Looking to escape to the desert? Phoenix, Arizona offers fun in the sun for the whole family to enjoy! From baseball games to water parks, Phoenix will be your next favorite family vacation. Here are some great things to see and do in Phoenix!
Hole in the Rock
The historic landmark, Hole in the Rock, is one you don’t want to miss while in Phoenix! Hole in the Rock is a series of geological openings in Papago Park. The rocks were formed 6-15 million years ago from materials eroding away! It is thought the rocks were once under water. You will see one of the best views of the Phoenix valley from inside the rock. Remember your water and sunscreen, especially in the summer months!
OdySea Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Southwest United States. You will see animals every turn, there’s even a shark viewing in the restrooms! OdySea is over 200,000 square feet and has 500 different animal species to see and learn about. Guests of all ages can enjoy interactive, 3D movies and educational experiences. You and your family can go under the sea and be surrounded by thousands of different animals.
If you find yourself in Phoenix during baseball season make sure to stop by Chase Field. Home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chase Field is the first stadium built with a retractable roof. The retractable roof keeps the Summer nights a bit cooler. There’s even a pool for families to enjoy the game from. Grab your ball caps, hot dogs and enjoy the ball game!
We all know Arizona can reach extremely hot temperatures. What better way to beat the heat than by going to a water park? Big Surf offers different water rides for the whole family. The first wave pool ever was built at Big Surf and is the main attraction to this day. If you have ever wanted to learn how to surf, this is your chance. Big suffer offers surfing exhibitions and surf lessons. Enjoy the sandy beach replica and cool off at Big Surf.