Phoenix Arizona offers a wide variety of options to explore, learn and find out about a variety of different subjects, landmarks and animals. Head over to the Arizona Science Center where you’ll find plenty of hands on exhibits where you can participate in the hands on waterworks exhibit head over to the Dorrance Planetarium or discover how many hands it really takes to build a home - and you haven’t even left the first floor yet! You can wander up to the Kersge Foundation Gallery where you can explore networks - ants to internet - or learn about sounds and music in a fun and entertaining hands on exhibit. If space is in your blood head up to the US Airways Gallery where you can play with marbles, gyroscopes and more or travel through space at the Harrington Exhibition Gallery. Finish up with learning about the sun and have the opportunity to learn about all that can help protect you from the heat and rays of the sun!
For those who love the outdoors you won’t want to miss an opportunity to visit the Phoenix Zoo where you’ll spend hours wandering through the more than one hundred acre zoo that houses more than 1200 animals including birds and reptiles. Animals from the African Lion to the White Rhinoceros are here for you to wander around and enjoy in a habitat that is designed to keep the animals comfortable and you safe! Children and adults alike will love spending 2-3 hours wandering around the trails and seeing the sites.
If the weather isn’t the way you like it why not head over to the Heard Museum where you’ll find 10 exhibition galleries, a shop that offers handmade jewelry or contemporary fine art, or you can stop in and have a quick bite of traditional southwestern food at Arcadia Farms where you can eat indoors or outdoors. any one of the three locations of Heard Museum is a great destination while you’re in Phoenix.
If you’re looking for family fun and thrills you’ll want to head over to Castles n’ Coasters and take advantage of Arizona’s finest family park. Whether you love miniature golf, bumper b oats or roller coasters or are interested in a few shots at an arcade game you’ll love the variety of activities that are available here.
Whether you are searching for a perfect meal, a wine bar, dance club, karaoke or a brewery, Phoenix night life offers something for everyone! For burgers and Mexican delights and a great beer, head over to Four Peaks Brewing and enjoy the casual atmosphere. Late night - if it’s after two am and you’re searching for a brew and bite check out the best after hour’s location at Mickey’s Hangover where things are definitely casual and you can just kick back and relax with a cold one. If you love mixing food with your sports you’re not going to want to miss the Skeptical Chymist Irish pub where you’ll find a great Irish menu with items like Molly Malone’s Mussels, Irish Cobb Salad, a Belfast Burger or the really traditional corned beef and cabbage. Most meals come along with whiskey scalloped potatoes and the meals are designed to stick to your ribs! Whether you chose to wash your meal down with a cold beer, Irish whiskey or fine wine, you’ll find it all here!