Tourist Attractions in Phoenix, AZ

There are 35 tourist attractions found in Phoenix, AZ. This is 12% of all tourist attractions listed in Arizona. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Phoenix. You may find a list of all categories of Phoenix attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Phoenix of that type.

Nicknamed as the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is the most populous state capital in the US with more than 1 million residents based on the 2010 Census. It mainly relied on five Cs: cotton, cattle, citrus, climate and copper prior to World War II but its industry shifted as high tech industries moved into the city. Its tourism industry, however, isn’t far behind and is actually among the top ten industries in the city. Phoenix is frequented by tourists mostly due to its climate but it also has a lot to offer in terms of cultural destinations. The city receives over 16 million tourists every year, most of which are actually visiting for leisure instead of business. Golf courses are the most frequented places but other attractions such as museums, monuments and parks are also visited often. Phoenix is also a popular jump off point to get to other sites around the state including the Grand Canyon.

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