Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the state of Arizona in
the US. It is the most populous state capital in the United States, the
fifth most populous city in the country and the only state capital with
more than one million residents. Phoenix features near constant year-round
weather and is one of the world's top golf destinations. Those interested
in knowing more about the city’s cultural and artistic side can visit its
top-class museums like Heard Museum and the Phoenix Museum of Art.
Performing arts feature aplenty in the Orpheum Theatre and Dodge.
Things to do in Phoenix
The Heard Museum is one of the best and finest Native American museums in
the Us. It is home to a 360-degree view of Arizona's cultural identity
dating back to Pre-Colombian era. You should visit here to see its
excellent artworks collections about pre-Columbian era artworks and
contemporary art. Also, of note here are traditional artefacts, a gift
shop, and an outdoor sculpture garden.
Phoenix Art Museum
The Phoenix Art Museum is a classic work of contemporary architecture, both
inside and outside. One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, it
features over 18000 top-notch works of art that relate to various centuries
and continents. You will find masterpieces of various masters like Diego
Rivera, Frederic Remington, Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo.
Apart from its large number of native and exotic animals and plant species
in their respective habitats, the Phoenix Zoo features four trails that
take the visitors around these habitats. Some major animal species put here
include baboons, Sumatran tigers, Asian elephants, Galapagos tortoises and
Komodo dragons. The star of the show here is the Safari Express, a toy
train that takes everyone round the zoo for minimal fees.
Best Time to Visit Phoenix
Winter and spring seasons (the months from November to April) are the best
to book your flights from Nashville to Phoenix. Booking BNA to PHX flights
during this season will help you enjoy festivals like McDowell Mountain
Music Festival and Scottsdale Culinary Festival. It is advised to book
Phoenix flights in advance to avoid paying more at the last minute.