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What are some good activities to do in Phoenix?

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Phoenix, Arizona, offers a wide range of activities for tourists and residents, including cruises, hikes, tours and shopping. Tourists can also visit the many attractions, such as the Mining and Mineral Museum, Arizona State University Planetarium, Tovrea Castle, Camelback Mountain, Phoenix Zoo, Chase Field, Phoenix Art Museum, Desert Botanical Garden, Heard Museum, Musical Instrument Museum, Arizona Science Center, Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Taliesin West, Japanese Friendship Garden and Cosanti, according to Phoenix New Times and U.S. News.

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Tourists can explore South Grand Canyon with a tour guide in a sports utility vehicle or take a helicopter ride. The tour takes visitors through Sedona where they can see the Red Rocks, as well as through the scenic Oak Creek Canyon before entering the Grand Canyon. Tourists can also explore the Apache Trail on a 40-mile stagecoach route that passes through the Superstition Mountains, and then take a steamboat and cruise the Canyon Lake, as mentioned by Expedia.

Visitors can also experience views of the Phoenix area valley and Arizona's rugged terrain by going on Camelback's Cholla Trail Hike, or go on a guided Piestewa Peak Trail Hike and take in view of the Valley of the Sun. In addition, Outlet Shops of Anthem offers an outdoor shopping experience against the Sonoran Desert backdrop, and Scottsdale Fashion Square features 240 retailers, as noted by Expedia.

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