Arizona has its own attractions to bring in the travelers: beautiful sun, warm weather, and open spaces in the striking American West. However, if you want a specific taste of what Phoenix offers in the spring of 2019, then check out these top 10 reasons to hit up Phoenix, AZ this spring.
1. Hiking and the Outdoors
Arizona is known for it’s amazing desert-scapes and outdoor activities. Whether you want to hike, mountain bike, or take a guided tour through some of the historic desert land in Arizona, springtime is a perfect and beautiful time to do it.
2. Amazing Pool Weather
Just visiting? Then make sure that you hit a hotel with a pools. Arizona sun is the perfect setting for a relaxing day near a clear, cool pool, and the luxurious hotels in the area typically come equipped with the perfect poolside setup you are looking form.
3. The Phoenix Lights Festival
For those looking to dance with some of the hottest acts in the country and the most excited audiences this side of the Mississippi, the Phoenix lights festival is the perfect event. Hosted on April 5th and 6th, this two-day festival will be the music event of the spring in Arizona.
4. The Sonoran Desert
Not only is Arizona known for its deserts, but it is also known for its beautiful wildflowers. The Sonoran Desert is renowned for its beautiful flowers and cacti bloom in the harsh climate and bring an amazing contrast of color and light across the landscape. Spring is the only time to see these beautiful plants in bloom, so make your trip plans accordingly if you don’t want to miss out.
5. Golf, Golf, Golf
What goes better with the spring weather then 18 holes of golf? With the beautiful landscape and always-present sun, golfing at luxurious places like We-Ko-Pa or Troon North provide tons of golfing entertainment.
6. The Food and Nightlife
Phoenix is quickly becoming a foodie destination for the American West. From Barbecue to seasonal, local food and international delicacies are all part of the Phoenix eating scene.
7. Amazing Hotels and Luxury
Don’t stay in a motel, if you can help it. From mountain-top hotels to luxury-driven hotels in the downtown area, Phoenix boasts some of the biggest chains who have tailored their hotels to pampering their guests in Arizona style.
8. Cactus League Spring Training
Local Arizona baseball comes to life with the Cactus league. Avoid the big, crowded stadiums of Major League ball and get up close with a great baseball experience. Tickets are inexpensive, and the games are incredibly fun. If you like baseball, check out the Cactus League while you are in the area.
9. Scottsdale Culinary Festival
Food, music and fun. That is the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. Open from April 13th and 14th, the 2019 festival also boasts musical headliner Berlin as part of the festivities. That is along with all the delicious food, music, games, and prizes available. A great stop for families, this is a great way to get a taste of what Phoenix food offers.
10. Bash Music and Craft beer Festival
Like your festivities with a little more energy? Check out the Bash Music and Craft Beer festival. This event hosts great classic and modern punk and ska bands like the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Pennywise, and headliners Rancid. It also boasts over 100 craft beer tastings and a high-energy night of music. The Bash Festival comes to Phoenix on May 11.