*Good through December 31, 2017 on hotel bookings of $400+
If you ever wanted to see the beautiful colors of the desert and the splendor of its scenery, then Phoenix, Arizona is the perfect destination for you. This magnificent city is situated in the Valley of the Sun, where majestic mountain ranges loom over its landscape. The vast array of theater and music venues speak highly of Phoenix’s love of the arts. You’ll never be at a loss for something exciting to occupy your time.
Worried about the desert heat? Phoenix boasts some of the most outrageous water parks to help you stay cool. If water parks are not your thing, there are a good number of (outlet!) shopping venues where you can find what you want and stay cool in the process.
Nature enthusiasts will love Phoenix. You can partake activities like hiking and mountain biking through Camelback Mountains or enjoy the scenery at the many green areas around the city. Favorites of travelers include South Mountain and Squaw Pearl parks. Or perhaps go horse-back riding through the desert and watch the sunset, but be sure not to forget your camera. Phoenix’s magnificence will truly captivate you!
Sports lovers will be happy to know that Phoenix has one of the largest baseball fields and is home to professional football, basketball, baseball and hockey teams.
If you’re not a hiker, you can still experience and marvel at Phoenix’s natural beauty. A drive through Apache Trail will provide you with a genuinely memorable experience. Begin your exploration at Apache Junction and continue through the Roosevelt Lakes.
Phoenix museums boast a plethora of themes. Visit the Heard Museum to see the large collection of Navajo Indian artifacts and their history. Stand in awe as you admire the detail and work put into the historic Koi Kachina dolls. Browse through the Phoenix Art Museum with thousands of displays of local as well as nationally acclaimed artists. The Arizona Science Center and Phoenix Museum of History are also must-see museums.
The cuisine will reinforce the fact that you’ve made a great decision in choosing Phoenix as your next vacation. Given the city’s proximity to Mexico, you’ll find opportunities to dine on authentic south of the border gastronomy. Phoenix has also attracted people from other cultures throughout the years, offering many exotic flavors from Korea, France and other Latin American countries.
Who knew the desert could be this much fun? Phoenix is a must on anyone’s list of fabulous vacations.