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
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