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Looking for something new and fun!

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Looking for something new and fun!

We go to Phoenix annually and stay there as our base but take many day trips. We're into antiques (not the high end type - more old barn sales), good vegetarian restaurants, local art, music of most kinds - mostly alternative and anything quirky. We love Jerome for the vibe, the view and some restaurants. We love the Phoenix Public Market for lunch and that whole area. Can anyone recommend anything out of the ordinary, not touristy and very cool in Phoenix or within a day trip distance? Thanks so much,

The Egg and I

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1. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

Check out Tubac, just south of Tucson.

Very artsy and eclectic vibe. Try to time it with one of their Arts Festivals.

While there, check out the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and the Tubac Center of the Arts

Some great eateries as well along the way between Tumacacori and Tubac. Wisdoms Cafe is always a good choice.

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2. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

Flagstaff or Cave Creek, if you haven't been already. Tuscon. I would add Sedona for the views but keep in mind it is very touristy.

On the quirky side for PHX - Mystery Castle.

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3. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

Perfect - thanks so much for the prompt reply. This is exactly what we were looking for!

The Egg and I

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4. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

If you are in the Phoenix area there is a place called the Brass Amarillo it will have quite a collection of antiques and all sort of things you name it they have it. Been there 3 times this month went once and have been back every week. Its off of the 17 and cactus. Its indoors and aisles and aisles off stuff it's a consignment antique mall not everything is antique though but lots of cool stuff. If that's what your looking for ? And Cave Creek has a lot of cool stuff and you can hit a few spots for lunch. Brass Amarillo is not really a Tourist spot but I talked to a lot of tourists who found out about this place as I was in there.Prices are reasonable

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5. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

May I add the area is not a scenic area. It would be a place to find some cool things for the home and that's about it.

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6. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

In Cottonwood (near Sedona) you will find an interesting antique store called Larry’s Antiques which is comprised of more than one building full of treasures from the past. Afterwards you might enjoy exploring Cottonwood’s Old Town. There is a train ride there you might consider that takes you out into the Verde Valley

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7. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

For music, check out the Musical Instrument Museum's concert schedule. They have an outstanding small theatre and bring a wide range of great music groups.

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8. Re: Looking for something new and fun!

Cave Creek is a great place and a must while there is The Town Dump. Unreal and very unique.

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