The Top 5 Central AZ Must Do’s — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:
12345 N. Taliesin Dr.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Visit a national historical landmark constructed in the 1930s and designed after the surrounding desert. The school features architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright.
401 E. Jefferson St.,
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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
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
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.,
View an ancient pueblo nestled on top of a hillside that belonged to the Sinagua civilization from 1100 A.D. through 1400 A.D.