|Welcome to Phoenix. |
I am delighted that you're about to
discover the extraordinary adventures that make Phoenix one of the world's best
places to visit and live. Get ready for fiery sunsets, challenging sports, remarkable
dining and a distinctive Southwestern heritage that preserves the rich diversity of Native
American, Hispanic, Anglo, African American and Asian American cultures.
This Guide is packed with great suggestions for your stay, but be sure to also notice
another unusual attraction -- the charming hospitality found in Phoenix. People here are
friendly. So say hello, and you'll soon be making new friends and taking away some very
With warm wishes,
Mayor, City of Phoenix
|Dear Phoenix Visitor: |
Welcome to Greater Phoenix -- an area very
much alive with history, character, culture and beauty. Phoenix prides itself on offering
the finest hotels, resorts, golf and activities in the nation, while preserving the best
of the past in our museums, landscape and architecture.
Our warm weather, which includes more than 300 days of sunshine
annually, along with our scenic beauty and aforementioned amenities, makes Phoenix the
nation's premier desert city. So enjoy your stay -- and come back soon, because you're
sure to discover exciting new attractions.
And, during your visit, please use this Guide as a resource to
make your stay a memorable one. Again, welcome to the Greater Phoenix area.
David S. Radcliffe
President & CEO
Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau