Fun Things to do Just Minutes from Home:
It’s hard to run out of things to do when you live in Chandler, those looking for retail therapy will find it at one of the many malls in the area such as Chandler Fashion Center and the Premium Outlets Center that features name brand and designer fashions at a discount. Outdoor enthusiasts can bide their time at Chandler Cycling, Urban Fishing or hiking many of the trails found in the area including San Tan Mountain Regional Park, Desert Breeze Park and Veterans Oasis Park. Both are great for a Spring or Fall picnic as well. Kids can learn more about the history of the area at the Arizona Railway Museum, Huhugam Heritage Center, the Chandler Museum or at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery of Western American and Native American Art. They will also love spending time at the Ice Den Rink, Jumpstreet trampolines or creating keepsakes at the Burst of Butterflies Pottery Painting & Art Studio. Adults can enjoy Bear Creek Golf Complex, Hawaiian Experience Spa or spend an evening out at the ImprovMania or test their luck and see a top show at Wild Horse Pass Casino and event center.
Some of the top Chandler activities include:
- Koli Equestrian Center where kids of all ages can enjoy the desert landscape on horseback. They feature morning rides, adult margarita rides, group and private rides as well as special birthday party rides. One of the top offerings is the private rides that take riders to areas known to be inhabited by the areas’ wild horses.
- Rawhide is a favorite local attraction for families. This old western town features stunt shows complete with gunfights and stunt falls, a rock climbing wall, hay wagon rides, gold panning, a petting zoo, train rides, mechanical bull rides, a shooting gallery and western themed steakhouse. The Rawhide Steakhouse features Steaks, Seafood, Ribs, Veggie options as well as a special kid’s menu. Rawhide and the Rawhide Steakhouse can be reserved for private parties.
- Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Racing: Whether you’re looking to hone your driving schools, properly teach your teen proper driving techniques or if you’re looking to take a spin on the new high-performance drag racing course, this unique racing school is just minutes away.
No matter what type of activity you enjoy, living in Chandler offers many options to keep your activity book filled.