Here you have it: Phoenix With Kids top ten favorite kid-friendly places and things to do in Phoenix, and around Arizona! We recently did a series of posts on Instagram, naming our favorite places. So many of our readers commented how helpful the lists were, so we decided to compile the posts into an article.
Things to do in Phoenix
— Kid Edition! — Phoenix Things To Do —
We asked our kids to name some of their favorite places in the Phoenix area. First off, no surprise that Chick-Fil-A made the list. Second, our three year old basically repeated whatever his older sister said. But here you have it: kid favorites in Phoenix! You can read more about each place by clicking on the highlighted link.
Are there any of your favorites on this list? How would your kids answer these questions?
Favorite Splashpad: Kiwanis Park in Tempe, Scottsdale Quarter
Favorite restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Pita Jungle
Favorite Museum: Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Favorite Park: Tumbleweed Park in Chandler
Favorite hike: Hole in the Rock
Favorite activity: Legoland Discovery Center in Tempe
Favorite for out of town guests: Organ Stop Pizza in Mesa
Favorite place for dessert: Zoyo Frozen Yogurt
— Parent Edition! — Phoenix Things To Do —
Next up, Chris and Jana name some of their favorite places in the Phoenix area! Same questions, different answers – all kid friendly, of course. Leave a comment if you have any questions. We love helping families find new favorites!
Favorite splashpad: Riverview Park in Mesa, Tempe Marketplace
Favorite restaurant: Liberty Market in Gilbert
Favorite museum: IDEA Museum in Mesa, Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix
Favorite park: McCormick Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale
Favorite hike: Pinnacle Peak, Lost Dog Wash
Favorite attraction: Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale, Uptown Jungle Fun Park in Mesa or Peoria
Favorite for out of town guests: Goldfield’s Ghost Town in Apache Junction, Rawhide in Chandler
Favorite place for dessert: Scoops of Joy, The Baked Bear
Favorite coffee shop: Maverick or SaddleCreek
Favorite stop for Arizona history: Pueblo Grande Museum
— Arizona Edition! — Phoenix Things To Do —
Interested in venturing beyond Phoenix? Here is a list of our 10 Favorite Places in Arizona! We’ve visited most of these places with our children, but Chris, as an AZ native, has been everywhere in the state.
What would you name for your favorite stops in Arizona? It’s always so fascinating to venture beyond Phoenix and realize that the state is not all cactus!
🌵 camping in the White Mountains
🌵 Tonto National Bridge State Park
🌵 Crescent Moon Ranch Park in Sedona
🌵 Canyon de Chelly National Monument