Phoenix Vacations: Desert Meets Oasis
Phoenix is a sunny desert oasis, with the cultural amenities of a major city, and the beauty of the Sonoran Desert beyond. Visit the Desert Botanical Garden and view a collection of cacti and desert plants. Learn about Native American ways of life at the Heard Museum. Tee-off at a golf course. Lace up your hiking shoes and see the summit of Camelback Mountain. Afterward, treat yourself to a spa massage or treatment. Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort package or want a personalized introduction to the desert, your Liberty Travel vacation consultant can bring you the best of Phoenix.
Phoenix at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 10 – 15%, unless service charge is added
Popular Drink: Tequila Sunrise
Must Eat: Mexican Cuisine
Power Up: Type A or Type B plug, 120 V (the standard in the United States)
Weather: Summers can get into the triple digits. Winters are mild, but pack a jacket for the mornings and nights.
Best Time to Visit: Visit between October and April, when the weather is mild. In the Spring, the desert blossoms.
Top Things to Do in Phoenix
Visit the Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden boasts a collection of over 4,000 desert species, and has become an important resource for scientific study. The garden also offers night tours, where you can see night-blooming desert plants.
View Native American Art at the Heard Museum
The Heard Museum is world-renowned for its collection of Native American art and exhibits.
Hike Camelback Mountain
Wake early in the morning to take the strenuous Echo Canyon Trail, or the longer, but easier, Cholla Trail, to the summit of Camelback Mountain for stunning sunrise views of Phoenix and the desert beyond.
Phoenix has hundreds of golf courses—let Liberty Travel match you with the best one for you.
Take a Spa Day
Phoenix spas incorporate Native American traditions and botanicals from the desert; take your massage and facial to the desert.
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