Phoenix, Arizona is the 6th largest city in the United States and given its rich cultural and culinary scene, as well as its proximity to natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and Painted Desert and historic sites like Tombstone and Montezuma’s Castle, it’s no wonder record amounts of Americans choose to travel to Phoenix each year.
During your Phoenix vacation, you have two main airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The former, being Phoenix’s principal airport, has an efficient Light Rail connection to the downtown area, whereas the latter offers several local bus routes to get you where you need to go to enjoy the best of tourism in Phoenix.
When you visit Phoenix, world-class museums including the Phoenix Art Museum, the Pueblo Grand Museum which showcases the archaeological remains of Phoenix’s Precolombian settlement, and the Arizona Science Center await. The Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, one of the most popular in the nation, is also a must during your holiday in Phoenix.
Phoenix tourism also means great golfing and, due to its warm sub-desert climate and open spaces, and there is a variety of courses in the Phoenix area. Ready to discover this desert oasis of history, culture, and natural wonders? Check out the recommendations below from real travelers and start planning your trip to Phoenix.