Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Settled in 1867, the city became the capital of Arizona in 1889. The city
is half vintage and half cosmopolitan with it features some genuine 19 th century ghost towns and period cowboy saloons. Phoenix is
also home to more than 200 golf courses, top-end shopping hotspots and
several major basketball sports teams and arenas. Travelers here can visit
here to enjoy its outdoor attractions and recreational activities, and also
to enjoy its traditional Mexican food.
Things to do in Phoenix
Phoenix Mountains Preserve
Phoenix Mountains Preserve is a group of many parks in the Phoenix
Mountains. Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area is the first of these
parks and is designated a ‘Phoenix Point of Pride.’ Some of the other parks
here are Lookout Mountain Preserve, Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, Camelback
Mountain Park and Papago Park.
Musical Instrument Museum
Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix is the largest museum of its type in
the world. The museum features more than 15000 musical instruments and
related objects spanning nearly 200 countries. Some of the countries like
the United States, Mexico, India, and Brazil have subsections for different
types of ethnic, folk, and tribal music.
Phoenix Zoo is the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United
States of America. This zoo is spread across 125 acres of land and features
over 1400 animals and 2.5 miles of walking trails. Phoenix Zoo is
segregated into four theme-based trails that are designed like different
areas of the world and their native wildlife.
Best Time to Visit Phoenix
Best time to book flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix is from November to
April. It is the season when tourists can have a great time enjoying events
like ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo, Fiesta Bowl and Arizona Beer Week.
Visitors can book flights from SNA to PHX during winter and spring seasons
to enjoy attractions like McDowell Mountain Music Festival, and Scottsdale