in Phoenix, AZ
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.
Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Cerreta's Candy Company
5345 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301 Directions
Discover the inner-workings of candy creation at the Cerreta Candy Company. The 4th generation of candy makers throw open the doors of their factory every day for public tours. Watch vats of chocolate being poured into delicate candy molds, and hear popcorn popping before it gets bathed in luscious caramel.
5050 E Red Rock Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85018 Directions
Take the scenic drive to Copenhaver Castle, an eight-level private residence located on Camelback Mountain that was built in the style of medieval architecture. One of the most-photographed landmarks in Phoenix, the 7,800-square-foot castle contains 20 rooms with plenty of secret passageways and trap doors.
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve
3711 W Deer Valley Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85308 Directions
Located at the Hedgpeth Hills petroglyph site on the 47 acre Sonoran Desert preserve, Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve has the largest concentration of the Native American petroglyphs. There are more than 1,500 recorded petroglyphs on almost 600 boulders where research is still being conducted.
800 E Mineral Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85042 Directions
Learn the secret of Mystery Castle, one of the most talked-about and visited sites in Phoenix. The eclectic, folk-art style castle was built by Boyce Luther Gulley, who moved away from his wife and daughter in 1930 after learning that he had tuberculosis. He relocated to Phoenix, built the castle from discarded items and willed it to his daughter. She now lives there and tours are available to the public during the day.
St. Mary's Basilica
231 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004 Directions
Visit the last remaining basilica in Arizona, St. Mary's Basilica. The church was built in 1914 and is one of the most-photographed religious icons in the area. The structure has an otherworldly atmosphere, and visitors discover that they leave in a peaceful state of mind.
Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights
5025 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85026 Directions
Learn about this unique and historic Phoenix landmark,and get a first-hand look at Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights and it's Cactus Gardens. Take a tour and learn the interesting, fact-filled stories about the property and its history.
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