Top 10 Phoenix Experiences

From a popular landmark or attraction to a must-visit restaurant or bar, uncover Phoenix's ultimate top 10 experiences.

Updated: March 20, 2004

The Top 10

Heard Museum Shop

2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Get to know Arizona's first settlers by viewing a world-class collection of Kachina dolls, Native American artifacts and contemporary art.

Rhythm Room

1019 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Enjoy lip-smacking good barbecue from the parking-lot cafe before heading inside to hear America's best blues and jazz artists.

Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Stroll self-guided paths past an amazing variety of cactus and succulents from all over the world.

Casino Arizona At Salt River

524 N 92nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Check out fading superstars passing by--then rock out in the show lounge at this class-act Valley casino.

Camelback Mountain, Echo Canyon Recreation Area

E McDonald Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Scramble to the top of a magnificent red rock pile and gaze at the best bird's-eye views of the valley.


2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Lounge in a plush leatherette booth as you sip an icy, ambrosial martini under dim red lighting.

Herberger Theater Ctr

222 E Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Get here early to enjoy coffee in the lobby before taking your seat in the valley's best-equipped live theater.

El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Sit on a patio surrounded by a rugged desert landscape as your taste buds explode around a sticky-bun brunch.