Greater Phoenix offers an array of amenities and attractions expected of bustling urban and suburban regions.

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Greater Phoenix: Attractions for all lifestyles

Greater Phoenix offers an array of amenities and attractions expected of bustling urban and suburban regions. From fine arts to major sporting events and unique dining, the region offers something for everyone – regardless of your lifestyle.

Greater Phoenix Eats

With everything from food trucks to 5-star restaurants, the Greater Phoenix region is a haven for foodies.

Cheers to Greater Phoenix

An emerging craft beer scene is putting Greater Phoenix on the map with more than 77 craft breweries.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

With more than 300 days of sunshine annually, the Greater Phoenix region offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Greater Phoenix: By the Numbers


Greater Phoenix is home to six professional sports teams, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA and USL.


With more than 77 craft breweries in the region, there are ample beer selections on tap.


An average commute time of less than 26 minutes allows you to spend more time doing what you want to do.

Greater Phoenix offers more than a quality of life – it’s a quality of place.

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Something for Everyone

The Greater Phoenix region provides access to all the benefits of a major metropolitan region, without the stressors of large cities. The average commute time of 26 minutes and ample parking, make it easy to enjoy a range of activities, from gourmet dining to cultural activities to sports.


Greater Phoenix hosts the MLB Cactus League for Spring Training as well as NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway - Things to do in Phoenix

Year-Round Sporting Events

Arizona is home to eight professional sports teams, including Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Mercury, Tucson Roadrunners and Phoenix Rising FC. Additionally, Greater Phoenix hosts the MLB Cactus League for Spring Training as well as NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Major Visitor Attractions

Major attractions including the Musical Instrument Museum, Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction, Fiesta Bowl, Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, and hundreds of concerts and performances draw thousands of visitors to the region each year.

Coffee & Craft Beer Culture

Local Coffee Shops

  • A Shot of Java
    A.T. Oasis Coffee & Tea Shop
    Azukar Coffee
    Berdena’s Fine Coffee & Food
    Bergies Coffee Roast House
    Black Rock Coffee Bar
    Carefree Coffee Bar
    Cartel Coffee Lab
    Copper Star Coffee
    Dark Hall Coffee
    Descent Coffee
    Deseo Coffee
    Driftwood Coffee Co.
    Dulce Vida Coffee
    Early Bird PHX
    Enroute Coffee & Tea
    Esso Coffeehouse
    Fair Trade Café
    Fever Dream Coffee
    Fillmore Coffee Co.
    First Place Coffee
    Giant Coffee
    Gold Bar Espresso
    Infusion Coffee & Tea Crafters
    Jobot Coffee
    King Coffee
    Kream Coffee
    La Bohemia
    Lakeview Coffee
    Lola Coffee Bar
    Lost Dutchman Coffee Roasters
    Luana’s Coffee & Beer
    Lux Central
    Maverick Coffee
    MFG Coffee
    Peixoto Coffee Roasters
    Press Coffee Roasters
    Provision Coffee Bar
    Reap & Sow Coffee
    Regroup Coffee + Bicycles
    Royal Coffee Bar
    Serafina Coffee Roasters
    Songbird Coffee & Tea
    SPCE Coffee
    Street Brew
    The Refuge Café
    Third Place Cup Coffeehouse
    Union Coffee Co.
    Urban Beans
    Xanadu Coffee Co.


Local Craft Breweries

  • 12 West Brewing
  • 8 Bit Brewing Company
  • Arizona Wilderness
  • Barrio Brewing Company
  • Brewing Company
  • Beer Research Institute
  • Bone Haus Brewing
  • Desert Eagle Brewing
  • Desert Monks Brewing
  • Fate Brewing Co.
  • Flying Basset Brewing
  • Four Peaks Brewing
  • Front Pourch Brewing
  • Goldwater Brewing Co.
  • Greenwood Brewing
  • HELLUVA Brewing Company
  • Helton Brewing Co.
  • Huss Brewing Co.
  • Loco Patron Brewery
  • Nanobrewery
  • North Mountain Brewing
  • O.H.S.O. Eatery +
  • Old Ellsworth Brewing Company
  • Oro Brewing Company
  • Pedal Haus Brewery
  • Peoria Artisan Brewery
  • PHX Beer Co.
  • Saddle Mountain Brewing Company
  • SanTan Brewing Co.
  • Simple Machine Brewing Company
  • Sleepy Dog Brewery
  • State 48 Brewery
  • Sunup Brewing Co.
  • The Perch
  • The Shop Beer Co.
  • Throne Brewing Company
  • Transplant City Beer Company
  • Uncle Bear’s Brewhouse
  • Walter Station Brewery
  • Westward Brewing
  • Wren House Brewing Co.

Local Restaurants

  • Barrio Café
  • Binkley’s
  • Blanco Tacos + Tequila
  • Bourbon and Bones
  • Chestnut
  • Churn
  • CIBO Pizzeria
  • Citizen Public House
  • Cocina Madrigal
  • Culinary Dropout
  • Doughbird
  • Famous 48
  • Farish House
  • Fat Ox
  • Federal Pizza
  • Flower Child
  • Four Peaks
  • Gallo Blanco
  • Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Hot Noodles Cold Sake
  • House Brasserie
  • House of Tricks
  • Joe’s Farm Grill
  • Joyride Taco House
  • Kai
  • Liberty Market
  • Little Miss BBQ
  • Legend
  • Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles
  • Match Restaurant & Lounge
  • Morning Glory Café
  • North Italia
  • Olive and Ivy
  • Otro Café
  • Pizzeria Bianco
  • Pomo Pizzeria
  • Postino
  • Quiessence
  • The Arrogant Butcher
  • The Breadfruit and Rum Bar
  • The Farm Kitchen
  • The Gladly
  • The Greene House
  • The Henry
  • The Mission
  • Tratto
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Vincent on Camelback
  • Virtu
  • Wasted Grain
  • Windsor
  • Zinburger Wine and Burger Bar
  • Zinc Bistro