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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.

Museum
“As a Music Teacher, Alisa HIGHLY recommends MIM. It'll take you a full day...there's SO MUCH to see!!”
  • 199 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Plaza
“Large outdoor shopping mall with Target and Kohls as anchor stores where you can pick up almost anything you forgot at home. It also has many boutique shops and is a great hangout for an afternoon.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Great place for live music, tasty snacks and good cocktails. The scene is typically ppl in their 30's to 50's and the music usually caters to that crowd.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Clothing, dining, Target, and other big box stores. All outside. Wear your tennis shoes because you will be walking. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Café
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“Plan to spend a few hours here. This music museum is number one world wide, it is fascinating and entertaining and educational!!! website is MIM.org About 15 min. away”
  • 39 locals recommend
Arcade
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“20 mins up the freeway and BOOM! Your gaming trigger finger couldn't be happier!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Large outdoor area to enjoy the weather! Mexican/American food and Great Bar. If you are from the cold and it's nice outside, I highly recommend going! There are games for kids there too (pool table, air hockey, few large board games. At Desert Ridge Shopping 2.6 Miles”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Outdoor shopping mall with tons of unique restaurants, coffee shops, dessert shops, and movie cinema! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Whether you want to check out a movie, buy a book, or nosh at one of about a jillion chain-based restaurants, Happy Valley is a good spot to visit. Mellow Mushroom and Sauce are among our favorite restaurants there, but there's something for everyone. Barnes and Noble, Ross, WalMart, Pier 1, and many more stores are also in the center. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
“The lobby bar at JW Marriott Desert Ridge is a great place to have a drink. During the season they typically have a live band playing outside on the patio. They also have delicious cocktails and the vibe there is great.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Even in Arizona you can get great seafood but the ambiance of this place is fantastic. Great for a romantic dinner and stroll down the street to several choices of great Bars and Pubs.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fantastic local coffee shop with plenty of parking and space. Great customer service. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Funky, art-filled chain pizzeria featuring craft beer, calzones & creative stone-baked pizzas. Unique artisan pizza and wide selection of craft beers.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Better than average steakhouse. Nice bar, service and food are usually always great.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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  • 2 locals recommend