Phoenix Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Go out of the city and into the state of Arizona

    Don't be daunted by the locals and their customs, you will miss all the fun and too many dollars. Places outside downtown are served by buses, lots of them... In my case I was staying in Baseline...

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  • 2. shopping

    Good food, nice enviroment but it is a bit pricey. Here are some secret menu items to get a little more bang for your buck. Salads there are huge but also really expensive, around $14.00 but you can...

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  • 3. Phoenix Museum of History

    I usually like to investigate local history when I travel, but this museum was quite a dissapointment. http://www.pmoh.org Call ahead, most exhibits were closed when I went. I discovered that AFTER I...

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  • 4. Tubing down the Salt River...

    Tubing down the Salt River Canyon. It sounds really cool, but so many people do it, it's been ruined. It's not that far from Phoenix, so everybody goes. The water is so polluted, it's gross. Since...

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  • 5. Phoning home

    Chief Dodge 1332 N Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Enticed by the colorful brochure of Chief Dodge Indian Jewelry and Fine Arts, my mother proceeded to ask me every five minutes if we could go...

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  • 6. Homeless people on freeway off-ramps

    DO NOT GIVE MONEY TO THESE PEOPLEThey are hardly ever actually homeless, look at them, khaki pants and a polo shirt, really down on their luck huh? These people...

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  • 7. Exorbitant Car Rental Fees!

    I recently was looking to book a car rental in Phoenix to drive to Yuma Marine Corps Air Station, to visit my son, who is stationed there.I could not believe...

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  • 8. Down Town Phoenix late nights

    After sporting events the traffic can get very heavy out of the Downtown area. Not to mention that even from a locals perspective it doesn't seem that the...

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  • 9. Old Town Scottsdale Galleries and Shops

    Everyone raves about Old Town Scottsdale and all of it's shops and galleries, however, you will be taken back by any price tag you turn over! These shops are...

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  • 10. Ecological Tourist Trap Arcosanti

    In the desert near Phoenix, Arizona sits an urban laboratory known as "Arcosanti." Paolo Soleri coined the term, "arcology" for "architecture coherent with...

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  • 11. World's largest Kachina doll?

    Just past Carefree in the town of Tonto Hills is a giant Kachina Doll. Why? I'm not sure. There isn't much else around it, but the scenery is very beautiful and...

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  • 12. Worlds largest Sundial?

    I'm not sure if this is really the worlds largest Sundial, but it is certainly big. To quote their website... "The famous giant sundial has been attracting...

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  • 13. I'm not so sure if this is a...

    I'm not so sure if this is a trap as such but...In the airport they have the phones that are free to ring the hotel that you are staying at to get a shuttle to...

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  • 14. You might want to bring you...

    You might want to bring you golf bag. There are quite a few golf courses in the Phoenix area, a fact which might be offensive to some environmentalists out...

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  • 15. No a big fan of Rawhide, a...

    No a big fan of Rawhide, a reenacted cowboy town. Some people consider the Grand Canyon a Phoenix Day Trip, but after a 5 hours drive, the canyon does not live...

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