113 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Start your day with a stroll around the oldest remaining residential block in the City of Phoenix. With ten fully-restored buildings, the Square offers visitors a unique look into the vibrant history of Phoenix at the turn of the 19th century. Let the memories of yesteryear envelop you as you tour a museum, stroll under the Lath Pavilion, and grab breakfast al fresco at one of the eateries.
Heritage Square to Arizona Science Center
(0.1 miles, about 2 minutes)
Arizona Science Center is located at the southwest corner of the Heritage Square area at the intersection of Washington Street and S 5th Street.
600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Experience more than 300 hands-on science exhibits, live demonstrations, the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium and five-story Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater. Lay on a bed of nails, walk through the human digestive system, discover the inside of an eyeball, view a 3D film and travel through the night sky - all under one roof! And visit the Center's newest offering, the CREATE makerspace featuring 3D printing, laser cutting and more. The Center offers programs for all ages, including Camp Innovation, Teen Science Scene, professional development for educators, and adult-only events. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Except Thanksgiving and Christmas). Call 602-716-2000 or visit azscience.org for more information.
Arizona Science Center to Chase Field
(0.3 miles, about 5 minutes)
1. Walking your bicycle, head east on Washington Street toward N 7th Street
2. Turn right onto S 7th Street
3. Chase Field will be on the right
401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Chase Field is the home of the 2001 World Champion Arizona Diamondbacks Major League Baseball team. From the retractable stadium roof to the cutting edge Solar Pavilion, this stadium is one of a kind. Behind-the-scenes stadium tours are offered Monday - Saturday at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM. Visit https://www.mlb.com/dbacks/ballpark/tours for more information and to reserve a tour.
Chase Field to Steele Indian School Park
(4.6 miles, about 30 minutes)
1. Ride south on S 7th Street toward E Lincoln Street
2. Turn right onto E Lincoln Street
3. Turn right onto S 4th Street/Randy Johnson Way
4. Turn right onto E Jefferson Street
5. Turn left onto S 5th Street
6. Continue onto 3rd Street
7. Cross Indian School Road and arrive at Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grab a take-out meal and kick back for a relaxing picnic in Steele Indian School Park. Here you'll find acres of green grass, beautiful shade trees and water features, gardens, historic buildings, fountains and public art.
Steele Indian School Park to Westward Ho
(3.9 miles, about 25 minutes)
1. Ride southwest out of Steele Indian School Park toward Central Avenue
2. Continue onto W Glenrosa Avenue
3. Turn left onto N 1st Avenue
4. Turn right onto W Monterosa Street
5. Turn left onto N 3rd Avenue
6. Turn left at W Flower Street
7. Turn right toward W Catalina Drive
8. Turn left onto W Catalina Drive
9. Turn right onto N Central Ave
10. Continue onto 1st Avenue
11. Westward Ho will be on the left
618 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Westward Ho is a 16-story building that was constructed in 1928. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and it held the title of the tallest building in Arizona for over 30 years. Today the landmark tower serves as an apartment building, but it still has plenty of its original charm!
Westward Ho to Arizona Capitol Museum
(1.9 miles, about 15 minutes)
1. Walk your bicycle south on N Central Avenue toward W Fillmore Street
2. Turn right onto W Fillmore Street and ride west
3. Turn left onto 1st Avenue
4. Turn right onto W Washington Street
5. Continue onto W Adams Street
6. The Arizona Capitol Museum will be on the left
1700 W Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Arizona Capitol Museum uses a balance of technology, hands-on activities, historical artifacts, and public programs to help visitors learn about cultural, political and social history within the capitol building. The museum features four floors, more than 20 exhibition areas, and a store showcasing some of Arizona's finest products. Admission is free and open to the public Monday - Saturday. Visit https://azlibrary.gov/azcm/plan-your-visit for more information.
RETURN TO DOWNTOWN PHOENIX
(2.1 miles, about 15 minutes)
1. Walk your bike to N 17th Avenue
2. Turn right onto N 17th Avenue
3. Turn left onto W Jefferson Street
4. Turn left onto S 5th Street
5. Downtown Phoenix will be on your left
Distance: 13 miles
Active Ride Time: About 1 hour 22 minutes
Explore Arizona's capital by bicycle. Experience some of the city's best historical landmarks, interactive museums, world-class sports facilities and political history on this self-guided bike tour.
This tour is brought to you by MCB
You should consult your physician before starting any exercise program. Bicycling is an activity with risk of personal injury. My City Bikes and its affiliates are not responsible in any capacity for harm or injury that may occur as a result of bicycling. You are solely responsible for your safety while biking.