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Phoenix: Phoenix ZooLights Entry Ticket

1. Phoenix: Phoenix ZooLights Entry Ticket

You’ll find adventure EVERYWHERE at the Valley’s favorite holiday tradition, ZooLights! This season promises to be bigger and brighter than ever before, with all new animal lanterns and light displays, an enhanced Santa experience and our brand-new music and light show that will take you around the world! PLUS, guest entry to ZooLights includes admission to Dinosaurs in the Desert, the not-to-be-missed dino-mite experience! Enjoy an international traveling art exhibition focused on wildlife conservation created by artist, Russell Ronat. View more than 13 beautiful art pieces that light up the habitats of the Zoo’s famous residents. Experience a 30-year old community tradition. Stop by the Wall of Traditions, across from the Savanna to learn more about how traditions are celebrated around the world. Stroll through the Wildlife Lantern Cul-de-Sac on Africa Trail to see the new lanterns. Celebrate with a visit to the three-story Christmas Tree located at Crossroads Café. Explore the Outer Tropics Trail that has more sparkling lights than ever before. Meet Santa and his elves at Leapin’ Lagoon and take home a commemorative photo. Indulge in your favorite holiday treats like kettle corn and hot cocoa that are available for purchase. Take home a memento of your special evening from one of the various pop-up Zoo shops or the Desert Marketplace gift shop.

Phoenix Zoo: One Day General Admission Ticket

2. Phoenix Zoo: One Day General Admission Ticket

Pick up a ticket to the Phoenix Zoo, one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S. nestled on 125 acres within the beautiful Papago Park. Explore the home of over 3,000 animals with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened and endangered species. Discover over 2.5 miles of walking paths, divided into Arizona, Africa, Tropics, and Children’s trails, each taking about 1 hour to complete. Admire a variety of inhabitants, including Bornean Orangutans, Asian Elephants, Sumatran Tigers, Komodo Dragons, Masai Giraffes, African Lions, and more. Learn about the threats that endanger many of the species and wildlife you encounter and discover interesting facts about Jurassic ecosystems with animatronic dinosaurs and installations.

From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

3. From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

Travel along a wild and scenic river, only accessible by rail that was first built in 1912. Enjoy comfort and style, exceptional amenities and outstanding service. Wind your way through a red rock paradise, with tracks that hug the curves of the Verde River.Relax in spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows. Individually packaged, freshly made snacks of meats, cheeses, fruits and brownie bites are served at your seats. Full bar service is available in every car. Stroll around the train to open-air viewing platforms. Take in astonishing views of a wild and vibrant frontier, historic trestles, bridges, and a 7,000-foot tunnel. See nature tucked into unusual rock formations, red rock pinnacles, and towering crimson cliffs. Look up to see bald eagles and hawks float effortlessly on the breeze above Javelina. Keep an eye open for wild burros, jackrabbits and many other canyon creatures who have been peacefully coexisting with this heritage railroad for more than 100 years.

Scottsdale: Self-Guided E-bike Tour of McDowell Mountain

4. Scottsdale: Self-Guided E-bike Tour of McDowell Mountain

Grab your own e-bike and embark on a self-guided ride along one of the many trails around Scottsdale’s McDowell Mountain. Immerse yourself in nature, fresh air, and picture-worthy scenery. Ride solo or gather a group of friends, family, or co-workers. This is the perfect activity for friends and family to tour the naturally beautiful McDowell Mountain. After picking up your bike, gear, and map from the store, you’ll head straight out to your adventure around the mountains. The McDowell Mountain area consists of many different trails, so you can customize your adventure to your preferences and needs. The various routes offer the best tour experience for anyone who wants to see many different views from different elevations. Whatever route you decide on, expect a 10-mile-long loop that’s the perfect nature ride. After your trip, enjoy an easy e-bike return back at the shop.

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium General Admission

5. SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium General Admission

Explore the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium. Come see thousands of creatures including sharks, rays, and sea turtles. Touch a sea star or walk through the incredible 360-degree ocean tunnel. Marvel at over 30 unique displays and encounter these amazing creatures from the graceful jellyfish, the beautiful seahorse, or the clever sea turtle. Get up close and personal with the local residents of Arizona’s Salt River at the freshwater exhibit. Come see the Shoaling Ring and watch as hundreds of barred flagtails swim around you. Discover the Bay of Rays and be mesmerized by the happy and smiley rays. Escape to the Temple of the Seahorse and see these mythical creatures up close.  Escape to a kaleidoscope of color at the Coral Reef exhibit. The Coral Reef is bustling with their underwater cities teeming with fish that come in every shape, color, and pattern you can imagine. Visit the Conservation Cove exhibit and learn about how SEA LIFE Arizona works to develop a system of care and best practices to protect the oceans and its creatures.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona

6. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona

Explore the ultimate indoor LEGO playground at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona. Have fun with the many LEGO attractions such as the Kingdom Quest adventure ride where families hop aboard a royal chariot to save the princess in this interactive journey. Discover a JURASSIC-sized adventure, Dino Explorer, to create a LEGO dinosaur and even snap a picture with the larger-than-life LEGO T-Rex. See famous LEGO characters on the big screen, like The LEGO Movie™ A New Adventure, at the 4D LEGO Cinema. Go faster and higher on Merlin’s Apprentice Ride where families control an enchanted cart to conjure the sorcerer’s spell and soar into the sky. Explore MINILAND, a Phoenix cityscape, made entirely out of LEGO Bricks – over 1 million to be exact. Build friendship in LEGO Friends Heartlake City and create new colorful additions to add to their growing town. Get a selfie with a LEGO Friend during the visit too. Create a LEGO racing car at the LEGO Build & Test and race vehicles on the test track for the quickest time.

Phoenix: Sun Valley Ghouls Haunted Walking Tour

7. Phoenix: Sun Valley Ghouls Haunted Walking Tour

Discover the history of downtown Phoenix on a walking tour through its haunted streets. Experience chills as you hear stories of the city’s dark past. Meet outside the historic Hotel San Carlos and learn about the spirits that inhabit this inn. Continue to St. Mary’s Basilica, where ghosts have been seen in the archway doors. Pass Nobuo at Teeter House, and hear the tragic tale of Melinda’s Alley. Let your knowledgeable guide share spooky stories as you walk the city streets.

Urban Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt in Phoenix

8. Urban Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt in Phoenix

Want to turn downtown Phoenix into your own personal giant board game? Urban Adventure Quest created an interactive race-style scavenger hunt that lets you do just that. On this 3-hour sightseeing tour of Phoenix, you’ll be guided through the city from any smart phone. This is the perfect tour for groups – large or small – looking to make their way to the most well-known sites, along with some hidden gems that the city tries to keep secret. Race to be the first to finish the game, or take as much time as you need, solving clues, completing challenges, and learning about local history along the way. The adventure begins near the Herberger Theater Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights of the city.   The tour will take you to the Arizona Center, Heritage Square, the County Courthouse and the Orpheum Theater and requires approximately 2 miles of walking. Using a smart phone or mobile device as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play. Stop to enjoy some of the outdoor art or grab a bite to eat along the way. After all, it’s your schedule!   Available 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. Offered at a fixed price for a group vs. per person pricing, this city tour/game offers a great value to those on a budget.

Scottsdale: 4-Hour Self-Guided E-Bike Tour

9. Scottsdale: 4-Hour Self-Guided E-Bike Tour

Take in the sights and sounds of Scottsdale on this outdoor adventure with a convenient 4-hour E-bike rental. This self-guided exploration will allow you to go at your own pace and become acquainted with this beautiful city. Start your day at the offices of the local partner. From here you will receive your E-bike, helmet and map before setting off on your self-guided tour. The Greenway belt bike tour will take you all the way to Tempe and then back to Scottsdale. This path is one of the most popular bike trails in Arizona. It consists of many beautiful parks, lakes, paths, and golf courses. You will not want to miss out on this 14-mile bike tour.

Scottsdale: 2-Hour Self-Guided E-bike Tour

10. Scottsdale: 2-Hour Self-Guided E-bike Tour

Discover the scenery and attractions of Scottsdale with a convenient E-bike rental. Your 2-hour self-guided adventure will be a memorable outing for you and your group as you acquaint yourself with the city at your own pace. Start your day at the shop of the local partner. From here you will receive your E-bike, helmet and map before setting off on your self-guided tour. Your adventure will start in Scottsdale before making your way to the DC Ranch where you can experience the beautiful greenery, shops, and restaurants. These brand new E-bikes are the perfect way to explore different areas with friends and family. After you make your way through DC Ranch then you will head back to the shop in Scottsdale.

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What people are saying about Phoenix Metropolitan Area

The Phoenix Zoo is spacious but easy to navigate. It presents an enormous variety of animals who are clearly well cared for. There is helpful information about each species. It is a worthwhile adventure for all ages.

It really was a great trip. Our host was wonderful. The only thing I have to say is that you are no where near Sedona like the trip is advertised.

Great zoo and the prices are on par with other zoos. Loved the reptile area - spent an hour watching the snakes.

It was great. Hot, but great! Will definitely buy cheaper tickets on here again!

Was very enjoyable and knowledgeable, wonderful scenery and great job by all!