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Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Phoenix Attractions

Phoenix is truly a unique vacation destination. When engaging in outdoor activities, you’ll enjoy the beauty of the landscape. When visiting the museums and theaters, you’re sure to discover the richness of its culture.

Museums
Of all the museums in the city, Heard is the most unique. The style in which the displays are set up are a must see. There are over 32,000 pieces reflecting the culture and art of the region. It’s one of the most visited Phoenix attractions.

Tip: There’s a display of a private collection of Kachina Dolls. It was gracefully donated by Statesman Barry Goldwater. Don’t miss the detail that went into making these.

The Phoenix Museum of Art is another fine example among Phoenix attractions. An entire floor is dedicated to Navajo artifacts and jewelry. It’s the ideal place to learn about the interesting history of Arizona.

Other interesting Phoenix attractions include the Arizona Science Center, and Phoenix Art Museum. The latter displays amazing watercolors, acrylics and drawings by local as well as national artists.

Sports
Sports buffs should not miss a tour of Chase Field. And if there’s a game, get those ticket before they sell out. This is the first stadium to have a retractable roof that closes in record time. It takes less than five minutes. It’s quite a site among all Phoenix attractions.

Nature
If you’re a nature lover, the Desert Botanical Gardens are a must see. It’s home to a large collection of desert plants. There are 50 acres of exhibits showing more than 140 rare plants. Some of these are on the endangered list. This is such a unique place it’s one of the few botanical gardens to be accredited by the American Association of Museums. It’s a must see among Phoenix attractions.
If you’re in the mood for a great workout, Piestewa Peak is ideal. This beautiful summit is part of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve and one of the best Phoenix attractions. With an altitude of 2,608 feet you can enjoy the scenery of the city from a privileged spot. Its hiking trail is among the most used in the United States.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum is of interest to most visitors. There are plants from not only this part of the Country but varied species from all around the globe. It’s a unique Phoenix attraction. You’ll see more than 250 species of unusual birds.

Unique
If you’re traveling with children or just a Wild West fanatic, a visit to Rawhide Western Town will be enjoyable. You’ll experience life in the Old West, with gunfights, stunt shows and stagecoach rides. There’s also a desert train ride and bull riding challenge. A working blacksmith will create anything you desire. It’s a fun Phoenix attraction for the entire family.

Golf lovers will really enjoy tee off time at Dinosaur Course in Gold Canyon Ranch. This course is not only one of the best but the most scenic in the entire State. It’s also unique in terms of the challenges it offers.
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