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Best things to do in Phoenix

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“The Phoenix Art Museum is the southwest United States’ largest art museum for visual art. International exhibitions alongside a collection of more than 18,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, western American modern and contemporary Art including fashion design.”
181 locals recommend
College Auditorium
“The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the worlds preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art.”
218 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Watch the Diamondbacks play if you are in town for baseball season! Stunning stadium!”
103 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Talking Stick Arena is where the Suns play. There are also many concerts here. it is right next to Chase Field and east to get to on the light rail. ”
90 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Same owner that runs "The Van Buren" runs Crescent Ballroom. A much smaller venue -- say, 200 or so, but very cool venue.”
87 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Experience all things science! Fun for kids and adults alike! Check out their touring exhibits online! ⇨ Distance From The Ollie: 19.7 miles”
71 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Great vibe and solid cocktails, as well as being a great place to catch a local show.”
75 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Many of my guests are here on conferences held at the Convention Center. They are looking for a less expensive, more authentic experience nearby away from the noisy downtown scene. It's a 10 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride. ”
49 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“There are a few Matt’s locations around Phoenix now. There is one closer to the Biltmore district and then there is one in downtown Phoenix - either location is good.”
57 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Phoenix Public Market is right on the light rail and is a great place for lunch. They have really delicious food. ”
63 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“First Friday of the month is First Friday, this is an assembly of some of Arizona's local artist displaying and performing their self expression. Going through Downtown Phoenix you see the historical homes built in the 1920's restored and beautified. We also have the modern looks of the large buildings, parks, and architecture. Check out some of my favorite places to eat. ”
49 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Cobra Arcade is an awesome place to get a drink, his hop and Latin environment and tons of old school arcade games. ”
42 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Beet salad and martinis!! My favorite.. great late night eats! Wonderful energy.. originally Hanny’s was a men’s clothing store.. cool space.. great staff!!”
51 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“It's just classy...really well-made cocktails -- just a pain in the butt to get to -- you'll have to find parking.”
51 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If traveling alone.. Bianco is a great place to enjoy wine at the bar and James Beard awarded pizzas!! Walk across the street from Airbnb space! ”
59 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
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“Film bar is a unique place to take in a cult film and have some cocktails. Super fun with un people. ”
42 locals recommend