Top 10 Things to Do in Arizona

These are our favorite top 10 things to do in Arizona including amazing events, great scenery, and fantastic exhibits. Although 10 things just scratches the surface!


Hike Camelback Mountain

Hike Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain, with an elevation of 2,704 feet, is an excellent hike or climb in Arizona. Hiking Camelback Mountain is perfect for a tourist activity in Phoenix, because the hike is quick and is located in the middle of the Phoenix Valley with great views. Camelback Mountain is a hiking destination for both locals and tourists in the Valley and is located in the Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area.


Professional Sporting Events in Arizona

Professional Sporting Events

Arizona is a sports lover’s paradise, whether you are a spectator, participant or a little of both. With year-round sunny skies and perfect weather, you never have to lose a day or two of your vacation due to inclement weather. Phoenix professional sports teams include Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks, the NBA Phoenix Suns, the NHL Arizona Coyotes and NFL Arizona Cardinals.


Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden provides a world-class experience for every visitor. Through permanent trailside exhibits, temporary art exhibitions and seasonal experiences we seek to transform the visitor experience into one of discovery and meaning about the desert and desert plants. For more than 70 years, the Desert Botanical Garden has been teaching and inspiring visitors from around the world.


Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo

A visit to the Phoenix Zoo opens a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot tigers or seeking towering giraffes, a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other.


Top Golf Arizona

Top Golf

Top Golf provides a new kind of golf experience that combines competition with entertainment. Players hit microchipped golf balls at targets on an outfield. Top Golf has evolved to become a best-in-class entertainment facility, complete with dynamic event spaces and a food and drink menu that would put any sports bar to shame. Top Golf is flat-out fun at any age, skill level or time of year.


Talking Stick Resort and Casino

Talking Stick Resort is a luxurious Four-Diamond resort and Scottsdale’s hottest casino featuring slot machines, poker, table games and Keno. The main casino floor includes more than 50 table games including Blackjack, Let It Ride, 3-Card Poker, Casino War and Pai Gow Poker. The casino floor also includes more than 800 multi-denominational slot machines all available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


MIM Museum

Musical Instrument Museum

MIM displays more than 6,500 instruments collected from around 200 of the world’s countries and territories. Most displays are enhanced by state-of-the-art audio and video technologies that allow guests to see the instruments, hear their sounds, and observe them being played in their original contexts, performances that are often as spectacular as the instruments themselves.


OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium

When the 14-acre OdySea Aquarium opens in late Summer/early Fall 2016, it will be like no other aquarium in the United States. Designed with the latest theme park technology, OdySea Aquarium is a totally immersive experience that will take you deeper and deeper into the fascinating world that lies hidden just below the surface of our planet’s water.


Taliesin West

Taliesin West

Taliesin West is a national historic landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains outside of Scottsdale, AZ. It is also the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Taliesin, The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. A lively community, Taliesin West is open to the public and offers a broad range of tours, experience the place that Wright called “the top of the world.”


Arizona Science Center

Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center provides a unique experience for everyone it reaches. Using an informal, hands-on approach to science exploration and inspiration the Center has more than 164,000 square-feet of space, of which 98,000 is dedicated to the exploration of our guests. The Center has established itself as a major institution of learning for families, teachers and students and other guests