Things to Do in Phoenix
As a world-class city, Phoenix has some of America's most iconic landmarks that should be a part of every first-time visit. The famous Heard Museum lets you explore the history and heritage of southwest Native American tribes through intriguing exhibits such as the Hopi kachina gallery and the Boarding School Experience that looks into a time when the federal government took Native American kids from their families to place them in boarding schools. Other top spots include the Desert Botanical Garden, Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Scottsdale Historical Museum and the University of Phoenix Stadium.
While there's an impressive selection of manmade attractions here, nature lovers will also have a delightful time in Phoenix. The city has a strong desire to preserve its beautiful displays of Mother Nature. Set aside some time to hike through Pinnacle Peak in nearby Scottsdale. It contains a nearly 2 mile path that guides you on a pleasant walk to a trailhead that serves as a delightful lookout point with spectacular views of the valley below. Bring a picnic along to enjoy as you watch the sun set over the horizon.