5 Fun and Educational Activities to Do with Kids in Phoenix

Are you looking for fun and educational activities with your kids in Phoenix? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of great options that will keep both kids and parents entertained.

  1. Murders & Mysteries True Crime Ghost Tour in Phoenix

If your kids are fascinated by ghosts and true crime stories, this tour is perfect! The Murders & Mysteries True Crime Ghost Tour takes you on a spooky journey through the streets of Phoenix, visiting historic sites and sharing chilling tales of murders and mysteries that have occurred in the city. This tour is suitable for all ages, but be warned – it’s not for the faint of heart! Book your tickets now for a hauntingly good time.

  1. Explore Phoenix – Phoenix Points of Pride

Looking for a way to show your kids all the best parts of Phoenix? Check out the Explore Phoenix tour. This tour takes you on a journey through the city, showcasing all the best landmarks and attractions that Phoenix has to offer. From stunning architecture to breathtaking natural wonders, your kids will be amazed by all the city has to offer. The best part? The tour is on a bus, making it convenient and accessible for families with young children.

  1. Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center is an excellent destination for kids who love science and hands-on learning. The center features a wide range of exhibits that allow kids to explore topics such as biology, physics, and space science. They can also participate in workshops, watch science shows, and engage in hands-on activities. With so much to see and do, your kids will be entertained for hours.

  1. Children’s Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is another excellent destination for families with young children. The museum features various interactive exhibits allowing kids to explore art, science, and music. Some of the most popular exhibits include the Art Studio, the Market, and the Climber. The museum also hosts regular events and workshops, making it a great destination for repeat visits.


  1. Visit the Wildlife World Zoo

If your kids love animals, they’ll have a blast at the Wildlife World Zoo. This 215-acre park is home to more than 600 species of animals, including lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!). In addition to the animal exhibits, the zoo also features a petting zoo, a safari park, and a log flume ride. Kids can learn about the different animals and their habitats while having a fun day out. The zoo offers plenty of shaded areas and water fountains to keep everyone cool and hydrated. And if you book through Spirit of Arizona Tours, you can enjoy hassle-free transportation to and from the zoo, making it a convenient and stress-free activity for the whole family.


Bonus: Plan ahead with our Phoenix Christmas Lights Tour

If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holidays with your family, then the Phoenix Christmas Lights Tour is a must-see. This tour takes you through some of Phoenix’s most beautifully decorated neighborhoods, showcasing stunning light displays and festive decorations. The best part? The tour is on a bus, making it convenient and accessible for families with young children.


In conclusion, there are plenty of fun and educational activities to do with your kids in Phoenix. There’s something for everyone, from ghost tours to science centers to Christmas lights tours. So why not book one of our tours or visit one of the other destinations on this list? You won’t regret it!

1 hour
Group Size
Up to 14

Phoenix Shadows The Phoenix Boo Trail - A Haunted express tour

The Phoenix Boo Trail Tour: Uncover Phoenix's Dark Mysteries in Just One Hour
Unveil the hidden secrets and eerie tales of Phoenix on the Boo Trail Express Tour—an immersive hour-long adventure designed for those with a thirst for the unknown. Delve into the city's enigmatic history, explore haunted locations, and discover the chilling stories that have lingered through time. Buckle up and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through the shadows of Phoenix's past and present.

Trip Highlights
Introducing the Shadows and Spirits Express Tour, an exceptional way to experience the mysteries of Phoenix within a short time frame. Ideal for conference attendees and visitors with limited availability, this guided bus tour provides an exclusive opportunity to delve into the darker side of the city's history.
As the sun sets and the city transforms, our comfortable and spacious 14-seat bus becomes your gateway to Phoenix's enigmatic stories. Settle in and enjoy the ride as we navigate through the city's intriguing neighborhoods, sharing tales of haunted locations, historical mysteries, and spine-chilling events. Unlike traditional walking tours, our bus tour allows you to see more in less time, ensuring you make the most of your stay.
With expert narration from our guides, you'll learn about Phoenix's hidden past and the spirits that are said to still roam its streets. From the comfort of your seat, you'll witness the city's evolution and the events that have shaped its history, all while exploring its most intriguing and haunted corners.
Uncover the chilling stories of haunted locations, unsolved mysteries, and paranormal occurrences.
Explore Phoenix's historic neighborhoods and iconic landmarks.
Gain insight into the city's unique character and dark history.
Embrace the convenience of a bus tour, covering more ground than a traditional walking tour.

Combine and Save:
Enhance your Phoenix experience by combining the Shadows and Spirits Express Tour with our Whistle Stop Tour of Phoenix. With this unique duo, you'll explore the city's charm, history, and eerie tales in just two hours. For those seeking a double dose of adventure, we offer a special discount when you book both tours together. Contact us directly to secure your combined experience.

3 hours
Group Size
Up to 14

Haunted Phoenix Pub Crawl True Crime Ghost tour

Grab a drink and saddle up for a pub crawl through the haunted streets of historical Phoenix!

From out meeting point, sit back and relax as your local guide drives you to 3 of the most haunted pubs in the valley of the sun. Each stop will include a pub tour, where you will learn the dark and mysterious history unique to each location. Learn the names of the local spirits and true accounts of their activity. While the drinks at each pub are an additional charge, paranormal experiences are free!

*Note* You do not have to be 21, or even a drinker, to enjoy this tour! Many guests just come along to enjoy the spookier information on Phoenix's darker past.

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3 hours
Group Size
Up to 14

Murders & Mysteries True Crime Ghost Tour in Phoenix

Are you ready to experience spine-tingling accounts of true crime at the most haunted locations in Phoenix? Using dark historical facts and urban legends, our Murders & Mysteries tour will take you on a journey to some of Phoenix's most chilling and unnerving sites, where you may experience supernatural sightings, psychic encounters, and unexplained moments. Every story is 100% true! Join us and see why Phoenix is one of the most haunted cities in the Southwest!

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1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
4 to 14

Phoenix Christmas Lights Tour

Remember the days of loading the family in the car to go see Christmas lights? Not knowing exactly where to go and dodging other cars? Well those days are gone! Come load up on our bus and let us do the driving. We have the route already set so you can relax and enjoy the lights as they were meant to be enjoyed.

So, while you might be preparing for your typical holiday traditions, let us add a new exciting tradition for you and your family and friends. We've rounded up the best the lights Phoenix has to offer to keep your family and friends entertained.

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4 hours
Group Size
2 to 14

Explore Phoenix - Phoenix points of pride

A complete tour consisting of Phoenix and surrounding area highlights. Perfect for anyone looking to get familiar with the metro Phoenix area!
The absolute perfect experience for anyone looking to see what the Phoenix area has to offer. We’ll touch on the historic, the modern and give you some time to do some shopping and exploring on your own.