QPRC 2016


Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)

Heard Museum

Local Information

Get to know the southwest a little better while you attend the conference! Don't miss out on a few of these amazing local attractions! There are several excellent and unique museums: The Desert Botanical Garden, the Musical Instrument Museum, the Heard Museum, Taliesin West (the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation), and many more! There are also many opportunities to enjoy the unique southwest landscape in Sedona, Flagstaff, Lost Dutchman State Park, Jerome, and, of course, at the Grand Canyon.

  • Desert Botanical Garden 


  • Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)


  • Heard Museum


  • Taliesin West – Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 


  • Old Town Scottsdale 


  • Lost Dutchman State Park 


  • Sedona, AZ (~2 hour drive) 



  • Jerome, AZ “America’s Most Vertical City” and “Largest Ghost Town in Arizona” 


  • Flagstaff, AZ 


  • Grand Canyon (~4 hour drive) 


To find more fun things to do in the area, visit 

http://www.tempetourism.com/ or http://www.visitphoenix.com/

The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle service within a 1-mile radius of the hotel on a "first come first served" basis.

Desert Botanical Garden

Lost Dutchman State Park

Grand Canyon Sunset