Sightseeing in Phoenix

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

Desert Botanical Garden

Camelback East

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

$90 $45

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HarvestFest for Two or Four at Pioneer Living History Museum (Up to 43% Off)

Pioneer Living History Museum

Pheonix

HarvestFest features a 2,000 sq. ft. hay maze, horseback and pony rides, pumpkin patches, and gold panning in reproduced pioneer town

$28 $17

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

ACT Room Escapes

Phoenix

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

$28 $14

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$11 for Visit for Two to Children’s Museum of Phoenix (Up to $22 Value)

Childrens Museum of Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix

A forest of suspended noodles and an enormous climbing structure engage the minds and hands of babies and children as old as 10

$22 $11

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

Spirit Expeditions

Hotel San Carlos

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

$50 $25

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

Arizona Pop Culture Experience

Phoenix

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

$20 $10

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$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

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

$28 $15

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

Arizona Distilling Co

Tempe

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

$20 $13

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Entry to Urban Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four from CityScape Adventures (Up to 61% Off)

CityScape Adventures

American Junkie

Five-hour scavenger hunt takes participants through 12 challenges that encourage them to explore the city while testing their mettle

$100 $40

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$25 to Visit Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare (Up to $30 Value). 20 Dates Available.

Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare

WestWorld of Scottsdale

Explore three haunted houses inspired by Rob Zombie’s cinematic oeuvre, take part in creepy activities, and listen to live music

$30 $25

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

Arizona Helicopter Adventures

Multiple Locations

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

$270 $189

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

Segway of Scottsdale

Scottsdale

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

$99 $50

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

Certified Glider Rides

Peoria

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

$299 $149

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Three Haunted Houses for Two People with Optional Fast Pass at The Crypt Haunted Attractions (Up to 50% Off)

The Crypt Haunted Attractions

Mesa

An insane asylum run by a mad doctor, a crypt teeming with the living dead, and a maze free of rules await guests

$46 $23

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Haunted-House Outing for Two or Four at Sanctum of Horror (Up to 40% Off)

Sanctum of Horror

Power Square Mall

Visitors step inside a girl's twisted mind, embodied in a rundown house populated by bloodthirsty zombies and evil dolls

$30 $18

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

Big Red Biplanes

Falcon Field Airport

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

$200 $99

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Admission for Two or Four, or 10-Visit or Family Membership at i.d.e.a. Museum (Up to 54% Off)

i.d.e.a. Museum

Downtown Mesa

Rotating exhibits and interactive displays encourage youngsters to explore self-expression and creativity

$16 $9

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

Mesa Adventure Challenge

Downtown Mesa

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

$64.29 $29

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$129 for a One-Hour Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride for One at Arizona Balloon Rides ($279.99 Value)

Arizona Balloon Rides

Gilbert

Experienced pilot takes champagne-sipping passengers for a breathtaking balloon flight while the sun rises over the Arizona landscape

$279.99 $129

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Visit for a Child or Adult to Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium (Up to 28% Off)

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Phoenix

Zoo houses more than 600 species, including lions and penguins, and invites guests to feed some of them, such as the giraffes and stingrays

$15.25 $12

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$19 for a R.I.P. Chambers of Fear Haunted House Fast Pass for All Three Haunted Houses ($33 Value)

Chambers of Fear Haunted House

Surprise

Three haunted houses at one 25,000 sq. ft. location featured on Travel Channel's Making Monsters scare with dark rooms and bloodied ghouls

$33 $19

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

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Wickenburg

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

$18 $9

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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

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

$13.50 $8

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Visit for One Child or Adult to Out of Africa Wildlife Park (Up to 40% Off)

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Camp Verde

104-acre park accommodates hundreds of exotic animals from around the world such as tigers, giraffes, and recently acquired white rhino

$14.95 $10

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Visit to Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary

Prescott

Zoo serves as the home of more than 150 rescued native and exotic animals such as black bears, tigers, and emus

$16 $8

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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

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

$34 $17

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Ghost Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Ghost Town Tours (Up to 45% Off)

Ghost Town Tours

Jerome

Search for signs of spectral forces on tours led by knowledgeable locals

$90 $59

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

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Valle

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

$13.90 $7

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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

