Metropolitan Phoenix has more acreage of open space than any other major city in the U.S. All that desert terrain provides an outlet for hiking, biking and canyoneering. Or hire a professional guide for a hot air balloon or Jeep tour. Phoenix is also the gateway to the Grand Canyon, which is a scenic three-and-a-half-hour drive away.
Wander desert trails on horseback and take in views of the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell Mountains
Desert Belle Cruises
Saguaro Lake is “one of the Valley’s recreational treasures,” providing views of “towering canyon walls and dramatic vistas” (Arizona Republic)
Explore ways to be active in Arizona’s capital city.