Wilson Elementary School District is ideally situated in Phoenix, Arizona, where the sun shines all year long and there are plenty of activities and resources to enjoy. Centrally located in Phoenix, near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, we benefit from a vibrant community and are surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural desert landscapes.
We invite you to visit us and get to know our area better. Take a look at some of our community resources and fun local attractions to see some of the many things we have to offer. We think you’ll love it here as much as we do!
There’s always something to do or see in the Phoenix area. Whether you enjoy watching sports, touring a museum, or hiking and playing outdoors, you’ll find plenty of enjoyable activities to keep you busy.
Spend an afternoon cheering on our favorite baseball team – the Arizona Diamondbacks!
Enjoy science and learning The Arizona Science Center is the perfect way to spend the day. The Science Center offers fun, educational exhibits and classes that inspire and educate.
Camelback Mountain is a popular hiking and biking location with stunning views and beautiful landscapes.
Cerreta Candy Company Factory Tour
Enjoy a free candy factory tour and some chocolate at the Cerreta Candy Company located in Glendale.
Children of all ages enjoy the many exhibits and activities at the Children’s Museum. This award-winning museum has fun activities to keep everyone entertained.
If you love the beauty of the Arizona desert, the Botanical Garden is for you. The garden is home to several exhibits and trails designed to educate and engage you.
Heard Museum American Indian Art & History
Gain a greater appreciation for American Indian culture and history at the Heard Museum.
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a traditional Japanese strolling garden located in Phoenix.
The Lost Dutchman State Park, named after the mysterious lost gold mine, is a beautiful park located 40 miles east of Phoenix. Enjoy camping, hiking, or a picnic.
Enjoy hiking amid sandstone buttes and Sonoran desert habitat at Papago park, located 10 minutes from downtown Phoenix.
Enjoy art? The Phoenix Art Museum is the largest art museum in the southwestern U.S. and features exhibits, an interactive children’s gallery, gardens, and a restaurant.
The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation’s largest non-profit zoos, featuring gardens, shops, and animal exhibits the whole family will enjoy.
South Mountain Park & Preserve
South Mountain Park is one of the largest municipally operated parks in the country with over 50 miles of hiking and biking trails for all ability levels.
Tempe Town Lake, located near downtown Tempe, is a top destination in Arizona. Enjoy walking, biking, or boating at this beautiful, engineered lake.