Paradise Valley is a small, affluent town in Maricopa County, Arizona
, United States. Despite the town's relatively small area and population, Paradise Valley is home to twelve resorts, making it one of Arizona's premiere tourist destinations with many
accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals to choose from.
The central terrain of Paradise Valley is dominated by Mummy Mountain. Due to the town’s strict zoning policies, entertainment and shopping within the city limits are limited. However, the town’s close proximity to Phoenix
allows for various entertainment and shopping venues nearby. Lodging options range from charming desert vacation rentals to town centre accommodations.
Paradise Valley offers a range of community facilities two libraries, sixteen community parks, eight theaters, two swimming pools, eight golf courses, and numerous tennis courts and playing fields.
Situated on the west side of Paradise Valley are the Phoenix Mountain Preserves, including Piestewa Peak (formerly “Squaw Peak”) and Dreamy Draw Recreational Area. Visitors enjoy moderate trails for hiking and mountain biking, picnic areas, and organized hikes guided by park rangers. Located in the southern area of Paradise Valley is Camelback Mountain
and Echo Canyon Recreational Area. At the top of Echo Canyon, hikers and climbers enjoy spectacular views of the vast valley.
For more guarded lovers of the outdoors, the Paradise Valley Scenic drive offers paralleled views in the comfort of an car.
Neighborhoods are not cluttered with businesses and strip malls, and there are few places with such wonderful accommodation and vacation rental options on earth that are as appropriately named as “Paradise Valley.”
Abundant sunshine and spectacular natural beauty may be Arizona’s claims to fame, but some of the most enticing attractions in the Grand Canyon State are actually its restaurants, nightlife and entertainment.
Cuisine of every kind – from five-star dining from award-winning chefs to simple homemade meals – can be found in every corner, including extra-special Native American and Mexican delicacies.
You’ll also fall in love with local treasures like breweries and wine bars – where you can sample the state’s homegrown libations – as well as high-energy clubs, music venues and more. So whether you’re looking for romantic night out, family-friendly accommodations and vacation rental or a place to have a beer and watch the game, you’ll find it here.