Phoenix in Historical Perspective
This travel souvenir from United States presents the capital city of the state of Arizona. Founded in the second half of the Nineteenth century, Phoenix is one of the United States Southwest most popular cities. Arizona became a state of the United States of America in 1912. Before that, it was a territory, along with New Mexico, which was also named a state in the same year. Immediately after that, Phoenix was declared the capital city of the recently created state. Nowadays, it is the largest city in Arizona, even more than legendary Tucson. Here, travelers won't get bored. If you got a car, it is a great idea to drive along Apache Trail Scenic Drive and be amazed at the canyons, lakes and deserts that can be seen from the road. You can stop at any time and take some nice photographs.
A More Urban Experience in Phoenix
If you would wish to have a more urban experience, the city boasts interesting and varied attractions. The whole family will love the Arizona Challenger Space Center where they will have a chance of experiencing traveling in the future. If you are a music lover, you can't miss the Arizona Jazz Festival, which takes place in Litchfield Park. The kids will also love Arizona Science Center where they will be able to learn about science in a playful way. Shoppers should head to Arizona Antique Market where they will marvel at the great pieces that people from Arizona keep in their homes. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.