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Top 5 Accommodations: Outdoor Venues (Spring-Summer 2014)

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Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Accommodations in Outdoor Venues! And use Experience AZ to guide you toward a visit that will make you want to come back time after time to keep crossing the must see hot spots off your Top 5 lists.



Top 5 Accommodations: Outdoor Venues

Fort McDowell Adventures
14803 N. Hiawatha Hood Rd. Fort McDowell, AZ 85264

(480) 816-6465
Website
Featuring hiking, biking, kayaking, Jeep tours, cattle drives, cultural heritage tours, team building and trail rides through the Verde River. Experience outdoor fun in the Valley of the Sun’s most pristine setting.

Greasewood Flat
27375 N. Alma School Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85262

(480) 585-9430
Website
The bar and restaurant, which has been around for more than 30 years, is housed in a 120-year-old bunkhouse and is a favorite among locals, bikers and visitors.

The Duce
525 S. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 866-3823
Website
Housed in a brick-and-corrugated-metal building constructed in 1928, The Duce us dedicated to serving the downtown office and events crowds and offers a restaurant, full bar, gym, coffee bar, old-fashioned soda fountain, fresh organic produce stand and retro clothing and collectibles.

Pinnacle Peak Patio
10426 E. Jomax Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85262

(480) 585-1599
Website
Picture your group having a rip roarin’ cowboy cookout under the stars. Since 1957, Pinnacle Peak Patio has been serving large and small groups at corporate events, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties and bar mitzvahs.

Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass
5700 W. North Loop Rd. Chandler, AZ 85226

(480) 502-5600
Website
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

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Photo: Fort McDowell Adventures

Top 5: Outdoor Event Venues (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Outdoor Event Venues — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Tanque Verde Ranch

14301 E. Speedway,
Tucson, AZ 85748
(800) 234-3833
tanqueverderanch.com
Tanque Verde Ranch, founded in 1868 and located on 640 beautiful acres east of Tucson, offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, weekly breakfast rides and outdoor BBQs. All included in the nightly rate.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.


Fort McDowell Adventures

14803 N. Hiawatha Hood Rd.,
Fort McDowell, AZ 85264
(480) 816-6465
fortmcdowelladventures.com
Featuring hiking, biking, kayaking, Jeep tours, cattle drives, cultural heritage tours, team building and trail rides through the Verde River. Experience outdoor fun in the Valley of the Sun’s most pristine setting.


Desert Foothills Events and Weddings

Located on private land
(480) 502-1215
desertfoothills.com
With breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert, this special event venue can hold unforgettable events for intimate groups as small as 50 to large event with more than 1,000 guests. This venue, located on private land in the middle of the desert, is the only one of its kind.


Corona Ranch

7611 S. 29th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 237-3303
coronaranch.com
Corona Ranch is a rich experience that offers rodeos and entertainment varying from authentic Mexican fiestas, tours and weddings. This fantastic location can even accommodate groups of 30 to 3,000. Enjoy a Mexican or Western rodeo during your stay for an experience you will never forget.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5: Family Fun Spots - Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

Top 5: Family Fun Spots (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Family Fun Spots — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Amazing Jakes

1830 E. Baseline Rd.,
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 926-PIZZA (7499)
amazingjakes.com
All-you-can eat pizza, pasta and salad, train riding, carousel, go-karts, laser tag, rock wall, bumper cars and 12 lanes of galaxy bowling.


Out of Africa Wildlife Park

3505 Camp Verde Bridgeport Hwy.,
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(928) 567-2840
outofafricapark.com
At Out of Africa, you get a different view of wildlife. Exotic animals roam in spacious habitats, so you can see their natural behavior up-close. And, with exciting shows like the Tiger Splash and the Predator Feed, Out of Africa is like nothing you’ve ever seen.


Castles ~n~ Coasters

9445 N. Metro Parkway East,
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 997-7575
castlesncoasters.com
More than 18,000 square feet of arcades, 300 games, roller coasters, water rides, a miniature golf course and an old-fashioned carousel.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

3505 W. Highway 260,
5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.


Challenger Space Center

21170 N. 83rd Ave.,
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 322-2001
azchallenger.org
An exciting space-themed learning environment where students, families and others fly simulated space flight missions and more.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5 Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Uniquely Arizona — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Arcosanti

HC 74, Box 4136,
Mayer, AZ 86333
928-632-7135
arcosanti.org
In 1970, the Cosanti Foundation began building Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, 70 miles north of metropolitan Phoenix. When complete, Arcosanti will house 5,000 people, demonstrating ways to improve urban conditions and lessen our destructive impact on the earth.


Hubbell Trading Post

1 mile West of Hwy. 191,
Ganado, AZ 86505
928-755-3475
nps.gov/hutr
Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the “bullpen,” you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art.


Mystery Castle

800 E. Mineral Rd.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
602-268-1581
roadsideamerica.com/tip/94
This unusual piece of architecture, built from recycled bottles, granite and bricks in the 1930s, is a tribute from a father to his daughter. Largely constructed of native stone, the 8,000-square-foot castle contains 13 fireplaces, 18 rooms and various features of interest. Southwestern antiques furnish this unique facility.


Besh Ba Gowah

1324 Jess Hayes Rd.,
Globe, AZ 85501
928-425-0320
globeaz.gov/visitors/besh-ba-gowah
Visitors walk through a 700-year-old Salado
Culture pueblo, climb ladders to second story rooms and view the typical furnishings of the era. Artifacts are also displayed in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
480-502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012

Top 5 Family Fun Spots (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Family Fun Spots (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Family Fun Spots — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Amazing Jakes

1830 E. Baseline Rd.,
Mesa, AZ 85204
480-926-PIZZA (7499)
amazingjakes.com
All-you-can eat pizza, pasta and salad, train riding, carousel, go-karts, laser tag, rock wall, bumper cars and 12 lanes of galaxy bowling.


Castles N’ Coasters

9445 N. Metro Pkwy. East, Phoenix, AZ 85051
602-997-7575
castlesncoasters.com
More than 18,000 square feet of arcades, 300 games, roller coasters, water rides, miniature golf course and an old-fashioned carousel.


Challenger Space Center

21170 N. 83rd Ave.,
Peoria, AZ 85382
623-322-2001
azchallenger.org
An exciting space-themed learning environment where students, families and others fly simulated space flight missions and more.


Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

3505 Camp Verde Bridgeport Hwy.,
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
928-567-2840
outofafricapark.com
At Out of Africa, you get a different view of wildlife. Exotic animals roam in spacious habitats, so you can see their natural behavior up-close. And, with exciting shows like the Tiger Splash and the Predator Feed, Out of Africa is like nothing you’ve ever seen.


Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd., Chandler, AZ 85226
480-502-5600
rawhide.com
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012