Phoenix Sights - Gallery 1

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    Arizona State Capitol

    Arizona State Capitol
    © Judy Hedding

    Buildings, Landmarks and Sights of Greater Phoenix

    The Valley of the Sun is comprised of more than 30 cities and towns, including familiar names like Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa, and some names that might not be so familiar, like Surprise, Avondale, and Cave Creek. These photographs were taken in and around Phoenix, Arizona. When you think of the Phoenix metropolitan area, these are some of the places that might immediately come to mind.

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    Tempe Town Lake

    Tempe Town Lake
    © Judy Hedding

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    View of Phoenix from South Mountain

    View of Phoenix from South Mountain
    © Judy Hedding

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    Phoenix Skyline from Sky Harbor Airport

    Phoenix Skyline
    © Judy Hedding
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    Burton Barr Central Library

    Burton Barr Central Library
    © Judy Hedding

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    Old Town Scottsdale

    Old Town Scottsdale
    © Judy Hedding

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    Downtown Phoenix

    Downtown Phoenix
    © Judy Hedding

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    Chase Field

    Chase Field
    © Judy Hedding

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    Blue Spire

    Blue Spire
    © Judy Hedding

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    Blue Spire at Night

    © Judy Hedding

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    Blue Spire in Scottsdale

    Blue Spire in Scottsdale
    © Paul Brochner, used with permission.

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    Arizona Lottery

    Arizona Lottery
    © Judy Hedding

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    Arizona Science Center

    Arizona Science Center
    © Arizona Science Center, used with permission.

    If you'd like to submit a photo of a Phoenix area landmark, here's how you do it.

    The Arizona Science Center is located in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Children and adults can spend hours with interactive activities and exhibits, as well as at the IMAX theater and planetarium. Learn more at the Arizona Science Center photo tour.

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    Sky Harbor International Airport At Night

    Sky Harbor International Airport
    © Sky Harbor International Airport, used with permission.

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    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
    © Theater Works, used with permission.

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    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
    © Theater Works, used with permission.

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    Canyon Lake

    Canyon Lake, Arizona
    © Dan Raustadt, used with permission

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    Superstition Mountain

    Superstition Mountain
    © Dan Raustadt, used with permission

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    North Lake in Goodyear

    North Lake in Goodyear
    © Dan Raustadt, used with permission

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    Welcome to Scottsdale

    Welcome to Scottsdale
    © Babs Stabinski, used with permission.

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    Morning at Sky Harbor International Airport

    Sky Harbor International Airport
    © Sky Harbor International Airport, used with permission.
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    Carefree Desert

    Carefree Desert
    Carefree © George Lenz, used with permission.

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    Cave Creek Regional Park

    Cave Creek Regional Park
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Fountain Hills Park

    Fountain Hills Park
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Fountain in Fountain Hills

    Fountain in Fountain Hills
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Sunset at the Fountain at Fountain Hills

    Fountain at Fountain Hills
    © Paul Brochner, used with permission

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    The Fountain is an area landmark in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

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    Pinnacle Peak

    Pinnacle Peak
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Superstition Mountain

    Superstition Mountain
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Downtown Phoenix Skyline

    Downtown Phoenix Skyline
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Arrowhead Golf Course

    Arrowhead Golf Course
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Phoenix View

    Phoenix View
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Phoenix Skyline

    Phoenix Skyline
    © Brian Hankes, used with permission.

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    Piestewa Peak in Phoenix

    Piestewa Peak
    Piestewa Peak Picture © Lynne Parrish, used with permission

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    Piestewa Peak is a popular place for Phoenix residents and visitors to climb for great city views. It used to be called Squaw Peak, but was renamed in honor of Lori Piestewa.

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    McDowell Mountains

    McDowell Mountains
    McDowell Mountains Picture © Lynne Parrish, used with permission

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    Westgate Entertainment District

    University of Phoenix Stadium
    © Global Spectrum, Gene Lower/AZ Cardinals, used with permission

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    Learn more about Westgate Entertainment District (formerly known as Westgate City Center).

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    Church

    Church
    Church © Arlene Meteyer, used with permission

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    Goldfield Ghost Town

    Goldfield Ghost Town
    © Arlene Meteyer, used with permission

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    Goldfield Ghost Town

    Goldfield Ghost Town
    © Arlene Meteyer, used with permission

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    Aim Higher Statue

    Aim Higher Statue
    © Paul Brochner, used with permission.

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    Agua Fria National Monument

    Agua Fria National Monument
    © Paul Brochner, used with permission.

    If you'd like to submit a photo of a Phoenix area landmark, here's how you do it.

    From the photographer: "A wonderful place for a day hike because of the water, sand and spectacularly huge polished granite boulders. This area is easily accessed from I-17 at the Badger Springs Road exit."

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    Hayden Flour Mill

    Hayden Flour Mill
    © Paul Brochner, used with permission.

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    Burro Creek

    Burro Creek
    © Elaine Barkl, used with permission.

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    Giant Tree Sculpture

    Giant Tree Sculpture in Avondale
    © City of Avondale, used with permission.

