Collected by Julie Schwietert Collazo, AFAR Local Expert
4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, USA
Billing itself as the only museum in the world dedicated to the display of global musical instruments, Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum, or MIM, opened in 2010. In the few years since, it has become one of the city's most popular attractions....
20000 S Maricopa Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226, USA
Racing champ Bob Bondurant founded this high performance driving school in 1968; one of his earliest students was Paul Newman, who needed to sharpen his skills for a movie he was filming. Ever since, Bondurant has been building up his school;...
1826 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
When the soaring temperatures of a Phoenix summer finally begin to give way to slightly cooler days and nights, locals know it's time for the Arizona State Fair. Spanning three weeks in October and into early November, the fair features every...
1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale, AZ 85305, USA
Whether you are a football fanatic or not, taking a trip out to University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals and annual Fiesta Bowl is definitely a treat. A quick drive into Glendale will allow you to enjoy the multipurpose...
Phoenix, AZ, USA
There are few places where you can better learn about the beauty and complexity of desert ecology than the Desert Botanical Garden, not far from downtown Phoenix. Check out the Desert Discovery Loop Trail for a look at local flora, go for a...
1101 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Restaurants with seasonal menus are all the rage now, and cocktail menus are getting in on the trend, too. Such is the case at The Local, a Phoenix restaurant that opened in spring of 2014. Summer's cocktail lists feature fruit-forward drinks like...
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