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Best things to do in Phoenix

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Trail
“This is a VERY POPULAR place to visit. It has many visitors and is a VERY challenging hike. The views are AMAZING at the top. 360 view.”
422local recommendations
Pizza Place
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“Another local favorite, this place is a bakery & pizza restaurant. Lots of families and locals make it a fun and inviting place. ”
121local recommendations
Brewery
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“Great restaurant, local nano-brewery, distillery, and dog-friendly local hot-spot. Over 40+ beers on tap and awesome charcuterie boards. ”
89local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“Italian cafe serving a wide selection of bruschetta & wine in rustic-chic digs with outdoor seating.”
74local recommendations
New American Restaurant
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“A standard favorite in the neighborhood. The food is amazing and the vibe is unique. ”
58local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“In the heart of Arcadia and smack dab in the middle of Old Town and Biltmore, this Fox Restaurant is in a European Setting and a local favorite. ”
54local recommendations
Bar
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“Open air patio with live music on Sundays with wine specials, good food, outdoor fireplace”
51local recommendations
Trail
“One of the most famous hikes in AZ. Seep side of Camelback Mountain. categorized as Hard. Stunning Views”
40local recommendations
Park
“Highly advanced mountain trail with steep climbs, rocky terrain & picturesque summit views.”
36local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Low key bar with a cool vibe. Great drinks, lounge areas, pool tables and skee ball. ”
46local recommendations
Park
“This is another one of those iconic Phoenix hikes in the middle of the huge Phoenix Mountain Preserve. The main trail is the Piestewa Peak - not an easy hike, but SO worth it. If you want something more moderate, there are other options available.”
18local recommendations
Restaurant
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“Used to be Crudo, but the chef and mixologist's stylings haven't changed. Hidden, warm, stylish room where you won't be sorry for trying anything on the menu. It's all good. ”
24local recommendations
Park
“If Echo Cayon at Camelback mountain is too much for you, venture out to this location for a more leisure hike, not too far from home often visited by mountain bikers and trail runners. Parking can be a little challenging. ”
25local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“If the weather permits you have to try the outdoor patio at Ingo's. The fried chicken sandwich and potato crisps are extraordinary. ”
39local recommendations
Coffee Shop
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“It's so hip and laid back. Also, don't miss the underground tiki bar in the basement. Make a reservation in advance! ”
30local recommendations
Steakhouse
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“The very best steakhouse you will ever go to! This place is simply amazing! It is pricy but so worth it! Amazing red wine as well! Great for a date night!”
24local recommendations