Sightseeing in El Mirage

Adult Admission for Two or Four to Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Wickenburg

$18 $9

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Explore artifacts of the Old West and Arizona culture including a collection of paintings and sculptures made by Western women

$149 for a 2,000-Foot Glider Flight for Two from Certified Glider Rides ($299 Value)

Certified Glider Rides

Peoria

$299 $149

Glider experience includes preflight procedures & a majestic flight with scenic views 2,000 feet above ground

Museum Visit, Family STAR Night, or Space Tots Class at Challenger Space Center and Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Challenger Space Center and Museum

Fletcher Heights

$16 $10

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Museum with three meteorite exhibits, interactive planet-catching exhibit, real space-shuttle landing-gear tire, and model satellite

$14to Take Part in "Trapped in a Room with a Zombie" from ACT Room Escapes ($28 Value)

ACT Room Escapes

Phoenix

$28 $14

Work with teammates to solve clues and find the key that opens the escape door before being grabbed by a zombie chained in the corner

$45 for a One-Year Senita Club Family Membership to Desert Botanical Garden ($90 Value)

Desert Botanical Garden

Camelback East

$90 $45

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Full access to a flourishing desert landscape—including a butterfly exhibit and flashlight tours—for two adults and their kids or grandkids

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Hotel San Carlos

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$18 for Admission for Four and Four Drinks at Pioneer Living History Museum (Up to $42 Value)

Pioneer Living History Museum

Phoenix

$42 $18

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Original and reproduced buildings, such as a sheriff’s office and dress shop, make up a more than 90-acre recreation of an old western town

Museum Visit for Four, Six, or Eight at Arizona Pop Culture Experience (Up to 55% Off)

Arizona Pop Culture Experience

Phoenix

$20 $10

Museum with more than 13,000 action figures, comic books, and pieces of memorabilia covers the last 50 to 60 years of pop culture

Visit for Two or Four Adults to Rosson House Museum (Up to 40% Off)

Rosson House Museum

Rosson House Museum

$15 $9

Spacious Victorian home built in 1895 has been restored so guests can take a peek into Arizona's late territorial period

$15 for Admission for Up to Four People to the The Hall of Flame Fire Museum (Up to $28 Value)

The Hall of Flame Fire Museum

Phoenix

$28 $15

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Nearly an acre of exhibits trace international firefighting history, from old-fashioned fire engines to helmets from around the world

$189 for a Helicopter Tour for Two with a Digital Photo from Arizona Helicopter Adventures ($270 Value)

Arizona Helicopter Adventures

Multiple Locations

$270 $189

Soar past Camelback Mountain and over Old Town Scottsdale on a Paradise Valley tour, or take in famous red rock formations over Sedona

Old Town Scottsdale Segway Tour for One, Two, Four, or Six from Segway of Scottsdale (Up to 55% Off)

Segway of Scottsdale

Scottsdale

$99 $50

Tour guides lead fleets of Segways on two-hour narrated scoots through Old Town

Distillery Tour and Tasting for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Arizona Distilling Co (Up to 52% Off)

Arizona Distilling Co

Tempe

$20 $13

During a one-hour tour of Phoenix's first whiskey distillery since prohibition, guests learn about the process and taste multiple samples

Introductory Flight Lesson or Aerial Mountain Tour from Big Red Biplanes (Up to 51% Off)

Big Red Biplanes

Falcon Field Airport

$200 $99

FAA-certified aerobatic pilot teaches new flyers the ins and outs of aviation or takes passengers on an aerial tour of nearby landscapes

$29 for Entry to the Mesa Adventure Challenge on October 11 ($64.29 Value)

Mesa Adventure Challenge

Downtown Mesa

$64.29 $29

Teams compete in an urban scavenger hunt, solving puzzles and completing challenges throughout a 5- to 7-mile course

Adult Admission for Two, Four, or Six, or a One-Year Membership to Superstition Mountain Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Superstition Mountain Museum

North Pinal

$13.50 $8

Explore the history of the Superstition Mountains, Apache Junction, and the Lost Dutchman Mine; recreations of 19th century buildings

Planes of Fame Air Museum for Two or Four (50% Off)

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Valle

$13.90 $7

When the museum opened in 1957, it housed 10 planes; today it hosts more than 40

Wine Tasting with Souvenir Glasses for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Oak Creek Vineyards

Camp Verde-Sedona

$34 $17

Varietals such as merlot, syrah, and chardonnay served in an adobe tasting room veiled by white curtains

Wine Your Way Tours from WineToursOfSedona.com (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

WineToursOfSedona.com

Sedona

$105 $49

Guides pick up guests anywhere in Sedona for scenic tours of Arizona’s myriad vineyards and wineries

85-Minute Trolley Tour Through Sedona for Two or Four from Red Rock Magic Trolley (Up to 57% Off)

Red Rock Magic Trolley

Sedona

$58 $25

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Trolley tours led by local guides take passengers through Sedona's high desert landscapes of Bell Rock or the Boynton Canyon

55- or 110-Minute Trolley Tour Through Sedona for Two or Four from Sedona Trolley (Up to 45% Off)

Sedona Trolley

Sedona

$30 $19

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Highlights include desert vistas like Boynton and Long Canyons, the upscale Gallery District, or the rock-embedded Chapel of the Holy Cross

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The giraffe smells a food pellet. He pokes his head just over the railing and starts sniffing for the guest holding his treat. Not far off, some brightly plumed parrots land on another visitor?s arm, spying the tasty apple slices in her hand. Though you can?t get this close to every animal at Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium?such as the lions and the wild Larry Fitzgeralds?the keepers do facilitate animal-human exchanges as often as possible with the zoo?s more than 600 species. They also give visitors novel views of some exhibits by welcoming them aboard the Skyride, the Australian boat ride, and the African train safari. The adjacent aquarium adds to the zoo?s impressive animal collection, housing more than 75 exhibits and enough water to start a new earth colony.

