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Phoenix
Nearly perfect year-round weather and several impeccably designed championship courses have made Phoenix one of the world's top golf destinations. But there's more to this mild-mannered metropolis than pristine greens and tee times. The greater Phoenix area also offers an array of impressive cultural attractions. Visit the internationally renowned Heard Museum for an in-depth look at Native American history or peruse the fine collection at the Phoenix Museum of Art. Enjoy a ballet performance at the ornate Orpheum Theater, or catch a Broadway show at the state-of-the-art Dodge. In addition to golf, the city offers numerous outdoor activities including rock climbing, hot-air ballooning, desert jeep tours and more... more Nearly perfect year-round weather and several impeccably designed championship courses have made Phoenix one of the world's top golf destinations. But there's more to this mild-mannered metropolis than pristine greens and tee times. The greater Phoenix area also offers an array of impressive cultural attractions. Visit the internationally renowned Heard Museum for an in-depth look at Native American history or peruse the fine collection at the Phoenix Museum of Art. Enjoy a ballet performance at the ornate Orpheum Theater, or catch a Broadway show at the state-of-the-art Dodge. In addition to golf, the city offers numerous outdoor activities including rock climbing, hot-air ballooning, desert jeep tours and more. Family-friendly attractions, first-rate shopping, dining and entertainment, and spectacular recreational activities make Phoenix a must-see destination. less

All things to do » Things to do

Musical Instrument Museum
Musical Instrument Museum
Owner description: The World's Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music Theater--a 300-seat acoustically superb performance space--as well as the award-winning Cafe Allegro... more Owner description: The World's Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music Theater--a 300-seat acoustically superb performance space--as well as the award-winning Cafe Allegro (open 11 am - 2 pm daily) and the MIM Museum Store. The average guest spends nearly four hours at MIM. Please allow plenty of time to fully enjoy MIM's galleries and exhibits. Open Monday through Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Open Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm; Closed Thanksgiving; Open Christmas, 11 am - 5 pm. General Admission: $18; Teens (ages 13-19): $14; Children (ages 4-12): $10; Children 3 and under: Free. Hours and prices are subject to change. less
Attraction type: Museums
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Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden
Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to learn about desert flora.
Attraction type: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Speciality Museums
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Heard Museum
Heard Museum
Owner description: The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the Heard Museum reveals the cultures of tribes in the region through exhibits, demonstrations and live... more Owner description: The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the Heard Museum reveals the cultures of tribes in the region through exhibits, demonstrations and live performances and displays the work of contemporary Native American artists. Artists demonstrate their work during the week and musicians perform on most weekends. less
Attraction type: Art Museums; History Museums; Speciality Museums
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Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Attraction type: Children’s Museums
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Camelback Mountain
Camelback Mountain
Attraction type: Mountains; Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana - Phoenix
Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana - Phoenix
Ranked #1 of 2,576 Restaurants in Phoenix
Price: USD 10 - 25
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Bobby Q
Bobby Q
Ranked #2 of 2,576 Restaurants in Phoenix
Price: USD 10 - 30
Cuisines: Barbecue, Bar
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, After-hours
Fuego Bistro
Fuego Bistro
Ranked #3 of 2,576 Restaurants in Phoenix
Cuisines: Southwestern, Latin, Mexican, Spanish
Good for: Romantic, Business, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours, Dessert
Pane Bianco
Pane Bianco
Ranked #4 of 2,576 Restaurants in Phoenix
Price: USD 1 - 20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Outdoor seating, Cheap Eats
Wright's at the Biltmore
Wright's at the Biltmore
Ranked #5 of 2,576 Restaurants in Phoenix
Price: USD 41 - 80
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours, Dessert

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

CamelBackpackers Hostel
CamelBackpackers Hostel
USD 30 - 60
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HI Phoenix - The Metcalf House
HI Phoenix - The Metcalf House
USD 28 - 56
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Americas Best Value Inn - Downtown Phoenix
2.0 of 5
Americas Best Value Inn - Downtown Phoenix
USD 56 - 101
Ranked #19 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites Phoenix North - Happy Valley
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites Phoenix North - Happy Valley
USD 111 - 223
Ranked #1 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix North-Happy Valley
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix North-Happy Valley
USD 90 - 208
Ranked #2 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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Hampton Inn Phoenix/Anthem
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Phoenix/Anthem
USD 89 - 221
Ranked #3 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5.0 of 5
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
USD 227 - 679
Ranked #4 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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Hotel Palomar Phoenix - a Kimpton Hotel
4.0 of 5
Hotel Palomar Phoenix - a Kimpton Hotel
USD 151 - 369
Ranked #5 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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Westin Phoenix Downtown
4.0 of 5
Westin Phoenix Downtown
USD 119 - 390
Ranked #6 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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