AZ on the Rocks

Things to know: AZ on the Rocks is Arizona’s largest rock climbing gym located in Scottsdale. The family-friendly facility, which opened in 2004, features over 14,000 square feet of climbing terrain, and offers bouldering, top-rope sport climbing, and lead sport climbing. It is great for all ages. The gym also offers yoga, fitness equipment and a Ninja Warrior Rig. It’s the best place to beat the heat and stay active!

Don’t miss: Be sure to find out about the fun events the gym hosts monthly. Whether it is climbing outside by a guided pro in the desert or an active date night at the gym, AZ on the Rocks keeps it fresh with its one-of-a-kind events. Check out the website for the latest happenings. In addition, AZ on the Rocks’ Kids Camp in the summer is the only place where it’s okay for kids to climb the walls. Their popular camps focus on movement, physical activity and having fun while rock climbing, yoga, martial arts and playing games.

Arizona Science Center

One of the best ways to learn about the world around you is to pay a visit to the Arizona Science Center.

Biosphere 2

Tour the entire world in a manner of speaking at this research facility owned by the University of Arizona.

Butterfly Wonderland

Walk through a rainforest ecosystem and the largest butterfly conservatory in the country.

Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Designed for children up to the age of 10, this is the kind of museum where visitors are encouraged to touch everything.

Dave & Buster’s

This venue offers great games, food and TVs for gamers and sports fans of all ages. Be sure to check out Dave & Buster’s special events.

I.D.E.A. Museum

The i.d.e.a. museum is a children’s museum where your child can explore his/her imagination through design in art, science and technology.

Main Event Entertainment

Gravity ropes, laser tag, karaoke, bowling, rock climbing, mini golf and video games are among the highlights.

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

The Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde allows visitors to discover and learn about a variety of native African species.

Wet ’n’ Wild Phoenix

Wet ’n’ Wild  Phoenix features more than 30 exhilarating attractions for families and thrill seekers alike.