Summers are hot in Phoenix. Everybody knows that. But when you’re lounging beneath the shade of towering palm trees, enjoying a gentle spritzing inside a poolside cabana or splashing in a sparkling pool with your giggling kids, Phoenix’s famed heat doesn’t just feel dry — it feels delightful.
Splash into the season with these summer specials at local hotels and resorts, and get the scoop on how to savor the season in the city.
Make a splash, float down a lazy river, or just soak up the sun at these top Phoenix resort pools.
Stunning sunsets, twilight hikes and spectacular monsoons: Learn how one Arizona transplant stopped worrying about the heat and embraced summer in Phoenix.
Get the details on moonlight hikes, stargazing, art walks and more things to do when the summer sun sets.
Hike at dawn, float a river midday and pedal through the desert at night.
An avowed ‘night owl’ communes with glowing scorpions and night-blooming cactuses on a guided, after-dark hike.
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