Arizona Republic
Ultimate guide to the best things to do in metro Phoenix and around Arizona this spring

Visit Phoenix website entertainment calendar

Arizona State Sun Devils schedule

Mariners, Peoria Sports Complex
Minor League games – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mesa Historical Museum exhibit – PLAY BALL: The AZ Spring Training Experience & Cactus League Hall of Fame Exhibit
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
Old Lehi School
2345 N. Horne
Mesa, AZ 85203
Phone: 480-835-2286

Phoenix Art Museum – 1625 North Central Ave., Phoenix

Lazy Trips blog
20 Best Road Trips from Phoenix, Arizona

Modern Phoenix
Driving Tours

Scottsdale’s best wildflower hikes and drives

Arizona Republic
Where are wildflowers blooming in Arizona? Try these hikes and scenic drives this spring

Travel & Leisure
8 Best Small Towns in Arizona — From Hiking Destinations to Cultural Hot Spots

Arizona Republic
Charles Poston was the ‘Father of Arizona.’ Here’s how you can hike to his grave

Hiking Poston Butte

NY Times
36 Hours in Scottsdale

NY Times
36 Hours in Tucson

USA Today
Pinnacle Peak Park, Scottsdale
“ Pinnacle Peak is one of the Valley’s most iconic natural landmarks and a popular destination for local hikers and visitors. The 150 acre park is rated as a moderate hike by The Sierra Club, with an approximate elevation gain of 1,300 feet.”
More USA Today 10 Best

Phoenix New Times
The 15 Best Restaurant Patios for Outdoor Dining in Metro Phoenix

Saguaro Lake horseback riding
1320 N. Bush Highway
Mesa
480-984-0335
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Tuesday

SanTan Brewery & Distillery Tours

TopGolf, 9500 E. Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ

Taliesin West

(GPS Address: 12345 N Taliesin Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85259)

“Chihuly in the Desert” exhibit

PHOENIX NEW TIMES – Best of Phoenix 2021

TRAVEL & LEISURE – 8 Best Small Towns in Arizona — From Hiking Destinations to Cultural Hot Spots

YAHOO KUSAMA INFINITY ROOM
Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday noon – 5 pm

“HER SECRET IS PATIENCE”
Phoenix Civic Space Park
444 N Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona
Atlas Obscura says: “Must park on the street. Visit at night. The sculpture does not appear to be lit every night; schedule is unknown.”
(602) 262-7490

CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN

PINBALL
Starfighters Arcade 4840 E. Jasmine, Suite 102, Mesa, AZ

Cobra Arcade Bar
801 N 2nd St #100, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tilt Studio
5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Suite #669, Tempe, AZ 85282

TUCSON
“36 Hours in Tucson”, New York Times (9/20/18)

JOHN McCAIN’S HOME AREA 
“On a quiet creek in a peaceful valley, John McCain made Cornville, Arizona, home,” Arizona Republic (8/26/18)

HORSEBACK RIDING


BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

Apache Trail

The Wanderblogger, Tips for Driving the Apache Trail in Arizona

Arizona Republic, Arizona Scenic Drive, Apache Trail

USDA, Tonto National Forest, Apache Trail Scenic Byway 

Superstition Mountain Museum

Elvis Chapel

Arizona Republic, “Legends of gold and murder permeate this Superstitions hike”

Western Spirit, Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale
https://scottsdalemuseumwest.org

All About Book and Comics
24 W. Camelback Road, Suite G, Phoenix, AZ 85013
http://allaboutbooksandcomics.com/wp/

Arizona Science Center
600 E Washington St, Phoenix
https://www.azscience.org

Barry Goldwater statue
6401 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, Arizona
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/barry-goldwater-memorial

Watson’s hat shop
Stagecoach Village
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
http://watsonshatshop.com

Drive to Sedona, 2 hours
https://visitsedona.com
Nearby – Red Rock State Park https://azstateparks.com/red-rock
Jeep tour – https://www.sedonajeeptours.com/jeep-tours-1/

Rusty Spur Saloon
7245 E Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
https://rustyspursaloon.com

DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN
www.dbg.org
1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Wild Rising by Cracking Art exhibit is best seen at sunset – 6:30 p.m. 

HEARD MUSEUM
2301 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hockney and Goldwater exhibits
http://heard.org