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Phoenix Lifestyle

COMING OR GOING, WE ARE THE PHOENIX AREA RELOCATION EXPERTS!

Phoenix lifestyles start when people flock to Phoenix in order to take advantage of the warm weather and sunny skies. Visitors will find many areas of open land, within the city, where great many outdoor activities can be enjoyed. South Mountain Park contains 58-miles of hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails.  It is also one of the largest municipal park in the world.  At night, the downtown area is alive with many after-hours activities.  Those activities range from major sports events to performing arts.  Phoenix also has a rich Native American and pioneer history which is reflected in its museums. The most famous is the Heard, which houses the world’s finest collection of Native American art and artifacts.  Phoenix is perhaps best known for golf with more courses per capita than any other state in the west.  The Greater Phoenix area accommodates nearly 2.5 million golfers per year.  As a golfer,  history buff, or just want to lounge in the sun, Phoenix is guaranteed to provide you a memorable experience.

PHOENIX MUSEUMS

 

Scottsdale Historical Museum
480.945.4499

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
480.860.8810
860-2700 Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85261

Wright’s desert masterpiece and school. Hourly and in-depth tours, desert hikes. Gift shop. National historic landmark. Open all year. 9am-4pm.

Taliesin West, Scottsdale

The Heard Museum
602.252.8840
22 East Monte Vista Road
Phoenix, AZ  85004
www.heard.org

Promoting native culture and art. Outstanding array of traditional items (kachina dolls, pottery baskets, textiles), exceptional selection of Native American fine art.

The Herd Museum

Phoenix Art Museum
602.257.1222
1625 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Western American, Latin American, 14th- to 20th- century European, American and Asian art. Fashion design. Decorative arts. Thorne miniature rooms. Restaurant. Gift shop. Tours daily. Free parking.

Phoenix Art Museum

Arizona Capitol Museum
602.542.4675
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
www.lib.az.us/museum/

Built in 1900, the Capitol exhibits include restored offices, legislative chambers and the USS Arizona Silver. Open weekdays 8am-5pm. Tours 10am and 2pm. Handicapped accessible. Free admission.

Arizona Capital Museum

PHOENIX PERFORMING ARTS

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The Phoenix Symphony Hall
602.495.1999
455 North 3rd Street Suite 390
Phoenix, AZ 85004

The desert Southwest’s premier symphony performs classical, pops, chamber and family programs, primarily at Syphony Hall, fall through late spring.

Phoenix Symphony Hall

Herberger Theater Center
602.252.8497
2222 East Monroe
Phoenix, AZ 85004

The Herberger Theater Center is a two-stage complex featuring year-round music, drama, and dance performances presented by six resident professional performing companies.

Herberger Theatre, Phoenix

Dodge Theater
602.379.2888
400 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85003

The completely different Dodge Theatre promises to change the way you think about live entertainment. It’s as large as you need but as intimate as you want. www.dodgetheater.com

Dodge Theatre, Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Theatre
602.265.4142

Plays by and for children performed at various locations.

Children's Theatre

ART EVENTS

Best of Scottsdale – March, 480.990.3939

Dixieland Jazz Festival – November, 480.946.4312

Fiesta Bowl Art Walk – December, 480.990.3939

Scottsdale Art Festival – March, 480.994.2787 or https://scottsdaleartsfestival.org

ART TOURS

Browse the galleries in the Downtown Arts District which is open seven days a week.  The Art District is located along Main Street, Marshall Way and throughout Fifth Avenue and Old Town Scottsdale. For a brochure, call the Scottsdale Gallery Association, 480.990.3939.  Sculpture a trail tour around the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall which are led by the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. For tour dates and times, call 480.994.2787.  Taliesin West visitors can take a desert walk past ancient petroglyphs and experimental desert-residences. There is also a behind the scenes tour of the winter home and studio of the late Frank Lloyd Wright. For tour dates and times, call 480.860.2700.

Arizona Theater Company
602.256.6899
808 North 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Arizona’s leading professional theater performs a six play season of classic and conternporary works at the Herberger Theater Center from October-May.

 

Arizona Theatre Company

PHOENIX OUTDOOR RECREATION

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JEEP ADVENTURES

Stellar Adventures
602.402.0584
3908 West Lone Cactus Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308
https://stellaradventures.com

Experience the unmatched and unstoppable capabilities of the Hummer through the majestic mountains surrounding the Valley of the Sun. Specializing in three- to four- hour adventures, Hummer driving training and custom adventures.

Hummer Tours

Pink Jeep Tours
800.873.3662   Uptown Sedona
204 North Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
https://www.pinkadventuretours.com

Sedona’s world-famous “Pink Jeep” tours. Professional guides give unforgettable four-wheeling adventures through the spectacular grandeur of Sedona’s red-rock count . Cookouts, boxed lunches, 1 1/2 to 4 hours.

Camping and Picnicking in Arizona’s National Forests
Reservations 877.444.6777

Carefree Jeep Adventures, Inc.
480.488.2466
40222 Spur Cross Road
Cave Creek, AZ   85331
http://www.carefreeadventures.com

“Off-road adventure.” Scenic tour-hour tour of the Sonoran Desert.Nature walk, Indian ruins, gold mine, six-gun shooting included. Certified guides.

 

Carefree Jeep Tours

RIVER RAFTING

Arizona River Runners, Inc.
602.867.4866  

Spectacular Grand Canyon rafting trips. Regularly scheduled three, six, seven and 13-day trips in both motorized and oar-powered adventures. April-Sept.

Colorado River Rafting

Rawhide 1880’s Western Town at Wild Horse Pass
480.502.5600
5700 West North Loop Road
Chandler, AZ 85226

Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction. Native American village, rides, attractions, cowboy gunfights, Kids’ Territory, petting ranch, museum, steakhouse, and desert cookouts.

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Rawhide, Chandler AZ