Just days before the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship takes place, Smart Meetings is off to Phoenix for a behind-the-scenes look at how the city gets ready before thousands of Alabama and Clemson take over.

Keep a look out for various scenic stops and exciting downtown attractions along the way. Highlights include: Musical Instrument Museum, Desert Botanical Garden and Roosevelt Row.

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Last Updated Jan. 5, 2016 – 4:35 PM