About Phoenix


Let's have a look around into background of Phoenix
  • County: Maricopa County
  • State: Arizona
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 33.4483333
  • Longitude: -112.0733333
  • Time zone: US/Phoenix
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Phoenix

  • Climate: Subtropical Dessert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April

Location

It is the capital city and most populated as well of the state of Arizona of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,563,025 (2015 Census)

Distance from Phoenix center to Airport

Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (ranked under one of the top ten busiest airports in the United States of America)
Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
Driving Time: 12 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Navajo

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Glendale

Location

Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The estimated population was 200,167 in 2014.

Weather
  • Climate: Mediterran Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May
Tourist Attractions
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Dodger Stadium
  • Verdugo Mountains




Scottsdale

Location

Scottsdale is a city in the state of Arizona.

Weather
  • Climate: Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April 
Tourist Attractions
  • Verde Canyon Railroad
  • Topgolf
  • LDV Winery

Emergency Contact Numbers in Phoenix city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 800-877-5123 (Union Pacific )
  • Cab: +1 480-888-8888 (Yellow Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 602-273-3300 (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 480-342-2000 (Mayo Clinic Hospital)

Events

  • Phoenix Carnival of Illusion
  •  Magic Illusion Special Event
  • The Nash

Tourist Attractions

  • Chase Field
  • Wrigley Mansion
  • Talking Sticks Resort Arena

Theatre & Concerts

  • Phoenix Theatre
  • Orpheum Theater
  • The Rhythm Room

Visit Top Restaurants in Phoenix

  • Steak 44
  • The Melting Pot
  • Durant’s

Top Shopping Centers in Phoenix

  • Phoenix Public Market
  • Arizona Center
  • Outlets at Anthem

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The Rosson House Museum
  • Lisa Sette Gallery
  • Japanese Friendship Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lobster tail – The Melting Pot
  • key lime pie – Durant’s
  • Snickerdoodle  – Chino Bandido

Sports Club

Home of Arizona Cardinals (National Football League), Arizona Coyotes (National Hockey League), Arizona Diamondbacks (Major League Baseball) and Phoenix Suns (National Basketball Association)

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.48 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,238.97
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.57 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $50.00

Information about Albuquerque

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Albuquerque International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak and BNSF Railway
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Airport

Albuquerque International Airport is the main larger airport which serves the passengers. The other airport is Double Eagle II Airport which is used for Air Ambulance, Corporate Flight, Military flight etc.

Driving Distance: 3 miles / 5 km

Driving Time: 7 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
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