Family and Kids in Phoenix

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Phoenix? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Phoenix, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Phoenix.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Phoenix for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Desert Bontanical Garden

    Garden, Botanical Garden, Observatory

    As a result of the interest of a few citizens to conserve the ecosystem of the region, this large garden inside the Papago Park was set up. It was founded by the Arizona Native Cactus and Flora Society and opened for the public in the year 1937. At present the garden boasts of a collection of thousands of native, rare and endangered species of plants and herbs. The most remarkable species in he...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Camelback Mountain

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This is a beautiful mountain that forms a very important landmark of the Metropolitan Phoenix. The name is derived from the fact that from a distance the shape of the mountain represents the hump of a kneeling camel. It is also the destination of the very famous Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area. The mountain is located between the Arcadia neighborhood of the city and the Paradise Valley to...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    South Mountain

    Park, Observatory

    This is the largest municipal park in the city and also one of the largest urban parks in North America as well as the whole world. This park has been designated to the position of the “Phoenix Point of Pride”. The park was earlier known as the Phoenix Mountain Park or the Salt River Mountains. The park was formed when President Calvin Coolidge sold thousands of acres of his estate ...Read more
  4. Amazing Phoenix attraction for kids
    Arizona Science Center

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    This mission is to promote the importance and values of science and its relation with human beings. There are a number of permanent exhibits as well as a few temporary ones. So, it is ensured that you will not feel bored as many times you may visit this place. The permanent exhibits include- Get Charged Up- This section shows you what happens when you’re the mysterious world of science. ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Papago Park

    Park, Observatory, Educational Site

    This Municipal Park is not only a “Phoenix Point of Pride” but also listed in the Register of Historic Places in US. This is a beautiful hilly desert park that is also known as the Tempe Papago Park. This place is known mainly for the desert ecosystem it conserves. This includes the gorgeous native cacti species of the Sonoran Desert. The main plant here is the Saguaro Cactus. The m...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Phoenix
    Hall Of Flame Museum Of Firefightingx

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This is the National Firefighting Museum that has successfully conserved the many firefighting equipments that have been used all over the world for firefighting activities. It is thus a very important part of the history of the city. The exhibits are divided into 5 broad sections-  Hand and Horse Drawn Exhibits- These are the vehicles dating from 1725 to 1908. Motorized Apparatus Exhibit...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Wrigley Mansion

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This is a landmark building of the city that sits on top of a 100 ft high hillock and thus gives a spectacular view of the whole city that lies on its foothills. It was built in between 1929 and 1931 by an industrialist dealing mainly in chewing gums named William Wrigley Jr. The beautiful architectural design of the mansion is a perfect blend of Spanish and Colonial architectural styles. The h...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    St. Mary's Basilica


    This church is officially known as the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a Roman Catholic Church under the Diocese of Phoenix. It is the 1st Roman Catholic Church in upper Phoenix and also the place that conserves the largest collection of stained glasswork. The architecture and design of the church is a combination of Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Rev...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Japanese Friendship Gardens

    Garden, Bird Watching

    This garden also known as the ‘Ro Ho En’ is a Japanese style stroll garden. It consists mainly of a tea garden and tree house. It is a part of the sister cities project of Phoenix, Arizona and Himeji, Japan. The name of the garden is a combination of 3 words- Ro meaning Heron bird which is a symbol of Himeji, Ho is for the lovely phoenix bird and En means garden. Apart from the tea ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Carnival Of Illusion


    This is simply an awesome way to spend an evening wrapped in illusion and magic. So much light, fun, music and laughter will just enchant you and you will not even have a moment to get bored here. This magic show is brought here by Roland Sarlot and Susan Eyed and is a perfect way to celebrate any occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Pueblo Grande Museum


    These are a collection of Pre Columbian archeological sites and ruins in the modern city of Phoenix. There is a platform mound and also irrigation canals here. All these are together known as Pueblo Grande Archeological Museum and Park. This place is known to have been inhabited in the 450 BC by Hohokams who lived live and practiced agriculture here but later had to abandon this place for reaso...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Phoenix Mountain Preserve


    This is a collection of parks on the mountain area that has been designated to the position of Phoenix Point of Pride. All these parks are marked with desert vegetation and a number of hiking and walking trails. Some also have cycling and biking trails and picnic areas. These places are on the foothills of the Phoenix Mountain and thus provide a lovely view of the whole city. This is also the r...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Wells Fargo History Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is a classic western museum with an extensive collection of the glorious past of the city. The exhibits include everything from art pieces to transportation history, mining as well as firefighting history of the city. Wells Fargo also has other museums in the same city but this is the best in all. The other name of this museum is the Phoenix Museum and it is popularly known by this name on...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Brass Armadillo Antique Mall

    Family and Kids

    This is a mall or a chain of stores that showcases and sells antique objects including furniture, decorative, jewelries, art pieces, outfits and much more. Apart from the arts and sculptures they also have a mind blowing collection of ancient rock pieces and cut outs. This is just like a dream destination for history enthusiasts and art collectors.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center

    Family and Kids

    This large building is in the heart of the city and forms a very important landmark of Phoenix. This has since several years been the destination for hosting trade fairs, exhibitions and other public theatre activities. The design of the building is mind blowing and is also a fine example of architectural and engineering advancement in the country. This is one of the rarest Convention Performin...Read more