Visit Chandler, AZ - Chandler Travel Guide

Located in the county of Maricopa(Arizona), Chandler was established as a city on May 17, 1912. Chandler was an agricultural-based economy in historic times. But as the technological revolution took place throughout the world, Chandler also had huge development and dependence on technological fields for its growing economy.

What Makes Chandler famous?

The most important feature of chandler is its input into technology, research, and development. Chandler is known as an innovation and technology hub for so many reasons. Chandler is located at an ideal location, just a 20-minute drive from phoenix sky harbor international airport. That makes it an ideal location for national and international visitors to explore the city.

Tourists can enjoy many hotels, museums, and parks in the city. Here we are listing 10 places where you can visit chandler. Let’s begin the fun;

1. Veterans Oasis Park

Parks are easy and free of cost adventure for any visitor, Veterans oasis park has a large land area with multiple recreational activities. Hiking and biking trails are constructed for the ones who want to enjoy a ride through the park. A beautiful man-made lake is also present with its amazing view and clean water. The major attraction of this park is the bird species as they have almost 150 species of birds.

American kestrels, owls, egrets, and herons are a few of the bird types you will see on our visit to the park. People enjoy fishing in the lake and families come to have a great time in the natural landscapes. The park has also deserted habitats because it is connected to the Sonoran desert.

2. Chandler Fashion center

With multiple restaurants, shopping centers, and musical concerts, Chandler fashion center gives an epic vibe of entertainment and relaxation. High-end fashion boutiques and gadget-purchasing outlets are present in the area.

Visitors can find out a variety of restaurants like The cheesecake factory, Hop social Tavern, chang’s, etc. Aldo , All mobile matters, Elite jewelers, and Sephora are some famous brands for buying different stuff. Different events are held in the fashion center like Santa's winter wonderland during the Christmas season and the Kubota machine adventure for kids etc. For cinema lovers, Harkins theater is present in the center where you can spend joyful moments with your family and friends while watching a movie.

3. Desert Breeze park

With amazing sports play fields, walking tracks, and shaded picnic points, the desert breeze park is full of enjoyment for visitors. To incorporate the reading habit in public, there is an initiative taken by the park administration in which you can walk and read a page of the story displayed throughout the track. Hooded picnic areas provide the perfect place for a family picnic in a tranquil atmosphere.

You can enjoy a train ride in Desert breeze express, the mini train present in the park. A community fishing lake is also present where you can wait for your catch while having fun conversations with your loved ones. Covered playgrounds for children are also available.

4. Chandler Museum

Museums are the backbone of saving and depicting the historical happenings and collections of any city or country. Chandler museum showcases the photographs of the early migrants of the city known as dust bowl migrants. The museum depicts artifacts, oral history, and archival materials that explain the historical times of the city.

Musum also showcases how agriculture was an important factor in the starting times. Arrival stories and Thrift style (that shows the hardships in American history during world war II) are a few exhibits one can experience while visiting the museum.

5. Koli Equestrian center

Located in the heart of the Gila river, at an Indian community reservation place, it is the best horse riding facility in chandler. Mesmerizing landscapes with miles of riding tracks help the tourists to relish riding the horses. The staff helps new riders with different skills and tips.

A beautiful view of the mountain with riding a horse makes a perfect day for a vacation. Wagon rides, cattle rides, carriage rides, and special events like birthdays, corporate, and other special events are arranged here also. While riding, visitors can also see the horses roaming around in their habitat. Overall this place is a great place for spending your vacation with family and friends.

6. Arizona Railway Museum

Arizona Railway Museum is a non-profit educational and historical organization that provides history about the railways of Arizona. This museum was established in 1983. Museum depicts the history of Arizona and southwest railways and trains .

The museum helps you to peek into the historic train equipment, artifacts, and old-style rails that remind you of the historic traveling mode. Children can relive history by ringing the steam locomotive bell and watching horse cars, passenger cars, and dining cars.

7. Mesquite Groves aquatic center

The aquatic center has a river, a bridge waterfall, and a huge family pool all in one. The aquatic center is the ideal choice for people who love to perform water recreational activities outdoors like swimming, water games, and water slides.

A perfect place to enjoy a pool party or organize any event like a birthday or family get-together. The center offers plenty of snack stalls to visitors. A safe swimming area for toddlers and children makes it the best weekend vacation for families.


8. Merchant Square

Merchant Square is a vintage-style marketplace where you can buy some classical stuff. Vintage books, clothes and hats, vintage signs, home decor, and old decoration items all can be found at the place. The square has almost 250 retailers which makes it the largest market in the Phoenix area.

Visitors can purchase unique items, handicrafts, and charming accessories as a memory of their chandler visit. Locally made meat, dairy, and bread are also available in the area.

9. Chandler Center for Arts

Located in downtown chandler, the center has a beautiful building that invites its visitors to the entertainment and art world. The center has three beautiful performance halls; the main stage, the Hall bogle theater, and the Recital hall.

A huge number of viewers can sit in the seating area due to the larger accommodation. Performing and visual arts both are presented here. Theater dramas, musical evenings, and exhibitions of different types of art are held here from time to time. Belle, orchestra, and other arts are performed here by the artists.

10. Makutu’s Island

Makutu means magic and it's a magical island it has huge trees, mysterious caves, and slippery slides. Makutu island is a great place that shows beautiful slides with some great cartoon characters that are loved by children. This is an indoor island specially designed for the kids so they can enjoy their playtime. After enjoying the playland families can enjoy some food like  Hawaiian pizza, Makutu meaty pizza, and cheese, etc.

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