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1 South Mountain Park
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Rank: 1 About 58

South Mountain Park is the largest city park in the United States and covers 17,000 acres of land. It is also one of the largest urban parks in North America and in the world. This is a desert...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: 10919 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85042
Type: Parks and gardens


2 Tonto National Forest in Phoenix
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Rank: 2 About 58

  The fifth largest forest in the United States, the Tonto National Forest has it all from rugged beauty, cactus-studded deserts, and pine-forested mountains.  Stretching over 3 million...

Reviewed by: J
Address: Tonto Basin, AZ 85553
Type: Nature and sport


3 Arizona State Fairground
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Rank: 3 About 58

  The Arizona State Fairground’s history spans over three centuries.  First established over 126 years ago, it was a center that brought local residents together to show their best...

Reviewed by: J
Address: 1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ
Type: Parks and gardens


Glamour Night
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Rank: 4 About 58

  The Valley of the Sun offers the crème de la crème when it comes to pubs, piano bars, and the best nightclubs once the sun goes down.  For anyone looking for great after-dark entertainment...

Reviewed by: J
Type: Nightlife


4 The Hall of Flame Fire Museum
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Rank: 6 About 58

The Hall of Flame Fire Museum in Phoenix is a must-see.  The museum contains almost an acre of fire history exhibits dating back from 1725 with displays of fire fighting-history coming from all over the world,...

Reviewed by: J
Address: 6101 East Van Buren Street Phoenix, AZ 85008
Type: Museums


5 The Historic Willo District
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Rank: 7 About 58

  One of the largest historic districts in Phoenix, the Willo neighborhood is located just north of downtown between Central Avenue and 7th Avnue, from McDowell to Thomas Roads.  The area...

Reviewed by: J
Address: McDowell/Thomas Roads, Phoenix AZ
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Extreme Sports Opportunities
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Rank: 8 About 58

  If you are looking for more than just hitting a local hiking trail, there are plenty of extreme sports opportunities in the Phoenix area.  Phoenix and the surrounding areas have you need,...

Reviewed by: J
Type: Nature and sport


Hiking
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Rank: 9 About 58

  There’s perhaps no better place to go hiking in the country than outside Phoenix.  The surrounding areas are perfect for those who want to get in touch with nature and trek off the beaten path....

Reviewed by: J
Type: Nature and sport


The Garfield Neighborhood
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Rank: 10 About 58

  When it comes to finding the best neighborhood in town, it all comes down to location, location, location.  Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the Garfield neighborhood is the...

Reviewed by: J
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 The Nuestro Barrio Neighborhood
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Rank: 11 About 58

  Tourists might want to skip this one.  Located near the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the Nuestro Barrio Neighborhood doesn’t have the same charm as some of Phoenix’s neighboring...

Reviewed by: J
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


8 Arizona Center
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Rank: 12 About 58

Arizona Center, in Phoenix, has an array of shops, mostly all lower end and tourist kind of gift appeal shops. The upscale shops attracts large crowd of tourists. The place is...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: 400 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ, United States
Type: Stores and shopping malls


Phoenix in a Day
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Rank: 13 About 58

If you're travelling to Arizona, heading for only a day in Phoenix, make the most of your day starting off at the colourful Downtown Phoenix Public Market.  You'll find there all sorts of...

Reviewed by: Deveka
Type: Sightseeing


9 Pueblo Grand Museum and Cultural Park
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Rank: 14 About 58

  The Pueblo Grand Museum and Cultural Park in Phoenix is sponsored by a local non-profit organization that help’s conserve Arizona’s history and preserve the state’s prehistoric resources. ...

Reviewed by: J
Address: 4619 East Washington Street, Phoenix
Type: Museums


10 The Legacy Neighborhood
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Rank: 15 About 58

  Those who visit the Legacy Neighborhood in Phoenix will find new, model homes in an organized neighborhood along with a world-class championship golf course, luxury guest suites for visitors, meeting...

Reviewed by: J
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Musical Instrument Museum
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Rank: 16 About 58

Musical Instrument Museum has been constructed with the objective of celebrating similarities as well as differences with regards to cultures of the world; that too, through music; as its founders firmly believe that music is nothing but a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 4725 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
Type: Museums


12 Best Places
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Rank: 17 About 58

Some of the best places in Phoenix are worth visiting which can be managed through guided itineraries. Phoenix is the best place in terms of bike rides. It has been looked upon as one amongst the quickest growing metros all over...

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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Budget Night
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Rank: 18 About 58

  If you’ve spent all of your money on extreme Grand Canyon and nearby desert tours but are still looking for a good night out on the town, fear not as Phoenix has great budget-friendly nightlife options for those...

Reviewed by: J
Address:
Type: Nightlife


14 Char's Has the Blues
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Rank: 19 About 58

Char's Has the Blues is the most happening club in Phoenix for the Blues.Char's was earlier in the century opened as a house on the busy 7th Ave and later got the make-over to a more commercial establishment when it served as a store and a...

