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Living in Phoenix


Phoenix Arizona is a unique place to live. It provides multiple amenities making it a place worth living.

Phoenix, also known as the “Valley of the Sun,” receives at least 330 out of 365 days of sunshine per year. Not many days of gloomy clouds overhead.

Phoenix has a temperate climate year round, with winters that don’t get too cold. During the wintertime, many people here are seen wearing shorts and sandals.

Cost of living here is low, compared to other major cities around the country. The Phoenix Valley provides a robust city life for a fraction of the price compared to other metropolitan areas. For those with student loans, the low cost of living makes living within a budget easy.

Many hiking trails to choose from are nearby: 

Sonoran Preserve Trails
Camelback Mountain Trail
Piestewa Peak Trail
McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Many outlet shopping areas exist such as:

Arizona Mills
Tanger Outlet in Glendale
Phoenix Premium Outlet
Anthem Outlet

Entertainment districts with places to hang out on your day off and enjoy the company of friends:

Downtown Scottsdale
Mill Avenue District in Tempe, next to Arizona State University
Cityscape Phoenix, in the heart of Downtown Phoenix
Westgate Entertainment District

Multitude of museums and outdoor exhibits:

Phoenix Art Museum
Heard Museum
Musical Instrument Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright Museum, Taliesin West
Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix Zoo