Moving to Phoenix? Phoenix, along with the surrounding cities of Chandler, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and Tempe, make up the area known as “The Valley of the Sun”. People are attracted to Phoenix because of its arid climate (the average annual temperature is a comfortable 73 degrees), rich Southwest culture, and stunning desert scenery. Phoenix is a popular vacation destination, and boasts a variety of luxurious hotels, resorts and spas.
Because of its relaxed atmosphere and serene natural surroundings, people are heading to Phoenix as a place to retire or purchase a second home. Whether you’re moving a loved one into a retirement community, are relocating to a smaller home for retirement, or are shipping some furniture to a vacation home, MiniMoves can handle your state-to-state shipments to Phoenix.
With the Sonoran Desert in the background, Phoenix has a unique feel compared to other large US cities. Whether you choose golf, hiking, biking or horseback riding, you can be sure to catch some breathtaking views along the way. Learn more about the native landscape and vegetation at the Desert Botanical Gardens, and about the history of the city at the Phoenix Museum of History. This area is also rich in Native American history, with 21 federally registered tribes in Arizona. Visit one of the many museum and art centers featuring art and artifacts of the Native Americans.
Cooper Square is the heart of downtown Phoenix...and the place to be both day and night. Here you’ll find an extension selection of restaurants and bars, along with live theater, music events, and professional sports at the US Airways Center or Chase Field.
Phoenix is especially popular with baseball fans in the spring when it hosts the Cactus League for Major League Baseball. People flock to Phoenix to see their favorite professional teams like the Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, and Seattle Mariners get ready for the regular baseball season. You can also experience two types of racing in Phoenix: NASCAR fans can head to the Phoenix International Raceway, while you can see greyhounds fly around the track at the Phoenix Greyhound Park. Phoenix is also home to the Phoenix Coyotes (NHL), Arizona Cardinals (NFL), Phoenix Suns (NBA) and Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB).