Phoenix Travel Guide
Instead of a poolside lounge or round of golf, visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s former studio and retreat (now home to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation). Daily guided tours are kept small and last from one to three hours.
Three-day rafting trips along the Colorado River, from $725 per person.
The City of Phoenix estimates that this summit’s trail is one of the most heavily used in the country; it draws an estimated 4,000 to 10,000 hikers per week.
The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs resort is tucked into the hills of Shaw Butte, which affords incredible views of the Sonoran desert and the lights of Phoenix. The Mission-style buildings contain 584 two-room suites with subtle Southwestern accents, such as earth tones and adobe fireplaces.
Founded in 1927, when customers still rode up to the store on horseback, Saba's has become an Arizona institution, thanks to its unparalleled selection of handcrafted cowboy boots for men, women, and children.
Surrounded by the McDowell Mountain range, TPC Scottsdale (also known as The Club) offers public access to two par-71 tournament courses. Tee off from the Champions Course, redesigned in 2007 by Randy Heckenkemper, or the Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf's Stadium Course.
Owned by the same people as La Grande Orange Pizzeria, people come from near and far for the thick, chewy homemade English muffins at this neighborhood nerve center in a stretch of town at Arc
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Here you can hike deep into the desert without leaving a paved path or proximity to a cold drink.
This tiny music club doubles as a by-appointment-only art gallery and showcases some terrific talent to see and hear.
Approximately ninety acres in size, this North Phoenix monument to the traditional, Old West way of living in 1800’s Arizona first opened in 1965, with the help of U.S. senators and Cabinet members.
While waiting for a table at the next-door Pizzeria Bianco, enjoy handmade cocktails and appetizers at this candlelit bar, located downtown on Heritage Square.
The Spa at Camelback Inn sits at the base of Mummy Mountain, with sweeping views of Camelback Mountain, Paradise Valley and the downtown Phoenix skyline.
The agency offers chauffeured transportation with a hybrid fleet.