Phoenix Nightlife Tour, Phoenix (Self Guided)

The downtown area of Phoenix is the place with a big concentration of nightclubs, pubs and bars. Visitors with any preferences will find a perfect place to spend the night in the city, be they goths, rock fans, latin music lovers, as well as people who prefer traditional British and Irish pubs. All the attractions are located in walking distance from each other. Take the present guided tour to enjoy the evening in the best venues in downtown Phoenix.
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Phoenix Nightlife Tour Map

Guide Name: Phoenix Nightlife Tour
Guide Location: USA » Phoenix (See other walking tours in Phoenix)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Author: Cathy
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The Rose and Crown

1) The Rose and Crown

The Rose and Crown is a typical British-style pub, with its traditional long list of beer brands, polite staff and exclusive decor. The pub is housed in a splendid Victorian house surrounded by a beautiful garden. The interior isn't less attractive than the exterior. The furniture is made of solid, noble wood and the walls are decorated with pictures specific to British culture and traditions. The customers are able to try the delicious snacks and choose from the enormous number of ales listed in the menu, as well as entertain themselves by watching the most important sporting events on the wide screen TV or play a game of billiards. Visitors are welcome Daily from 11:00 am till 02:00 am.
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Hard Rock Cafe

2) Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe is a must visit for every tourist who loves and respects rock and other related music. The cafe is located in suite 117 of the Collier Center in downtown Phoenix. The interior of the cafe is most impressive due to its electric guitars, discs, clothes and other memorabilia of famous rock musicians adorning the walls and ceiling, comfortable furniture, solid bar and numerous TV screens showing legendary music videos. Hard Rock Cafe has a souvenir shop available. Visitors are welcome Sunday - Thursday: 11.00 - 22.00, Fridays - Saturdays: 11.00 - 23.00.
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Seamus McCaffrey's

3) Seamus McCaffrey's

Seamus McCaffrey's is a perfect example of an Irish Pub. It is located in the center of downtown Phoenix. The pub is decorated with traditional Irish symbols and souvenirs and the menu provides a very large list of Irish beers like Guiness and Smithwick's, the biggest selection of whiskies in the city, as well as an impressive collection of wines. On weekends, visitors of Seamus McCaffrey's Pub can be entertained by local bands playing live Irish music.
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Club Dwntwn

4) Club Dwntwn

Club Dwntwn is one of the most visited nightclubs in downtown Phoenix. The atmosphere of this venue is very homey and the DJs are definitely very talented in their job. The music in Dwntwn depends on the theme of the night - Hip Hop, reggae or top 40, but the general atmosphere is Latin. The bar offers a very large assortment of cocktails, beers, liquors, wines and other drinks. The stage of the club often hosts special guest singers and bands. The most popular night in the club is Saturdays, when Dwntwn opens at its usual 9.00 pm but closes at 04.30 am. It works also on Wednesdays 7:00 pm- 02:00 am, and on Fridays 9:00 pm- 01:00 am.
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Club Palazzo

5) Club Palazzo

Club Palazzo, located next to Club Dwntwn, is housed in a splendid Gothic-styled building, ornate with beautiful sculptures. The interior design of the club corresponds to the style of the building, and the atmosphere is usually Gothic too. Anyway, Palazzo varies the themes of the parties on a regular basis, so every visitor of the club feels welcome and comfortable. The big place between the rich bar and the stylish seats is used as a dance floor by the usual awesome crowd.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Phoenix for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Phoenix has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Phoenix, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.