If you travel just a mere half an hour north of the bustling city of Phoenix, you will find the small planned city of Anthem, Arizona. The population of this cozy little town is only 20,000 residents, which makes the small town a great place to raise a family, to retire, as well as to visit. Anthem has a host of wonderful attractions including fine dining, golfing, shopping, hiking, water parks, tennis and basketball courts, fitness centers and gyms, libraries, parks, and performing arts centers. Your family couldn’t possibly get bored here with the endless possibilities of things to do for entertainment. The warm climate helps support an active lifestyle for most parts of the year, and all the attractions support your family being able to stay highly active, If you travel just next door to Anthem, you will find its neighboring town of New River, Arizona. Anthem is home to beautiful houses and homes, with picturesque view of the scenic desert, wonderful style, and an unbelievably desirable real estate market. This is a desirable area for anyone wanting to raise a family in a place with so much lively cultures and the bustle of city life. This community is still relatively young, since it was only completed in 1998. Anthem is a planned community and is expected to integrate to being part of Phoenix suburbs by the year 2020. Due to Anthem’s huge success and fame as a successfully planned community, similar communities are being built, including a self sufficient community known as Anthem at Meril Ranch. Families as well as individuals could enjoy life in the area of Anthem, Arizona and all that it has to offer.