Arizona boasts some of the sunniest weather in the country. With nearly 300 days of sunshine each year and an average temperature of 85 degrees, students find our state a pleasant place for learning and living. In Arizona, there are a myriad of points of interest to explore at any time of the year. Flagstaff, Tucson, and the White Mountains have skiing during the winter months and the Grand Canyon offers breathtaking views year round. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, quiet solitude or stunning landscapes, you’ll find them all in Arizona.


Points of Interest

From the majestic Grand Canyon to the historic town of Tombstone, Arizona offers numerous points of interest to explore.

Grand Canyon National Park
Monument Valley
Kartchner Caverns
Tombstone, Arizona


About Phoenix

Phoenix is surrounded by scenic desert mountains and towering saguaro cacti. Combining an old west setting with modern sophistication and style, Phoenix is famous for its luxurious accommodations, rich cultural community, award-winning restaurants and breathtaking sunsets. Students find our city to be a wonderful environment for relaxing, working, studying and playing. The Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture is centrally located in a beautiful complex with towering trees, waterfalls and water ways – a true Zen setting in the heart of Phoenix. This natural setting lends itself to our message of peace and harmony.


Area Attractions

Whatever your interests are, Phoenix has you covered. This mega metropolis offers restaurants & coffee houses, concerts & art shows, theater & ballet, festivals & fundraisers, resorts & casinos, culture & community, botanical gardens & farmer’s markets, hiking trails, major league sports, night clubs, boutiques & so much more!

Hiking Trails in Phoenix
Desert Botanical Garden
Chase Field
Musical Instrument Museum


Local Restaurants

Phoenix is home to cuisine from all corners of the globe. Local restaurateurs strive to outdo their competition by creating unique mouth watering menu items. As a member of Local First Arizona, we feel its important to support local restaurants. Some of our favorites are listed below.

Luci’s Healthy Marketplace
That’s A Wrap
Green: New American Vegetarian
Healthy Habits