- Our list of the best things to do in Payson, Arizona, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Payson, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Museums & Galleries, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Payson, AZ
Adjacent to the local skate park, the Desert Vista Dog Park offers three acres of open play for dogs. The space is divided into two fenced in areas with one for smaller dogs while the other is specifically for larger canines.
36% 912 votes
Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87, Fountain Hills, AZ MoreLess Info
Over 770 slot machines are waiting for the next winner at the Fort McDowell Casino. In here the visitor can also find various table games, including bingo, as well as 5 restaurants with different specialties.
Red Rock State Park offers a range of family-oriented trails for hiking, along with picnic areas, and a Visitor's Centre with interactive exhibits exploring the park's natural habitats and early human settlements in the area. Mule deer, javelinas, coyotes and bobcats are often sighted in the park.
Fountain Hills Theater is a community-led nonprofit theater that works to bring popular plays and musicals to the local area. In addition to the theater performances, they offer a youth theater program and special educational events.
89% 173 votes
18200 East Toh Vee Circle, Fountain Hills, AZ 85264 MoreLess Info
The two 18-hole courses at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club are accessible for both inexperienced and seasoned golfers. The club, a frequent and popular tournament venue, also offers professional instruction, practice greens and an equipment shop.
95% 37 votes
5440 East Peakview Road, Cave Creek, AZ 85331 MoreLess Info
A premier provider of guided tours on horseback, Windwalker Expeditions - Private Tours caters to small groups, couples and individual adventurers. All tours are customized to meet clients' needs, and the horses are conveniently trailered to one of several easily accessible trailheads.
76% 364 votes
13100 North SunRidge Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 MoreLess Info
Besides the golf course which is riddled with lakes, streams, and waterfalls, the SunRidge Canyon Golf Club also has a golf shop, a restaurant named the Wicked Bar and Grill, and its own Golf School.
79% 76 votes
CopperWynd Resort and Club, 13225 N Eagle Ridge Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 MoreLess Info
The Spa at CopperWynd has all the treatments from which the visitors can benefit at other similar establishments, as well as other special European inspired therapies.