Desert Botanical Garden

Top 5: Central AZ Must Do's (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Central AZ Must Do’s — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Taliesin West

12345 N. Taliesin Dr.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(855) 860-2700
Visit a national historical landmark constructed in the 1930s and designed after the surrounding desert. The school features architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Chase Field

401 E. Jefferson St.,
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 462-6000
Home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chase Field offers an array of family-friendly entertainment from baseball games with fireworks on Fridays, to supercross and monster truck shows.

Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.,
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(480) 941-1225
The Desert Botanical Garden features a variety of desert plant life and offers education programs for students and adults alike. Alongside touring the grounds are numerous lectures and art events throughout the year.

South Mountain State Park

10919 S. Central Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 262-7393
Covering more than 16,000 square acres, South Mountain is the largest municipal park in the country, and boasts numerous hiking trials, rock climbing and mountain biking.

Tuzigoot National Monument

100 Main St.,
Clarkdale, AZ
(928) 634-5564
View an ancient pueblo nestled on top of a hillside that belonged to the Sinagua civilization from 1100 A.D. through 1400 A.D.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012