Phoenix and The Valley of the Sun Top Attractions

Here are our favourite things to see and do  in the Phoenix area.  The list will grow over time as more content is added to the site. More information is available by clicking in the link for each item.

Desert Botanical Garden

barrel cactus bloomAn excellent and accessible introduction to the flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert.

Old Town Scottsdale

An easily accessible location for arts, crafts and gift shopping.



Ancient Sites

Perhaps surprisingly the Phoenix area is home to the remnants of human habitation in the distant part. This includes the ruins of an ancient settlement and a wide variety or rock art.

Heard Museum – Showcase of Native American Culture and Arts

A world class and unique museum presenting the Native American cultures of Arizona through its collections of art and artefacts ancient and modern.

glass sculpture heard museum

Contemporary Art at The Heard Museum

Taliesin West

An architectural vision realised in the desert.