Planning things to do in Phoenix? We hope you leave time to explore the local sites. We are conveniently located within minutes of great dining, entertainment and shopping. Take the family to Castles N' Coasters Amusement Park, spend the day shopping at Arizona's largest shopping center, or enjoy a round of golf on a local course - all located within miles from Sheraton Crescent Hotel.
Castles & Coasters: Arizona's best family amusement park is located mere minutes from our hotel. Enjoy three stories of arcade games - including classic machines from the 70s and 80s - as well as rollercoasters, go karts, bumper cars, mini-golf, and much more.
Phoenix Zoo: Children who love monkeying around will go bananas at the Phoenix Zoo as they learn about more than 1,300 animals, exhibited throughout five unique trails.
Desert Botanical Gardens: See all the flora and fauna of the desert without having to contend with rattlesnakes and Gila monsters! Desert Botanical Garden features over 50,000 desert plants.
Arts & Museums
Children's Museum of Phoenix: Giving your children an appreciation for art is easy at the Children's Art Museum of Phoenix. Hands-on exhibits allow children to experience - and create - art by, well, getting their hands dirty.
Heard Museum: Learn about the art and culture of the Native American tribes that have called Arizona home for centuries. The museum's 10 spacious exhibit halls feature both ancient and contemporary Native American art.
Phoenix Art Museum: If modern art from around the world is more your thing, there's the Phoenix Art Museum. Featuring an outstanding collection of 18,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design, the Phoenix Art Museum has something for every enthusiast of the visual arts.
Kierland Commons: Enjoy retail therapy at this outdoor mall on the border between Phoenix and Scottsdale. Boutique shopping is yours with top designers like Jimmy Choo, Ted Baker and Carolina Herrara.
Heritage Square: One of the most frequented public areas in downtown Phoenix, Heritage Square is home to the Arizona Science Center, historic homes and buildings, and James Beard award-winning restaurants.
Desert Ridge Marketplace: For a shopping experience that's fun for the whole family, there's Desert Ridge. This outdoor mall has an arcade, movie theater, and familiar shops.