Arizona Science Center
A 120,000 sq. ft. facility featuring over 300 hands-on exhibits, a planetarium and a five-story theater. The Arizona Science Center has endless displays to amaze and entertain children of all ages.
Tel: (602) 716-2024
Located at 600 E. Washington Street, Phoenix
Cosanti Foundation - Paolo Soleri Windbells
This Arizona historic site is a unique complex of concrete structures designed and constructed by Paolo Soleri. Visitors may browse the studios where Soleri's world-famous bronze windbells are made and sold.
Tel: (480) 948-6145
Located at 6433 Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale
Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
MIM is a 195,000 square foot museum houses popular musical instruments from 200 countries and territories, building a collection of over 10,000 instruments. Included in their collection is the piano on which John Lennon composed "Imagine," the world's first Steinway piano, a custom Yamaha guitar from Carlos Santana's collection and more. Visit their website for tickets and information.
Desert Botanical Gardens
Experience the rare beauty and hands-on activities at the world's largest collection of arid-land plants from the deserts of the world. Sightseeing includes stunning wildflower and cactus displays, beautiful trees, shrubs and natural wildlife of Arizona.
Tel: (480) 941-1225
Located at 1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Desert Jeep and Hummer Tours
Whether at sunrise or sunset, the colors of the desert will amaze you. Jeep tour guides will entertain and inform guests with interesting facts about Arizona's true beauty as you travel through spectacular unexplored desert areas. Contact the Concierge for reservations.
Distance: 4.5 hours by car; two hours by plane from Scottsdale Airport. For more information and details, please contact the Concierge.
Hot Air Ballooning
Experience the breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert from a hot air balloon. Sunrise or sunset tours are available with celebration refreshments after your landing.
Contact the Concierge for reservations.
This magnificent complex was built as Frank Lloyd Wright's personal residence and architectural school. It was created from native materials - rocks from the desert floor and sand from the washes. Today, the site still serves as a living, working, educational facility. Set amidst 600 acres of beautiful Sonoran desert, Taliesin West is a National Historic Landmark.
Tel: (480) 860-2700
Located at 12621m Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.