Feeling good in Phoenix—the Valley of the Sun—is quite easy. The sun comes out to play pretty much every day, allowing you to enjoy the region's countless outdoor activities. One of the local sports teams always seems to playing as well. And if you want to see some of Arizona's best cultural attractions, then downtown Phoenix is the place to be. Hotels near the Arizona Science Center place you by many great museums and landmarks.
Arizona Science Center
Science is much more intriguing when it comes alive right before your eyes, which is exactly what it does at the Arizona Science Center. In one day here, you can be whisked away to the far corners of earth in an IMAX movie, whirled into space at the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium, and be amazed by live demos displaying the magic of science. Throughout the year, the center hosts camps and educational sessions for everyone from young children to adults. The workshops that teach you real life skills are particularly fun. To ensure you can arrive early in the morning and make the most of your time at this facility, look for hotels close to the Arizona Science Center. A few are even within walking distance, which is super convenient.
After touring the Arizona Science Center, start exploring the city. Symphony Hall is a wonderful venue to watch anything from a dance production to an orchestra performance, and is a mere quarter-mile walk away. Chase Field—home of MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks—is widely regarded as one of the best baseball stadiums in the country, and is just 0.3 miles away from the science center. You can attend a game anytime between April and September, and stay at one the Phoenix hotels near the ballpark.
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