Explore Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix is located in the Salt River Valley, or "Valley of the Sun", in central Arizona in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert. It has the hottest climate of any major city in the United States with average high temperatures over 100°F (40°C) for three months out of the year.
Phoenix is home to a large number of parks and recreation areas, many waterparks and an amusement park. Papago Park in east Phoenix is home to both the Desert Botanical Garden and the Phoenix Zoo.
Sky Harbor International Airport is centrally located in the metro area, east of downtown Phoenix.
Did you know there are other cities named Phoenix?
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