Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix Arizona

Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix Arizona - MIM

Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix Arizona – Visit the Musical Instrument Museum

Find the best things to do in Phoenix – including Scottsdale as well!  From top rated museums to adventure tours like no other.  Out Top 10 things to do in Phoenix will help you plan your next adventure!

Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix Arizona: The List

1 | MIM – Musical Instrument Museum

Kicking off our Top 10 things to do in Phoenix list is the Musical Instrument Museum (pictured above). Explore an amazing collection of instruments from every country in the world and from the likes of Elvis, John Lennon, and many more at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Guests wear wireless headsets to hear the sounds of the instruments as they approach different displays.

2 | Fly over Arizona with Westwind Air Service!

Your one-of-a-kind Westwind Air Service adventure can begin from the front doors of your hotel or from one of several Westwind airport departure lounges. All tours begin and end with a scenic, narrated airplane ride and add many other adventures in between. Tour routes take you over the most beautiful parts of the state from the Tonto National Forest, to the vibrant red rocks of Sedona, the turquoise water and sandstone cliffs of Lake Powell, the unique monoliths of Monument Valley, and of course the indescribable beauty of the Grand Canyon.

3 | Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

Explore a desert masterpiece! Frank Lloyd Wright began building Taliesin West in 1937 as his personal winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Visitors can enjoy a broad range of guided public tours. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale is ranked one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures.

4 | Talking Stick Resort & Casino

A luxurious Four-Diamond Scottsdale Resort where fun is limited only by your imagination. Enjoy Vegas-style entertainment, panoramic views at Orange Sky Restaurant, 36-holes of championship golf, relaxing spa treatments and fabulous live entertainment. This is Arizona’s Top 24/7 Entertainment Destination!

5 | Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Our Top 10 things to do in Phoenix wouldn’t be complete without a true “bucket list” adventure! Embark on an unforgettable journey as you soar over the gorgeous Sonoran desert in a Hot Air Balloon! The views are amazing and this is a must-do when visiting Phoenix! Daily flights available with …

Hot Air Expeditions
Voted the “Number One Hot Air Balloon Company in Phoenix” by Fodor’s Travel for the last 21 years in a row. Come and see why! Take a magic carpet ride with Hot Air Expeditions today!

6 | Phoenix Zoo

A visit to the Phoenix Zoo opens a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the Savanna — a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley of the Sun.

7 | Horseback Rides at MacDonald’s Ranch

The premier horseback riding stable in the Valley of the Sun. Enjoy Trail Rides, Hayrides and Cookouts, Stagecoach Rides, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Western Games and more! Located in the tranquil Sonoran Desert just north of Phoenix in Scottsdale, Arizona.

8 | Hall of Flame Museum

Don’t miss America’s largest firefighting museum. Six indoor air conditioned galleries display over 35,000 square feet of exhibits which tell the story of firefighting in America and Great Britain. Another great addition to our Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix List!

9 | K1 Speed Indoor Go Kart Racing

K1 Speed considers itself the revolution of indoor karting, with its award winning centers, European style racing, emission free electric karts and professionally designed race tracks. The karts are the best available in the world, with 20HP they reach speeds of 45mph, much faster than gas karts and without the environment killing smog.

10 | Scenic Boat Cruises

Last but certainly not least on our Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix list is a relaxing cruise featuring amazing scenary and nature. Scenic tours are offered by …

Dolly Steamboat
Located on beautiful Canyon Lake in the Tonto National Forest. Canyon Lake provides the most awe-inspiring and sublimely beautiful panorama nature has ever created. Its volcanic cliffs soar upwards nearly 1000 feet, not from a distance but up close and personal.

Desert Belle Cruises
Come and enjoy a 90 minute narrated public Cruise with Desert Belle. Relax and see exotic wildlife, towering canyon walls and dramatic vistas. Experience the magnificence of both desert beauty and natural wildlife on one of the Valley’s hidden treasures, spectacular Saguaro Lake. Mention KEY when booking and Save $3

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