Whether you live in Phoenix or you're visiting the area on a family vacation, there are many activities here to keep you and your kids busy. You'll definitely want to stay at a family friendly hotel to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. One of the best hotels is the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix. With nearby golf, an eight-story water slide, a lazy river, and much more, there's entertainment for everyone to enjoy while staying here. Here's a quick look at some nearby family activities that you'll want to check out.
If you're looking for fun food, an assortment of rides, and plenty of games all under one roof, then Jambo Park is where you want to be. This one of a kind indoor entertainment hot spot is especially suitable for young children (under ten), and it's the perfect spot for hosting a birthday party. Don't forget that birthday room reservations can be made online at your own convenience. From Jungle mini golf, to Pirate Laser Tag, to an indoor playground boasting more than 1,225 square feet, Jambo Park is fun for the whole family.
When it comes to an outdoor amusement park, Castles-n-Coasters has world-class miniature golf, a classic old-fashioned carousel, bumper boats, and much more. Birthday packages, group discounts, and advance ticket purchasing are available, not to mention season passes. To plan your trip, take advantage of the Castle-n-Coasters website where you will find an endless amount of information about all the park's attractions and dining establishments.
Family Bike Rides
There's nothing wrong with getting out and about and being active with the kids. A great way to do this is by biking down one of the many family friendly Arizona Bikeways trails. The Mofford Sports Complex offers almost five miles of paved bike riding, all of which is flat except for two areas under two underpasses. At 81st Ave, south of Bethany Home, you can begin a four mile kid-friendly bike ride, and best of all, there are no streets to cross.
Swimming in Phoenix
One of the most beloved family activities that children always enjoy is swimming. While amusement parks offer an assortment of swimming pools, admission is often expensive. Thankfully, there are many public swimming pools in Phoenix that offer all the splashing fun your kids could want, with admission starting well under $5 for kids 17 and under. The Rhodes Aquatics Center combines wakeboarding, snowboarding, and skateboarding as well as access to a beach, splash pads and much more.
Family fun in Phoenix means planning your trip well in advance. But if you do end up in this lovely city without advance notice, you can still find many websites that can help you plan your trip on the fly. Check out the many budget-friendly hotels in Phoenix, which will allow you to stretch your dollars, so you can enjoy all the family fun you want. One of the best hotels is the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes, which offers lodging for well under $100 a night.
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