Karen's Guidebook

Karen
I am a writer, love to travel, practice meditation and yoga and strive to eat organically. I care about the Earth and my fellow human beings. I volunteer when I see a need and I love to meet new ... read more

Things to do in Phoenix

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lots of socializing and great food. Sports and specialty beer.

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

New, hip, interesting and great coffee. Great place to hangout and chat with people. Small and quaint.

#3

El Zocalo Mexican Grill

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$$· 28 South San Marcos Place·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Awesome margaritas and appetizers

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I love the theater and we have a great arts community. This place puts on Broadway caliber shows.

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Biggest Theater and has best selection of movies. Love the popcorn.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place for steak and upscale dining.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best thin crust pizza and the bowl of pasta goes on and on. Sells pizza by the slice for lunch. Secret sauce is outstanding.

#8

Murphy's Law Irish Pub

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$$· 58 South San Marcos Place·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Favorite chill bar and great views for watching sports

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Get out and see the Superstitions. Great views, wonderful hike, longer and uphill.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Apache Trail is a drive through Arizona that passes lakes, takes you through canyons and steep drops. It turns into a dirt road, and can get narrow when passing other cars. Pack a lunch!

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I don't golf but there is a course nearby.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Most interesting, never mentioned place to visit. Weird and awesome. Great personal tour. Best example of living off the land and recycling. Must see to believe.

#13

Thai Rama Chandler

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$$· 2040 W Chandler Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a bit further away but it is my favorite Thai place. Awesome food, great price and a drive-thru for pick-up.

#14

BLD Chandler

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$$· 1920 W Germann Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great selection for breakfast, nice atmosphere and service is prompt.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Love this Vietnamese restaurant. Order the #1 egg rolls, they are known for them.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just as close as Chandler Harkins but smaller. I love this theater but not as many screens so fewer choices than Chandler Mall

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favorite grocery store, best selection of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. Has a great deal of hard to find non-gmo foods.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Day pass only 6.00 for non-resident. Free-weights, machines, indoor track and classes.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wholesome, organic and original food, love the atmosphere and has outdoor seating.

#20

Safeway

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$$· 1159 West Chandler Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Safeway has a great selection of fresh food and I have found they accommodate most specialty foods.

#21

Starbucks

$$· 1395 South Arizona Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest Starbucks which makes it the best.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

My favorite place for burritos or tacos. The very best in the area. Causal and small but mighty in the food.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

A great place to hike, there are easy trails around the base of the mountain and a trail that goes right up to the top. Amazing views.

#24

Inner Vision Yoga

725 E Guadalupe Rd·Map·Hours·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Great Yoga studio, love all the instructors.