With sunny weather all year and easy access to outdoor recreation, Phoenix is one of the most popular retirement destinations in the Southwest. It’s home to renowned age-restricted communities, including the original Sun City.
While Phoenix itself has plenty of activities and attractions, the surrounding area offers even more to do and see. Just an hour or two outside of the city leads to world-famous destinations and historic sites. Below we’re taking a closer look at some of the best day trips from Phoenix.