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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.

Park
“A challenging, but entirely rewarding hike, up the side of Camelback Mountain. Along the way you get changing 360 views of the city and the top presents the most spectacular sights of Phoenix.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Lodging
“World class spa, golf course, and restaurants with stunning views of Camelback mountain”
  • 23 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Breakfast at 19th hole was amazing! I highly recommend the patio of the Thirsty Camel in the evening.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“Why not check out the hotel that caused the savings and loan scandal in the 1980s! It's magnificent.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“The J&G Steakhouse, an award-winning restaurant inspired by renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. It's perched atop The Phoenician Resort with floor-to-ceiling views of the city and surrounding resort below, J&G blends hyper-seasonal ingredients with prime meats and a global selection of seafood. Great bar with handcrafted cocktails, and a wine list consistently awarded a “Best Of” by Wine Spectator. Private and al fresco dining options are available - Pricy but amazing!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Offerings include homemade pasta dishes, a daily chef’s inspired risotto, and mouth-watering black angus steaks.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Street Address
“Cholla Trailhead Camelback Mountain is one of the best mountains to hike in AZ ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“No need to look for a parking spot! We are located two blocks south of the best trail in town!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“technically the 19th hole of the Phoenician gulf course. Great burgers and drinks. quiet and a great place to hang out and chat with friends or watch a game.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Located in the Phoenician Resort. Great lounge with panoramic view of the area...”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Excellent hike with as much challenge as you want or don't want. Either way it is beautiful. ”
  • 1 local recommends