World renowned for its sunny days and comfortable temperatures, Phoenix, Arizona is a destination hotspot. The city is filled with adventures on all levels- including the great outdoors, scenic drives, dining and shopping or arts and culture. The city is one that is well-established with plenty of things to do and see, and it holds an adventure around every corner.
Phoenix, with its downtown area, which was once a dining Bermuda Triangle, has it all- breakfast diners, five star hotels, intriguing ethnic fare, award winning restaurants, quaint cafes, and fast food chains. It is a city where there is always something being served, including restaurants that feature both American cuisine and International cuisine.
Menus are diverse with a taste of everything. One local favourite is the Asia de Cuba, which is a farm-themed bistro that serves some fabulous menu choices like miso-cured Alaskan butterfish, and other Cuban cuisines. The food here is a little more expensive, but for exceptional Cuban cuisine, it is one of the city’s best.
For a classic and elegant steak, the Maestro’s City Hall Steakhouse and Restaurant is the ideal spot, and for Mexican, La Hacienda, a Spanish ranch house is perfect for gourmet Mexican food and signature margaritas. Praised by Oprah Winfrey and the New York Times for its wonderful pizza is the Pizzeria Bianco, which is the ideal spot for a wood fired pizza, salad and brew. Phoenix is a city with something for every taste and every budget.
Marriott’s Canyon villas is just a short drive to the hive of activity which takes place on a daily basis in Phoenix. The High end rooms and villas come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and microwaves, as well as balconies, pull-out sofas and pillow-top mattresses. The rooms at this breathtaking resort offer guests minifridges, while villas offer full kitchens and washer/dryers. Guests staying here can can also take advantage of a championship golf course, a European spa, and more at the nearby JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, at no extra cost!
Things To Do In Phoenix
From tours and excursions, to museums and galleries, to historic monuments and art, to world class recreation, Phoenix is a city with a dynamic agenda of things to do and see. Area highlights include the Heard Museum, Chase Field, which was the first baseball facility in the world to combine a retractable roof, natural turf field, and air conditioning, Desert Botanical Gardens, which features one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, which features deserts and dry lands plants, and the Scottsdale Art Walks, which is home to over 100 art galleries. Other highlights that are “must dos” when in Phoenix include climbing Piestewa Peak or Camelback Mountain. The Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse is also a great place for the entire family, and features stagecoach rides, stunt shows, gunfights, train rides, and everything you could want to keep the kids entertained. The Phoenix Zoo and Apache Trail drive are also “must dos,” during your visit to this fabulous city.