February is a great time of the year to visit Arizona!  The weather is perfect for hiking, golfing, outdoor adventures, 
hot air ballooning and so much more!  Here is a list of some of the many things to do while you are here in Arizona:


Trip Advisor Things to Do - Popular things to do in the Phoenix Area with reviews

0-15 miles from the Renaissance Hotel


Westgate Entertainment District -The Renaissance Hotel is located in the Westgate Entertainment District. 
Great restaurants, shopping, a movie theater, a dueling piano bar, and a Bellagio inspired dancing water attraction
are all walking distance from the hotel. 

Wildlife World Zoo - Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered animals, 
with more than 600 separate species, rides, a petting zoo, an aquarium and daily shows!

Arizona Science Center - Focused on inspiring, educating, 
and entertaining people about science. Located in the historical Heritage Square & Science Park.

The Heard Museum - The overall mission of the Heard Museum is to educate the public 
about the heritage and the living cultures and arts of Native peoples, with emphasis on the peoples of the Southwest.

Children's Museum of Phoenix - Expansive museum with 300-plus interactive play areas for babies to kids up to age 10.

Phoenix Art Museum - Works of art with an emphasis on American, Asian, European, Latin American, modern and contemporary, Western American art, and fashion design.

White Tank Mountain Regional Park -  Rugged area with trails for hiking, biking & horseback riding.


The Main Event - Bowling, laser tag, billiards, games and more!


Desert Mirage Gold  & Practice Center  - Golf Course and Practice center
 
Dave & Busters - Family-friendly chain offering a sports-bar-style setting for American food & arcade games.


16-30 miles from the Renaissance

Papago Park - Hiking, mountain biking, archery, fishing, a golf course, orienteering and more! 
Home of the Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Gardens.

The Phoenix Zoo - The non-profit Phoenix Zoo is Home to more than 1400 animals 
including more than 30 different endangered or threatened species from around the world.

Desert Botanical Gardens - 140 acre botanical garden


31-75 miles from the Renaissance

Arizona Renaissance Festival -  a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, 
an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast.

Top Golf - entertainment and event venue with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, 
upscale bar food and drinks, great music and more!

Scottsdale Arabian Horseshow - February 15-25, 2018



75-125 miles from the Renaissance

Out of Africa - Featuring up-close safarilike encounters with wild animals & daily presentations with keepers.

Sedona - Sedona is an Arizona desert town near Flagstaff that’s surrounded by 
red-rock buttes, steep canyon walls and pine forests. 
It’s noted for its mild climate and vibrant arts community. Uptown Sedona is dense with 
New Age shops, spas and art galleries. On the town’s outskirts, numerous trailheads access Red Rock State Park, 
which offers bird-watching, hiking and picnicking.

Montezuma’s Castle - Montezuma Castle National Monument protects a set of well-preserved 
Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, 

125+ miles from the Renaissance



Grand Canyon - One of the 7 Wonders of the World. 
Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon 
that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep.