Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is the sixth-largest city in the United States. In the Valley of the Sun, you can expect more than 300 days of sunshine each year, allowing for a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking and biking the many preserves and mountains located in and around the city.
Many professional sports teams, including the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), Phoenix Coyotes (NHL), Phoenix Suns (NBA), Arizona Cardinals (NFL), Phoenix Mercury (WNBA) call this area home. MLB's spring Cactus League is also based in the area. Several large annual events, such as the PGA's Waste Management Open, are held in greater Phoenix as well.
Attractions range from the Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Gardens, and Arizona Science Center to the more unique Musical Instrument Museum.
From opera to orchestra and ballet to theater, entertainment options abound.
More information is available at VisitPhoenix.