Guides

  • Scottsdale

    Scottsdale

    Since its founding in 1988 by the United States Army Chaplain Winfield Scott, Scottsdale has grown from a collection of cattle ranches and citrus farms into a cosmopolitan community of…

  • Phoenix

    Phoenix

    Phoenix has exploded to become the nation’s sixth most populous city with about 1.5 million residents. While economically, ethically and culturally diverse, Phoenicians have two things in common: an appreciation…

  • Carefree

    Carefree

    Carefree offers the beautiful Sonoran Desert that overlooks the Valley of the Sun. Neighbor to Cave Creek, Carefree represents a laid-back and peaceful lifestyle. Carefree has an open, whimsical approach…

  • Cave Creek

    Cave Creek

    The pioneer community of Cave Creek represents a slower, laid-back lifestyle where the old west still exists with urban sophistication. The economic sector consists mainly of art centers, unique retail…

  • Chandler

    Chandler

    Agriculture and tourism built Chandler into the thriving community it is today. While both remain important contributors to its economic base, the open land that once drew in farmers and…

  • Gilbert

    Gilbert

    Gilbert is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. The town has met the many challenges of preserving the small town atmosphere while promoting high-tech industry and progressive…

  • Glendale

    Glendale

    Glendale is a friendly city with a “small town” feeling where the charm and character of its past are important as the growth and progress in its future. This vibrant…

  • Mesa

    Mesa

    The shopping, recreational, education and cultural amenities in Mesa are some of the most extensive in the Valley. More than twenty golf courses and forty-seven parks are within Mesa’s expansive…

  • Paradise Valley

    Paradise Valley

    The town of Paradise Valley is located just north of the landmark Camelback Mountain and is almost entirely residential. Commerce here is limited to a handful of award-winning destination resorts,…

  • Peoria

    Peoria

    Four families from Peoria, Illinois stopped their wagons in the middle of the Arizona territory in 1886 and decided to set down roots here were early practitioners of the trend…

  • Surprise

    Surprise

    Surprise is being transformed from a small farming community to an explosively-growing city. A wide range of living styles can be found in Surprise such as Marley Park, a 950…

  • Tempe

    Tempe

    Tempe has successfully blended the dynamics of a high-tech business center, the fun and excitement of a resort community, the warmth and comfort of a residential neighborhood and the small…