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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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.”
  • 452 locals recommend
Park
“This is a VERY long day back and forth to the Grand Canyon from Phoenix. Please make sure to check the weather before going as there is snow in the fall and winter months. ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“.ld Town Scottsdale The numerous art gallery's displaying the rich Arizona diversity of the wild west, native cultures, and modern Frank Llyod Wright Contemporaries all mixed into a charming downtown experience where you can meander for hours, stop into one of the hundreds of bars and restaurants to grab a snack or cold beer. ”
  • 374 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This shopping center is close to the townhouse (less than 2 miles) and has everything you may want.”
  • 216 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Excellent shopping from high-end to everyday wear. Experience Scottsdale, the Scottsdale Tourism help desk, is also located at this mall and they are great resources for things to do and see in the area. It is located 11 minutes or 5.2 miles from the Casita. ”
  • 208 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“It’s a long stretch of 11 miles from North to South. Each area boasts of bustling venues of shows, restaurants, clubs, shopping. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“High end outlet with sales on top of slashed prices! Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Puma, ... big name brands. The place for international visitors - all signs and announcements translated into at least 4 languages.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Yayoi Kusama Firefly Infinity Mirror Room. The exhibit is located in the Contemporary Art Wing of the Phoenix Art Museum, just off of North Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix.”
  • 184 locals recommend
College Auditorium
“Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and its unmatched festivals. ”
  • 229 locals recommend
Stadium
“Cardinal stadium is the best if you like sports, we had super bowl here few years ago and again in 2023. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
Museum
“Want to see instruments used by classic rockers, current popular musicians, and instruments from all over the world? This is the place!”
  • 210 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.”
  • 221 locals recommend
History Museum
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“Near Fremont Street! The Mob Museum, officially the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. Visit The New Speakeasy and Distillery. Drink Like They Drank During Prohibition. Amazing New Exhibits: Crime Lab, Use of Force Training, and Organized Crime Today”
  • 116 locals recommend
Zoo
“The conservation-minded Phoenix Zoo has over 1,400 animals on display and contains 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of walking trails.”
  • 129 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Talking Stick Resort is a great venue. It offers a state of the art casino, along with shows and concerts. During the weekends in the summer don't miss the pool parties hosted by top dj from around the world. If pool parties aren't your thing hit the links with 18 holes of beautiful championship golf. All this and more at Talking Stick Resort!”
  • 168 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
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“Enjoy food and drinks with friends or family at the driving range. Great for all ages. ”
  • 166 locals recommend

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Shopping Centre
“Excellent shopping from high-end to everyday wear. Experience Scottsdale, the Scottsdale Tourism help desk, is also located at this mall and they are great resources for things to do and see in the area. It is located 11 minutes or 5.2 miles from the Casita. ”
  • 208 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Yayoi Kusama Firefly Infinity Mirror Room. The exhibit is located in the Contemporary Art Wing of the Phoenix Art Museum, just off of North Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix.”
  • 184 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Talking Stick Resort is a great venue. It offers a state of the art casino, along with shows and concerts. During the weekends in the summer don't miss the pool parties hosted by top dj from around the world. If pool parties aren't your thing hit the links with 18 holes of beautiful championship golf. All this and more at Talking Stick Resort!”
  • 168 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“Enjoy food and drinks with friends or family at the driving range. Great for all ages. ”
  • 166 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The Biltmore District is about 5 minutes north on 24th Street. It is home to the famous Biltmore resort, hotel, and golf course, historic Wrigley Mansion. The area is upscale and has many great dining and bar options. ”
  • 155 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“There is a variety of different restaurants and shops. Lots of entertainment locations such as water fountain shows, Bowling, Cardinals Football Stadium, Nearby Tanger Outlets (Walk able Distance), AMC Movie Theater, Bars and Night Clubs... West gate often has shows that you can find online. Every Wednesday evening they have a car show where you can check out awesome hot rods. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Office
“This is a nice outdoor shopping area that is set up like a small town. There are two malls separated by Scottsdale Road, and you will find a lot of galleries and restaurants along Scottsdale”
  • 120 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“American, Breakfast & Brunch | Great place in the heart of Scottsdale fashion Square. Rich in flavor, their menu will transport you to the warm, relaxing French Riviera with seafood dishes like sea scallops and shareable plates like Lamb Meatballs in a warm pita. Enjoy an occasion worth sharing like a sunlit lunch on the patio with friends, a quiet dinner for two, or a lively happy hour full of laughter. ”
  • 93 locals recommend

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