Things to Do in Phoenix

Make a reservation with Grand Canyon University Hotel today! Experience the unique crossroads of servant leadership, comfort and innovation – where GCU students train to lead the hospitality service sectors of tomorrow and the GCU community can experience first-rate guest experiences. You will be located near many things to do in Phoenix. Check out our Phoenix attractions map, along with our suggested dining and sightseeing opportunities, for more information.


Phoenix Attraction Highlights

The greater Phoenix area is a vacation destination where you can explore:

  • Hiking at Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak
  • Attractions, such as Desert Botanical Garden and the Phoenix Zoo
  • Valley sports (Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Rattlers, Arizona Coyotes, Phoenix Mercury and Phoenix Suns)

Shop, dine and find entertainment at any of the following popular locations:

  • Westgate Entertainment District
  • Biltmore Area
  • Downtown Phoenix
  • Downtown Scottsdale
  • Desert Ridge Marketplace

University Campus Events

Grand Canyon University Hotel guests are less than one mile away from all of the Grand Canyon University excitement! The GCU Hotel shuttle can take you to (and from) GCU where you can explore campus, cheer on the Lopes basketball team in GCU Arena, experience a university performance at Ethington Theatre and more!

Don’t forget to visit the Lope Shop in our hotel lobby and the brand-new Lope Shop on GCU’s main campus where you can shop for all your Grand Canyon University gear and Lope apparel. Show off your GCU pride and Lope spirit – here and away!

Grand Canyon University students cheer in Lopes gear