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Top recommendations from locals

Mountain
“Absolute best spot on a mountain to view the Phoenix Valley. Be aware, although it is a short hike, the trek can be rather steep in some areas. Moderate-high difficulty level. Very popular hike in the city so hike out early if you'd prefer to avoid crowds.”
  • 480 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Get all of your shopping needs met at Fashion Square. From high end luxury brands to the latest movies spend some time spoiling yourself”
  • 211 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Upscale, contemporary shopping complex with 200+ brand-name stores, restaurants & a movie theater.”
  • 207 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of the largest art museums in the Southwest featuring exhibits from all over the world. ”
  • 193 locals recommend
College Auditorium
“The native culture is a major part of Arizona and if you want to understand the amazing history of the tribes in this area through engaging exhibits, don't miss it. It's a must-visit for a visit to AZ! ”
  • 234 locals recommend
Stadium
“Just 10 miles West is WEST GATE! All types of restaraunts, bars, Theater, Dave & Busters! Right next to the Outlets! ”
  • 177 locals recommend
Museum
“You could spend hours here. The World's Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music Theater--a 300-seat acoustically superb performance space--as well as the award-winning Café Allegro (open 11 am - 2 pm daily) and the MIM Museum Store. The average guest spends nearly four hours at MIM. Please allow plenty of time to fully enjoy MIM's galleries and exhibits. Open daily, 9 am - 5 pm; Closed Thanksgiving; Open Christmas, 11 am - 5 pm. General Admission: $20; Teens (ages 13-19): $15; Children (ages 4-12): $10; Children 3 and under: Free. Hours and prices are subject to change.”
  • 223 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“For a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery I’ve been here several times. And during part of the warmer times of the year there are so many butterflies to be seen nearby. Around the Christmas holidays they normally have live music Christmas lights and my favorite was the hot apple cider drinks.”
  • 236 locals recommend
Zoo
“One of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., caring for over 3,000 animals with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened/endangered species. 455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, Arizona 85008 ”
  • 138 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Upscale shopping mall with high-end department stores & retailers, plus restaurants & fast food.”
  • 160 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful area of ponds, pinic areas, bike trails and hike trails. Their are a few parks with ponds to check out some Arizona wildlife. The Hole-in-the-Rock is the reddish mountain formation. The hike trail there is easy and short, but again, a popular spot for sunset views of Tempe.”
  • 143 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“A really modern and well manicured place to experience the look and feel of the desert. It's 100% outdoors, so not the greatest spot from May until September, but beautiful the rest of the year around.”
  • 151 locals recommend
Trail
“(14 minutes drive) - Piestewa Peak, at 2,610 feet is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is located in the Piestewa Peak Recreation Area within the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, near Piestewa Parkway.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Kierland Commons is one of North Scottsdale's most posh shopping destinations. With a sophisticated and extensive mix of shopping, dining, and entertainment, visit Kierland Commons. For a truly personal touch, stop by the Kierland Commons Concierge”
  • 114 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“(6 minutes drive) - Catch a baseball game or an event. In the heart of phoenix with many restaurants and shops nearby.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“(6 minutes drive) - Talking Stick Resort Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, AZ. TSRA host concerts, sporting events and special events. Phoenix Suns since 1992. Catch a basketball game or a concert while you are visiting. ”
  • 95 locals recommend