Chandler, AZ 85225
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Chandler, Arizona is a vibrant and diverse community located in metropolitan Phoenix. Adjacent to Phoenix, the community is located 20 minutes from Phoenix (PHX) Sky Harbor International Airport and located south of Tempe, Scottsdale and Mesa, east of Phoenix and Glendale.
Downtown Chandler is a vibrant gathering spot featuring a walkable downtown brimming with local restaurants and bars, live music, murals, art galleries and performing arts at the Chandler Center for the Arts and many special events throughout the year including a weekly farmer’s market, October through June. The vibrant square is also home to Arizona’s original golf resort – the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort which initially opened in 1913.
Other Chandler neighborhoods include Uptown Chandler with a casual yet eclectic mix of businesses including many local restaurants; West Chandler which features great access along I-10 and is brimming with family activities, upscale shopping, a diverse mix of casual to fancy restaurants and easy access to all of metro Phoenix; Downtown Ocotillo with its Santa Barbara architecture features an upscale shopping and dining district with numerous patio dining opportunities and so much more.
Other attractions in Chandler include Crayola Experience, the Chandler Museum and The Eddie Basha Collection featuring an impressive collection of Western American and American Indian art. Regional attractions are just a few minutes away and include the Phoenix Zoo, the Heard Museum and Desert Botanical Garden.
Outdoor recreation activities include walking desert trails or nearby hiking, horseback riding, golf, biking and so much more in Chandler’s enviable sunny weather.
If you enjoy catching a professional sports game, you will find that Chandler’s location makes it easy to catch all the action with easy access to all four major professional sports leagues, a short drive from all 10 Cactus League Spring Training stadiums and soccer fans can catch Phoenix Rising FC at their home stadium.
Chandler, Arizona is also home to a large, regional upscale mall - Chandler Fashion Center, which features a wonderful collection of national and local retailers and an extensive selection of restaurants.
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