Welcome to Phoenix!
Welcome to Phoenix, the capital city of Arizona! Enjoy year-round sun, nearby Grand Canyon, world-class resorts, golfing, and more. Let's explore the many attractions!
The Ultimate Arizona Landmark Grand Canyon National Park
Carved by the Colorado River
When you visit Phoenix, Arizona, you'll want to visit the famous Grand Canyon National Park. Unlike anything on earth, the Grand Canyon offers breathtaking views of the 6,000-foot-deep canyon carved by the Colorado River. View the Grand Canyon from three main rims, including West Rim, which features the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The Skywalk is a glass bridge hanging over the canyon's edge, providing unimaginable views. Book a Colorado river rafting adventure, a hiking expedition, a Jeep or a helicopter tour, and experience all the Grand Canyon has to offer.
- Jeep Tour
- Helicopter Tour
- Hiking Adventure
- Grand Canyon Skywalk
- River Rafting Adventure
Getting Around Phoenix
Phoenix Transit Bus
Bike or Scooter Rental
TIP: Download the Valley Metro app to make planning your Phoenix trip and transportation easier. Also, NextRide will quickly provide you with bus and train schedules and alert you in real-time when they are about to arrive.
Spectacular Desert Plants Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix
55 Acres of Cactus, Trees, & Flowers From Around the World
Visit the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix and experience thousands of cacti, rare and endangered species, blooming flowers, local lizards, and more.
You can experience unique varieties of plants by exploring the many trails, including the Sonoran Desert nature path, the Center for Desert Living Trail, the Discovery Loop Trail, and others. The natural setting and wide paths make it easy to get around with a stroller or wheelchair.
Various events are scheduled in the Desert Botanical Garden throughout the year, and buying tickets in advance is advised. Imagine a night in the garden filled with music, art displays, butterflies in the spring, and even wine and food pairing events.
- Fragrant Herbs & Vegetables
You'll Love it Here
Buying a Home
If you dream of living in Phoenix, let's make it happen!
Explore many housing options, from single-family homes to condos and townhouses to high-rises, and Frank-Lloyd-Wrigh-inspired architecture. Whether you want to live downtown, midtown, or uptown, Phoenix offers a great way of life!
- Get prequalified for a mortgage
- We'll find you a real estate agent
- Meet with the agent
- Buy a home in Phoenix!
Fun For The Whole Family Phoenix Zoo
Nearly 400 Species of Animals
The Phoenix Zoo is an entertaining and educational stop on your vacation. Enjoy exploring the variety of animals, including Asian elephants, Cheetahs, Chevrotains, Coyotes, Mexican Gray Wolves, and so much more.
Take a walk on various trails around the Phoenix Zoo, including Africa, Arizona, Tropics, and Children's Trail. Imagine seeing zebras in one area, monkeys in another, and a discovery farm with cows and sheep.
The Phoenix Zoo also offers animal encounters with giraffes, stingrays, and monkeys, and you can even ride a camel. The whole family will remember your visit to the zoo!
HIP & TRENDY Roosevelt Row Arts District
Embrace Downtown Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix features the Roosevelt Row Arts District (RoRo), an urban community with a diverse mix of artists, galleries, restaurants, and bars. It's one of the best art districts in the U.S.!
Take a walk around Roosevelt Row to see the vibrant murals painted on the side of buildings (even alleys!), galleries, sculptures, and sidewalk mosaics. Live music performances can be seen nearly every day.
Stop by one of the many restaurants, grab a beer and sit on the patio so you can take in the sights and sounds of RoRo. You'll be glad you did!
Let's Explore! Activities In & Around Phoenix
There are so many activities and sites to see in Phoenix:
- Phoenix Zoo
- Grand Canyon
- Desert Gardens
- Camelback Mountain
- Hot Air Balloon Rides
- Multiple Golf Courses
- Award-Winning Restaurants
- NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL Sports
The average price of homes is approximately $449,900 (Nov. 2022)
Phoenix offers a variety of home-buying options and air conditioning isn't an option. As you search for a home to buy consider a detached home, semi-detached, townhouse, or condo. Choose from a variety of home styles in Phoenix ranging from contemporary to Pueblo Revival to Spanish Mission to ranch style and more.
- Cost of living (single person w/o rent): $1,044/month
- Average home price: $449,900
- Residential property tax: 0.72%
Phoenix is nicknamed "Valley of the Sun" (among others)
The nickname for Phoenix is the "Valley of the Sun," which is related to being part of the Salt River Valley and it's sunny year-round.
Enjoy a trip to Phoenix between November and April, and you'll enjoy temperatures in the 70s and 80s F. In the summer months, temperatures are in the 100s.
- Elevation: 1,086 feet
- Land area: 517 mi2
- Approx. population: 1.64 million (2022)
- Median resident age: 33.9 years old
$80,631 is the average income in Phoenix (but higher-paying jobs abound!)
Phoenix is one of the sunniest places in the U.S., making it a favorite place to live. Common jobs in the area include customer services reps, cashiers, and administrative assistants, while popular jobs include engineers, air conditioning technicians, and translators. Here are more of the most popular jobs in Phoenix:
- Medical Professionals
- Construction Workers
Moving to Phoenix, Arizona
Would you like to live in Phoenix?
Phoenix Offers Big City Living and Outdoor Recreation
If you would like to live in Phoenix, consider working in one of the largest industries in the area: healthcare, government, and transportation. The State of Arizona, Wal-Mart, and Banner Health employ the vast majority of residence in Phoenix.
If you're interested in moving to Phoenix, you can choose from a variety of home styles and neighborhoods. The highest ranked neighborhoods include downtown Scottsdale, North Scottsdale, downtown Phoenix, and the Roosevelt Row Arts District. Reach out to a real estate agent today to find your perfect home.
- Single-Family Homes
- Condos, Townhouses