150 Exciting Things To Do In Phoenix

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The warm weather and sunshine isn’t the only great thing about this city. There’s plenty of awesome things to do in Phoenix and we’ve got the list to prove it. The capital of Arizona is known for its high end restaurants, golf courses, and nightclubs. Take a look around and find something fun to do next time you’re in town.

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DeSoto Central Market!

Try a variety of boutique eateries under one roof at DeSoto Central Market!

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Dobbins Lookout

Follow the trail up to Dobbins Lookout and see a grand view from the top

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South Mountain Park

Take a horseback ride at South Mountain Park

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French Mint

Have a bite of Cerreta’s famous French mint

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Cerreta Candy Co’s factory

Take a sweet tour of Cerreta Candy Co’s factory

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TPC Scottsdale

Play the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale

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Greatest Show on Grass

Get tickets to see the “Greatest Show on Grass”

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Arizona Capitol Museum

Learn about the state’s history at the Arizona Capitol Museum

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Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza

See the touching tribute at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza

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Japanese Friendship Garden

Watch an authentic tea ceremony at the Japanese Friendship Garden

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Pizzeria Bianco

Wait 3 hours to taste the best pizza in the country at Pizzeria Bianco

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Salt River rafting

Go Salt River rafting and have the time of your life

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Salt River Tubing

Hang out with friends and go Salt River tubing

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Organ Stop Pizza

Come for the food and stay for the awesome music at Organ Stop Pizza

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Hole-In-The Rock

Climb up the historic Hole-in-the Rock

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Governor Hunt’s Tomb

Take a snap of Governor Hunt’s Tomb at Papago Park

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Bondurant Racing School

Feel the need for speed at Bondurant Racing School

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Soleri Bridge

Cross the Soleri Bridge and listen to the bells on a windy day

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Heard Museum

See Native American art at the Heard Museum

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Indian Fair and Market

Attend the annual Indian Fair and Market

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Arizona Science Center

Lie down on a bed of nails at the Arizona Science Center

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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Experience James Turrell’s Skyspace at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

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Cactus League

Catch a Cactus League spring training game

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Look at the finest and rarest cars at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

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Schnepf Farms

Grab a basket and pick fresh fruits and vegetables at Schnepf Farms

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Ostrich Festival

Watch ostrich racing at the Ostrich Festival

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Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

Attend the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

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Wrigley Mansion

Take a lunch tour of the historic Wrigley Mansion

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Las Noches de Las Luminarias

Follow the trail of lights at Las Noches de Las Luminarias

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Desert Botanical Garden

View exotic plants at Desert Botanical Garden

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

Take an unforgettable tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

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Wildlife World Zoo

See the pink flamingos and other exotic animals at Wildlife World Zoo

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Goldfield Ghost Town

Watch a gunfight at Goldfield Ghost Town

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Orpheum Theatre

Get tickets to see a world class production at the Orpheum Theatre

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Quiessence

Share a dessert after a romantic dinner at Quiessence

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Hyatt Regency

Spot the “flying saucer” on top of Hyatt Regency

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Camelback Mountain

Hike up to Camelback Mountain and get a great view from the top

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Tempe Center for the Arts

Find out who’s performing next at Tempe Center for the Arts

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Rosson House

Travel back in time at Rosson House

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Find Love

Find “LOVE” and take a selfie

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White Tank Mountain and see Petroglyphs

Follow the Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountain and see Petroglyphs

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Musical Instrument Museum

Enter a museum like no other at Musical Instrument Museum

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Arizona Scenic Tour

Take the Arizona Scenic Tour and see what the city has to offer

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Hot Air Balloon

Go up, up and away in a hot air balloon

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Chase Field

Watch the Diamondbacks play ball at Chase Field

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Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Play and learn at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix

