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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'...
Schenpf Farms

Schnepf Farms

Phoenix might reside in a desert, but it still plays host to a number of farms and other agricultural ventures, including the well-known Schnepf Farms. Situated in Queen Creek — owner Mark Schnepf was...
Rosson House at Heritage Square

Heritage Square at Heritage And Science Park

The oldest extant residential block in Phoenix, Heritage Square offers a gorgeous slice of Phoenix history. You can tour the Rosson House Museum, which inhabits the restored 1895 Rosson House, and get a taste...
idea Museum

i.d.e.a. Museum

Founded in 1978 as the The Center for Fine Arts and then continuing as the Arizona Museum for Youth until 2014, the i.d.e.a. Museum aims its high-quality exhibits squarely at kids. Originally, the museum focused...
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Fans of trains and American railroad history need to visit McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park and its many avenues for exploration. Take a ride on the Paradise & Pacific Railroad, a 5:12 scale narrow gauge railroad that...
Mill Avenue

Mill Avenue in Tempe

Tempe's most well-known north-south street since the late 1800s, Mill Avenue — so named for the now-empty Hayden Flour Mill at the historical north end — still plays an important part in Tempe life. Although it runs...
Arizona Mills, Tempe

Arizona Mills: LegoLand Discovery Center, Sea Life Aquarium and more

The Arizona Mills mall in Tempe isn't the largest mall in the Valley by a long shot, but it contains a whopping four family-fun activities. First up, you definitely want to pay a visit to...

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