Phoenix Apartments for Rent
Phoenix, Arizona, located in the Salt River Valley, is the state's capital. Phoenix is also the most populated city in Arizona and is the sixth most populated city in the United States. Those living in Phoenix, Arizona are known as Phoenicians. The city of Phoenix is made up of six neighborhoods: Downtown, West Phoenix, North/Northwest Phoenix, Southwest Phoenix, Ahwatukee and East Valley. While Phoenix is famous for having hot summers and mild winters, that's not the only thing the city has to offer. Phoenix residents enjoy sports, the outdoors, an entertaining downtown area, beautiful landscapes and more.
Newspapers and publications in Phoenix include The Arizona Republic, which serves the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, and the East Valley Tribune, which serves the East Valley cities. These two newspapers are the two major daily papers in the city, but many other free publications, weeklies and magazines can be found throughout Phoenix.
Weather in Phoenix
The weather in Phoenix is notorious for being hot, which makes perfect sense -- after all, Phoenix is in the Sonoran Desert. However, the air is dry, so summer temperatures in Phoenix typically don't feel as hot as what the thermometer reads. Besides hot weather in Phoenix during the summer, the city also gets thunderstorms, or monsoons, from July to mid-September. These storms involve rain, strong wind and possibly hail. In the winter, the weather in Phoenix is usually sunny and mild, with the coldest temperatures occurring at night.
Colleges and Universities in Phoenix
Colleges and universities in Phoenix include the main university in the area, Arizona State University. Though the university's main campus is located in Tempe, Arizona State University also has a campus in Phoenix. Arizona State University is one of the largest public universities in America, and the school attracts a diverse group of students and faculty. But that's not the only college or university in Phoenix -- those wishing to enroll in higher education have other options. There's Western Governors University, the University of Phoenix and the University of Advancing Technology.
If you're visiting Phoenix and need a place to stay, there are plenty of options in terms of Phoenix hotels. Near the airport is the Radisson, and hotels like the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn have a central location in Phoenix that gives guests a prime location to enjoy the city. If you're looking for luxury Phoenix hotels, you might be interested in staying at the Ritz-Carlton. This Phoenix hotel is located in the financial district and is close to many great restaurants and places to shop.
Phoenix NeighborhoodsPhoenix neighborhoods include the many cities that surround Phoenix. These Phoenix neighborhoods include Surprise, Glendale, Scottsdale and Tempe. Those who would like to live in an urban setting may be most at home in a Phoenix neighborhood downtown. Others who prefer a suburban setting will enjoy living in a Phoenix suburban neighborhood. Whatever your living preference, you're bound to find a Phoenix neighborhood that suits you and your family.
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