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Desert Sands RV Park is just minutes from these Phoenix, Arizona attractions!

Arizona Science Center - The Arizona Science Center gives visitors the chance to learn about science in a fun way. Explore nearly 300 hands-on exhibits in five themed galleries; discover how the mind and body function, how light affects the Arizona skies, experiment with gravity, friction, and magnetism in a lab, and much more. The center also features exclusive giant-screen films that highlight such subjects as rainforest bugs, forces of nature, and whales. Visit the planetarium to learn the history of galaxies and see the story of the Cassini mission to Saturn.

Desert Botanical Garden - Situated amongst the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden offers visitors one of the world's largest and finest collections of desert plants. Explore the 50 acres of outdoor exhibits on the five trails and view ancient cacti, wildflowers, and other plant life, as well as vistas of mountains and animals of the Sonoran Desert. The garden is open daily, year-round. Visit the patio cafe and the garden's gift shop for a chance to purchase your own desert plant.

Phoenix Art Museum - One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the Phoenix Art Museum houses 17,000 artworks that span the centuries and the globe. View pieces of art from America and Western America, Asia, Europe, Latin America, modern and contemporary collections, and fashion design. Video presentations allow visitors to learn about the collection and create their own tour, or visitors can catch a daily, one-hour tour led by volunteer docents.

Phoenix Zoo - The exceptional Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals. Visit the many exhibits featuring spotted-neck otters, animals from the African savanna, tropical birds, a petting zoo, horse barns, and a new monkey house. The zoo offers opportunities to see animals up close and personal in Animal Encounters and a new "splayground" for hot days. The zoo is open every day, rain or shine, excluding December 25.

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