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Piestewa Peak

Have a majestic view from the top at Piestewa Peak

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Phoenix Zoo

Witness a Zooperhero at Phoenix Zoo

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Phoenix Art Museum

Appreciate contemporary and modern art at Phoenix Art Museum

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Echo Canyon Trail

Have a great workout and hike up the Echo Canyon Trail

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Papago Park

Go bird watching at Papago Park

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Phoenix Symphony

Listen to the Phoenix Symphony and have a night filled with music

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Burton Barr Central Library

Catch up on your reading at Burton Barr Central Library

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Arizona State Fair

Play carnival games at the Arizona State Fair

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Herberger Theater Center

Watch a musical at Herberger Theater Center

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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

Go mountain biking at Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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St. Mary’s Basilica

Have a quiet reflection at St. Mary’s Basilica

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Wells Fargo History Museum

Climb aboard the stagecoach at Wells Fargo History Museum

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Cholla Trail

Put on your hiking boots and take the Cholla Trail

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Phoenix Convention Center

See what’s happening next at the Phoenix Convention Center

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Encanto Park

Go duck watching at Encanto Park

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Arizona Falls

Take a picture of the Arizona Falls

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Castles N’ Coasters

Ride all you can at Castles N’ Coasters

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Apache Wash Trailhead

Escape the city and take the Apache Wash Trailhead

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Talking Stick Resort Arena

Catch the Phoenix Suns in action at Talking Stick Resort Arena

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Four Peaks Brewery Tour

Grab free beers at the Four Peaks Brewery Tour

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FilmBar

Watch a live event or a movie at FilmBar

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Heritage Square

Take a step back into the 1800s at Heritage Square

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Irish Cultural Center

visit the heart of the Celtic community at the Irish Cultural Center

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Rhythm Room

Listen to blues music at Rhythm Room

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Maryvale Baseball Park

Get tickets to see a Brewers Spring Training game at Maryvale Baseball Park

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Phoenix Arizona Temple

Visit the Phoenix Arizona Temple and see it light up at night

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Alice Cooperstown

Have a rockin’ happy hour at Alice Cooperstown

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Angels Trumpet Ale House

Enjoy a craft beer at Angels Trumpet Ale House

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Saddlehorn Saloon

Get drinks with your buddies at Saddlehorn Saloon

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Sports Grill

Order the Slam Dunk Shrimp at Majerle’s Sports Grill

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Department Store

Have cocktails in an old department store

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Wright House

Take an interesting tour of David and Gladys Wright House

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At Cityscape

Shop, dine and be entertained at CityScape

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Carraro Heights

Take a tour of Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights

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Turf Paradise

Place your bet or just watch a race at Turf Paradise

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Comerica Theatre

Watch a great concert at Comerica Theatre

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Fashion Park

Go window shopping at Biltmore Fashion Park

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Enchanted Island

Aboard the C.P. Huntington Train at Enchanted Island

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Phoenix Muni

Watch the Oakland A’s Spring Training game at Phoenix Muni

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National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona

See the Eternal Flame monument at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona

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Harkins Theatre

Catch the latest blockbuster at Harkins Theatre

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Chinese Cultural Center

Explore the shops at Chinese Cultural Center

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Stuffington Bear Factory Tour

Find out how teddy bears are made at Stuffington Bear Factory Tour

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Phoenix Public Market Cafe

Order the house specialty at Phoenix Public Market Cafe

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Open Air Public Market

Spend a Sunday morning at the Open Air Public Market

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Food Truck Friday

Satisfy your hunger on Food Truck Friday

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Her Secret Is Patience

Check out the floating sculpture called “Her Secret Is Patience” at night

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Desert Dragon

Take a pottery class at Desert Dragon

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Grady Gammage Auditorium

Watch a broadway musical at Grady Gammage Auditorium

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Tempe Improv

Tickle your funny bone at the Tempe Improv

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Valley Youth Theatre

Bring the kids to see the show at Valley Youth Theatre

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Grid Bike

Get around downtown on the Grid Bike

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Alwun House

See the Exotic Art Show at Alwun House

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Desert Ridge Marketplace

Satisfy your cravings at Desert Ridge Marketplace

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Margaret T. Hance Park

Have a picnic at Margaret T. Hance Park

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ASU Art Museum

Visit the ASU Art Museum and see collections from the Southwest

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Los Olivos Park

Find a quiet spot and read a book at Los Olivos Park

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Native Trails festival

Celebrate Native American cultures through song and dance at the Native Trails festival

