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The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona is a museum like no other. Founded to bring together the world’s music on a scale never seen before, it inspires visitors through its extensive displays and immersive experience.


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Arizona Vacation Ideas & Itineraries

Spend a Day in Fort McDowell Itinerary

Arizona is filled with scenic areas that truly showcase the colorful and vast desert landscape. Fountain Hills and Fort McDowell Read More »

Ancient Ruins in Northern Arizona Itinerary

Are you looking to explore Ancient Ruins in Arizona? Then we have the perfect itinerary for you! Northern Arizona is Read More »

Camp Verde & Sedona Adventure Itinerary

This Camp Verde & Sedona Adventure Itinerary features staying and playing at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, a visit to Out Read More »
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Places to Visit

Visit Scottsdale


Surrounded by the Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale features art galleries, scenic golf courses, miles of bike trails for cyclers and runners, and shopping malls and specialty stores for serious shoppers.

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Visit Sedona


Often called “Red Rock Country” Sedona is a four seasons playground for everyone - Whether you’re into history and archeology, arts and culture, power shopping, outdoor sports, or the spiritual and metaphysical.

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Visit Flagstaff


In the midst of the world's largest Ponderosa pine forest, at an elevation of 7,000 feet (2,135 m), Flagstaff is a four season hub of activity where an eclectic mix of small town charm and endless outdoor adventure beckons.

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Visit Phoenix


There are so many things to do in Phoenix, Arizona, that the real challenge is narrowing them down! You can spend weeks here and never get bored but you will get a suntan. The Valley of the Sun has something to offer all kinds of travelers.

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Visit Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Two hundred seventy-seven magnificent miles of riverbed running through breathtaking scenes of plateaus, rock formations, falls, rapids, and gorges makes the Grand Canyon truly worthy of it’s name and acclamation as one of the geological showcases of the world.

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Visit Glendale


The town of Glendale is located just west of Phoenix in Arizona's Valley of the Sun. It's a small but lively community that attracts visitors from all over the globe, who come to experience the area's natural beauty, annual events, and unique attractions. There are lots of things to do in Glendale for any type of traveler.

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Carefree, Arizona, is a town that lives up to its name. Located in the upper Sonoran Desert at the foothills of the Carefree Mountains, it's a laid back, upscale desert community.

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Visit Prescott


Prescott, Arizona is home to some of the most amazing natural beauty to be found in Arizona and is a hub of Arizona history, tradition, art, and culture. A ninety minute ride from Phoenix, Prescott has so much to offer the casual traveler or the serious resident interested in a place to call home.

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Visit Tucson


Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures, world-class dining and resorts, or unbelievably beautiful desert scenery, Tucson has a bit of everything. It's known for its lively arts scene, cultural diversity, and unique Southwestern history.

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MIMFEST 2015: Outdoor Music Festival in Phoenix

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) presents MIMFest 2015, a weekend-long celebration of music from around the world. Extraordinary local, national, Read More »

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