If you're a first time visitor to Phoenix, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Phoenix.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Phoenix.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"There is hiking on Piestewa Peak, also on Camelback Mountain (Echo Canyon Recreation Area, but parking there is difficult." See More
"In Phoenix you should check out Angels Trumpet Ale House if you like beer." See More
"I love Bunky Boutique, so many cute stuff here (I shop here way too much) and Frances is great for little trinkets and vintage stuff." See More
"I'm a big fan of The Vig for its crazy atmosphere (an old bank) and bocce ball out back." See More
"I would also suggest Phoenix South Mountain Park." See More
"Our favorite is South Mountain Park, but most people like Camelback Mountain." See More
"Honorable mentions to Craft 64, OHSO Eatery + nanoBrewery and Los Sombreros South." See More
"If you like hiking, the Phoenix Mountains Preserve consists of several of the peaks located within the city of Phoenix." See More
"Downtown Phoenix - split into uptown and downtown, spread out just like everything else Hotel: The Clarendon Hotel and Spa (cool, kinda cheap, off the grid a bit) OR Hotel Palomar Phoenix (upscale + downtown downtown) • Phoenix Art Museum(Andy Warhol Exhibit + "the light room") • Lux Central (food/drinks, very chill, you can basically stay here all day) • Matt's Big Breakfast (best breakfast around) • Desoto Central Market (good midday spot, lots to choose from) • FilmBar (movies + beer) • Pizzeria Bianco (bomb ass pizza, small portions, worth it) • The Arrogant Butcher (dinner / lunch) • Welcome Diner (neighborhood vibes, outdoorsy, dinner) • Hanny's (swanky spot to get faded) • Bar Smith (dance and drink, where the night goes to die) • Crescent Ballroom + Valley Bar (two unique live music venues) • Hotel Palomar Phoenix (great poolside bar with a view) • Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour (ramen burger + a ton of cocktails = all great) • The Lost Leaf(just beer) 2." See More
"Cool coffeehouses, FilmBar, and other fun stuff." See More
"Make sure you check out the Rusty Spur Saloon-- it's a Western Style bar with live music and western two-stepping every night of the week." See More
"By the way, if you're around for the Arizona State Fair, go." See More
"The Desert Botanical Garden is pretty cool, different from any Botanical Garden you've seen, with all the different species of cacti and desert plants you can find in the State." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Phoenix locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Phoenix.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.