The Best 25 Vacation Cities for Firefighters
Jill Hare, Kevin Powers | Monster Worldwide
May 13, 2011
#1: Phoenix, Arizona
For the sports fan in you, there aren’t many better places to get your fix than Phoenix. The area is not only home to all four major professional sports, but also houses more niche events and large annual contests such as professional lacrosse, MLB spring training, two NASCAR events as well as both boat and drag races.
With its warm, dry weather, it is the home of multiple water parks such as Big Surf, Waterworld Safari and the Oasis Water Park. The Desert Botanical Garden is also an must see, with 50 acres that house the world’s finest collection of desert plants.
Many also take advantage of being able to drive the Apache Trail, stopping along scenic route to visits a number of sites such as the Lost Dutchman State Park, Goldfield Ghost Town, and Theodore Roosevelt Dam.