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McCormick Stillman Railroad Park
This is a great place to take kids. It has a large shaded park area, pretend western town, and picnic area which are all FREE. They also have snacks, train museum, large carousel and a ten minute train ride that takes you through an arboretum located in the park, each of which is available for a small fee.

WestWorld of Scottsdale
Nearby equestrian center with numerous special events (e.g. car shows, hot air balloon launches, dog & horse shows, polo matches, etc.) scheduled every month.

Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse
Considered by many locals and visitors alike to be the best Western-themed experience in AZ. Admission is FREE to visit the 1880ís town and some of the events are free as well. Extra charges for food, shopping, etc.

Phoenix Zoo
Voted one of the Nationís Top 5 Zoos for Kids.

Desert Botanical Garden
Beautiful garden that showcases close to 140 desert plants and is home to many different exhibitions and special events.

Taliesin West
This 600-acre Scottsdale attraction, nestled in the McDowell Mountains, was designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright. You can visit this former Frank Lloyd Wright winter residence, which is still home to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Guided tours of the grounds and buildings are available.

Arizona Mining & Mineral Museum
AZ is the number one mining state in the U.S. Over 3,000 minerals, rocks, fossils and mining artifacts are on exhibit at the museum.

Rock and Roll Classic Car Show
Every Saturday night, starting at 4:00 PM, there is a FREE classic car show at the nearby Rock & Roll McDonalds.  It's fun to see many of the same type of cars that you drove in during your younger days.

The Mayo Clinic - Also minutes away