With around 300 days of sunshine per year, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Phoenix is known as the Valley of the Sun. Between the weather, job availability, and the cost of living, people have been moving to Phoenix in droves to experience what the Valley of the Sun has to offer.
5 reasons why you should pack your bags and plan a move to Phoenix:
If you like sunshine and warm weather, Phoenix is calling your name. With amazing temperatures from October through May, combined with 300 sunny days, you will understand why Arizona is the place for snowbirds and vacationers.
Thanks to 9 months of amazing weather and the desert terrain, outdoor activities are a plethora in Phoenix. From hiking and mountain biking to fishing and boating, there are countless city and state parks to enjoy nature. Be prepared to get up early because the Phoenicians rise with the sun to beat the mid-day heat. The sunrises are totally worth it.
Are you a diehard sports fan? This might be your top reason to move to Phoenix! The city boasts four professional sports teams, including the MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL. The Cactus League in winter for MLB spring training. Two NASCAR race weekends, including the series championship. A major PGA golf tournament, Waste Management Open, and finally a minor league soccer team. You have your bases covered throughout the year.
The city has a diverse food scene to please anyone’s palate. From staple restaurants like Lou Malnati’s and Portillo’s from other cities like Chicago to the extensive list of restaurants that have been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, there are so many delicious places to try in the valley.
When you think of the wild west, the visual of an expansive desert-scape and wide-open land is usually what comes to mind. You might be surprised to know that there are several destinations within driving distance of Phoenix. Las Vegas, L.A., Flagstaff, Sedona, Tucson, and the Grand Canyon are all within a 5-hour drive. Sky Harbor International airport also has all kinds of direct flights to get you to where you want to be.
There are so many reasons to move to Phoenix. If you are thinking of making the big move, we would love to help you get here. If you are starting your moving journey, we have several resources available, including tips to start your relocation process and ways to save money on your move.