With an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, outdoor activities such as golf, hiking and boating are extremely popular. For indoor enthusiasts, Arizona offers world-class resorts, elite dining and cultural events year-round.
The Valley is home to the Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Coyotes and Phoenix Mercury. The Valley is also the Spring Training home to 15 Major League Baseball teams. The Phoenix area also hosts large-scale sporting events such as the annual Phoenix Open, BCS Fiesta Bowl and NASCAR races.
If you're looking to get out of town for the weekend, the Valley area is just hours away from locations such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, San Diego and Puerto Penasco, Mexico.