoo is home to more than 1,400 species of animals and birds. Visit the place with your family to
observe wildlife in their natural habitat.
3. Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Art Museum showcases a large collection of art masterpieces from around the globe. Here,
you’ll find modern art as well as antique paintings dating back to the 17 th century.
4. Goldfield Ghost Town
Goldfield Ghost Town was originally a mining camp that was established in the early 1980s. However, it
was soon abandoned. Few years down the lane, it was renovated as a recreational site and now features
a museum, hiking trails and shops.
5. Enchanted Island Amusement Park
Enchanted Island Amusement Park is a great attraction where you can enjoy picnic with your family.
Spend some time in the splash zone to escape summer heat or enjoy the rides.
6. Papago Park
It is a must visit place that offers opportunities for a variety of recreational activities. Take a walk along
the long trails, arrange a picnic, enjoy fishing and spend some peaceful time away from the hassles of
your busy life.
7. Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden is a part of Papago Park and spreads across 50 acres. Here, you can experience
desert life in the midst of the city and see a wide range of desert plants. Bird watching events and
concerts are often arranged here on weekends.
8. Arizona Science Center
Arizona Science Center is an informative place that exhibits models of major inventions of science. It is a
renowned science institution that arranges exhibitions for general public. There is also a planetarium
with a capacity of 200 guests inside its premises.
9. Talking Sticks Resort Arena
Located near the city center, Talking Sticks Resort Arena is a great venue to catch a game of basketball.
It is located close to many restaurants and bars. It is also the perfect place to attend a rock concert.
10. Heard Museum
Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art is one of the biggest museums in the country that highlights
the lifestyle of Native Americans. Attend exhibitions and visit shop at the antique store to get some
collectibles you won’t find anywhere else.