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    The sculpture, titled Hands On, was designed by renowned Phoenix-based artist Kevin Caron. Hands On is one of several public art displays commissioned by the Avondale Municipal Art Committee, which has commissioned six public art projects in Avondale since it was formed in July 2005.

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    Public Art at the Mesa Arts Center

    Mesa Arts Center
    © Ruth Jolly, used with permission.

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    Saguaro Lake

    Saguaro Lake
    © Ruth Jolly, used with permission.

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    ASU Gammage

    ASU Gammage
    Photo credit: Tim Trumble, provided courtesy of Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    If you'd like to submit a photo of a Phoenix area landmark, here's how you do it.

    ASU Gammage is a concert and theatre venue in Tempe, Arizona and is located at Arizona State University. Find out more about ASU Gammage.

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    Tempe Center for the Arts

    Tempe Center for the Arts
    Photo credit: Tim Trumble, provided courtesy of Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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    Tempe Center for the Arts is located in north Tempe, near Rio Salado. Find out more about Tempe Center of the Arts.

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    Segway Tour at Tempe Town Lake

    Riding a Segway at Tempe Town Lake
    Photo credit: Tim Trumble, provided courtesy of Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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    You can ride a Segway at tempe Beach park and Tempe Town Lake. Find out more about the Segway Tours.

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    Papago Park

    Papago Park
    Photo provided courtesy of Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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    Tempe Town Lake View From Light Rail

    Tempe Town Lake View From Light Rail
    Photo credit: Joanne West, provided courtesy of Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau

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    Find information about METRO Light Rail routes and more here.

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    Encanto Park in Downtown Phoenix

    Encanto Park in Phoenix
    © Lynne Parrish, used with permission.

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    Papago Park

    Papago Park
    Papago Park © Diane Simon, used with permission.

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    Superstition Mountains

    Scenic view of the Superstition Mountains
    © Diane Simon, used with permission.

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    Cave Creek Recreational Area

    Cave Creek Recreational Area
    © 2010 Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    Burro Creek Bridge

    Burro Creek Bridge
    © stellakathryn, used with permission.

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    Montezuma Castle

    Montezuma Castle
    © Holly Massia, used with permission.

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    Hikers on Pinnacle Peak

    Climb Pinnacle Peak
    © Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    Bartlett Lake in the Springtime

    Bartlett Lake
    © Cindy Bilsing, used with permission.

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    Desert and Mountain Views - Near Bartlett Lake

    Bartlett Lake
    © Cindy Bilsing, used with permission.

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    Flowing Salt River

    Salt River Phoenix
    © Cindy Bilsing, used with permission.

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    Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Desert Saguaro Mountain View

    Boyce Thompson Arboretum
    © Webb Evans, used with permission.

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    Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Desert Path

    Boyce Thompson Arboretum
    © Webb Evans, used with permission.

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    ASU Downtown Phoenix

    Arizona State University
    © 2010 Judy Hedding

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    ASU has several campuses in the Phoenix area. This is the one located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona on 7th Street.

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    Rosson House Phoenix

    Rosson House
    © Stellakathryn, used with permission

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    Rosson House is located in the Heritage Square area of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. This 1895 Victorian-style home is now a museum that is open to the public.

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    Bloody Basin Wildfire

    Bloody Basin Wildfire
    © Michael R. Venokur, used with permission

    If you'd like to submit a photo of a Phoenix area landmark, here's how you do it.

    In July 2010 the Bloody Basin Wildfire burned about 3,000 acres just north of Phoenix near I-17 and the Sunset Point rest area. Learn more about Arizona wildfires.

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    Snow Capped Mountains

    View of snow from the Cave Creek Recreational Area
    © Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    Snow Capped Mountain Views

    View of snow from Pinnacle Peak Park
    © Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    Arizona Snowbowl

    Arizona Snowbowl Picture
    © Oscar Ruiz, used with permission.

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    From the photographer: "This is a photo taken at Snowbowl, very near the top of the lift, last Winter [2010]. All the snow makes it look a little like a moonscape."

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    Snowy Superstition Mountains

    Snowy Superstition Mountains
    © Heather LeBarron, used with permission.

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    Unusually cold and wet weather left a blanket of snow atop the Superstition Mountains, southeast of Phoenix, Arizona.

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    Snow on the Superstition Mountains

    Snow on the Superstition Mountains
    © 2011 Judy Hedding

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    Unusually cold and wet weather left a blanket of snow atop the Superstition Mountains, southeast of Phoenix, Arizona on February 27, 2011.

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    View from Black Mountain

    View from Black Mountain in Cave Creek, AZ
    © Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    View from McDowell Mountains

    View from McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ
    © Brad Lawrence, used with permission.

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    PHX Sky Train Station at 44th Street and Washington

    Phoenix Airport Sky Train People Mover
    © Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

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    View of Phoenix from South Mountain

    View of Phoenix from South Mountain
    © Carol Shaw, used with permission

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    South Mountain is located in the southern part of Phoenix, Arizona. It is a unique area, including a scenic drive, hiking trails, equestrian activity and more. Read more about South Mountain.