Points of Interest

As you could probably tell, we love Arizona! Whether you are looking for something to do or just want to brush up on what Arizona has to offer, this list has everything from parks, to museums, to local oddities and places worth a visit!

Arizona Biltmore

Located near 24th St and Camelback Road this home to over 39 acres of gardens, a championship golf course, multiple swimming pools, a 22,000 square foot spa, and numerous high end restaurants, this resort gives you absolutely no reason to step foot off hotel property. It’s surrounding neighborhood is now known as the Biltmore District. As […]

Arizona Capitol Museum

The last home for Arizona’s Territorial government, the Arizona State Capitol is now maintained as the Arizona Capitol Museum. The museum events, programs, and exhibits focus on the development of the Arizona from Territory to State. Guests are able to enter the Historic House Camber where the Arizona Constitution was written. They can also view […]

Arizona Center

In the fall of 1990 the Arizona Center opened as a shopping center and an office complex in downtown Phoenix. The Complex was created by the Rouse Company, the same firm that created the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston and Harborplace in Baltimore. Because of this, the Arizona Center had very high expectations when it […]

Arizona Science Center

Located in Heritage and Science park in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the Arizona Science Center has more than 350 hands-on exhibits. A perfect place for any young one or science lover. Arizona Science Center’s main focus is to educate, inspire, and entertain people about the basics of science. Beginning as a small (10,000-square-foot) test-run […]

Burton Barr Central Library

For all you bookworms out there, The Burton Barr Central Library is your go to five story playground! With over 500,000 books, 88 public computers, and free wifi, it’s the perfect setting to check off that “to-do” list. This public library offers material for all ages! Giving you access to government documents, SAT test preparation, […]

Butterfly Wonderland

As one of the newest attractions to the Valley, Butterfly Wonderland is now America’s largest butterfly atrium. The atrium opened May of 2013 and attracted more than 40,000 butterfly lovers its first month. On arrival visitors watch a short informational 3D movie about the butterflies. After the movie guests join a transformation in the making. […]

Camelback Mountain

If you hadn’t guessed it already, the name comes from the mountain’s shape which resembles the head and hump of a camel kneeling down. Located in the area between the Arcadia neighborhood and Paradise Valley, Camelback Mountain is a popular recreation stop for locals and tourists for rock climbing and hiking. The mountain is composed […]

Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

Built in 1921, this now culture filled museum was once known as the first Jewish synagogue in the Phoenix area. About six years ago (2007) the Arizona Jewish Society undertook a campaign to raise just under five million dollars in order to restore what we now know as The Cutler Plotkin Heritage Center. As one […]

Desert Botanical Garden

Located in the Papago Park, this 140 acre Phoenix Point of Pride, is home to more than 21,000 plants! The Desert Botanical Gardens opened in 1939 and is now open how to many native plants as well as over 130 endangered/rare species! While you can see Arizona flowers and plants, you can also see tons […]

Encanto Park

Encanto Park is a 222-acre public space where visitors can visit any of the various facilities it offers like picnic areas, a lagoon, boat house, swimming pool, nature trail, urban fishing and even two golf courses. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the central city corridor located only a few blocks away and […]

Heard Museum

The Heard Museum works to educate those about Native’s living culture and art, especially Natives originating in the Southwest. The Heard Museum is listed as a Phoenix Point of Pride! There are two locations: The main location (listed in the map above) in Phoenix and a branch in Scottsdale.

Herberger Theater Center

This 1989, three stage, popular rendezvous theatre is one of the many performing art venues in the Phoenix Area. Welcoming over 30,000 students into the theatre every year, The Herberger Center should be a cultural landmark. This non profit theatre has contributed so much to the growth of visual and performing arts education, it is […]