Book Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

Book Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

The warm and dry climate attracts sunseekers and those looking to escape the snow and cold during the winter months in Phoenix. The city provides comprehensive options to witness the beauty of arts and cultural attractions. In addition, its historic surroundings are like the icing on the top. Moreover, the place is home to innumerable shopping, dining, and partying places to keep you entertained and intrigued throughout your vacation.

Top Places to Visit in Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum:

This Museum is the most significant of its kind globally. With a collection of over 6,800 instruments from approx 200 countries and territories. Located in an incredible building are the five permanent galleries like the Geographic Gallery, the Mechanical Music Gallery, the Artists Gallery, the STEM Gallery, and the Experience Gallery, where you can play some instruments. You can also see master artisans at work restoring instruments in the Conservation Lab. In addition, the Museum hosts special traveling exhibits and has various Signature Events, showcasing instruments and live music from countries around the world. Finally, catch a concert in the facility's 300-seat theater.

Desert Botanical Gaden:

Located at the Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is a beautiful yet complex design that combines art with nature. Art installations of the gardens add another dimension to this stunning space. This 140-acre complex is home to tens of thousands of plants and displays examples of vegetation from deserts worldwide. It is also the perfect place to spot hummingbirds and butterflies, with designated gardens designed to attract these creatures.

Heard Museum:

Heard Museum, established in 1929, is now devoted to the art and culture of the Indian people of the Southwest. The Heard is known for its impressive displays of basketwork, pottery, jewelry, textiles, and an extensive collection of kachina dolls. The Museum's display galleries and outdoor courtyards feature traditional as well as contemporary Native American art. It is an excellent place for families to learn about the native history and see traditional arts.

Taliesin West:

Housed in Scottsdale, the Taliesin West was the winter home and architecture school of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Situated in the foothills of McDowell Mountains, the place is now the international headquarters of the 'Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation' and the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The tours offer detailed information about architecture, the school, and even Wright's life.

Hiking Trails around Phoenix:

A walk through the desert is always an excellent way to spend a morning or even a day, and Phoenix offers a full range of hiking trails for all levels of hikers. At one side lies the trails for the adventurous hiker, as the hike up Camelback Mountain, and at the other end are short, easy trails, perfect for birders and nature lovers. You'll find some of these at Papago Park or the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead. Somewhere between these are Mormon Trail and Pinnacle Peak, which offer a bit of a challenge and elevation, along with beautiful views.

Airports in Phoenix:

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor
  • Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
  • Papago Army Heliport
  • Swift Aviation

Airports in Chicago

  • Chicago Dupage County airport
  • Chicago Midway airport
  • Chicago O'Hare International airport
  • Chicago Pal-Waukee airport
  • Chicago Rockford airport

Airlines flying from Chicago to Phoenix

  • Spirit
  • Frontier
  • United
  • American
  • Delta
  • Alaska
  • Southwest

Best Time to Visit Phoenix

The prime time to visit Phoenix is from November to April, when you'll see blue skies with temperatures in the upper 60s to 70s or low 80s.