The popular, sunny destination of Phoenix offers an extensive array of fun-filled activities and amenities for families with children. From hands-on museums and mountain biking to Native craft lessons and Western shows, Phoenix invites parents to enjoy themselves as their children enjoy their own activities in this unique family vacation spot.
Parents staying at selected properties, including the
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch can relax and unwind while children enjoy the activities offered at the kids’ clubs without stepping foot off the resort.
Day 1 - Phoenix, Chandler
A highlight of the day will be Rawhide, located on the historic lands of the Gila River Indian Community and conveniently close to downtown and the airport. Rawhide is the state’s largest western-themed attraction, offering burro rides, stunt shows and a mechanical bull. Families with children enjoy Rawhide Steakhouse's generously-sized specialties, including mesquite-grilled steaks, BBQ pork ribs and chicken. A kids’ menu and vegetarian selections are also available. Live country music plays nightly.
602 East Adams Street
(In Historic Heritage Square)
Phoenix, AZ 85004
+1 602 253 9337
1202 West Encanto Boulevard
(between 7th and 15th avenues on the north side of Encanto boulevard)
Phoenix, AZ 85007
+1 602 254 1200
5700 West Loop Road
(1 mile east of the 1-10 freeway at the Wild Horse Pass exit)
Chandler, AZ 85255
+1 480 502 1880 / +1 800 527 1880
Day 2 - Mesa, Scottsdale, Glendale
The day starts off on an educational note at Arizona Museum for Youth. The facility has hands-on and interactive exhibits that engage the minds, energy and imaginations of youth. Adults may learn a thing or two, as well! The museum is a great location themed birthday parties for children, with access to performers, games and caterers.
51 East Main St
(south side of Main Street between Center and Centennial Way)
Mesa, AZ 85201
+1 480 644 2467
7217 East 1st Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
1 480 481 0067
4243 West Pinnacle Peak Road
(Pinnacle Peak road & Loop 101)
Glendale, AZ 85310
+1 623 581 8446