Phoenix is a sprawling metropolis in south-central Arizona that’s known as a snow bird’s paradise and a golfers’ dream! But there’s more to this capital city than just vacation homes and country clubs.
Surrounded by beauty on all sides, Phoenix has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to hike by National Geographic and other publications. The Phoenix Mountain Preserve, North Mountain Park, Penny Howe Barrier-Free Nature Trail, and Camelback Mountain are just a few of this city’s natural attractions. Locals and visitors, alike, are drawn to the scenic mountains and colorful deserts for trail riding, hiking, hot air balloon riding, four-wheeling, nature viewing, and more.
For city dwellers looking for entertainment and food, Downtown and Uptown Phoenix won’t disappoint. Here, you’ll find a vibrant and modern mix of bistros, café’s, world-renowned restaurants, coffee shops, and casual dining options good enough to please any pallet. And after dinner, you can catch a major-league game, enjoy a show, take in the theater, or visit one of the cities countless museums and world-famous art venues.
If luxury is your thing, Phoenix offers several elite communities that have even attracted the attention of politicians, rock stars, professional athletes, and celebrities over the years. Gated communities, private golf courses, lavish spas, sprawling custom-made homes, and historic mansions can all be found in North Central Phoenix and the Biltmore neighborhoods.
For family-life, Camelback Mountain and Arcadia both offer picturesque neighborhoods with well-manicured lawns, pristine parks, and homemade lemonade stands ran by friendly kids in their yards. School options vary with many public, private, and charter schools in the area and residents can often walk, bike, or ride to work on one of the many walkways or the state-of-the-art light rail system.
No matter what your style, Phoenix is a great place to call home!