Settled in 1867, Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S.
state of Arizona. The city became the capital of Arizona in 1889. It is
semi vintage and semi cosmopolitan as it features some genuine 19 th century ghost towns and period cowboy saloons. Phoenix is
also home to over 200 golf courses, topnotch shopping hotspots and numerous
major basketball sports teams and arenas. Visitors can visit its outdoor
attractions and enjoy recreational activities and can also savor its
traditional Mexican food.
Things to do in Phoenix
Phoenix Mountains Preserve
The Phoenix Mountains Preserve is a group of sundry parks in the Phoenix
Mountains. Phoenix Mountains Park & Recreation Area is the first of
these parks and is a designated ‘Phoenix Point of Pride.’ Some of the major
parks here are Lookout Mountain Preserve, Dreamy Draw Recreation Area,
Camelback Mountain Park and Papago Park. These parks boast small hills that
top at about 2000 feet above the desert floor.
Musical Instrument Museum
The Musical Instrument Museum features over 15000 musical instruments and
related objects spanning approximately 200 countries and several epochs.
Some nations like the United States, Mexico, India, and Brazil have
subsections for different sorts of ethnic, folk, and tribal music.
Phoenix Zoo is the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United
States. It is spread in 125 acres of land in the Papago Park in Phoenix.
The zoo is home to over 1400 animals and 2.5 miles of walking trails. The
zoo is separated into four theme-based trails that are designed like
different areas of the world and their natural wildlife.
Best Time to Visit Phoenix
Best time to book flights from Tampa 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 TPA to PHX during winter and spring seasons to enjoy
other attractions like McDowell Mountain Music Festival, and Scottsdale