Custom Wild West adventures for families or groups including Jeep tours, hiking treks, gold panning excursions, “Steak-outs,” Lost Dutchman’s Gold Fever Rally, overnight camping and more!
Call: 480-982-7661 | Visit
Location: 35 N. Robson Mesa, AZ 85201
A child-oriented fine arts center featuring changing art exhibits and unique hands on art activities for children. Voted one of the best museums for children in the United States by USA Today.
Call: 480-644-2467 | Visit
2017 N. Greenfield Rd. Mesa, AZ 85213
The Arizona Wing, adjoining Falcon Field at the corner of McKellips and Greenfield roads, has been entrusted with the restoration care and display of “Sentimental Journey,” considered to be the most authentically restored flying B-17 in the world today.
Call: 480-924-1940 | Visit
1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008-3490
Home to one of the world’s largest, most diverse collection of desert plants from places spanning the globe.
Call: 480-941-1225 | Visit
Cruise secluded waterways of the “Junior Grand Canyon” on Canyon Lake. Relax while you admire breathtaking flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert and listen to our captain recount legends and lore about the Superstition Mountains.
Call: 480-827-9144 | Visit
The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music Theater–a 300-seat acoustically superb performance space–as well as the award-winning Café Allegro (open 11 am – 2 pm daily) and the MIM Museum Store.
Call: (480) 478-6000 | Visit
East of Mesa and Apache Junction, it’s hard to miss the twin mining towns of Globe and Miami. Traveling north on Hwy. 88, the next stop is the cliff dwellings at Tonto National Monument and then the historic Roosevelt Dam and Lake.
Get a taste of Arizona’s colorful mining history while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Superstition Mountains.
155W. Hampton Ave. Mesa,AZ 85210
Golfland features three miniature golf courses, a 15,000-sq.-ft. castle with an arcade, pizza parlor, bumper boats
and fast Lil’ Indy motorized race cars. SunSplash is a spectacular water park with over 17 “wet ‘n wild” water activities for children and adults. (Photo credit: ray_explores)
6101 E. Van Buren St. Phoenix,AZ 85008
Almost 90 classic fire engines on display. Air-conditioned. Indoor exhibits. Activities for children.
2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix,AZ 85004-1480
Historic and contemporary Native American arts. Unique surroundings for receptions/dinners. Artisans, performers available. Exhibits change regularly.
Located high on top of Cleopatra Hill
(5,200 feet) between Prescott and Flagstaff is the historic copper mining town of Jerome, Arizona. Once known as the wickedest town in the west.
155 N. Center Mesa, AZ 85201
Hosts eight free contemporary art exhibits per year along with educational workshops, lectures and demonstrations.
53 N. Macdonald Mesa, AZ 85201
Hear the thrilling roar of animated fullscale dinosaurs as you venture through the fascinating caves and life-sized re-creations of the mysterious Hohokam Indian dwellings. Hands-on exhibits for all ages
Travel north to take in the beauty of the 7,500 foot high, 200-mile-long Mogollon Rim Country. Zane Grey described the area as a “split, tossed, dimpled, heaving, rolling world of black-green forestland.”
9736 N. Ft. McDowell Rd. Ft. McDowell, AZ 85264
At Out of Africa, we swim with tigers, play with lions and are even chased by a pack of wolves. Bears dive in giant pools. There are no rehearsed shows; everything is spontaneous. If you love animals, you’ll love Out of Africa!
1625 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004
American, European,Western, Latin American, Fashion Design,Art of Our Time and Asian collections.
455 N. Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix,AZ 85008
The nation’s leading nonprofit zoo, home to more than 1,300 animals including 200 endangered or threatened birds, mammals and reptiles from around the world.
23023 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale,AZ 85255
Arizona’s largest Western-theme attraction. Native American theater. Cowboy gunfights, stagecoach rides, steakhouse, saloon, desert cookouts, 20 shops, and more.
22601 E. Cloud Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85242
U-pick peaches, apricots, sweet corn in season. Local honey, nuts, dried fruit, specialty food and crafts. Annual Country Thunder music festival in April and Peach Festival in May.
7380 E. Second St. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Located in Scottsdale’s Civic Center, the center presents music, dance, theater, concerts under the stars in the
amphitheater, free Sunday A’Fairs October through April, and the annual Scottsdale Arts Festival in March.
North of the Phoenix-Mesa metro area is the town of Sedona, nestled in the beautiful Red Rock country. One of
Arizona’s most scenic destinations.
Hwy. 88 Tortilla Flat, AZ 85290
An authentic Old Stagecoach Stop, one of the last remnants of the Old West, where six people reside.
There’s a very special part of Arizona wilderness you can only see from our train . . . the North Verde River Canyon and SycamoreWilderness Area. See the eagles, blue heron, deer and other wildlife from open-air gondola cars or look out panoramic windows at red cliff canyons and Sinagua Indian ruins.