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Address: 4631 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix
Type: Bars


15 Desert Botanical garden
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Rank: 20 About 58

Desert Botanical garden has been designed with the objective of excelling in research, education, conservation, and exhibition of various desert plants. More emphasis has been given to south-western part of the US. It has continued its...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Type: Parks and gardens


16 The Lost Dutchman State Park
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Rank: 21 About 58

  Named after the fabled lost gold mine, the Lost Dutchman State Park is a 320-acre state park in central Arizona and about 40 miles east of Phoenix.  Beautiful views, a...

Reviewed by: J
Address: 6109 North Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85119
Type: Parks and gardens


17 Harmon Park
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Rank: 22 About 58

Harmon Park is located in Phoenix, Arizona. It is one of the most exciting attractions of the city which magnets kids of all ages. The park is home to a number of amenities and offers a lot of things to...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: 1325 S. 5th Avenue, 85007 Phoenix AZ
Type: Parks and gardens


Supai Indian Village
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Rank: 23 About 58

The Indian village of Supai is reportedly the most isolated village in the United States and occupies the population of about 450 of the 650-member Havasupai tribe.  Located about 35 air miles west-northwest of Grand Canyon Village, on the...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


18 Ahwatukee
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Rank: 24 About 58

Ahwatukee or the Ahwatukee Foothills Village in Phoenix is a rich settlement in the shape of the alphabet ‘L’. It is the southernmost of the city's 15 urban villages with the population of 85,000 residents. Phoenix took possession of...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


19 Children Museum
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Rank: 25 About 58

The Children Museum of Phoenix was founded in 1998 as the Phoenix Family Museum, by a small group of volunteers. The mission of this museum is to engage the muscles, minds and imagination of the...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: 215 North 7th Street, Phoenix
Type: For children


20 Encanto Park
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Rank: 26 About 58

Encanto Park is a very important tourist destination of Phoenix. The park spreads across and area of 222-acre featuring picnic areas, a boat house, a lagoon, nature trail, swimming pool, amusement park,...

Reviewed by: Fahim
Type: Parks and gardens

Attractions close to Phoenix


Tempe Diablo Stadium - 7 mi
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Tempe Diablo Stadium Complex was founded in 1968 and has undergone a major renovation in 2005. This baseball field is a stadium and its facilities overlook Gene Autry Field and beautiful Marriott Buttes Resort. The complex is...

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Address: 2200 West Alameda Drive
Distance: 11.3
City: Tempe

Type: Nature and sport + Share


South Mountain Park - 7.2 mi
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This park is the biggest city park across the globe. If observed from distance, South Mountain would appear like a huge ‘Dead Mountain’. However, those hiking it would realize that gorgeous scenery is featured. Horseback riding can also...

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Address: 10919 South Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ
Distance: 11.6
City: Guadalupe

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Royal Palm Pointe Park - 7.6 mi
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Royale Palm Pointe Park opened in 2001 and has been attracting more than 600 people each day. This park offers open green space planted with palm trees, shrubs and flowers from the Indian River Blvd to the river. Parts of the green...

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Address: 2 Royal Palm Pointe
Distance: 12.3
City: Vero Beach

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Desert Botanical Garden - 8 mi
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Desert Botanical Garden, as per name, gives visitors a fair idea regarding flora and fauna of desert. One would find a wide variety of cacti over here. Various desert-oriented animals would also be found.  It is located in Phoenix about 1.5...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy
Distance: 12.8
City: Scottsdale

Type: Parks and gardens + Share

Neighbouring places: Phoenix


Tempe - 8 mi

Tempe is located in the county of Maricopa in Arizona, USA. It is at a very short distance from the Phoenix Sky Harbour Airport. This city, incorporated...

Distance: 12.8
City: Tempe

Guadalupe - 8.4 mi

Guadalupe can be described as a town located in county of Maricopa, Arizona, US. Guadalupe has been nestled between Tempe and Phoenix. Since its establishment, it has obtained the reputation of being center of...

Distance: 13.5
City: Guadalupe

Glendale - 9 mi

Glendale lies in Maricopa County in Arizona, USA and is 9 miles to the northwest of downtown Phoenix. The city has a total area of 58.8 sq miles and a...

Distance: 14.5
City: Glendale

Paradise Valley - 9.5 mi

Paradise Valley can be described as one of the most affluent towns located in county of Maricopa, Arizona, US.In spite of comparatively small area as well as population in comparison with the other municipalities within...

Distance: 15.3
City: Paradise Valley

Latest reviews Phoenix

User 27477
7/11/2012
Overall rating: 9
  It's ok guys. Plz visit to our city. It's one of the longest city in the UNITED STATES.  

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