Recommendations and Fun Things to do in Sun City Arizona

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Recommendations and Fun Things to do in Sun City Arizona

Neighborhoods

Sun City Community Sun City is located 26 miles northwest of Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. This 55+ active adult community was not only the first of its kind in Arizona but also the first in the country. This 14.5 square mile community with 26,000 homes and 40,000 residents has been the gold standard for every retirement community to follow. Located in a prime location with easy access to major freeways, guests are just minutes away from shopping at the Arrowhead Mall, eating at a wide variety of restaurants, visiting the Challenger Space Center, West Valley Art Museum, Wildlife World Zoo, and Lake Pleasant. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the proximity to sporting venues such as professional hockey, football and basketball. Several Major League Baseball teams conduct spring training camps in the area and the Peoria Sports Complex is just 10 minutes away. Golfing There are eight golf courses (seven 18 hole and one nine hole) that are available to the public. All courses offer rental equipment and Airbnb guests are welcome to pay (very reasonable) public fees and reserve golf tee times. Tee times are accepted three days in advance for the public. suncityaz.org/golf-courses-pro-shops/ Recreation Centers There are seven recreation centers within the Sun City community. Two of the centers have bowling alleys. Airbnb guests have the option of purchasing day passes for a nominal fee which entitles guests to use any one of the seven facilities. Common features of all rec centers include fitness centers, spas and heated pools. Unique amenities within the centers include billiards, horseshoes, lawn bowling, pickleball, mini golf, shuffleboard and walking pools. • Guest Day passes are $2.50 per day per person • Guests presents pass and identification at rec center • Contact host for information on obtaining pass Sun City Farmers Market October--May Thursdays, 9AM - 1PM Bell Center 16820 N 99th Avenue, Sun City, AZ 85351 • fresh, local, seasonal produce, herbs, flowers, fresh baked goods, natural meats and seafood as well as a selection of local arts & crafts.
Sun City
Sun City Community Sun City is located 26 miles northwest of Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. This 55+ active adult community was not only the first of its kind in Arizona but also the first in the country. This 14.5 square mile community with 26,000 homes and 40,000 residents has been the gold standard for every retirement community to follow. Located in a prime location with easy access to major freeways, guests are just minutes away from shopping at the Arrowhead Mall, eating at a wide variety of restaurants, visiting the Challenger Space Center, West Valley Art Museum, Wildlife World Zoo, and Lake Pleasant. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the proximity to sporting venues such as professional hockey, football and basketball. Several Major League Baseball teams conduct spring training camps in the area and the Peoria Sports Complex is just 10 minutes away. Golfing There are eight golf courses (seven 18 hole and one nine hole) that are available to the public. All courses offer rental equipment and Airbnb guests are welcome to pay (very reasonable) public fees and reserve golf tee times. Tee times are accepted three days in advance for the public. suncityaz.org/golf-courses-pro-shops/ Recreation Centers There are seven recreation centers within the Sun City community. Two of the centers have bowling alleys. Airbnb guests have the option of purchasing day passes for a nominal fee which entitles guests to use any one of the seven facilities. Common features of all rec centers include fitness centers, spas and heated pools. Unique amenities within the centers include billiards, horseshoes, lawn bowling, pickleball, mini golf, shuffleboard and walking pools. • Guest Day passes are $2.50 per day per person • Guests presents pass and identification at rec center • Contact host for information on obtaining pass Sun City Farmers Market October--May Thursdays, 9AM - 1PM Bell Center 16820 N 99th Avenue, Sun City, AZ 85351 • fresh, local, seasonal produce, herbs, flowers, fresh baked goods, natural meats and seafood as well as a selection of local arts & crafts.

Sightseeing

50,000 desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes at Desert Botanical Garden. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of Sonoran Desert plant life. Seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden's gift and plant shop. 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Desert Botanical Garden
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50,000 desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes at Desert Botanical Garden. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of Sonoran Desert plant life. Seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden's gift and plant shop. 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix, AZ 85008
Spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners. Spring Training takes place every year from February to March. Arizona Fall League Baseball Begins in October at the Peoria Sports Complex. Watch 180 top prospects show their skills on the way to the big leagues!
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Peoria Sports Complex
16101 North 83rd Avenue
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Spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners. Spring Training takes place every year from February to March. Arizona Fall League Baseball Begins in October at the Peoria Sports Complex. Watch 180 top prospects show their skills on the way to the big leagues!
Lake Pleasant is just 30 minutes north of Sun City. Stand-up paddleboards and kayak rentals available to the public at Pleasant Harbor Marina. There is a restaurant on the dock with great bar food.
Go Paddle AZ
8708 West Harbor Boulevard
Lake Pleasant is just 30 minutes north of Sun City. Stand-up paddleboards and kayak rentals available to the public at Pleasant Harbor Marina. There is a restaurant on the dock with great bar food.

Food scene

Best burgers in town! Try a Double double with fries and a chocolate shake...Regulars have a secret menu which In and Out staff gladly accommodate. Ask for your burger "Protein Style" and they'll skip the bun and wrap it in lettuce leaves.
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In-N-Out Burger
8285 West Bell Road
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Best burgers in town! Try a Double double with fries and a chocolate shake...Regulars have a secret menu which In and Out staff gladly accommodate. Ask for your burger "Protein Style" and they'll skip the bun and wrap it in lettuce leaves.
Best fried chicken in the state! Take a drive up to Cave Creek and explore the unique shops in this cute little cowboy town.
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The Horny Toad
6738 East Cave Creek Road
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Best fried chicken in the state! Take a drive up to Cave Creek and explore the unique shops in this cute little cowboy town.
Great steaks and chops plus some deli items. 11663 West Bell Rd Suite #2, Surprise, AZ 623-933-1518.
Butcher Bob's Quality Meats
11663 W Bell Rd
Great steaks and chops plus some deli items. 11663 West Bell Rd Suite #2, Surprise, AZ 623-933-1518.

Nearby Golfing

Sun City owns and operates eight golf courses. Guests can also golf on private Palmbrook course.
Our home looks out onto the 17th hole of Palmbrook golf course. Although it is a private course within Sun City, the public can golf on the course. To reserve a tee time call 623-977-8333
Palmbrook Country Club
9350 W Greenway Rd
Our home looks out onto the 17th hole of Palmbrook golf course. Although it is a private course within Sun City, the public can golf on the course. To reserve a tee time call 623-977-8333

Shopping

Just up the road--a fun place to pick up a desert outfit. Huge selection of comfy clothes at great prices.
Sher's Clothing
15466 North 99th Avenue
Just up the road--a fun place to pick up a desert outfit. Huge selection of comfy clothes at great prices.

City/town information

A unique cowboy town just 40 minutes north of Sun City. Great shops and restaurants.
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Cave Creek
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A unique cowboy town just 40 minutes north of Sun City. Great shops and restaurants.
Beautiful red rocks, art galleries and lots of shops and restaurants. An easy drive under two hours from Sun City. Many hikes and trails and ENDLESS photo opportunities!
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Sedona
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Beautiful red rocks, art galleries and lots of shops and restaurants. An easy drive under two hours from Sun City. Many hikes and trails and ENDLESS photo opportunities!

Porady dla podróżnych

Poruszanie się po okolicy

Sun City Express https://suncityexpress.com/

There is a shuttle available to pick up guests at the airport and drop you off at your front door. Guests can also use this service to return to the airport.