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Arizona Biltmore

Pamper yourself at the Arizona Biltmore

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Flight

Have a beer flight and find out which one you liked the best

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Arizona Cardinals

Watch the Arizona Cardinals open practice

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Tempe’s Tour de Fat

Bring out your bike and join Tempe’s Tour de Fat

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Scottsdale ArtWalk

Go people watching at Scottsdale ArtWalk

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Fiesta Bowl Parade

Watch the Fiesta Bowl Parade

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Tempe Oktoberfest

Join the party at Tempe Oktoberfest

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Singh Farm’s Farmers Market

See the freshest produce on Saturdays at Singh Farm’s Farmers Market

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Scottsdale

Hop on the trolley and take a tour of Scottsdale

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The Duce

Get free swing dance lessons on Tuesdays at the Duce

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Dia de los Muertos

Attend Mesa Arts Center’s Dia de los Muertos

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Zombie Walk

Join the legion of the undead at the Zombie Walk

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Rainbows Festival

Participate in the colorful Rainbows Festival

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Paletas Betty

Have a refreshing treat from Paletas Betty

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Crescent Ballroom

Test your trivia knowledge at Crescent Ballroom on Sundays

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Papago Park

Play catch with your favorite canine at Papago Park

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Tempe Beach Park

Have a quick jog at Tempe Beach Park

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Mill Ave

Walk around Mill Ave and see the shops and restaurants

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival

Sing your heart out at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival

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Arrogant Butcher’s Salted Caramel Pudding

Taste the Arrogant Butcher’s Salted Caramel Pudding

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Matt’s Big Breakfast

Start your day at Matt’s Big Breakfast

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Different Pointe of View

Have a romantic dinner at Different Pointe of View

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Phoenix Mercury

Show your support for the Phoenix Mercury

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First Friday ArtWalk

Stop by the Eye Lounge during the First Friday ArtWalk

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Modified Arts

See the freshest exhibit at Modified Arts

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Postino

Have your caffeine fix at Postino

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Trunk Space

Catch a local band at Trunk Space

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Cartel Coffee Lab

Have a cappuccino from Cartel Coffee Lab

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Barrio Cafe

Have a taste of Mexican cuisine at Barrio Cafe

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Barrio Urbano

Unwind after a long of sightseeing at Barrio Urbano

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Hula’s Modern Tiki

Pick your favorite fish at Hula’s Modern Tiki

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Red Devil Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

Create your own pizza at Red Devil Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

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Vincent’s on Camelback

Make a dinner reservation at Vincent’s on Camelback

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Golden Restaurant and Bakery

Have an authentic Mediterranean meal at Golden Restaurant and Bakery

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Marriott’s Revive Spa

Be rejuvenated at Marriott’s Revive Spa

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Canine Memorial

Find the Canine Memorial

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Phoenix Comicon

Put on your best costume and attend the Phoenix Comicon

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Old Tucson Studios

Experience the Wild West at the Old Tucson Studios

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Lowell Observatory

Visit the Lowell Observatory and explore the universe

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Tumacacori Fiesta

Celebrate at the Tumacacori Fiesta

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Carnegie Library

See an exhibit at the Carnegie Library

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Uss Arizona

Find the anchor of the USS Arizona

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St. Mary’s Basilica

Admire the stained glass windows at St. Mary’s Basilica

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The Hermosa

Have a Sunday brunch at Lon’s at the Hermosa

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In-N-Out

Grab the juiciest burger at In-N-Out

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SummerWinds Plant Nursery

Learn how to garden like a pro at SummerWinds Plant Nursery

Although there’s plenty of attractions and things to do in Phoenix, there’s probably a good amount that we didn’t include. If you know of a fun thing to do that wasn’t on the list, please let us know!