City Sights

Where Phoenix - - THE GUIDE -

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE The only ac­tive-duty F-16 train­ing base in the world. Keep an eye on the sky for a free show. www.luke.af.mil. Glen­dale Ave. & Litch­field Rd., Glen­dale, 623.856.5853. MCCORMICK STILL­MAN RAIL­ROAD PARK Dozens of his­toric rail­road cars, a steam-pow­ered en­gine and de­tailed model rail­road ex­hibits re­veal Ari­zona’s train-tracked roots. Take a small-scale train ride through the park and visit the $3.6 mil­lion “train shed”— charm­ingly old-fash­ioned-look­ing but tricked-out with mod­ern tech­nol­ogy. Free ad­mis­sion. www.therail­road­park.com. 7301 E. In­dian Bend Rd., 480.312.2312. RAWHIDE WILD WEST TOWN Mock 1880s Western town with pe­riod shops, gal­leries, en­ter­tain­ment, gold­pan­ning, horse­back rid­ing, steak din­ners and ac­tiv­i­ties for kids. www.rawhide. com. I-10 & Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chan­dler, 480.502.5600. SCOTTSDALE DOWN­TOWN’S HIS­TORIC DIS­TRICT Be­gin a self-paced walk­ing tour of his­tor­i­cal points-of-in­ter­est at the Scottsdale His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum, which hap­pens to oc­cupy a 1909 two-room school­house. More than a dozen sto­ried sites along neigh­bor­ing side­walks are iden­ti­fied by side­walk de­cals. www.scottsdale mu­seum.com; www.scotts­dale­down­town.com. Scottsdale Civic Cen­ter Mall, 7333 Scottsdale Mall.

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