Chandler is in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. Almost 250,000 folks call it home and many more drive in to town to work at Intel, Bashas Grocery Stores, the Chandler Fashion Center and at numerous hi tech businesses along the ‘Silicon Desert’ tech coridor. Although Chandler is not a heavy tourist destination, it is home to the first Arizona golf resort, San Marcos, it is known for the Ostrich Festival held in March and for it’s downtown area full of one of a kind stores, unique dining and beautiful community art.
Living in Chandler is never a dull proposition. You’ll have numerous parks to play in, the largest of which is Tumbleweed. Tumbleweed has playtopia, called the best playground in Arizona by The New Times, Tumbleweed Recreation Center, the cities newest spot to run, lift weights, spin or visit with friends and the tennis center with 15 lighted courts. Or you can shop in downtown Chandler, the Chandler Fashion Center, Casa Paloma or the Fulton Ranch Towne Center. Wanting to run, walk or bike? Check out the Paseo Trail that runs right through Chandler or the soon to be completed Western Canal trail.
Wanting culture? Check out who’s playing at the Chandler Center for the Arts, what’s happening at the Chandler Museum, who’s racing atFirebird International Raceway or hang out at either the Wild Horse Pass Casino or Lone Butte Casino. Hey, it’s culture to somebody.
And this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Learn more about living in Chandler.