Want a true Phoenix experience? Make sure to catch one of our spectacular sunsets, which paint the desert sky on a nightly basis. We know the best places to watch a sunset in Phoenix and are happy to let you in on our favorite spots:

 

South Mountain

Head up to Dobbins Lookout on South Mountain to take in sunset views of the downtown Phoenix skyline from the top of the largest municipal park in the U.S.

 

Papago Park

Hike up inside the Hole-in-the-Rock formation to watch the sun set over downtown Phoenix and the desert oasis below. The park gates close promptly at 7 p.m., so plan your hike accordingly.

 

Desert Botanical Garden 

Arrive early to explore the beautiful Desert Botanical Garden, then top off your visit by watching the sun set against a backdrop of desert flora and red-rock buttes.

 

Lustre Rooftop Bar at Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Phoenix

A great place to catch a sunset before a night out downtown, Lustre Bar has a hip and comfortable atmosphere, made even cooler by its poolside lounge seating.

 

elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

Stunning views may as well be on the menu at elements, a fine dining experience in sight of Phoenix’s iconic Camelback Mountain landmark.