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Best things to do in Phoenix

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Trail
“Great spot for a quick hike or bike. Close by with a park and playground at the foothills with exercise equipment and big fields.”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Five star ratings from Urban Spoon, Yelp and everywhere else. Asian veg or vegan. Pad Thai, Kung Pau mock chicken, curry, they have it all. Close enough to walk to. Healthy and delicious.”
6 locals recommend
Route
“Catch the Light Rail at University and Rural or catch one of the many bus lines that run through the area. Electric Rideshare Scooters are here as well! The scooters can be rented through the BIRD app on your phone. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Just South of the resort, this is a nice traditional family Italian restaurant. Easy .5 mile walk. Waiters are friendly and playful and the food is good. Ambience is very nice. White table cloth attitude yet casual to simply enjoy good food and company. The wine selection equaled the entrees in options! ”
5 locals recommend
Food Truck
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2 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Unusual and tasty. A blend of Chinese and Mexican food. Where else could you get an Egg Foo Young burrito? Very good, very casual and inexpensive. ”
5 locals recommend
Record Shop
“Lots of cool tunes in various formats...one of the last few true "old-school" record stores!”
4 locals recommend
Bridge
“Beautiful view here (3 min walk). You can see this from the balcony if you look west. Even better at sunset, bring your loved one.”
1 local recommends
Café
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“Vegan and vegetarian restaurant that is actually healthy and not just full of fake meat and processed soy. Great breakfast and lunch options. ”
5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The desert botanical garden is a great place to spend a sunny day wandering around”
1 local recommends
Café
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“Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very short walk. Good selection of menu items and beers on tap. Great patio on nice evenings. ”
4 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“If you like basketball, then this is where the NBA Phoenix Suns play. I always have a good time at a game. ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“This is a great hike location with bathrooms and pavilions. Parking can sometimes be difficult on weekends, but we have never had to turn away without a hike!”
3 locals recommend