Arizona

Quick Guide to Phoenix Parks

New to Chandler and looking for a splash pad? Vacationing in Scottsdale and wondering where to find a hiking trail? In Glendale for Spring Training and have a notion to go fishing? With our Quick Guide to Phoenix Parks, it's easier than ever to find the perfect park for you. Just click a link below to find a...

Quick Guide to Tucson Parks

Looking for just the right park in Tucson? Just click a link below to find a...

Two Cents with Joy Cherrick of Scottsdale Moms Blog

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Family-Friendly Easter Weekend Fun in Phoenix!

For the latest happenings in Phoenix, visit our curated events page!

Wow, Easter Weekend is Hopping in Phoenix!

The fun kicks off  on Friday at 7:30PM, with Stargazing for Everyone at Cave Creek Regional Park

Even better, there's more stargazing at Lake Pleasant on Saturday at 7:00PM!

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The Top Ten City Parks Along Interstate 17

Road Trip Guide to I-17 Parks

Interstate 17, the road from Flagstaff to Phoenix, is surely one of the most scenic freeways in the United States. From the pine forests surrounding Flagstaff to the cactus forests near Black Canyon City, from the city lights of Phoenix to the dramatic escarpments of the Mogollon Rim, I-17 winds through several distinct climate zones, all within the state of Arizona.

Six Tire Swings in Greater Phoenix Playgrounds

One of our goals at ParkGrades.com is to be a place where you can find exactly what you're looking for in a park near you. Whether it's a skate park or a dog park, or even a planetarium, ParkGrades.com makes it easier than ever before to find the perfect park for you.

Quick Guide to Parks in Flagstaff, Prescott, and Northern Arizona

Whether you're a long-time resident or a tourist en route to the Grand Canyon, now it's easier than ever to find the perfect park for you in Flagstaff, Sedona, Prescott, and Northern Arizona!
 
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Five Fun Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Flagstaff

For all the latest family-friendly events in Flagstaff and Northern Arizona, check out our curated Events Page!

Summer is almost here, and we've rounded five fun things to do this weekend in Northern Arizona:

Eight Fun Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix

For the latest happenings in Phoenix, visit our curated events page!

With temperatures soaring to the upper 90s and beyond, this weekend in Phoenix will be a great one to bring the kids to a splash pad, go for an early hike, or head north!

Top 12 Parks Along Interstate 8

Road Trip Guide to Parks Along I-8

Interstate 8 cuts across the desert borderlands between San Diego and Casa Grande, Arizona, where it connects to I-10 for easy access to Phoenix or Tucson.

The Best Splash Pads in Phoenix

We all know the valley of the sun gets hot. Extremely hot. "How can anything survive this" hot. But even during the dog days and the big heat, splash pads offer a wonderful, safe way for the kids to cool off and have fun.

9 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Phoenix

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Top 10 Parks Along I-10 (Los Angeles to Phoenix)

Find a great park along I-10!

If you're traveling with a family along Interstate 10, you may find yourself wanting (or needing!) to stop for a picnic, take a short break from driving, or just to let the kids run around. To help, we've identified ten of the best parks along Interstate 10 between the Pacific Ocean and Phoenix, Arizona. Your road trips will never be the same!

The Top 8 Parks Along I-10 (Phoenix to El Paso)

Phoenix to Tucson to Las Cruces Road Trip Guide

Get out and stretch! Let the kids run around! Have a picnic! 

From west to east, here's our list of the Top 8 Parks Along I-10 (Phoenix to El Paso)

8 Disc Golf Courses in Phoenix

Get outside and enjoy a round of frisbee golf at these 8 Disc Golf Courses in Phoenix:

Enjoy Surprise, Arizona Like a Local: Cactus League Spring Training Stadium Guide

Heading to Surprise Stadium, spring training home to the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals?

Enjoy the beautiful spring weather with some of the best nearby places Surprise to offer:

Hiking Trail: Head west from the stadium on Bell Road to White Tank Regional Park, where miles of hiking trails, beautiful scenery, and the unique wildlife of the Sonora Desert await.

Museums and Parks in Phoenix where you can appreciate Native American Culture

The Phoenix area is overflowing with reminders of the Native American peoples who lived here before Europeans arrived. Whether it's petroglyphs, ruins, pottery, kachina dolls, the Valley of the Sun is one of the best places in the United States to learn about and appreciate Native American culture.

Enjoy Peoria, Arizona Like a Local: Cactus League Spring Training Stadium Guide

Headed to Peoria Stadium, spring training home to the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres?

Enjoy Mesa, Arizona Like a Local: Cactus League Spring Training Stadium Guide

Catching some Spring Training action at Mesa's Hohokam Ballpark, Cactus League home of the Chicago Cubs?

Enjoy Scottsdale, Arizona Like a Local: Cactus League Spring Training Stadium Guide

Catching some Spring Training action at Scottsdale Stadium, Cactus League home of the San Francisco Giants?

Quick Guide to Yuma Parks

With our Quick Guide to Parks in Yuma, it's easy to find the perfect park for your day! Just click a link below to find a...

Which Stadium's the Best for Catching a Foul Ball? Craig Calcaterra Talks the Cactus League

We asked NBC Sports HardballTalk writer Craig Calcaterra, who's been in Arizona covering Spring Training, if he would share some of his thoughts and experiences as a baseball fan who just happens to also be a member of the press. We tried to asked him one question for every Cactus League ballpark. We hope you enjoy the exchange:

Phoenix Splashpads: Opening Dates

So you want to take the kids to a splashpad. But how can you tell if they're up and running for the season? With our handy chart, you'll find the opening (and closing) dates for spraygrounds all across the Valley of the Sun. Enjoy!