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Top Choice Museum in Greater Phoenix

Heard Museum

This extraordinary museum spotlights the history, life, arts and culture of Native American tribes in the Southwest. Visitors will find art galleries, ethnographic displays, a get-creative kids exhibit and an unriva…
Top Choice Museum in Tucson

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Home to cacti, coyotes and palm-sized hummingbirds, this ode to the Sonoran desert is one part zoo, one part botanical garden and one part museum – a trifecta that'll entertain young and old for easily half a day. D…
Top Choice Museum in Flagstaff

Museum of Northern Arizona

An attractive Craftsman-style stone building amid a pine grove, this small but excellent museum spotlights local Native American archaeology, history and culture, as well as geology, biology and the arts. It's on th…
Top Choice American in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

El Tovar Dining Room & Lounge

Dark-wood tables are set with china and white linen, eye-catching murals spotlight Native American tribes and huge windows frame views of the Rim Trail and canyon beyond. Breakfast options include El Tovar's pancake…
Top Choice Gardens in Greater Phoenix

Desert Botanical Garden

Blue bells and Mexican gold poppies are just two of the colorful showstoppers blooming from March to May along the Desert Wildflower Loop Trail at this well-nurtured botanical garden, a lovely place to reconnect wit…
Top Choice Museum in Greater Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum

From Uganda thumb pianos to Hawaiian ukuleles to Indonesian boat lutes, the ears have it at this lively museum that celebrates the world's musical instruments. More than 200 countries and territories are represented…
Top Choice Cafe in Flagstaff

Tourist Home Urban Market

Housed in a beautifully renovated 1926 house that was originally home to Basque sheepherder immigrants, this upscale market cafe serves up the best breakfast in a town full of excellent morning vittles. Try deliciou…
Top Choice Park in Sedona

Red Rock Crossing/Crescent Moon Ranch

Splash in Oak Creek, swim in its deep swimming holes and relax on the wide, flat, red slabs that dot the water. Famous for its splendid views of Cathedral Rock, blazoned on postcards all over town, this picnic area …
Volcano in Flagstaff

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

In AD 1064 a volcano erupted on this spot, spewing ash across 800 sq miles, spawning the Kana-A lava flow and leaving behind the 8029ft Sunset Crater. The eruption forced farmers to vacate lands they had cultivated …
Top Choice Bar in Williams

Grand Canyon Winery

You just gotta try a place that produces wines with names like Traveler, Wanderlust and Dreamer, and sports the motto 'travel far, drink local.' But Grand Canyon Winery is more than just branding. It has excellent w…