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Holiday light displays

Holiday light displays across the Valley

Holiday light displays  By Carson Mlnarik Phoenix won’t exactly see a White Christmas, but there are plenty of opportunities to get into the holiday spirit with light displays. So, grab your loved ones, hot cider and...
corn mazes

Top five corn mazes in Arizona

By Megan Marples Halloween is approaching, but it’s never too late to get lost in corn mazes. Whether the maze is in the shape of an Arizona celebrity or a spooky former cemetery, the attractions...

Top Pumpkin Patches in the Valley

By Megan Marples   When autumn rolls around, Valley farms open their doors for people of all ages to enjoy the season. Pumpkin patches have grown beyond simply selling pumpkins. From hayrides to carnival games, here...

Wet ‘n’ Wild: State’s largest waterpark is a cool water oasis

By Daisy Finch The Valley’s still hot and folks need to find ways to finish up the summer without taking hits from the heat. Set your destination for Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, Arizona’s largest water...
La Gattara Cat Cafe

La Gattara Cat Café

When Melissa Pruitt traveled to Japan, little did she know it would change her life. While in the Far East, she stumbled across a cat café and fell in love with the concept that...
Urban Jungle Fun Park Mesa

Urban Jungle Fun Park

Slides, trampolines and obstacles courses are just some of the fun at the massive Urban Jungle Fun Park in Mesa. Other activities include trampoline dodge ball, rock climbing and playing on the 14-level megastructure. All...
Arizona Museum of Natural History

Arizona Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs! Need we say more? OK, we will. The 80,000 square-foot Arizona Museum of Natural History offers visitors a trip to the Southwest's prehistoric — and more recent — past. You can explore 60,000 objects,...
Sheriff's Office at Pioneer Living History Museum

Pioneer Living History Museum

Over the decades, Phoenix and the surrounding cities have evolved quite substantially. At one time there were trees everywhere, for example. And before the railroad arrived in 1887, the buildings were almost all made from...
Dolphinaris

Dolphinaris Arizona

You don't need to head out to the ocean to meet or swim with playful dolphins. Situated next to Odysea Aquarium, Dolphinaris Arizona in Scottsdale offers close-up dolphin encounters in 5 lagoons that hold...
Vertuccio Farms

Vertuccio Farms

One of the Valley's major farm attractions, Vertuccio Farms offers year-round activities for fresh food aficionados, families and school groups. These include the expansive Fall Festival, family movie nights, the Easter Egg-sperience, Peaches N'...

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