From land tours to aerial sightseeing, there are many ways to enjoy three days in and around Arizona’s largest city—including shopping and dining in nearby Scottsdale. Here’s what you need to know to plan the perfect 3-day Phoenix itinerary.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona
5000 S Arizona Mills Cir STE 135, Tempe, Arizona, 85282
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona features 12 different themed areas, including two rides and 10 build-and-play zones. Go behind the scenes and learn how bricks are made in the Lego Factory tour; construct your own dinosaur at the Dino Explorer Experience; learn from Master Builders at the Creative Workshop; go on fun rides such as Kingdom Quest and Merlin’s Apprentice; and enjoy a 4D multisensory experience. Don’t forget to check out the miniature Arizona landmarks built out of LEGO bricks in Miniland.
Book your tickets ahead of time for extra savings and to guarantee your entry at your preferred time slot. For the best value and for a full day of family fun, opt for a combo ticket that also includes SEA LIFE® Arizona Aquarium.
Ir was a lot of fun and entertaining, they were desinfecting all the time all surfaces ir was a really fun day.
Jose_F, Mar 2021
Things to Know Before You Go
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona is ideal for families with kids aged 3 to 10.
There are height requirements for certain attractions.
Outside food and drinks are not permitted; there is a café on-site.
The center is fully wheelchair-accessible; wheelchairs and strollers can be rented from the mall.
Adults must be accompanied by children to enter; adult-only nights are held the second Thursday of every month.
How to Get There
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona is located in Neighborhood 1 at the Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe. Located near the intersection of Highway I-10 and US Highway 60, it’s a 20-minute drive from downtown Phoenix and easily accessible from anywhere in the greater Phoenix area.
When to Get There
The busiest times at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona include weekends, spring break, summer, and public holidays. Visit outside these times to minimize wait times. A limited number of people are allowed inside at one time, so be sure to book ahead during busy periods.
Family-Friendly Attractions in Tempe
Tempe offers a wide range of family-friendly activities and attractions. Visit the Phoenix Zoo, ride horses at the KOLI Equestrian Center, play laser tag at Stratum or old-school arcade games at Tilt Studio, watch a play at Childsplay AZ, or enjoy the outdoors by kayaking or boating on Tempe Town Lake, hiking at Papago Park, or exploring the Desert Botanical Garden.
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