Do You Want to Visit Phoenix?
Are you up for a desert vacation?
Then Phoenix, Arizona is the outdoor adventure for you!
Hot air balloons, horse-back riding, cacti gardens, hiking and more, Phoenix has a mixture of downtown fun and outdoor activities perfect for every traveler.
Where to Stay:
Check in to the Clarendon Hotel for a vibrant, eccentric accommodation in the heart of Phoenix.
This boutique hotel features both rooms and suite-style stays, luxurious rooftop skydecks, pool cabanas and their own spa.
Catch some sun atop the Clarendon, overlooking Phoenix’s surrounding mountains and gorgeous sunsets.
For extreme grandeur, the Arizona Biltmore offers both cottages and suites designed to be dripping in sophistication.
A historically significant building reinvented into the height of modern architecture, the Arizona Biltmore is famous throughout the world as a 5 star resort destination.
Where to Eat:
Save your appetite for breakfast at Matt’s Big Breakfast, the most popular breakfast spot in Arizona.
Incredible, hearty dishes with long waiting lines to prove it, you’ll want to make a reservation in advance to taste these oversized platters.
Take a break for lunch at Cibo Pizzeria, an intimate bungalow setting with classic Italian dishes.
Their delicious brick oven pizza is highly coveted in the neighborhood, reservations are booked well in advance and walk-ins are not accepted.
Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at Barrio Cafe, where great food comes with great margaritas!
Try their guacamole with pomegranate seeds, a unique twist on a staple mexican dish.
Things to Do:
Spend a couple hours walking through the Desert Botanical Garden, where you’ll enjoy the beauty of nature and wildlife throughout 140 acres.
View tens of thousands of differing species of flora & fauna while strolling through living-sculptures in the garden’s Wind, Water, Earth exhibit by artists Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz.
Right in Downtown, Roosevelt Row Art District features hundreds of wall murals, sculptures, award-winning art galleries and a rotating display of seasonal exhibitions.
This artsy district of Phoenix is known for its’ creative street entertainment, unique shopping areas and delicious eateries.
Check off a bucket-list item and go hot air balloon riding over Phoenix’s incredible cityscape.
Rainbow Ryders take you and your group high above the clouds sunrise to sunset, you;re guaranteed to witness spectacular views while sipping Prickly Pear Mimosas!
Written By: Abby Ebb (Travel Secrets VIPs Official Intern)