Arizona Science Center

Arizona Science Center features a planetarium, a giant-screen theater and hands-on science exhibits, as well as interactive and traveling exhibitions.

600 E. Washington St.
(602) 716-2000

Big Surf

The Valley's first water park, Big Surf features a beach, slides and real surfing waves.

1500 N. McClintock Dr.,
(480) 947-7873

Castles N' Coasters

Castles N' Coasters offers a roller coaster, a log flume, pendulum rides and miniature golf.

9445 Metro Pkwy. E
(602) 997-7577

CrackerJax Family Fun & Sports Park

Miniature golf, a driving range, bumper boats, batting cages and go-carts are a few of the parkís attractions.

16001 N. Scottsdale Rd.,
(480) 998-2800

Desert Breeze Park

This is a city park with a train ride, carousel, party room and water play area.

660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd.,
Park information (480) 786-2727
Railroad and carousel (480) 940-1685

Enchanted Island at Encanto Park

This 222-acre city park houses Enchanted Island, an amusement park featuring kiddie rides such as the Encanto Carousel and C.P. Huntington train.

15th Ave. and Encanto Blvd.,
(602) 254-2020

Freestone Park

This city park features a railroad, batting cages and paddleboats, along with lakes and sports facilities.

1021 E. Juniper Ave.


Miniature golf, bumper boats, little Indy race cars and a video arcade make Golfland a kidís paradise. Sunsplash, with its water slides and wave pool, promise a wet and wild time.

155 W. Hampton Ave
(480) 834-8318

i.d.e.a. Museum

Arizona Museum for Youth offers hands-on activities for children.

35 N. Robson St.
(480) 644-2467

Kiwanis Park

Kiwanis is a large city park with lakes and a playground, as well as an indoor wave pool and a water slide.

Mill Ave & All-America Way,
(480) 967-2001

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

This city park features a train ride, a carousel and train exhibits.

7301 E. Indian Bend Rd.
(480) 312-2312

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out of Africa Wildlife Park features a daily Tiger Splash and other wild animal shows.

Verde Valley Justice Ct. Rd
Camp Verde, Arizona
928-567-2840 Park Information
928-567-2842 Business Office

The Phoenix Zoo

Home to more than 1,300 animals, including more than 150 endangered species, the Phoenix zoo offers a petting zoo and holiday ZooLights display.

455 N. Galvin Pkwy. 
(602) 273-1341


Rawhide offers a western town and steak house.

5700 West North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226
480-502-5600 or 800-527-1880

Wet n' Wild Phoenix

Attractions at this water park include slides, rides, a wave pool and more.

4243 N. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
(623) 201-2000

Wildlife World Zoo

A private zoo with many exotic animals, Wildlife World Zoo is a place where kids can hand-feed giraffes.

16501 W. Northern Ave.
(623) 935-9453




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