Across Arizona, escape rooms are combining intricate puzzles, video games, and life-like mazes to push the boundaries of imagination.
You and your teammates are trapped in a room that feels like another realm. There are 60 minutes on the clock, and the race is on to escape back to reality. Thus begins a puzzling journey to unravel a mystery that’ll have you feeling like a master detective one minute and completely clueless the next. This is a typical experience at one of Phoenix’s many escape rooms—the most recent trend in weekend, evening, or midday activities that appeal to all ages. Here are the seven best escape room experiences in the greater Phoenix area where you can get your detective on.
With a diverse set of inventive rooms to choose from, Puzzle Effect Phoenix makes players feel as if they’re part of a story. Whether escaping from a treacherous pirate ship, finding an heirloom your grandfather left behind or raiding an abandoned warehouse to rescue a young girl, each room plays out like a page-turning novel. As a matter of fact, one of the rooms actually takes place in a mystical bookshop where a fantastic beast has been caged up. You can immediately tell that these rooms were all crafted by gifted storytellers, engrossing players in more ways than one.