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  • 26. Squaw Peak

    The mountain recently changed it's name to Piestewa Peak after Lori Piestewa a Native American soldier killed in Iraq. This is a mountain directly north of downtown, just to the northwest of...

  • 27. Arizona State Capitol

    Arizona became the 48th state of the United States on 14 Frebruary 1912 (the last of the contiguous states). The first capitol was Fort Whipple, followed by Prescott, then Tucson and finally Phoenix....

  • 28. Baseball

    We stayed in Surprise where the dodgers were playing a game in the new Surprise Stadium. It was beautiful! All the venders lined the top of the stand seats and as you are purchasing you can see the...

  • 29. Challenger Space Center

    I always liked space adventures and enjoyed visiting Cape Canaveral in Florida---- and guess what, there's a place in Maricopa County for NASA adventurers -- the Challenger Space Center! This...

  • 30. St. Mary's Basilica

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It was founded in 1881 by Franciscan Monks, who served the parish since 1895. The church was completed in 1915, and renovated in late 1980's. Francisican Frairs still practice here and learn the...

  • 31. Segway Tour of Tempe Town Lake

    This was a great tour. Tempe town lake is not that interesting but, on a segway it becomes very fascinating. It wasn't hard to get used to the segway so, I highly recommend this tour. i saw things I...

  • 32. Tubing on Salt River

    Imagine peacefully floating down a slow moving river in an innertube. That is the experience you have when tubing the salt river. The Tonto National Forest allows this activity as a way to raise money...

  • 33. Rawhide Western Town

    Visit an old west town! Nice touristy spot offers a large old west town replication with shops, restaurants, mock gun fights and other fun shows. A small petting zoo area,gold panning,live shows,...

  • 34. Salt River Pima-Maricopa Reservation

    Whitewater rafting on the Upper Salt River is a great day or weekend trip! Trips departs from the Salt River Bridge off of highway 60 located 2 hours from East Phoenix and North Tucson. The closest...

  • 35. Hiking

    One morning me and the girls woke up early, got on our worst tennis shoes and decided to go for a hike. We walked not too far from where we were staying in Surprise, AZ and found some ruff steep...

  • 36. Castle-n-Coasters

    I took my nephews here once and I was appalled at how these small young kids can tolerate the steep downhill water-ride – I was more scared/anxious/nervous/terrified than them. Castles-n-Coasters has...

  • 37. Forest's Carriage House

    This is of interest because it is one of the original buildings in Phoenix dating back to the 1800's. It was originally located in E. Taylor Street and is the only building on block 14 of Heritage...

  • 38. Heritage Square Park

    Smack in the middle of downtown, there is a preserved area that was the original founding of the city area back in 1872, when it laid out 320 acres of ground to create a town center. The remaining 5...

  • 39. Hot Air Ballooning

    Our adventurous Filipino-Chinese friend Marian (included in one of pictures under “Bringing friends to Grand Canyon” in my Grand Canyon travelogues) decided to go on a hot air balloon ride. So, we...

  • 40. Arizona Mining & Mineral Museum

    For all of you geology lovers this is a great museum. Located downtown, with the huge displays of mining equipment, shovels and tires it is hard to miss. Our family loves geology and minerals, so this...

  • 41. Doll & Toy Museum

    Located in the middle of Heritage Square in downtown by 7th & Washington Streets, this is a hidden gem to see dolls, and minature artwork of dollhouses. The majority of the dolls are from the early...

  • 42. Chandler Farmers Market

    The chandler farmers market meets on Thursday from 3 to 6pm Its held in downtown Chandler. The market was once small but is now growing weekly. There are now several produce vendors including organic...

  • 43. Fiesta Bowl Parade

    This isn't a Rose Bowl type parade. We were surprised at how easy it was to find parking near the end of the parade route. We then walked about a mile into the parade route and had some coffee and...

  • 44. Chase Field

    Located right in the downtown area, it draws the obvious crowd to sporting events, in addition to concerts and public activities Arizona Diamondbacks play here. The stadium was completed in 1998, and...

  • 45. Golf

    Greater Phoenix has about 200 golf courses and has been named by the National Golf Federation as “The Golf Capital of the World”!. The sunny weather has a lot to do with it, on top of developers...

  • 46. University in Tempe

    Arizona State University is a major research university located in metropolitan Phoenix; the economic, cultural, and governmental center of Arizona. In addition to the Main Campus located in Tempe,...

  • 47. McDowell Mountain Park

    McDowel mountain park is a very large (over 20,000 acres) desert park east of Phoenix. It is a very open (relatively flat) area surrounded by mountains. This means that just going on a 0.5 mile trail...

  • 48. Living Museum of California Indian Culture

    Quewstion was asked if there was anything to see on the road from Phoenix to Los Angeles. There is the Joshua Tree Nat'l Park, and in addition, there is always Palm Springs. They have the Agua...

  • 49. Arcosanti - Urban Architecture Laboratory

    This is a Phoenix must see although it should also be under Off the beatn path, because it's about an hour and half's drive south of the city. Arcosanti is an urban sprawl architecture project that...

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