Top 10 Things To Do in Phoenix
1. South Mountain Park
South Mountain Park is the largest municipal park in the world! With over 16,000 acres, there is so much to do and see. You can hike, bike and even horseback ride while enjoying some of the best that Arizona has to offer.
2. Camelback Mountain
2,700 feet above sea level, Camelback mountain boasts unparalleled views. You can hike Echo Canyon if you are looking for a steeper hike or Cholla if you are looking for longer. Either way, you will love it.
3. Adventure Hunt Phoenix
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Phoenix and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Papago Park
The beautiful sandstone and the stark contrast of the buttes make this the perfect place to explore. You can visit the Desert Botanical Gardens, Hunt’s Tomb, the Phoenix Zoo, or just hike around and enjoy the beauty.
5. Desert Botanical Garden
Covering 140 acres within Papago park, the Desert Botanical Garden includes over 50,000 desert plants showing you the variety of Arizona. This is definitely a must-see.
6. Piestewa Peak
Piestewa Peak is the perfect hike for anyone. Only about an hour each way and only moderately difficult, anyone can do it. Up at the top, you will get to experience great views and just take it all in.
7. Salt River
The best way to escape the Arizona heat is to tube down the Salt River. The crystal clear water is just cold enough to feel good. You can enjoy the time with friends, family or just about anyone and you are sure to have a good time.
8. Tempe Beach Park
Tempe Beach Park is a beautiful place to rent paddle boats, run, walk or even bike. There is lots of shade and beautiful views making this a great place to even just hang out.
9. Tempe Butte
Tempe Butte is famous for being the backdrop for games played in Sun Devil Stadium. The gold-painted A near the top shows you whose territory you are on and also is very cool to see.
10. Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza
Located in front of the Arizona State Capitol, Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza has many memorials honoring individuals and wars that affected the state along with water features and sculptures. As you wander around this beautiful place, you will be so grateful for all the sacrifices that were made.