Phoenix Area Attractions
Aerobatic Adventure Flights in Mesa, AZ
Learn about the aerobatic adventure flights and Top Gun combat flights that are offered at Fighter Combat International in Mesa, Arizona. If extreme flying or stunt flying is your interest, these aerobatic flights are for you.
9-11 Memorial in Gilbert, AZ
See a picture and learn more about the 9-11 memorial erected by the Town of Gilbert, AZ in 2011.
Apache Trail Scenic Drive
A drive on the Apache Trail takes you on winding roads along the path of the Salt River, past three man made lakes, canyons, incredible desert views, Tortilla Flat, and an adventurous experience in driving. Here's a photo tour with tips about a scenic drive on the Apache Trail.
Arizona Science Center
A fun and educational place for both adults and kids. Lots of hands on experiences, a planetarium and more.
Box Canyon Off-Roading
The Hassayampa River has significant dry river bed areas unless there is a rain. Make sure you avoid driving up the river when it is raining or threatening to rain. You should NOT go driving up the river without a 4x4 vehicle and desert driving skill.
Challenger Learning Center Of AZ
The 41st facility in the country dedicated to the Challenger Space shuttle astronauts who perished in 1986, it is designed to encourage enthusiasm for space science. Fly a simulated space flight mission!
El Dorado Hot Spring
In Tonopah, AZ 40 miles West of Phoenix. "El Dorado offers a genuine desert hot spring soaking adventure, but with amenities, in a verdant and simple desert oasis."
Deer Valley Rock Art Center
In 2000 the Phoenix Pride Commission named this place a Phoenix Point of Pride. How many petroglyphs can you find?
Frank Lloyd Wright Center-Taliesin
Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's creation in Scottsdale called Taliesin. Learn about his design and philosophy while touring the magnificent premises.
Learn to Dance
Find out where you can get a dance lesson in the Phoenix area. Private and group instruction for all kinds of dances are available in Phoenix.
Salt River Tubing
Summer means tubing on the Salt River! Get details, prices, tips and photos of Salt River Tubing, an Arizona tradition.
Shamrock Farms Dairy Farm Tour
Get details and see photos of the Shamrock Farms Dairy Farm Tour. Dairy farm tours are offered at the dairy farm in Stanfield, Arizona near Casa Grande.
Paolo Soleri's famous bells are available at this unique site where a prototype arcology is being built. An arcology is the combination of architecture and ecology to produce an urban habitat.
Ben Avery Shooting Facility
The Ben Avery Shooting Facility is owned and operated by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and is the largest public operated shooting facility in the country.
Home Depot Workshops
Once a month they have workshops for kids 6-12 to build things. At the bottom of the page, click on "Depot Services." Then, scroll down until you see "Kids Workshops." Call your local store to find out about their schedule.
Kiwanis Recreation Center
Part of the Tempe park system, you'll find swimming, tennis, volleyball, and more in a great park.
A family fun center in Chandler where kids (and their parents) can climb, explore and play their way through island trees, mazes, slides and more. Suitable for toddlers and up. Socks required!
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Train rides throughout the park, historic exhibits, picnic and playground facilities.
Phoenix Police Explorers
Fifteen year olds and up can participate in this organization involving kids in law enforcement.
Phoenix Rock Gym
Located in Tempe (you thought Phoenix?) you and your kids can climb the day away! Check for instructions regarding number of adults required for children.
Tovrea Castle is the big house up on a hill that you can see from the Loop 202. After years of renovations the public can now tour the Tovrea Castle and the Carraro Cactus Garden in Phoenix.
This Arts and Crafts store has Kids Club Saturdays. Kids are led in projects and make neat stuff! There is a minimal charge to cover supplies.