Wild Bunch

Have Fun with the Fam

Families keen on making memories together will find the ultimate playgrounds in Arizona.

Besides the state's 34 state parks and 22 national parks and monuments, bucket list outdoor destinations such as the Grand Canyon and Kartchner Caverns inspire young explorers. But, outdoor adventure is just the beginning of family fun in Arizona. Urban areas with cultural attractions and top-notch museums keep everyone in the crew engaged. Historic outposts with small towns invite families to unplug and enjoy some quality chill time. And the best part? All four seasons are equally as satisfying in Arizona.

Itineraries & Road Trips

Itineraries

25 Things to Do in Flagstaff

From lava tubes and treetop adventure courses to a bustling downtown with trains that rumble through, Northern Arizona is a favorite for all ages.

Road Trips

All-Access AZ Road Trip

Embark on a weeklong itinerary that includes exploring awesome underground caverns and soaring over a natural wonder of the world.

Itineraries

The Beach House Family

Join a family of seven who share their epic outdoor adventures with other curious family travelers on YouTube.

Guided Tours

History

Queen Mine Tours

On a trip to Bisbee, head underground for a tour of the historic Queen Mine, once the largest copper camp in the world.

Scenic

Pink Adventure Tours

A rugged journey through the high desert of Arizona brings red rock country into full view from open-air jeeps.

Adventure

Grand Canyon Tours

See Arizona’s wonder of the world from different perspectives during ground, air, river and guided mule tours.

Family Activities

Shared Memories

Urban adventurers and rural explorers find the ultimate family activities throughout Arizona. From kid-tested, parent-approved Wild West attractions and museums to safe and convenient hiking and biking trails, vacation days are packed with wonder, inspiration and appreciation for the natural beauty and historic character found only in Arizona.

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Corral West Adventures (Credit: Cait Oponski)

Thrills & Chills

Arizona Zipline Adventures

Experienced guides lead the way on an aerial tour of the Sonoran Desert on five ziplines that include the longest descent in the state.

Arizona Snowbowl

Head to the highest point in Arizona for groomed ski slopes in winter and scenic gondola rides and multi-use trails in summer. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Snowbowl)

Salt River Tubing

Float trips on the Salt River are the coolest way to see the canyons of Tonto National Forest during a summer family getaway.

Family favorites for every member of the crew

Feature Stories

Family Activities

All Aboard in Arizona – Train Travel & Railway Experiences

Historic railways invite visitors today to ride the rails of Arizona’s rugged backcountry.

Outdoor Adventure

Shore Thing – Arizona's Best Beaches

Arizona's waterways may surprise you, including these best beaches for family chill time.

Stay & Play

Why Your Next Vacay Should be a Dude Ranch

Never ridden a horse before? No problem. Many of Arizona's dude ranches provide instructions on the basics, as well as activities such as hiking, hayrides, cowboy cookouts and more.

Kid-Favorite Accommodations

Affordable Arizona Staycations for Families

Arizona makes it easy to keep it local on your next family getaway, whether you seek big-city convenience or small-town charm.

Arizona Campgrounds Kids Will Love

Ease your kids into "roughing it" at these popular campsites that come with creature comforts built in.

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Looking for a quick way to plan your trip to Arizona? You’ve come to the right spot. From travel tips to weather forecasts and articles about Arizona’s destinations, you’ll find just what you need to build your perfect itinerary.

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