Phoenix is the capital as well as the largest city in Phoenix. Its warm desert climate has made it a popular place for tourists to escape cold winters. It is not as popular of a summer destination for tourists due to its notoriously hot summers. In addition to its nice winter climate Phoenix also has many interesting destinations worth seeing while you are visiting the city. Below is a list of the top 5 places you don't want to miss while vacationing in Phoenix.
Chase field is the home to the Diamondbacks. If you happen to be in Phoenix during baseball season Chase Field is an impressive modern baseball stadium where you can catch a game. There are also tours you can take of the field which show off some of the impressive architecture and design of the stadium.
For animal lovers and those with children the Phoenix Zoo is great all day activity. The zoo is home to thousands of species that can be found in accurate representations of their natural habitats.
Camelback Mountain is a large hill located in the middle of Phoenix. There are several paths you can follow depending on how good of shape you are in. At the top of the mountain there is an impressive view of Phoenix and the surrounding area.
The Rosson House is a house that was built in the late 19th century. It still sits on its original foundation in the middle of downtown Phoenix. There are tours you can take to admire this beautifully constructed and preserved Victorian style home.
Desert Botanical Garden
The Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden covers over 140 acres. This is a great place to become educated on the plants that grow naturally in the Phoenix climate as well as enjoy the natural beauty of the Arizona desert.