Fodor’s Travel: 20 Ultimate Things To Do in Arizona

visitphoenixThe Visit Phoenix tourism website has several interesting articles about hiking trails, bars, museums, etc. A sampling:


Experience Scottsdale is the City of Scottsdale’s tourism website. A lot of information there, including a Spring Training guide and several maps and guidebooks to view or download.


Visit Sedona, the Chamber of Commerce tourism website, has an event calendar, maps, info about tours, etc.

On an Arizona Road Trip, Miles of Family Firsts; Enchanting hikes in Sedona and the Grand Canyon, a stay at a starry Tucson hideaway and more than a few memorable meals, New York Times, 6/12/18

Sedona for Serenity, Spas and Now Syrahs; Sedona attracts hikers scaling its buttes and New Age pilgrims seeking the fabled vortexes. In recent years, the high desert has drawn a more cultured crowd, wine lovers, New York Times, 4/18/18


Red Rock State Park near Sedona.

NEW: “Most ‘Instagrammable’ spots in Sedona,” KTVK-TV, Phoenix


Atlas Obscura is the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.

10 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Phoenix

Attractions in Arizona


Worth a Trip – Scottsdale Arizona, Salt Lake Magazine, 9/20/18

Superior, AZ: Easy day trip from Phoenix shows off nature, history, Arizona Republic, 12/5/17

25 must-see buildings in Arizona, USA Today, 10/26/17

Arizona’s Western history museums bring the past to life, Arizona Republic, 9/10/18

The Craft Beer Guide to Spring Training, Paste Magazine, 2/15/17

Checklist: Phoenix, Paste Magazine, 3/3/17 Things to do.

The joys of spring training in Arizona: Good eats, cheap seats and no worries, Washington Post, 2/9/17

Want to beat the Phoenix heat? Sonoita, Bisbee and the sky island mountains of southern Arizona are cooler,Arizona Republic, 8/15/17

Activities and Attractions in the Phoenix Area, Trip Savvy, 6/19/18

5 spots in Arizona to meditate and soothe your soul, Arizona Republic, 10/3/17

Meteor Crater: Arizona’s other huge hole in the ground, Arizona Republic, 10/29/17


Arizona Hi-Fi, 10 W. Camelback, Phoenix.

MacAlpine’s Diner & Soda Fountain, 2303 N. Seventh, Phoenix. Soda fountain with cherry phosphates and pie (warmed) a la mode.

Changing Hands Bookstore and Bar, 300 W. Cambelback, Phoenix.

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Drive, Phoenix.

Scottsdale Public Art


 Things to do in Phoenix: “Here’s your key to the city. A definitive guide of the best local spots, as told by local Airbnb hosts.” Includes suggestions in the following categories: Food Scene, Drinks & Nightlife, Sightseeing, Parks & Nature, Arts & Culture, Shopping, Essentials, Entertainment & Activities, Getting Around, and Everything Else.