Discover Gilbert, AZ
Make memories that will last a lifetime during your vacation to Gilbert, Arizona. Our friendly town is just southeast of Phoenix and Scottsdale and is only a short drive away from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway or Phoenix Sky Harbor Airports. Known for being one of the best places to live in America, Gilbert boasts a wide array of outdoor and cultural attractions, unique dining and shopping experiences and family friendly activities.
In Gilbert, it’s easy to find unique dining spots with exceptional food and local charm. In fact, our local restaurants are the kind of places you’ll tell your friends about, blog about and post pictures of the food on your social media channels. With a variety of genres, you’re guaranteed to find great food in a place built on warmth and character.
You’re never far from a good night’s sleep during your trip to Gilbert. Select from our Best Western, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of our two Hampton Inn & Suites, Hyatt Place or the Residence Inn.
Is your desire to travel fueled by the plate? If so, your definitely come to the right place…Gilbert, AZ. Named as one of the 5 Best Food neighborhoods in Metro Phoenix, Gilbert has award winning, nationally recognized & Food Network featured restaurants along with Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. awarded Best New Brewery in the World.
Gilbert has multiple premier shopping options, including SanTan Village, an outdoor destination with top shopping and dining; and the Heritage District, the downtown experience with local restaurants, unique shops, and cultural attractions. Check out the MapIt tool, which makes finding local shopping options a breeze.
Things to Do
The Heritage District takes you to charming historical buildings filled with handmade treasures and antiques hard to find elsewhere. But that’s not all. The Heritage District has emerged as a foodie’s paradise. Chef’s such as Gio Osso, a James Beard nominated chef, and local legend has opened Nico’s Heirloom kitchen which has been much anticipated and never disappoints with his West Coast inspired seasonal Italian Cuisine. This is just the beginning as there are offerings for all taste buds. The night life won’t disappoint either as Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row and many other venues are preparing to open soon.
Arts & Culture
Gilbert boasts a wide variety of Art and Culture sights and activities. History buffs, artists, thespians, and families all have something to discover in Gilbert.
Gilbert is a great place to get out and enjoy the many outdoor amenities.
- Golf – 5 golf courses satisfy every skill level. Or check out Topgolf an air conditioned, multi-level golf game with micro chipped balls to track your best hits.
- Bike Trails – Gilbert has been named a Bicycle Friendly Community and rightly so. There are over 135 miles of bike trails which can lead you through the community and even to other neighboring cities. Check out our interactive bike map and start planning your next ride.
- Culinary Adventure – want to learn how to make sushi or candy or can a vegetable or make a meal that is ready after a long day of work? We have so many adventures that are educational and useful too. From how to select the best beer to touring a working farm, Gilbert has all this and more.
Meetings and Special Occasions
If you are coming to Gilbert, we have some great options for meetings, a party, a wedding or any kind of celebration. If you like a hotel setting, we have the 6 hotels waiting to make your event memorable. If you need more space or want something a little different, we can do that too.