Valley of the Sun
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in Arizona. Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, and ranks as one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi-city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include; the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants. Camelback Mountain, 1,200 feet in elevation to the summit, which looks out over the city and Phoenix Mountains Preserve. South Mountain Park and Preserve, boasting 50 miles of trails through 16,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert, this municipal park is perfectly suited for outdoor adventure just minutes from the city. Phoenix Zoo, one of the nation’s largest non-profit zoos is home to more than 1,400 animals. Because of our beautiful weather, you’ll be able to enjoy most activities all year-round.