Phoenix Rising Tour Company aims to provide the most comprehensive, entertaining and engaging sightseeing experience for visitors and local residents. participants will be presented with a historically accurate overview of downtown’s origin, knowledge of our iconic landmarks and hidden treasures, and a taste of the places and people that make downtown phoenix unique.
Our guides are Arizona natives or long term residents with a passion for sharing the history, culture and community of downtown phoenix and the valley of the sun.
In order to create better, safer tours and comply with outdoor social distancing protocols, we include audio technology on all tours.
The Inspiration for our Tour Company:
“Downtown Phoenix” by J. Seth Anderson, Jim McPherson and Suad Mahmuljin, serves as the inspiration for our tour company. The book is filled with images of special places and stories that perfectly capture the incredible evolution of the urban heart of the desert valley. We hope to bring this book to life by showing you the many wonderful gems pocketed throughout Downtown Phoenix that speak not only to where our city has been, but also where it is going!