Phoenix has its fair share of creatives, and being as big a city as it is, many writers call it home. However, you may be bored of staying at home to do your work. For all the writers out there in need of a different atmosphere from a Starbucks or the home office, here’s a list for you. We have compiled a list of quiet places to put a pen to paper and relieve stress near Phoenix. Crank out all of your writing in a venue that suits you!
First Draft Book Bar
300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ
This area features an outside-adjacent coffee bar, and is the best quiet place in Phoenix to write while enjoying a plethora of drink options. It’s also conjoined to a bookstore — you heard right! First Draft Book Bar, conveniently attached to Changing Hands Bookstore, is the perfect spot for outlining your novel while sipping on a craft beverage (and maybe gazing over some finished works).
Japanese Friendship Garden
1125 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Nature has a way of inspiring writers, and it often proves a calm, nurturing environment to get the work done as well. The Japanese Friendship Garden is an excellent place to go in Phoenix to relieve stress and write.
Tonto Natural Bridge Falls
Nf-583A, Pine, AZ 85544
Whether it’s out on the sunny, rocky faces of the park or under the cavernous waterfall itself, there are numerous spots at this state park to enjoy while sitting and thinking. Just make sure to keep your writing tools dry, so that you can still get your work done wherever you decide to plop down!
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Here at the Phoenix Art Museum, there are days for free admission and days for paid visitors only. If you pay to attend the museum, you can enjoy privacy in quiet places such as the courtyard and inside areas as well to rest or draft. Sit, enjoy the works of other artists like yourself, and let the inspiration flow!
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