About Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix or the Valley of the Sun as most people call it is the capital and the largest city of the state of Arizona. It is home to 4.3 million people which also makes it the 5th most populous city in the United States. It is also home to the famous basketball team; the Phoenix Suns. The climate in this area is one very good reason why it is a popular destination among tourists. It is subtropical and it is perfect for winter vacations because it is not too cold. Phoenix downtown area offers a variety of activities to do. You can hop on the bus and go to Heritage Square Downtown at Heritage Square and there you will see for yourself the history and roots of the city. There are shopping areas that shopaholics would just love to explore. Museums, theatres and all things pertaining to art and music can also be visited with the feeling of being elated after. If you are in the mood to have a taste of mouth-watering cuisines, your palette will never be disappointed with the restaurants that are top rated. It is said many years ago that Phoenix was not the place to go to if you want to eat delectable food but as the years passed, the famous local chefs have combined the taste of Mediterranean and Arizona flavors making the city famous for its cuisines. Be one with nature as you hike through White Tank Mountain Regional Park located at the Northwest of Phoenix or perhaps enjoy the famous sunsets of Phoenix in Southern Phoenix.