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North Phoenix is an area of Phoenix which includes the neighborhoods of Deer Valley, Desert View, North Mountain, North Gateway, and New Village.

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By plane

Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVT) (623) 869-0975 [5] is a large municipal airport in North Phoenix. It is located at 7th Avenue and Deer Valley Road, approximately 20 miles from downtown Phoenix. KDVT is a municipal airport that primarily services private pilots and business jets. The FBO Cutter Aviation [6] provides aviation fuel and a variety of guest services.

By car

The major freeway in the North Phoenix area is Interstate 17, which connects Phoenix to Flagstaff. The Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway connects Phoenix to other cities including Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa in the East Valley and Glendale, Peoria, and Goodyear in the West Valley.

Get around


Ben Avery Shooting Facility, 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. (Take Interstate 17 North to Exit 224 Carefree Highway (AZ 74). The facility is on the North side of the road just after the Interstate.), (623) 582-8313, [1]. is the largest outdoor shooting facility in the country. The favorable weather provides excellent year-round conditions for shooting. Eye protection is required; ear protection is recommended. $7 Adult all-day pass, 18 and under free.

Deer Valley Rock Art Center, 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., (623) 582-8007, [2]. features a museum and visitor center dedicated to the preservation of historic petroglyphs and pictographs at the base of Hedgpeth Hills. A must see for geologists and archaeologists. $7 Adults, $4 Seniors and Students, $3 Children (Ages 6-12), Children 5 and under are free.

Pioneer Living History Village, 3901 W. Pioneer Rd. (Take Interstate 17 North of Phoenix to Exit 225 Pioneer Road. PLHV is just West of the Interstate.), (623) 465-1052, [3]. is a historically accurate recreation of an 1800s frontier town located between Phoenix and Anthem, Arizona. Over 30 buildings provide a living example of what frontier life was like over 100 years ago. $7 Adults, $6 Seniors (60+), $5 Students (Ages 6-18), Children under 5 are free..



The Shops at Norterra [7] is a major retail power center is located at Interstate 17 on the North side of Happy Valley Road. Anchor stores include a Harkins 14-screen cinema, Best Buy, and Dick's Sporting Goods. Many smaller retailers and casual dining restautants are also in the shopping center.




  • Crowne Plaza Phoenix, 2532 W. Peoria Ave, Phone: 1-602-943-2341, [8]. A newly-redesigned hotel located in northwest Phoenix, along the bustling I-17 business corridor, adjacent to Metrocenter Mall.
  • Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic, 5665 E. Mayo Boulevard Phoenix, AZ 85054, 1-480-563-1500, [4]. The Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View has combined all of the comforts of home where no detail is overlooked. Located off the Loop 101 and 56th street, the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert view places you in the heart of the Valley of the Sun which offers shopping, dining, and entertainment.


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