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Phoenix & Beyond

Located in the ever-hot southern state of Arizona, Phoenix is a rising holiday destination in the USA. In addition to its reliable climate, Phoenix is blessed with spectacular scenery on the nearby Apache Trail, whilst the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon is easily accessible for an unmissable helicopter tour. Families with youngsters will enjoy the Children’s Museum and Phoenix Zoo, whilst parents can indulge themselves in luxury at one of the city’s spa hotels.

 

What you’ll love most about Phoenix and its surroundings

  • Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert at the Desert Botanical Garden. Explore winding trails through lush desert landscapes, showcasing a diverse collection of cacti, succulents, and wildflowers. Discover outdoor art installations, seasonal butterfly exhibits, and guided tours highlighting the unique flora and fauna of the region
  • Escape the city hustle and explore the natural wonders of Papago Park, located just minutes from downtown Phoenix. Hike scenic trails through rugged desert terrain, featuring iconic landmarks like Hole-in-the-Rock, a sandstone formation with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Enjoy picnicking, photography, and wildlife spotting in this urban oasis
  • Experience the vibrant arts scene of nearby Scottsdale’s Arts District, known for its eclectic galleries, studios, and public art installations. Stroll along Main Street and Marshall Way to browse contemporary art galleries, boutique shops, and outdoor sculptures, and visit cultural institutions like the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) for exhibitions showcasing local and international artists
  • Discover the architectural masterpiece of Taliesin West, the winter home and studio of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Take a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, to learn about Wright’s innovative design principles and explore the organic architecture blending seamlessly with the desert landscape
  • Escape the desert heat and cool off at Saguaro Lake, a scenic reservoir nestled in the Tonto National Forest. Enjoy boating, fishing, and water sports on the lake’s crystal-clear waters, surrounded by towering saguaro cacti, rugged cliffs, and breathtaking mountain vistas. Relax on sandy beaches, hike scenic trails, or embark on a scenic boat cruise to explore the lake’s hidden coves and wildlife habitats
  • Embark on a day trip to the enchanting landscapes of Sedona’s Red Rock Country, just a short drive from Phoenix. Marvel at towering sandstone formations, sculpted by wind and water over millions of years, and explore scenic trails for hiking, mountain biking, and Jeep tours. Discover vortex sites believed to possess healing energy and spiritual significance, and soak up the majestic beauty of this iconic Arizona destination

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Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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