Desert Botanical Gardens- Phoenix, Arizona

Welcome back to Flashback Friday! If you read last week’s post you’ll know that back in March of 2010 we went on a trip for my mom’s graduation. I wrote about our first stop last Friday and today we’re moving on to Phoenix.

When we arrived in Phoenix we checked in to our hotel. We originally wanted to stay at the hotel that was the hotel for the graduation but it was full when I called to book so we ended up staying at the Hyatt Place.

Here's Connor, he was exited to check into the hotel.

Here’s Connor, he was exited to check into the hotel.

This was the view from the hotel.

This was the view from the hotel.

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I really liked the Hyatt Place. All the rooms are suites and the boys like that extra space to play. Once we were all setup at the hotel we went to the Desert Botanical Gardens. They are open until 8pm which is great because it enabled us to do something that day. On the other hand, it got dark and I had trouble taking pictures. I took several pictures of everything and used several different settings to try to get a good picture. I’ll start off with the pictures I took while I still had some daylight.

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I don't remember why Connor was upset here.

I don’t remember why Connor was upset here.

Now I’ll move on to some night time pictures.

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We really enjoyed the Desert Botanical Gardens. I wish I had better (or perhaps more) pictures to show. It’s very different from other botanical gardens we been to and really showcases the beauty of the desert. If we go back to Phoenix I would love to go again.