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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.

Kid-Friendly Activities

Arts & Culture

Museums & Art Galleries

Art, culture, and history museums dot the state of Arizona, offering plenty to see and explore. The state is filled with exceptional museums,...

Arts & Culture

The Old West

Not only did some of the Wild West's most famous events happen right here, but countless preserved towns, cities, and sites continue to tell the...


Arizona Parks & Monuments

From cactus to canyons, pine forests to sky islands, Arizona's parks and monuments feature a wide array of scenery, history, and activities for all ages.

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Guided Tours


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.


Pink Adventure Tours

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


Grand Canyon Tours

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

Itineraries & Road Trips


4-Day Northern Arizona Itineraries for Families

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.


The Beach House Family

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

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.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

It's easy to spend an afternoon gazing at the incredibly intricate roomboxes and doll houses at the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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.

Stay & Play

Late-Night Summer Fun Across Arizona

Don't let summer temps end the fun. As the sun sets, cities and attractions throughout Arizona come alive with special events and activities. Here’s a sampling of late-night things to do this summer.

Family Activities

Explore Southern Arizona’s Sky Islands

Sky Islands dot Southern Arizona’s landscape, erupting up up up from valley floors toward the Sonoran Desert sky.

Kid-Favorite Accommodations

Why Your Next Vacay Should be an Arizona Dude Ranch

If your knowledge of dude ranches is limited to the 1990s Billy Crystal comedy "City Slickers," think of this as your crash course in all things Arizona dude ranches.

Budget-Friendly Family Vacations this Summer in Arizona

Pump up your summer vacation's cool factor with these affordable ideas to beat the summer heat.

Arizona Campgrounds Kids Will Love

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

Motor Lodge Revival

Historic roadside motels are making a comeback. Visit these updated beauties to add retro vibes to an Arizona road trip.


Go beyond the tent and camp in style at glamping locations across Arizona that range from luxurious to quirky.


From underground caverns to railroad cabooses, lodging options in Arizona surprise even the most seasoned traveler.


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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