As the largest and most populous city in the state of Arizona, Phoenix offers something for everyone. It is also the largest state capital in the U.S., and as such offers an extensive range of tourist attractions.
One of the most notable Phoenix attractions, Heard Museum, features a fine display of Native American-themed art and other exhibits. Sports fans, meanwhile, will want to visit Chase Field, a stunning ball park that features a retractable roof, a natural turf field and air conditioning. As well as baseball, Chase Field regularly hosts concerts, conventions and other events.
The Desert Botanical Garden provides a stunning collections of desert plants, set within 50 acres of varied terrain, from arid desert to lush gardens. Around 140 rare and endangered species can be found here as well as a stunning selection of desert flowers.
Visitors who fancy exerting themselves while in Arizona will want to ascend Piestawa Peak, which provides spectacular views of Phoenix and the surrounding landscape. The journey to the top may be challenging, but the view makes it all worthwhile.
From Millennium Scottsdale Resort & Villas, the distinctive Squaw Peak is clearly visible. This famous peak features Squaw Peak Trail, a popular route with hikers and tourists. As the trail winds its way up the mountain, visitors can glimpse the city of Phoenix shimmering in the distance.
Other notable Phoenix attractions include Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse, which is a popular draw with families. Here you can witness gun fights, stunt shows, desert train rides, bull riding and camel rides. The kids are certain to love playing Cowboys and Indians as they explore this charming attraction.
Visitors seeking Scottsdale - Phoenix area resorts will find the Millennium Scottsdale Resort & Villas grants easy access to the best attractions that Phoenix has to offer.