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!

Heritage Square

Heritage and Science Park, also popularly known as Heritage Square, is a corridor of Downtown, Phoenix. This historic plot of land is home to Beard- Award winning restaurants, historic homes and buildings, The Arizona Science Center, as well as Rosson House Museum.

Hotel San Carlos

Opening In March of 1928, Hotel San Carlos is one of the oldest operating hotels in the Phoenix area. The renowned hotel is located in the heart of Phoenix, only a few steps away from The Phoenix Convention Center, restaurants, shopping and more! This hotel is filled with so much history, it’s even rumored that […]

Japanese Friendship Garden

Known as “Ro Ho En”, The Japanese Friendship Garden is something that most Phoenix locals aren’t too familiar with. The 3 1/2 acre, park-like venue is a hidden piece of heaven in the Phoenix area. The soothing hand picked rock pathway includes over fifty varieties of plants, streams, water fountains, and a Koi Pond that […]

Kerr Cultural Center

Run by Arizona State University’s Gammage Memorial Auditorium (used as a space for the performing arts), the Kerr Cultural Center truly lives up to its name. Currently, it is another space used by Fine Arts students at ASU. Because of its amazing history, the Kerr Cultural center was registered into the National Register of Historic […]

Kierland Commons

About 15 minutes north of Scottsdale Fashion Square, you’ll find another retail center with a very different vibe. This outdoor shopping center duals as a residential area for some locals. Above most of retail spaces, you will find, residential units of The Plaza Lofts. About 75 shops, restaurants and upscale bars currently occupy Kierland commons.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Located in the heart of Scottsdale, this 40 acre railroad park is a playground for all ages. The Park is complete with running trains, Carousels, model railroads, playgrounds, museums and more!

Musical Instrument Museum

The MIM is the largest museum of its kind in the world. 200,000 square-foot space is divided into separate spaces based on the culture and history of both ancient and modern instruments from each continent. State of the art Flat-panel video displays and sensory activated headphones automatically play as you walk by each collection! There […]

Mystery Castle

Mystery Castle is in South Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona.  It was built by Boyce Luther Gulley in the 1930’s for his daughter Mary Lou Gulley.  After finding out Boyce was sick with tuberculosis he relocated from Seattle to Arizona.  The Mystery Castle was built mostly out from found or inexpensive materials.  After Boyce died […]

Orpheum Theatre

Since 1929 this Spanish Revival Theatre has been home to everything performing arts related. Its stage was originally the hot spot for a variety of live acts but it has since moved on to host anything and everything broadway has to offer. From ballets to symphonies, to even graduation events, Orpheum Theatre does it all. […]

Papago Park

Papago Park in located in Phoenix, Arizona.  It is one of the designated municipal parks in the cities of Phoenix and Tempe.  It covers 1200 acres in a desert hilly terrain. Papago Park is known for its many geological formations and its wide variety of typical desert plants, including the giant saguaro cactus. The park […]

Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum is the largest Visual Art museum in the Southwest! This 285,000-square-foot museum hosts plenty of exhibits and events to enhance visitors learning experiences. Explore the visual culture and history of American, Latin American, Western American, Asian, European, modern and contemporary art, photography, and even fashion cultures. Currently the museum is the home […]

Phoenix Symphony Hall

The Phoenix Symphony Hall is a multi-purpose performing arts venue built in 1972.  It is home to the Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona.  The Symphony Hall is also used for touring Broadway companies, dance productions, appearances by  popular entertainers, business seminars, and conventional general sessions.