Reasons to Consider Relocating to Vail, Arizona

This article authored by: Catherine Hallberg

Vail, AZ, a Tucson SuburbIf you are considering moving, whether it’s across the country or from a different part of Arizona, there are many reasons to add Vail, Arizona to your search. If you’re in search of a place with fantastic weather, excellent schools, and a variety of cultural and entertainment options, start looking at real estate in the Vail School District. Located less than 30 minutes from downtown or the University, Vail has all the charm of a small town combined with the features you’re looking for in a community. Keep reading to learn more about the reasons you should consider relocating to Vail, AZ.


Tucson is known for its hot, dry summers and mild winters, and Vail is no exception to this reputation. With an average of about 286 sunny days each year, you’ll have plenty of time to hike, golf, relax by the pool, and enjoy the beautiful Arizona scenery. Friends and family will come and visit you to experience the incredible weather, especially during the wintertime. Though summers are hot, Vail can be as much as five degrees cooler than Tucson since it is at a higher elevation.


Vail AZ School BusesAs a parent, there are few things more important to you than your child’s education. This is another reason that Vail stands out above other towns, as the Vail School District has attained the title of “Top Performing District” for the past four years.  There are more than 16 local schools for your children to attend, including neighborhood Elementary and Middle Schools as well as three High Schools that students choose from according to their learning objectives. No matter what kind of student your child is, there is a school in Vail to meet theirr needs.


Great schools are just one of the reasons that families choose Vail as a place to call home. Because Vail has become a melting pot of families, snowbirds, young professionals and retirees, the local culture is very diverse. The Vail Theatre of the Arts offers a variety of theatrical performances for different audiences, and Academy Village offers Lectures, Concerts and other programs which are open to the Public. There is also a Farmer’s Market in Vail.

Catherine Hallberg

Rob and Catherine Hallberg are Associate Brokers with Long Realty, a Berkshire-Hathaway Affiliate and Southern Arizona’s largest Brokerage. Since 2008, they have been ranked in the top 5% to 8% of all U.S. REALTORS®. Send Rob and Catherine an email for a fast response to your questions; for an even faster response, Call (520) 407-8667.

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