Have some fun, go visit a zoo, see the wild west, gamble at one of our casinos, or see our scenic beauty!
Greater Phoenix has a long list of fun activities, only a fraction are listed below. We have two great zoo’s, many casinos, a fantastic science center, a ghost town, and some short drives that will show you the beauty of Arizona.
- Visit the Arizona Science Center in downtown Phoenix
- Visit Goldfield Ghost Town just past Apache Junction
- Visit the Phoenix Central Library in downtown Phoenix (aka Burton Barr Library)
- Visit Arcosanti, north of Phoenix, an urban laboratory north of Phoenix
- Visit the Challenger Space Center in Peoria
- Play a game of indoor Laser Tag in Phoenix
- Jump up and down at the indoor Trampoline Park in Phoenix
Visit a few Casinos – fun, gaming, and entertainment in the valley
- Fort McDowell Casino 858 slot machines, 14 blackjack tables and 14 poker tables
- Harah’s Ak-Chin Casino 1,089 slot machines, 12 blackjack tables and 13 poker tables
- Casino Arizona 904 slot machines, 36 blackjack tables and 8 poker tables
- Wildhorse Pass Casino 950 slot machines, 37 blackjack tables and 38 poker tables
- Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino 950 slot machines, 28 blackjack tables and 24 poker tables
- Lone Butte Casino 786 slot machines, 20 blackjack tables and 8 poker tables
- Talking Stick Resort 759 slot machines, 51 blackjack tables and 55 poker tables
- Desert Diamond West Valley Casino, opened Dec 2015!
Or take a drive to visit some fantastic scenery and attractions out of the Greater Phoenix area….we could go on and on, this is only a sample…
- Sedona, north about 90 minutes. Red rock country and an arts culture you will not want to miss out on.
- Jerome, north about 90 minutes. An old mining town that is built on the side of a hill, it once was abandonded but has come back to life. Wine tastings and artists, along with a museum.
- Flagstaff, north a couple of hours. Go skiing in the winter, see the quaint downtown, visit Northern Arizona University.
- Verde Canyon Railroad, north about 90 minutes. A train that takes you thru Sycamore Canyon (no vehicles), with eagles, mountains, streams, and great views!
- Grand Canyon, north about 4-5 hours depending on how fast you drive and how many scenic stops you make. What can we say…its big and its amazing!