2301 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 252 8848
Founded in the 1920s by Dwight B. and Marie Bartlett Heard, this museum houses tributes to Native American art and culture. At the Heard Museum, permanent displays are showcased along with traveling exhibits displaying the rich heritage of the people. The center was renovated to include an educational facility called the Ullman Learning Center. Free tours are offered daily and there's plenty of parking space. See website for more details.
401 East Jefferson Street At 4th Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 480 339 5000
Downtown Phoenix's hottest sports fixture is this immense masterpiece of engineering. Home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the facility seats more than 48,000 and features a retractable roof that exposes the natural turf to sunlight. During the intense heat of summers here, this air-conditioned ballpark cools down the heated competition. Other highlights of the building include a pool and spa that can be reserved for private parties. Tours are available year-round and last a little more than an hour. The venue is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:30a.
100 North Clubhouse Drive Avondale, AZ 85323 +1 623 932 9000
Enjoy an affordable game of golf at Coldwater Golf Club. The course is surrounded by mountains and desert, providing beautiful scenery. Besides the stunning views of the Arizona landscape, you'll also find native grasses and two lakes to admire. Golfers may even want to play 36 holes while visiting these lovely grounds.
2211 North Litchfield Road Goodyear, AZ 85338 +1 623 935 2500
Play on two 18-hole golf courses, each challenging in its own way at Palm Valley Golf Club. You'll feel like a pro when you use their practice facilities. To help you play your best in the Arizona heat, there are water coolers throughout the course so you can stay properly hydrated. If you need help in the golf shop, the staff is knowledgeable and friendly, so you'll find the perfect accessories to improve your game. The Fairway Grille features a large patio with mountain views.
11800 South Golf Club Drive Goodyear, AZ 85338 +1 623 386 2600
The Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club offers challenging play in the midst of breathtaking beauty. The course is designed to accommodate golfers with varying abilities by offering several tee placements to match skill with distance. Following in his father's legendary footsteps, Jack Nicklaus II's upscale daily-fee championship course is golf in the traditional sense- challenging yet forgiving, and always spectacular. Fairways roll across the natural contours of the land, while elevated tees unveil views of the Sierra Estrella Mountains. In keeping with the philosophy of Nicklaus Design, the course blends in with its environment and incorporates natural desert vegetation. The diverse terrain of this 7,102-yard course complies with Jack II's goal of offering variety. "I want people to step away from my course having used every club in their bag," he says.
21170 North 83rd Avenue Peoria, AZ 85382 +1 623 322 2001/+1 623 322 3716
This educational facility was created to introduce the youth of the city to the enigmas of outer space. The interactive displays at the center let you learn what working in mission control is all about or what it takes to be a real astronaut. Fun for the whole family, the Challenger Space Center includes its own planetarium, make shift space crafts and a gift shop. The center also lets you organize themed parties for kids of all ages. Check website for more.
5865 South Sossaman Road Mesa, AZ 85212 +1 480 279 1881/+1 866 359 4273(Toll Free)
This is truly for the adrenaline junkies who are not afraid of heights. Make your dream come true of becoming an adventurous pilot for a day at the Fighter Combat International. Using a specialized aircraft called the Extra 300L which is designed for aerial acrobatic or aerobatic, you can choose the package that suits your level of dare-devilry. Under expert guidance get a thrill on combat flights by taking control of the cockpit or sitting near to the pilot while he maneuvers the plane to dip, dive and spin on air. This is definitely an opportunity that shouldn't be missed.
24810 East Rittenhouse Road Queen Creek, AZ 85142 +1 480 987 3100
Enjoy farm tours and participate in fun activities like face painting, animal races and excursions at Schnepf Farms. The plantation offer guests the thrill of picking out fruits and vegetables fresh from the farms. The Peach Festival is a famous event that takes place here. A novel experience, the informal setting and old world feel is guaranteed to provide a memorable time for all age groups. One can also have a hearty meal under the peach trees at the restaurant here.
Formerly the Yellow Canary Dance Hall, the Wall Street is a DIY rock concert venue. Tucked away in a warehouse, it is the favored spot for punk and hardcore rock bands to perform. Though not widely publicized, Wall Street is well known amongst the rock loving circle. Equipped with a good sound system and massive space, rockers will have plenty of room to head bang and enjoy the music. Some of the previous listings are Goya, The Greenery and Xjihadx.
9804 South 22nd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85041 +1 602 305 7299
Bronze Concepts is an art gallery that exhibits the creations by award winning artist Steven Schneider. Starting at a young age, Steven Schneider experimented with a variety of materials before moving to bronze sculpturing in 1990. Each of his sculptures capture a certain element or figure in motion; often referencing world and American history. As a day job, Steven works as firefighter in the Tempe Fire Department but welcomes commissioned work.
Located at the intersection of Washington Street and Central Avenue,
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