Best Things to Do for Families and Kids in Arizona

The weather will be cooling down soon, so it is a great time to get the kids out of the house for some family-friendly fun. Check out these family and kid-friendly activities to do here in Arizona.



CrackerJax, located in North Scottsdale, is a great place to take the whole family. They have miniature golf, batting cages, arcade, bumper boats, go-kart racing and more. The bungy dome, their newest attraction, is a trampoline structure that allows participants to complete a variety of aerobatics while remaining secure in their safety harnesses.

CrackerJax opens daily at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

For more information visit or call 480.998.2800.

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out of Africa Wildlife Park, in Camp Verde, is a great outdoors adventure for the whole family. Out of Africa Wildlife Park features lions, tigers, giraffe, rhinoceros, black bear, camel, ostrich, cobras, zebra, exotic birds, tortoise, wildebeest, jaguar, leopards, wolves and hyenas. In addition to animal exhibits, Out of Africa Wildlife Park has shows and a safari ride.

The Park is open Monday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. year-round.

For more information visit

Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse

This authentic frontier town is Arizona’s largest western-themed attraction and has moved from Scottsdale to Wild Horse Pass on the Gila River Indian Community. The whole family can enjoy gunfights, stunt shows, rock climbing, stagecoach rides, desert train ride, burro rides, live country music, Sundown Cookouts, a real blacksmith and more.

Hours at Rawhide are seasonal.

For more information visit

Pima Air & Space Museum

The Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded aviation museum. There are more than 300 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most historically significant and technically advanced craft ever produced, both from the United States and throughout the world.

The Museum is open seven days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information visit

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