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21 Incredible Experiences You Can Only Have In Phoenix

The Valley of the Sun is more than just cacti and desert.

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1. Eating a hot dog that looks like this.

You have to try a Sonoran hot dog. "10 Best Things to Eat and Drink While Visiting #Phoenix" - http://t.co/4K4r4SAnFf

New Times Food Blog@ChowBellaPHX

You have to try a Sonoran hot dog. "10 Best Things to Eat and Drink While Visiting #Phoenix" - http://t.co/4K4r4SAnFf

08:00 AM - 24 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. Your baristas will put agave nectar or horchata in your coffee, and it will be delivered to you with a flawless heart or rosette.

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4. You can head to First Friday to explore downtown Phoenix's art scene.

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6. You can head to Sky Harbor Airport for the best cuisine in any airport, ever. Really, though.

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7. You can ride the Light Rail across town.

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8. Cruising 16th Street for the amazing murals.

A few other new #PaintPHX #murals found this morning on #Calle16... Saw some other st... http://t.co/WVmE11LSua

dtphx.co@dtphxco

A few other new #PaintPHX #murals found this morning on #Calle16... Saw some other st... http://t.co/WVmE11LSua

08:10 PM - 16 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. You can experience the perfectly weird literary scene.

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13. You can eat a dish called "Nopales like home" that includes jackfruit and cactus.

Tonight! $5 First Friday 7pm-10pm. 2 jackfruit barbacoa tacos + chips & salsa. Horchata is also on tap.

Braggs Factory Diner@BraggsDiner

Tonight! $5 First Friday 7pm-10pm. 2 jackfruit barbacoa tacos + chips & salsa. Horchata is also on tap.

02:35 PM - 7 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Since it never rains or snows, you can just hang out on porches all day in the sun.

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15. You can wander on Roosevelt Row and experience art, food, and culture all in a day's walk.

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16. It's really freaking hot, but that just means you can swim any day of the year.

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17. You can get in with downtown's outsider art scene that isn't scared of having fun.

View this video on YouTube

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18. You can go hiking with your dog and even get hiking boots for the pup.

Dog wearing shoes #CamelbackMountain

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20. It flies under the radar, but Phoenix's pizza game is STRONG. HAVE SOME OF IT.

Memories of @PizzeriaBianco; the Rosa pizza is as good as "they say":

Kelly Bone@TheVegFoodie

Memories of @PizzeriaBianco; the Rosa pizza is as good as "they say":

02:22 PM - 4 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite