If you are looking for an additional inspirational travel spot then Papago Park is a great option. It is a hilly desert park spread over 1200 acres in Phoenix metro area and the remaining extent in Tempe. Papago Park is a historic & recreational land with natural, cultural, and urban treasures for visitors. The place is notable due to its diversity and distinct geological formations.
Get a ticket and take a look in the Desert Botanical Garden:
The desert botanical garden in the Papago Park consists of unique and beautiful plants including the species of cactus, trees, and flowers that thrive in some of the hottest and driest parts of the world.
Excited about animals?
Experience diverse animals in the Phoenix Zoo devoted to animal exhibits and trails. In the zoo animals aren’t enough fun but also features the Stingray Bay, Children’s trail, carousel, bike ride, pedal boat ride. For a guided tour, book a safari train and enjoy the ride while listening to knowledgeable things from the guide.
Fitness freaks and sports persons are also going to love this place. For outdoor activities, the park boasts an archery range, ponds for fishing, and a sports complex consisting of a rolling hill golf course (18 holes), baseball, and softball fields. Furthermore, there are hiking & biking trails, picnic areas, and a small lake to chill in some fresh air.
Papago Park offers exceptional hiking trails that are easy to go to. It offers many different trails in which hiking around the red butte formations and Hole in the Rock trail is popular. One more famous attraction is Governor Hunt’s Tomb, where you can walk to the top and get fine views of the surroundings.
Try these endless opportunities to explore and find some peace while having personal connections with the park. If you are the one who loves hiking in beautiful rock formations, getting closer to the animals, plants then it’s the ideal place to have a city break.