3 Places to Enjoy in Downtown Phoenix this Summer

Love the downtown Phoenix area? How about cultural museums, fantastic cuisine, and sporting events? Whether you’re a long time resident of the Signs of Downtown Phoenix historical district, a Phoenix native, a recent transplant or just passing through, here are 3 places to enjoy in downtown Phoenix this summer.  

1.) Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center provides exploration, education and entertainment for all ages. Nestled in the picturesque setting of Heritage and Science Park, the Science Center is a unique landmark designed by renowned architect Antoine Predock. The combination of ramps, hallways, galleries and terraces in this 140,000-square-foot building creates an intriguing environment of investigation and discovery. The exhibits and galleries are designed to educate and entertain kids of all ages – from pre-K to gray! Visit https://azscience.org for more details and summer rates.

2.) The Phoenix Art Museum

Don’t know art but you know what you like? As one of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the Phoenix Art museum is guaranteed to have something to pique your interest. You could spend hours perusing the modern art collection on the second floor, the latest couture exhibition, the sculpture garden, or the museum's current contemporary show. If you’re feeling ravenous, you can even grab lunch or drinks at the museum’s restaurant.  Visit http://www.phxart.org for more details and summer rates.

3.) The Phoenix Zoo

Whether you want to bring your kids or bring out the kid in you, the Phoenix Zoo is a must see! The zoo houses a variety of animals, including baboons, Sumatran tigers, Asian elephants, Galápagos tortoises and Komodo dragons. Take younger tots to the Big Red Barn petting zoo or to the giraffe encounter where they can get enjoy more interaction with the animals. If you get tired of trekking the well-kept zoo grounds, you can enjoy a 30-minute narrated safari train tour which provides a good orientation of the zoo. Visit http://phoenixzoo.org/ before heading over to check out upcoming events and summer pricing.

For more information about things to do in downtown Phoenix or if you’d like information about buying a home in the Signs of Downtown Phoenix area, please contact the Russo Team today!

Frank Russo
The Russo Team
RE/MAX Professionals

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