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Things to Do In Phoenix in the Summer

Phoenix, Arizona, affectionately known as the “Valley of the Sun,” never disappoints when it comes to family fun and entertainment. Even though the temperatures rise in the summer, there is no shortage of things to do in Phoenix during the summer months! Whether you are looking for outdoor activities, cultural events, or simply ways to beat the heat, there is something for everyone.

Some of our favorite summertime activities include hiking and picnicking at one of the many beautiful parks in the area, cooling off at one of the many public pools or water parks, or enjoying a sunset concert at one of the city’s outdoor venues.

For those looking to beat the heat, there are plenty of air-conditioned museums, movie theaters, and shopping malls to enjoy. And when night falls, Phoenix comes alive with an exciting nightlife scene featuring live music, outdoor bars, and clubs.

No matter your interests, you’ll surely find plenty of things to do in Phoenix during the summer! Here are just a few of our favorites.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix

There are tons of fun attractions at Hurricane Harbor. Like, pulse-pounding water slides, relaxing lazy rivers, and family-friendly play areas – to name a few! The water park is an excellent option for a weekend trip or days of water park fun.  Learn more.

Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo is one of the country’s largest privately owned, non-profit zoos. The Zoo features over 3,000 animals on 125 acres of land in the heart of Papago Park. The Zoo offers visitors an impressive and unforgettable experience.  Learn more.

Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale

“Butterfly Wonderland transports guests of all ages to the rainforest by immersing them in the world of butterflies and other rainforest animals. Learn about Monarch migration in a captivating 3D movie, observe live chrysalis as they emerge naturally into beautiful butterflies, spend ample time strolling through the conservatory with the butterflies, get up close to unique reptiles that inhabit rainforests across the world, and even indulge in edible insects!” Learn more.

Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center is a hands-on museum located in downtown Phoenix. The Center features hundreds of interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, a state-of-the-art planetarium, etc.  Learn more.

Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden is a living museum that features more than 50,000 plants worldwide. The Garden is located in the heart of Papago Park and offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about desert plants and their ecology.  Learn more.

Musical Instrument Museum

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world by collecting, preserving, and making accessible musical instruments and related objects from all cultures and periods. MIM also offers a variety of educational programs, including concerts and workshops, which engage people of all ages in exploring music and culture.  Learn more.

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