Phoenix, the capital of Arizona in US state boast its subtropical desert climate making every day a perfect day to do fun activities such as hiking, shopping, playing, trail running, sight-seeing, learn or visit something or just to eat with your friends or family. Here are some must see attraction not only for visitor and newcomers but also for all people in Phoenix.
Camelback Mountain popular landmark, named because of its shape that resembles a hump and head kneeling camel. The two difficult trails ascend 1,200 feet to a summit has steep and rocky ascent that requires assistance of handrails and climbing to reach the top, but the 360-degree views of Phoenix and Scottsdale from the summit are much worth it. The Camelback Mountain of Phoenix’s desert preservesare home to native species such as the desert tortoise, cottontail rabbits, chuckwalla lizard. Plant and dessert wild flowers species include the saguaro, cholla and prickly pear cacti, as well as native trees such as mesquite and palo verde.
Musical Instrument Museum
Musical Instrument Museum or MIM is rated as one of the best attraction in Phoenix. MIM is the world’s only global musical instrument museum. MIM features one-of a kind collection of instruments and music of cultures everywhere in the world. With over 6,500 objects and musical instruments displayed in MIM’s Geographic Galleries. The Guests can hear and see instruments being played in their original cultural context. And if you’re planning a visit with family and friends or your special event, MIM is accommodating an Artist Gallery, featuring instruments played by famous artists like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, and more. MIM also have a Music Theater that hosts over 200 concerts each year with performing artists from all over the world, from folk to jazz and American legacies to classical music and other musical styles. Another is the Experience Gallery where guests can play instruments from all around the world.
Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden offers the globe’s finest collection of plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting of about 200 acres for 70 years. With over 50,000 desert plants on display throughout 5 thematic trails to teach and inspire visitors about the topics like conservation, preservation, desert living, plants, wildflowers and people of the Sonoran Desert. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, family activities, special events, concerts, seasonal exhibits. If you got hungry there’s a restaurant nearby to eat and a plant shop for plant lovers.
Visit explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. The phoenix zoo never fails to stunned and amazed guest for more than 50 years. A day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the valley with four major areas or trails representing different areas of the world and their native wildlife. The Arizona Trail, the Africa Trail, the Tropics Trail, and the Discovery/Children’s Trail. Along with other attractions like safari train, camel rides and giraffe encounter.