Girls Weekend – 5 Fun Things to Do in Phoenix

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Girls Weekend – 5 Fun Things to Do in Phoenix

Fondly nicknamed “The Valley of the Sun”; Phoenix, Arizona is a great vacation spot for tourists and vacationers looking to escape the frostier weather of their home states. This makes it popular with retirees, too. Little do people know that this seemingly idyllic state is also packed with activities. That appeal to people of all walks of life. Such as a girls’ weekend – 5 fun things to do in Phoenix.

1. Relax and unwind

Phoenix is home to world-renown spas. The state is so proud of them that there is even a listing of all the spas in the region on the state’s tourism website. Each resort has its own special feature; one has an adult-only penthouse pool, another has a spa that boasts of rejuvenating wraps and rubs. All these spas are set in the midst of the state’s beautiful plains and deserts, offering stunning views to spa-goers.

2. Shop ’til you drop

Shopping is a popular activity with most of the visitors to Phoenix. The state hosts a few sprawling malls that not only offers a respite from the heat but also offer a unique shopping experience. If huge commercial structures aren’t your thing, take to the city streets. You might be surprised to find that there are plenty of souvenir shops in Phoenix, AZ, that cater to the discerning shopper.

3. Hike up Camelback Mountain

If you and your friends are the outdoorsy types, a hike up picturesque Camelback Mountain may be your cup of tea. Bond over the 1.2-mile trek to climb to the peak at 2,700 feet, where the views are breathtaking. Perfect for a few shots for the ‘Gram!

4. Practice your swing

Fancy a day on the green instead? You and your girls can spend the day doing rounds of golf on world-class courses; shooting the breeze and sipping signature cocktails from your cart. Phoenix has several courses to choose from. Each one making the best use of the gorgeous scenery the state has to offer.

5. Take in some culture

History buff or just a lover of information? Then you can spend several happy days exploring the cultural sites that Phoenix has to offer. There are several notable museums, and there is something for everyone. Music lovers can visit the Musical Instruments Museum along E. Mayo Boulevard. Housing its exhibits in five separate and permanent galleries; it has the distinction of being one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Fans of historic architecture can visit old ranch houses built that was built in the early 50s. These styles of homes are unique to American Culture.  Walking through these halls would fill you with a real sense of pride in place.

Finally, you and your posse can drop by the Heard Museum. Flanked by sweeping outdoor courtyards and gardens. The museum’s galleries are home to hundreds of contemporary and traditional works of Native Americans.

If you’re taking a weekend off with your gal pals, consider visiting Phoenix. Drop by some of the spas for some pampering, and take in the majestic sights. You won’t regret it!

Judith Arevalo

I am a good Mom, have two active children. I am working in a beauty and spa company but now I also decided to make its own profession. So I am here to learn and teach.

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