Who doesn’t love a good walk? If you’re in the Valley, you’re probably looking for opportunities to stretch your legs every chance you get. From the amazing food all over to the natural beauty around you, there are many reasons you’d want to walk. But you don’t want to just amble willy-nilly — you want to get somewhere special. That’s why guided walking tours in the Valley are perfect: Someone leads you to the places you want to see the most. Whether that’s a local eatery, some haunted venues, or the campus of a leading public research university, we can point you to the right guided tour to fit that need.
4400 N Scottsdale Rd #11, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Taste It Tours offers food tours in three major cities in the Valley, so whether you want to experience dining in Phoenix, Scottsdale, or Gilbert, the choice is yours. You should be ready to walk — in most of the tours, you’re burning off calories between 3 different restaurants and a dessert shop in whatever city you choose. Don’t complain when you hit over two miles — just remember the deliciousness ahead or behind you. For those who choose not to be on their feet, you can just ask for the customized bus tour instead!
26520 N Alma School Rd #2200, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Want a guided walking tour through nature? That’s called a hike, and the Wild Bunch is the best at it! You can have a great adventure while being safely guided the whole time by a professional who knows the area around you. Enjoy the natural beauty of the desert and get to know a guide that will cater the trip to the group. whether it’s a hike through parts of Phoenix and Scottsdale or a hike up Camelback mountain, you’re sure to have fun. Every excursion is private, so move at your own pace and enjoy the Valley in all its outdoor glory.
Hotel San Carlos, 202 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The tour that will spook you the most is the Phoenix Ghosts walking tour, which spans eight different haunted locations in the city, walking about a mile in one hour. These tours are held rain or shine, so you can learn the terrifying history of Phoenix no matter what the skies look like on your booking. You can even ask for the extended tour, about a half-mile more walking and half an hour longer. The tour starts at the haunted Hotel San Carlos, where you’ll meet with your guide and begin a creepy adventure being regaled with tales of spirits and their lives past. Ready to feel a chill down your spine? Get walking!
Tempe, AZ 85281
Curious about how America’s most innovative university looks from the student’s point of view? Get a tour of the campus. Whether you’re looking at one of the various satellite campuses or you want to see the original school in Tempe, you’re in for a wow factor. Get a tour that shows off the library resources, the various schools, and their achievements, and even take the Palm Walk to learn its history in person. Whatever you want out of an immense and technologically impressive university, take the tour to learn more. Are you a prospective student? You can get an up-close look at the campus this way — and figure out where your classes are in the meantime!
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