Further attractions include a children?s petting zoo, daily shows, and a baby-animal nursery. At the 15-acre Safari Park, guests stroll or ride the tram through animal habitats, where they can spy on species that live on the other side of the equator. Wildlife World also features two restaurants where guests can feed themselves and their own helpless progeny.

16501 W Northern Ave
Litchfield Park,
AZ
US

Desert Caballeros Western Museum traces its origins back to 1960, when local leaders including Barry Goldwater and H. K. MacLennan founded the non-profit "to collect and preserve the history, learning, lore and mementos incident to the development of Wickenburg and the Arizona Territory." What started as a small-town museum blossomed into a regional institution full of artifacts of the Old West and Arizona culture. Thanks to the tireless work of local historians and curators, as well as hundreds of volunteers, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum draws droves of visitors to Wickenburg with its insightful art collections, historical exhibits, and hands-on learning opportunities.

Visitors can take in the picturesque landscape of the nearby Boyd Ranch as they converse with real-life cowboys and horses, or decorate their homes with paintings and sculptures made by Western women at the Cowgirl Up! exhibition. Regular exhibits enrich minds of all ages, dazzling guests with intricate artwork and pottery, the natural beauty of the gem collection, and the tiny, tiny people living inside the historical dioramas.

21 N Frontier St
Wickenburg,
AZ
US

Challenger Space Center and Museum is on a mission: to excite and educate its visitors about science and the vast wonders of outer space. That excitement starts as soon as guests walk onto the entrance's elevated gantry bridge to see a four-story, space-themed mural painted by Robert McCall. Then it's on to the museum, where the center's affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution enables it to offer top-notch exhibits, which range from a model of an Iridium satellite to three separate meteorite exhibits. Beneath the planetarium?s night sky, stargazers can learn about the stars or test their wishes out on different constellations. Regular Family Star Nights encourage families to bond over stargazing presentations, a simulated shuttle launch, and other activities.

To immerse themselves in the space experience, groups can also sign up for two-hour simulated space missions that unfold in three spaces: a mission control room designed after the Johnson Space Center; the Spacecraft, which simulates a room onboard the International Space Station; and the Earth Space Transit Module, which helps crew members dock there.

21170 N 83rd Ave.
Peoria,
AZ
US

In 1975, Jay Kogan's parents opened up a store that was literally a hall of frames—just a small store stacked with thousands of frames. At the time, they had no idea that that tiny corridor would expand to 12 locations throughout the greater Phoenix area, all still run by the Kogan family. Today, their shops have more than 4,500 custom frame options along with mats of all colors and textures, as well as seven glazing choices and expert assembly. They can answer framing questions and frame everything from documents and artwork to posters and small 3-D objects such as sports memorabilia and very still grandmothers.

When they custom-produce frames, the family cuts their mats exactly, miters frame corners precisely, and installs flawless glass. Or, since the stores' walls are lined with ready-made frames, customers can walk in and find what they're looking for quickly. Since installing framed art is an art unto itself, they also offer hanging services with an eye for placement and ability to install in difficult spaces.

4710 E Thunderbird Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US

After you hike a 10-mile descent through Hualapai Canyon—past the Supai Village and breathtaking ancient geological formations—you arrive at Havasu Falls. Follow the sound of the water and you’ll find the falls, where rapids cascade 100 feet to a dazzlingly blue-green, travertine pool below. It’s one of the world's most remote and beautiful swimming holes, and Pygmy Guides’ backpacking guides, who are medically trained as wilderness first responders or wilderness EMTs, lead groups there regularly.

Havasu Falls is just one of many destinations that you can explore with Pygmy Guides, a company that was founded by people who have spent more than 10 years living in and exploring Grand Canyon National Park. They lead groups to hike below the rim to see ancient rock art, hidden fossils, and california condors, walking in the footsteps of horse thieves on the Tanner Trail or along routes on the Bright Angel Trail once tread by ancestral Pueblo peoples. At Dripping Springs, water drips from the roof of a sandstone alcove so you can dilute Gatorade that tastes too sweet.

Sightseers who prefer the comfort of a plush SUV can see the canyon's expansive vistas through high-powered telescopes during day tours. Each all-inclusive trip includes park fees and gourmet meals and is limited to small groups for comfort and convenience.

Center Loop Road
Grand Canyon National Park,
AZ
US

Step beneath the domed, packed-mud ceiling of a traditional Navajo family dwelling. Weave a Yavapi burden basket. Explore a secluded garden filled with bronze sculptures of women in prayer. By immersing visitors in Native American artifacts and artworks, the Heard Museum's exhibits strive to illuminate the cultural legacy of Arizona’s indigenous peoples. The collections emphasize first-person accounts of Native cultures, not only through artwork, but also in interviews with Native Americans, portraits by Navajo photographers, and monthly lectures. In addition to showcasing historical artifacts, the Heard Museum exhibits contemporary American Indian artwork. Like a ballerina trapped on a carousel, exhibits rotate often, and have included collections of Native American bolo ties, Hopi pottery, and 20th-century paintings depicting Native ceremony. Passing on cultural traditions to future generations, the staff educates children with tours, and brings Native American presentations and curricula to area schools.

2301 N Central Ave
Phoenix,
AZ
US