Phoenix Tourist Attractions

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Phoenix City. One of the must-see spots is the Phoenix Museum of History. Located in Downtown Sopper 105 N 5th Street, this historical infrastructure had been dedicated to collecting, preserving, and showing the early culture of Phoenix.

It showcases exhibits which appear to be very informative and educational. It is in here that the transition of Phoenix from starting off as a dusty desert to a modern metro area that it is now. It colorfully showcases the beautiful past f the city.

Tourism in Phoenix is a rewarding experience. For family travel destinations in Phoenix, the Phoenix Zoo is another attraction as it is home to more than 1,300 animals. Phoenix is tagged to have the worldís largest non-profit zoological parks. Phoenix Zoo also houses endangered and threatened birds, reptiles an all other kinds of animals. Visitors are given four choices of trails to choose from. They may take the Arizona Trail, or Tropics, Discover, or Africa Trail. The zoo also offers any visitor to see how is it like to work in a farm and witness desert as it showcases the Arabian Oryx in their Harmony Farm.

There are lots of Phoenix package tours tourists may choose from. If a tourist is interested on rock museum, he could visit the Deer Valley Rock Center. While being in this place, the visitor could witness the centuries old rocks and petroglyphs. Native Americans used to travel and make tools and etch petroglyphs in the hills. Deer Valley Rock Center preserves these rock sites, trails, and transformed them as world-class museum.

For nature-lovers, they should visit the desert Botanical Garden as a famous Phoenix tourist attraction which offers rich exhibition, education and conservation of the desert plant life. Designed as an outdoor museum, it houses the unique plants distinct to the southwestern desert. It is home to about 20,000 plants which were beautifully planted on garden trails. It is best to visit the garden during spring when many of the plant are in full bloom. Spring is considered the wildflower season.

One should also bring in kids to the Arizona Science Center which is known to be the cityís crown jewel. Itís another attraction in Phoenix. Kids would definitely love to stay here as it features interactive and hands-on exhibits. It boasts its gigantic planetarium and large-screen theater. In Phoenix tourist attractions, Visitors could also have a hearty meal in the centerís food court and shop in some items from the centerís gift shop. The center is located at 600 E Washington Street and it opens from 10 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon.

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