If spectacular sightseeing,
temperate weather and unique experiences are all things you enjoy, plan your
next vacation in Greater Phoenix. Visitors have discovered a unique
combination of natural beauty, climate and culture and in Greater
Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tempe, Mesa, where you can discover dozens Native
American tribes that maintain strong local traditions.
Whether you're interested
in a three-day trip to the Grand Canyon or a day of mountain biking
at our local Camelback Mountain, it's amazing how diverse sightseeing
can be. A variety of discoveries await you in Greater Phoenix, where the
Sonoran Desert's magical landscape stretches to the peaks of surrounding
mountains, where a new panorama of beauty awaits behind every Saguaro
cactus, and where each day brings a new adventure.
Premier museums devoted to Native American cultures...historical exhibit and
Phoenix Art Museum
This large art museum has acres of wall space and houses an
outstanding collection of contemporary art as well as a fascinating exhibit
of miniature rooms.
Apache Trail Tours & Superstition Mountain
Adventures, Inc.Phone: (480) 982-7661
Jeep Tours, "Steak-Outs", Lost Dutchman’s Gold Rally and custom events on
our exclusive trails! Spectacular lakes, canyons, and cactus! Don’t settle
for less…come DO the old West! AE, MC, V.
Adventures Out West Balloons & Jeeps
Tour the desert with entertaining cowboy drivers. Eat a cactus! Hear tall
tales! Ask about our combo tours with ballooning, rafting, horseback riding.
Families & Groups. RESREQ, MCC.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Area's newest museum featuring contemporary architecture and a wide variety
of exhibits. But you won't find the traditional "cowboy" art here.
Museum of Northern Arizona
Geology and archaeology of the SouthWest are explored in amazing depth.
Exhibits and festivals focus on the region's different tribes.
Vortex Tour in Sedona
Sedona vortexes are yours to check
out and there's some great scenery as well.
Gazing at the Stars
Stargazers can peer at the stars
through telescopes at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.
Wigwam Motel in Holbrook attracted
motorists because of their concrete wigwam-shaped cabins.
Arizona Historical Society Museum
Museum features 20th-century history.
Interactive exhibits, museum shop and facility rental, admission fees, free
parking. Tuesday-Saturday 10a.m.-4p.m.; Sunday noon-4p.m.
Grand Canyon HelicopterPhone: (928) 638-2764
Grand Canyon Helicopter features the brand new and latest state of the art
helicopter-the Eco-Star. It is the only helicopter in the world that
registers below the noise standards set by the National Park Service, and
the only helicopter specifically designed for helicopter tours. Each
passenger lies flies in air condition comfort and is provided with
individual headphones for a tour narration. The enlarged cabin is equipped
with forward facing bucket seats for a full 180 degree view of the canyon.
One of the seven wonders of the modern world. Free transportation is
provided from the National Park or the airport to Grand Canyon Heliport.
Giant terrarium research center for
understanding how the earth's ecosystems operate. sci-fi. looking dome in
the desert...is a must see for curiosity alone.
University of Arizona Museum of Art
This collection ranges from the Renaissance to the present, with a set of
15th-century Spanish religious panels the focus of the collection. Georgia
O'Keeffe and Pablo Picasso are among the artists whose works are on display
Amerind Foundation Museum
(WEST OF WILLCOX)
Although located in the remote southeastern corner of the state, this museum
and research center houses a superb collection of Native American artifacts.
Displays focus on tribes of the Southwest, but other tribes are also