It’s hot in the desert and that’s absolutely the point. Come for the spas and pool club parties, and you’ll discover that Phoenix has even more to offer than complete relaxation or total party mode.
No matter the season, you’ll find great outdoor activities — from dining al fresco to getting up close and personal with saguaros. Get your Phoenix airport car rental alternative delivered to your terminal so you can just hop in and get out there.
When the heat is on, turn up the A/C so you can spin around town and see these unexpected Phoenix gems.
Full of fascinating musical instruments from around the world, with in-depth exhibits on how they’re played, this museum also showcases famous instruments, like John Lennon’s piano.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s beautiful winter home in the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale is the epitome of his modernist style, and also home to his architecture school. See the house glow warmly on night tours.
Hit the Cholla or Echo Canyon trails early for a hike that takes you up nearly 3,000 feet in elevation in under three miles, but you’ll be rewarded with incredible views of Phoenix.
Take your Phoenix car rental alternative two hours north to Sedona, which is more than just a getaway town of high-end spas and resorts, but a spiritual mecca for artists and healers.
Desert life brings out the weird in people, and the small-town, artsy feel of Tucson celebrates all of it. Jump in your Phoenix car rental alternative for the two-hour drive south.
A four-hour drive from Phoenix, it’s hard to resist the majesty of the Grand Canyon, and it’s the perfect place to guide your Phoenix car rental alternative along the rim for striking views.
This drive was named for its highway number, 666, and the tight hairpin turns that will keep your hands tightly gripped on the wheel of your Phoenix car rental alternative as you climb 3,000 feet.
Steer your Phoenix car rental alternative up 3,000 feet through the Tonto National Forest on this drive that mixes exhilarating straights with challenging curves.
Though primitive, the highway near Apache Junction will throw you and your Phoenix car rental alternative on beautiful twists up the steep sides of mountains — but be forewarned it’s unpaved after Tortilla Flats.