North Phoenix, nicknamed "The Valley of the Sun," is a sunny city capable of brightening anyone's disposition. Phoenix is known for its numerous hiking trails, exotic resorts, unique golf courses and its elegant fashion centers. It is the sixth most populated city in the United States and the most populated capital city. The greater Phoenix area houses seven Fortune 500 companies and is a major business hub in the western United States.
Best Place to Escape it all: Arizona Biltmore is a gorgeous resort-style hotel by Waldorf Astoria with lavish accommodations and amenities. The grounds feature eight swimming pools, an exceptional golf course, a spa and five dining options..
Best Place for an Outdoor Date: Pack the picnic basket and take your significant other to Piestewa Peak Park on East Squaw Peak Drive, directly in the center of North Phoenix suburb. This popular hiking spot has miles of trails and a scenic 2,608-foot peak from which to catch a spectacular view of the surrounding area.
Best Golf Course: The Phoenician is a luxury resort that happens to have one of the grandest golf courses in the state of Arizona. The 27-hole championship course allows players to choose from several combinations of 9-hole play to spice up the competition each time they visit. The Phoenician was named "North America's Leading Golf Resort" by the World Travel Awards and included in the "Top 75 Golf Resorts in America" by Golf Digest.
Best Place to Grab a Beer: Stroll down North 29th Avenue and into Tim Finnegan's for modern Irish fare and cold brews. With happy hour specials all week and live music, this is a popular bar for locals and tourists alike.