Amanda’s guidebook

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Amanda’s guidebook

Food scene

Neapolitan-inspired pizzas at this charming spot. You can try capricciosa, made with veggies, prosciutto and San Marzano tomatoes. They also have a bakery counter, featuring an irresistible selection of scratch-made italian cookies and desserts
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Fabio On Fire
8275 W Lake Pleasant Pkwy
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Neapolitan-inspired pizzas at this charming spot. You can try capricciosa, made with veggies, prosciutto and San Marzano tomatoes. They also have a bakery counter, featuring an irresistible selection of scratch-made italian cookies and desserts
A family-run restaurant, housed inside a shell gas station. They serve first-rate falafel, lentil soup and chicken and beef shawarma sandwiches. Ali Shakir and wife Madda cook up everything on the menu from scratch.
Casa De Falafel Restaurant - Mediterranean Grill
6730 W Cactus Rd
A family-run restaurant, housed inside a shell gas station. They serve first-rate falafel, lentil soup and chicken and beef shawarma sandwiches. Ali Shakir and wife Madda cook up everything on the menu from scratch.
Best go-to west side Tijuana street style tacos, extremely casual. Amazing Al Pastor tacos and deliciously refreshing margs.
Tacos Calafia
8258 W Thunderbird Rd
Best go-to west side Tijuana street style tacos, extremely casual. Amazing Al Pastor tacos and deliciously refreshing margs.
A small community-driven craft brewery and taproom. Lots of delicious beer, appetizers, and burgers.
Dubina Brewing
17035 N 67th Ave
A small community-driven craft brewery and taproom. Lots of delicious beer, appetizers, and burgers.
Another family-owned microbrewery they have a strong homegrown beer menu. The kitchen offers sophisticated small plates like bone marrow with elephant garlic confit and crispy pig ears. Their beefy “tatanka” burger made the az central critics list of the 25 best burgers around phoenix.
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Peoria Artisan Brewery & Gastropub
10144 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
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Another family-owned microbrewery they have a strong homegrown beer menu. The kitchen offers sophisticated small plates like bone marrow with elephant garlic confit and crispy pig ears. Their beefy “tatanka” burger made the az central critics list of the 25 best burgers around phoenix.
Urban New American hangout with a chill vibe offering weekend brunch, happy hours & outdoor seating. They have great cocktails here and I always enjoy their fish tacos.
The Social on 83rd
8350 W Paradise Ln
Urban New American hangout with a chill vibe offering weekend brunch, happy hours & outdoor seating. They have great cocktails here and I always enjoy their fish tacos.

City/town information

Driving to Sedona from Glendale takes less than two hours, and the directions couldn’t be more straightforward. Just head east on West Greenway road, hop on Interstate 17, and turn off once you see signs pointing to Sedona. After seeing all its sights, you could opt to drive on to see nearby Flagstaff or head off to explore any of the fantastic forests and rock formations surrounding it.
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Sedona
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Driving to Sedona from Glendale takes less than two hours, and the directions couldn’t be more straightforward. Just head east on West Greenway road, hop on Interstate 17, and turn off once you see signs pointing to Sedona. After seeing all its sights, you could opt to drive on to see nearby Flagstaff or head off to explore any of the fantastic forests and rock formations surrounding it.
At an elevation of approximately 6,900 feet, Flagstaff has a dramatically different landscape and a completely different climate than Phoenix. Towering pine trees surround the city, giving it an almost alpine feel. The downtown, which includes a section of historic Route 66, has several historic buildings, interesting restaurants, and sports stores.
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Flagstaff
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At an elevation of approximately 6,900 feet, Flagstaff has a dramatically different landscape and a completely different climate than Phoenix. Towering pine trees surround the city, giving it an almost alpine feel. The downtown, which includes a section of historic Route 66, has several historic buildings, interesting restaurants, and sports stores.
Payson offers four-seasons of recreation it’s great for anyone who loves the outdoors and is only an hour and 40 minutes away. There are 9 lakes where you can rent a canoe or kayak for a day of paddling. Bring your rod for fishing if you enjoy that. Payson also has a large trail system that ranges from quarter-mile hikes to more challenging 5—mile treks.
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Payson
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Payson offers four-seasons of recreation it’s great for anyone who loves the outdoors and is only an hour and 40 minutes away. There are 9 lakes where you can rent a canoe or kayak for a day of paddling. Bring your rod for fishing if you enjoy that. Payson also has a large trail system that ranges from quarter-mile hikes to more challenging 5—mile treks.

Sightseeing

This is a smaller zoo but has Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered animals, with more than 600 separate species. You can grab dinner at Dillon’s and sit next to the huge aquariums. They also offer rides and a petting zoo.
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Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
16501 West Northern Avenue
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This is a smaller zoo but has Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered animals, with more than 600 separate species. You can grab dinner at Dillon’s and sit next to the huge aquariums. They also offer rides and a petting zoo.
Discover the tranquil vibrancy of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of the Sonoran Desert, from towering cacti and alluring succulents to brilliant wildflowers and lush trees. They also have festive events so check out their calendar online.
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Desert Botanical Garden
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Discover the tranquil vibrancy of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of the Sonoran Desert, from towering cacti and alluring succulents to brilliant wildflowers and lush trees. They also have festive events so check out their calendar online.

Activity

This is a great place for kids 5 years and up they provide child golf clubs. The best time of day to go is an hour before sunset to catch some beautiful views while playing. The steak nachos are delicious as well as the TopGolf tea. They also honor military discounts.
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Top Golf
6101 N 99th Ave
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This is a great place for kids 5 years and up they provide child golf clubs. The best time of day to go is an hour before sunset to catch some beautiful views while playing. The steak nachos are delicious as well as the TopGolf tea. They also honor military discounts.