Things to do in Phoenix
Phoenix's unique geography, Native American background, and Western culture give the city its unusual cultural offerings. Phoenix's museums make good use of the sunny weather with skylights, manicured gardens and outdoor courtyards. Stroll through one of Phoenix's most famous, The Heard Museum, and enjoy art and artifacts from American Indian tribes native to area. The museum has the world's largest collection of Hopi Kachina dolls. Phoenix Art Museum has a permanent collection of American, Asian and European art masterpieces. Save time to stroll the sculpture garden and the peaceful museum café.
Phoenix's newest museum is The Musical Instrument Museum, celebrating global instruments, and music-making devices from 200 countries and territories.
Desert Botanical Garden showcases desert plants in it fifty-acre grounds. Hike the trails and visit nearby Phoenix Zoo.
Phoenix has a lot of options when it comes to entertainment. Catch a ballet or an opera at The Herberger Theater Center. The Phoenix Theatre, founded in 1920, is the nation's longest running community theater. Arizona State University's Grady Gammage Auditorium hosts hit Broadway musicals, grand opera, dramatic productions and university lectures.
Sports enthusiasts can play golf at Phoenix's championship courses, or catch Super Bowl, college championship playoffs or the PGA Tour. Phoenix has teams in all four major pro sports as well as NASCAR events.
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