PHOENIX- Arizona summer means schools out for the kiddos but it also means triple-digit temperatures. We’ve put together a list of six family-friendly places to take the kids out to without dying in the intense AZ heat.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix lets you enjoy the sunny days outside, without singeing your skin. At Six Flags, they have 14 different rides, a wave pool, a roaring river and more, so it’s perfect for all ages. The park provides special offers on tickets, season passes and memberships all summer long. Check out more information here.
Whipples Fun Center is a family-owned and operated business that provides a way for families to have fun together all day, in a lovely air-conditioned building. The center has laser tag, spinning bumper cars, trampolines, an arcade, a fun climbing structure and more. Whipples offers specials for the months of summer, a June special, Parent’s Night Out (AKA date night) and others! Plan your visit here.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is full of activities for ages three to ten. The center has 12 different family attractions and activities including 4D cinema! They also have attractions like Miniland, Kingdom Quest, rides and meet and greets with every ones favorite LEGO character! Find out more information here.
OdySea Aquarium is a fun way to entertain the kids and you! The aquarium offers dozens of interactive activities and exhibits to check out. It was also voted No. 1 for the best kids indoor entertainment. Some of the experiences at the aquarium include a behind the scenes look at sharks, a SeaTrek helmet diving tour and a penguin encounter! Find out more information here.
As You Wish Pottery Painting offers a creative way to engage with the kids and get something out of it too! At As You Wish, each person picks a piece of pottery they want to paint, where it is a coffee mug, a plate, a piggy bank, whatever you want. Then you get to design and decorate it anyway. After you’re all done, they will glaze and fire your piece and it will be ready to pick up after a few days! This is a fun activity that you get to remember whenever you use or see that piece of pottery afterwards. Find out more information here.
Arizona Science Center is a fun, educational place to take the kids any day of the week. They put together dozens of events and programs, attractions and activities that will surely entertain the kids and you for hours! The science center also has discounted prices for their “Summer Fun Pass“ so you don’t have to break the wallet by going! Find out more details here.