There are plenty of apartments for rent in Phoenix, Arizona, but none offer the proximity to fun like Heers Management properties do. If you’re new to the Valley of the Sun and looking for a place that is connected to all the great spots, look into checking out Heers’ many apartment properties.
Phoenix has a great variety of fun places and activities to enjoy. Everything from family entertainment to crazy good food is guaranteed to make your day and maybe even your year.
Some of the Great Places in Phoenix You Should Check Out:
- Maryvale White Tank Mountain Regional Park
If you’re the outdoor type, this park is for you. There is no fun nature activity you can’t do here. You can camp out and enjoy the beautiful nighttime sky, and you can hike and bike the wide-open trails. You can even go horseback riding, provided you bring your own horse, of course. This is the perfect, and close, spot to escape the city life for a couple of days.
- Phoenix Mountain Reserve
For an already-avid nature explorer, there is no better park to enjoy the challenges of Mother Earth than the Phoenix Mountain Reserve. You have the opportunity to break away from city life while challenging yourself on what many consider strenuous trails.
- Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden
To explore the outdoors, but without the challenge of hiking any trails, McCarthy Sensory Garden provides the perfect experience for you. The area is nice, tranquil and full of aroma. The park is filled with plant life that creates a relaxing smell for all those that come by. Be warned: This may not be the place to go if you suffer from allergies.
Nature and history aficionados, rejoice! Sahuaro Ranch Park provides just the right amount of both to create the perfect outing. The park features sports fields, a dog park, picnic area, rose gardens and old ranch grounds that also serve as historical records of an older Arizona.
If you want to get your food and some fun outdoors, this is a great place to go. Tolmachoff Farms features a variety of produce and also puts on events for the community, such as Family Farm Day, Pumpkin Days, a corn maze during Halloween and a variety of Christmas-related events throughout the holiday season.
Are you a foodie? Do you want true and authentic Mexican food without any American influence? This is the spot for you. All dishes, sides and even the tortillas have that authentic Mexican taste. No spot in the Phoenix area is so known for its Mexican cuisine as Carolina’s. Whether you are already a fan of Mexican food or are looking to try it for the very first time, your taste buds will love it.
- Cerreta Candy Company
Nothing tastes better than homemade sweets. If you want to try old-fashioned candy, Cerreta Candy Company has the best house-made candies in the Valley. If you have your doubts, stop by and take a tour. The smells will entice you. While you’re there, take the opportunity to build your own chocolate pizza. It’s a Cerreta Candy Company favorite activity.
- Desert Sky Mall
Are you looking for a simple mall experience without all of the extra hassle, crowds and parking horrors? Desert Sky Mall is your place. It has your staple, go-to stores without all the added craziness that come with malls full of high-end specialty stores. This is perfect for the go-in-and-get-out type of shopper that doesn’t need to deal with the complications of an excessively large shopping mall.
- Westgate Entertainment District
For an all-around fun experience, you have to visit Westgate Entertainment District. There are a variety of stores, games for the kids and food venues, making this the perfect spot for a family shopping day. Family life can get crazy when trying to accommodate everyone's needs, but Westgate can save you from scrambling all over the city to keep everyone fed, clothed and entertained.
- Tanger Outlets
If you’re on a budget but need to go shopping for new clothes or decor for your new apartment, Tanger Outlets is the spot. The shopping center is replete of name-brand stores with items at discount prices. Living in Phoenix can get pretty pricey, but at Tanger Outlets you can find a budget-friendly shopping experience.
- Arrowhead Towne Center
If you’re looking for an upscale shopping experience, this is the shopping center to check out. Arrowhead Towne Center focuses on high-end stores with a touch of family focus. You can enjoy the luxuries of high-end brands while your kids play in a close-by play area created just for kids and their energy.
- Arizona State Fair
The annual state fair has everything you and your family need to have fun all in one spot. There is food, entertainment and, best of all, amusement rides. The fair features performances by all kinds of music artists and a top-of-the-line trade show full of interesting things to see. There is something for everyone in the family, no matter the age or style. It’s definitely a fall season must-have experience.
- Goodyear Ballpark
If baseball is your game, than this is your place. Goodyear Ballpark hosts not only spring training and fall league baseball games but many other baseball-related festivities as well. The ballpark is also home to a variety of Phoenix’s festivals and events, so if baseball isn’t your thing you’ll still find reasons to go.
- Castles and Coasters
There is no other way to describe this place other than roller coaster heaven. There are rides for all ages and all levels of willingness, plus an arcade and four mini-golf courses. It’s perfect for those looking for a close but fun weekend family outing. If you or your kids need that hint of adrenaline fun, this is the place to go. You won’t be disappointed.
- Wet N’ Wild Phoenix
Need relief from the hot summer sun but don’t want to stay indoors? Wet N’ Wild Phoenix has enough water and fun to keep you cool without the need for air conditioning. There are rides for everyone to cool off in, from a crazy river for those looking for some excitement to calmer playgrounds for the little ones to enjoy the cool waters as well. This is the best spot for a family or group of friends to cool off without having to stay locked up inside with the AC.
Animals lovers and people of a curious mind, this is the perfect spot to relax and learn at the same time. There are animals from all around the world, such as sea lions, kangaroos, wild cats and rhinoceros. There is also a large aquarium that features all sorts of fish and sea creatures. Very few places in the world offer this much to see in one spot, making it a great place to visit.
This a great place to visit year round if you are a big fan of live music. Bands and musicians love coming to Ak-Chin to record their live albums here, meaning you’ll probably see a fair number of your favorite artists no matter what type of music you’re into. Ak-Chin has also hosted festivals, such as The Vans Warped Tour, Lollapalooza and Ozzfest, and will host many more in the future.
- Phoenix International Raceway
If you enjoy a good car race sparked with an adrenaline rush, come to Phoenix International Raceway. This is a hot spot for a variety of international races that feature cars and racers from around from the world. It’s the perfect spot for car and race aficionados who want to see all that the racing world has to offer, and it’s perfect for people of all ages.
- Arizona Broadway Theatre
There is nothing like the art of a good, live performance without the gimmicks and hassle of a screen. If you’re looking for a place that showcases true performance art, Arizona Broadway Theatre is the place to go. There are plenty of shows throughout the year and it offers shows for all ages and genres. To top it off, the theater features a comfortable environment that makes it perfect for someone who wants to relax.
- Vee Quiva Casino
No matter the day or time of day, Vee Quiva Casino is open for fun. If you’re looking for the adult fun of the gambling kind, this is the place for you. There are 834 slot machines, 500 seat bingo games, poker, blackjack and so much more. The best part is that it is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is perfect if you have an irregular schedule and want to go somewhere fun during atypical hours.
If you’re interested in living close to all of these great places, you should take a look at one of these West Valley apartments: Avante Apartments Homes, Cameron Apartments, The Cove Apartments, Del Mar Terrace Apartments, Desert Point Apartments or Parkwood Apartments.
To learn more about Heers Management and its Phoenix, Arizona, apartments for rent, contact us today!