If you listen carefully on the grounds of Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum, the air holds whispers from the past that come to life through the mouths of costumed interpreters from the late 19th century. The 90-acre town is rife with both authentic buildings and accurate reproductions that host guest adventurers and Western-style dramas several times a week. Visitors mosey through a blacksmith shop and an 1890s-era dress shop. There's even a sheriff's office complete with jail for old-timey scofflaws who committed crimes of the day, like horse theft or saloon theft. Fixtures of Arizona history feature throughout the village, from a cabin that survived the state's bloodiest range war to the opera house where famed chanteuse Lilly Langtry sang. Regular events in the village include sheriff and bandit shows, Civil War reenactments, and gun fight reenactments that replicate historic "BANG" signs popping out from the muzzle of a rifle.

3901 W Pioneer Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US

The Hall of Flame Fire Museum showcases the history of firefighting with nearly an acre's worth of exhibits and restored pieces of firefighting equipment that date as far back as 1725. Visitors can check out a Rhode Island fire engine from 1844 that was capable of pumping 250 gallons of water per minute to put out fires or 250 gallons of sarsaparilla per minute to fuel citywide block parties. The Hall's 400 fire helmet collection presents 400 protective headpieces from around the world, and in the museum's sixth gallery, the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes honors firefighters who were decorated for heroism and those who have died in the line of duty.

6101 E Van Buren St
Phoenix,
AZ
US

At Deer Valley Rock Art Center, visitors walk a quarter-mile trail that leads to thousands of Native American carvings. The ancient artwork includes more than1,500 petroglyphs, which were created between 7,000 and 500 years ago. Inside, a museum teaches about the prehistoric population who once inhabited the area.

For lunch, visitors can head over to outdoor picnic tables or an amphitheater area. They might also spot local wildlife such as roadrunners, jackrabbits, and red-tailed hawks.

3711 W Deer Valley Rd
Glendale,
AZ
US

Although classrooms can be vibrant centers for learning, they?re usually stocked with pencils and notebooks instead of a forest of suspended green noodles or a flying bathtub with wings. At the Children's Museum of Phoenix, both of these engage young minds alongside other hands-on exhibits that have earned the museum a glut of awards, including a place among Parents magazine?s 10 Best Children?s Museums in 2011. The museum fosters creativity and skill development in children from birth to age 10 with open-ended play activities that range from bouncing orbs in the Grand Ballroom to building forts with a wealth of safe construction materials, instead of mom?s favorite sheets and a nail gun.

Perhaps the most eye-catching feature of the museum can be found in the atrium, where the Schuff-Perini Climber soars high into the air. Created from standard building materials, found objects, and out-of-context items such as its flying bathtub, the structure entices youths and inspires their imaginations. Another impressive contraption makes up the Whoosh! exhibit, where children feed scarves into a jumble of tubes that suck the fabrics up to heights of 20 feet before spitting them out to float gently down and be caught in waiting fingers. At each of these exhibits, a baby zone keeps the tiniest museum-goers safe, and they can find a space especially for them in the Place for Threes & Younger.

215 N 7th St
Phoenix,
AZ
US

When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, reports The Arizona Republic, it sparked John Edwards' passion for Star Trek. He began amassing action figures and memorabilia into a collection that has since mushroomed into the more than 13,000 toys, comic books, and posters that put the experience into the Arizona Pop Culture Experience. According to the Phoenix New Times, the nonprofit museum is divided into rooms based on heroes and stories, such as the DC room and the Marvel room. Hundreds of action figures, custom-made for John, have earned the museum top honors in the _ Phoenix New Times’_ 2010 “Best Places to See Action Figures”, and the only spot on The Action Figure Makers’ Guild Magazine’s list, “Where are All my Action Figures?”

The rest of the space covers the last 50 to 60 years of popular culture, from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the music of The Doors to current crazes such as Twilight and Harry Potter, the saga of a wizard who relinquishes his wand to make earthenware. The museum also doubles as a comic book store where new issues hit the shelves every week.

4550-176 E. Cactus Rd.
Phoenix,
AZ
US