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Get ready for 2 days full of education, recreation, and unforgettable travel experiences with your group in Phoenix, Arizona, the 5th largest city in the United States. Offering up much more than endless cacti and desert scenery, this city will enlighten you on previously unknown Native American history, up and coming artists and culture trends, and, well, yes, plenty of desert geography.
Phoenix Art Museum
This highly impressive art museum holds a collection of acclaimed art that spans from the Renaissance to the present, providing access to visual arts and educational programs for nearly 60 years now. See 'art of our time and historical objects that illuminate the distant past' during your visit, with several regularly changing exhibits ready to be viewed, discussed, and devoured. There are 10 main Collections offered here at the Phoenix Museum of Art, including the following categories: Asian, Contemporary, Fashion Design, Latin America, Modern, Photography, European, Thorne Rooms, America, and Western America.
This nationally-known arts district boasts one of the finest scenes of art, culture, and cultural events in the southwest, the district fondly called 'RoRo'. During your visit to the district, your group will be able to find unique gifts, delicious meals, trendy outfits, and, of course, plenty of art, the 'creative pulse unlike anywhere else' everywhere you look. Visit Roosevelt Row Merchants, Hot Box Galleries, Roosevelt Row Market, and so much more! We highly suggest you visit RoRo on a Friday, with something special taking place each Friday of the month.
First opened in 1962 by Robert Maytag, this zoo operates on 125 acres of land within Papago Park. During your visit to the zoo, your group will be able to explore various animal exhibits, visit the petting zoo, enjoy safari and tram rides, and much, much more. Meet zoo residents such as Jai and Suriya the Tigers, or any of the other over 3,000 animals that represent 400 species. There are several different tour options, behind the scenes access activities, animal talks, and daily presentations your group can take part in, as well as countless zoo attractions to enjoy.
Desert Botanical Garden
This 140-acre botanical garden allows guests to 'enjoy the beauty of the desert and care about it', showing off various exhibits and hosting events related to the botanical world throughout the year. During your visit to the gardens, you can walk around and see the exhibits, attend an event, or simply roam around and enjoy the scenery at your leisure. There are several different trails you can explore during your visit that allow you to experience the unique and beautiful plants, such as the Sonoran Desert Nature Loop Trail, Center for Desert Living Trail, Desert Discovery Loop Trail, and more.
OdySea provides 'entertaining, intriguing, and educational experiences for guests of all ages', combining theme park-like amusement with engaging presentations of marine life. Inside the aquarium, you will find over 6,000 different animals representing 300 species. There are 2 million gallons of water within, dispersed amongst 65 amazing and educational exhibits. The aquarium holds a few unique exhibits worthy of mention, such as the world's only Russian Surgeon touch pool. There are several unique tours offered such as the Shark Tour, SeaTrek Helmet Diving Tour, and Penguin Encounters Tour.