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We hope you enjoy our Phoenix City Guide. You will find the best Phoenix Restaurants, Phoenix Steakhouses, Pizza, Seafood, Golf, Phoenix Area Attractions, Nightlife, Tours, Hotels, Sites and more. If you have any suggestions about Phoenix Italian Restaurants, Chinese Restaurants or anything else in the Phoenix Area please give us some feedback. We have created this Top Ten List to provide the 10 Best and most popular categories of things to do and places to eat in the Phoenix Area. We hope this lets you get the most of your time in Phoenix.

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Phoenix is truly an amazing place offering an unforgettable experience. The city in the middle of the Sonoran Desert is the largest city in the state of Arizona and the fifth largest city in the United States. Phoenix's attractions suit just about everyone's taste. Whether you are interested in history or natural wonders, exiting outdoor activities, visiting museums, playing golf, have fun with your family, relax in one of many city's spas or see some professional sports Phoenix has it all. You can explore the city and its attractions all year round due to its warm arid climate though the summer in the city can be really hot.

The city of Phoenix was founded on the ruins of the ancient Hohokam civilization which is why it was named after “Phoenix”, the mythological bird symbolizing rebirth. You can see the remains of the Hohokam civilization at the Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites, a fascinating archaeological site which is one of the very few of its kind in the Southwestern United States. The site listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated as the National Historic Landmark is an absolute must-see if being interested in history. Visitors who like explore historical sites and attractions will also like the Deer Valley Rock Art Center, a museum, archaeological site and natural preserve north of Phoenix which is famous for the largest number of ancient Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Worth visiting is also the Heard Museum housing an impressive collection of ancient and contemporary arts of the Native American cultures including a splendid collection of Hopi Kachina dolls.

Visitors who like outdoor activities and nature lovers will enjoy the South Mountain Park, the world's largest municipal park where you can observe the desert flora and fauna and enjoy a spectacular view of the cityscape. For more outdoor activities visit the Camelback Mountain and the Piestewa Peak. The latter is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains and lies right in the middle of the Phoenix Mountains Park. You can reach the top in about two hours but make sure you wear a hat and carry plenty of water because there is no shade. Nature lovers should also take a tour to the Sonoran desert and visit the Desert Botanical Garden which is truly beautiful. An unique experience are the desert lakes where you can enjoy the water sports.

If having kids along visit the Phoenix Zoo which is considered one of the nation's best zoos. Your kids will also enjoy the Children's Museum of Phoenix and the Arizona Science Center, while the Phoenix Art Museum offers something for the entire family. Parents will be delighted by the museum's impressive collection of art works by American, European, Asian, Western American and Latin American artists, while the children will have fun at the PhxArtKinds, an interactive gallery with exciting activities for children aged 5 to 12 years. Sports fans can catch some of the nation's most popular professional teams including the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Coyotes and Arizona Cardinals.

We will continue to update this site and add the best, top, and most popular restaurants, steakhouses, things to do, seafood restaurants and Attractions in the Phoenix area. If you know of popular restaurants, steakhouses, resorts, tourist attractions, hotels, resorts, spas, pizza or nightclubs in Phoenix, please let us know.

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