With an average of nearly 300 sunny days a year, Phoenix, Arizona, is the perfect spot for some fun in the sun. Visitors flock here to witness the amazing terrain, impressive resorts and golf courses, and to soak up the Southwestern culture. The Biltmore District of Phoenix holds many of the best aspects of the city. Here are a few things to do when in town.
The Carnival of Illusion lets audiences travel back to the times of traveling magic shows, carnivals and performers. They perform old-world magic and illusions, without any special effects or modern day technology. The show is performed in an intimate setting and relies on audience participation, so be prepared!
Carnival of Illusion, 2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ, +1 (480) 359 7469
Built in 1931, the Wrigley Mansion is named after the chewing gum tycoon, William Wrigley Jr. This hilltop mansion gives a magnificent view of Phoenix and is a favorite spot for weddings and events. For 25 dollars, visitors can take an extensive tour of the grounds and even have lunch at the famous Geordie Restaurant. The grounds, views, and architecture make this a must-see spot for any tourist in the neighborhood. Oh, and it’s rumored to be haunted!
Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ, +1 (602) 955 4079
While there are plenty of things to do in Phoenix, sometimes all one needs is just a great spot to eat. The Parlor is gourmet dining at its best and a favorite with locals and visitors alike. They have some of the best individual pizza and pasta in town. As well as some great wine and cocktail choices. With seasonal ingredients, the chef always keeps things new and exciting at this tasty Italian joint.