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Arizona is full of cool things to see and do. Here are 50 must-do items to add to your bucket list. A great list of things to do, sites to see or places to eat.
- As a lifetime member of OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, I can say this is one of our favorite aquariums to visit.
- Butterflies are my favorite and when Butterfly Wonderland opened, I was thrilled to see so many butterflies. Recently added an insect exhibition.
- KTR Indoor Action Sports is an indoor trampoline and skate park for all ages.
- McCormick Stillman Railroad Park is a unique train and carousel park with various events and activities to enjoy.
- Ice Den Scottsdale is our go to indoor ice-skating place with friends.
- Visit the Dinosaurs at Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs for the best Dino encounters.
- Rachel’s Young At Art studio is the best place to spend time with your little ones enjoying all the wonderful art Rachel provides.
- Visit Imagine 3D Mini Golf for 18 holes of glow fun.
- We were excited to find out a Sky Zone Trampoline Park was being built so close to us and endjoy the endless indoor fun and toddler time.
- Explore one of these beautiful Arizona Reservoirs & Lakes.
- Take a Family Road Trip with RVshare
- Desert Botanical Garden us home to thousands of species of cactus, tress and flowers from all around the world.
- Explore the Mirror Maze at Arizona Boardwalk.
- Visit AZ on the Rocks, for endless fun of rock climbing and summer camps.
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament gives us locals the chance to feast on roasted chicken with our bare hands and watch brawny knights fight to the death. Huzzah!
- Great Wolf Lodge, Scottsdale, provides Arizona the indoor water park feels and staycation all should try.
- Enjoy family fun at Mavrix Scottsdale, 22 lanes of bowling, 85 arcade games, laser tag, billiards, and our delicious restaurant and bar.
- Visit the worlds first livecade from the creator of escape the room with Bam Kazam.
- Explore the many hiking trails with our Arizona Best Hikes for Families listing.
- Take an art class with Creative Color Art Studio
- Visit UFO Experience is a one-of-a-kind attraction that explores the history and fascination of UFOs.
- Grab the family for some virtual fun with VR Xtreme at Arizona Boardwalk.
- Enjoy a cowboy ranch, horseback riding tours at MacDonalds Ranch and one of our favorite pumpkin patches held every Fall.
- Enjoy the outdoors and explore with McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.
- Take a short drive to Williams, AZ to visit Bearizona for some, a drive through bear park and walking zoo that was so much more!
- Enjoy quality, family-friendly dining directly above Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs at Pangaea Dinosaur Grill features top-notch cuisine as well as dinosaur-themed entrees and desserts.
- Cook with one of Macaroni Kid Publisher recipes
- Find your family fun and visit Jake’s Unlimited in Mesa.
- Plan a staycation with The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.
- Grab a coffee, breakfast or lunch with Cafe au Plait, while the little ones enjoy playtime.
- Masterpiece Art Parties is your traveling full service of arts and crafts provided to children of all ages and parties.
- Enjoy family time at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix in downtown Phoenix.
- Take the family and explore Bull Pen Canyon!
- Visit our local Phoenix Zoo for some outdoor fun or cruising through the zoo.
- Enjoy a staycation with entertainment and casino fun at Talking Stick Resort
- Baseball and softball season year-round with indoor batting cages at D-BAT Scottsdale
- Catch a Diamondbacks Baseball game at Chase Field in Phoenix.
- Head north to Mortimer Farms to feel a bit cooler and enjoy their patches and festivals.
- Enjoy great family exhibits at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.
- Check out TopGolf Scottsdale for great entertainment, high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.
- Visit Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), a musical trip around the world.
- Enjoy hours of steaming, massages, pampering and beauty treatments at Joya Spa at Montelucia Resort & Spa.
- Take the Desert Belle Cruise Sightseeing Cruise on Saguaro Lake
- Visit the USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River.
- Enjoy indoor high speed kart racing at Octane Raceway.
- Get your heart racing with indoor-skydiving with iFLY Phoenix.
- RoadHouse Cinemas Scottsdale offers a great menu, full bar, high quality wines, craft beers and comfortable movie recliners.
- Grab a slicer with fries at White Castle Scottsdale.
- Head up North and explore Flagstaff Extreme- Zip Lines and Adventure Course, largest suspended challenge course in AZ.
- Family seasonal events at The Scottsdale Princess.
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