Quick City Guide: Downtown Phoenix

I just got back from spending 4 days in downtown Phoenix. I was there speaking at WordCamp Phoenix, a WordPress event that I’ve attended at least half a dozen times. This time however, was the first time attending any WordCamp as a soloprenuer, and so I had the ability to be on my own agenda and it felt fucking incredible. I stayed Downtown Phoenix, at the Hilton Garden Inn. We were convening at the Phoenix Convention Center, so I wanted to stay somewhere nearby within walking distance. Unfortunately, while Downtown Phoenix is pretty walkable, most of the health and wellness hotspots aren’t actually in Downtown. So this guide is really there for those of you who find yourself Downtown and you’re trying to make it work 🙂 Your really only options downtown for fitness are an Orange Theory or an Eos Fitness. Otherwise plan on running or walking around downtown or grabbing a sweat session in at your hotel gym. I ended up working out at the Hilton Garden Inn gym 2 of the 3 days of my trip. And while I was glad I moved my body, I can share that gym workouts are difficult and un-motivating to me. And I really benefit from group fitness. I landed on Thursday afternoon and after checking in made my way to The Churchill. A newish food hall made out of shipping containers with a handful of restaurants and shops. It was a 12 min walk from Downtown and was one of the ways I was trying to get in my steps considering my fitness options for the weekend. I went to visit Foxy Fruit, they offered vegan and organic smoothie bowls and smoothies. I went with a pitaya bowl and it was the perfect afternoon pick me up. After that I…

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