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10 Things to Love About Chandler

1.  330 days of Sunshine 

That means no snow days and no shoveling! Take advantage of Chandler's wonderful climate. Have business here? Extend your trip and enjoy the sun!

2. Batter up: 

Cactus League Spring Training - From Chandler, easily access any of the 15 Major League teams that make the Valley of the Sun their spring home for baseball.

3. Worldly dining experiences  

Restaurants cover the gamut - from casual to upscale you'll find a world of flavor at Chandler restaurants.  From the house-made pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) at El Sol Mexican Cafe & Bakery to Mediterranean food at south Chandler's The Ivy, or savor hand-pulled noodles at China Magic Noodles in Uptown Chandler you'll find a number of restaurants to explore.

4. Tee off! 

With seven championship courses including Arizona's original golf resort, Chandler golf offers lush fairways, expansive views and great golf values in the Valley of the Sun.

5. Engaging festivals and events

Find family fun at the annual Ostrich Festival, kick up your boots at the Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival with the hottest country music, craft beer and BBQ and celebrate the holidays at the Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony.

6. Parks

Tired of miles on treadmills and stationery bikes? Get outside and walk Chandler's park trails, stretch and strive on an exercise course, join a pickup game of basketball or frolic in any of Chandler's more than 60 parks or splash into fun at one of six aquatic facilities. Chandler parks also offer environmental education displays, playgrounds for the kids, a ranch museum and plenty of room to play!

7. Where kids can bounce, skate, run, and explore

Chandler's family fun centers have wall-to-wall trampolines, family activities at the Chandler Museum, ice-skating and roller rinks and so much more!

8. Vibrant Downtown Chandler 

Stroll the tree-lined square for a collection of uniquely Arizona stores, enjoy the more than 60 pieces of public art then eat and drink in one of the thriving, locally-owned restaurants and bars of Downtown Chandler. 

9. Connect with your inner geek

Chandler embraces scientific pursuits with the year-round Chandler Solar Walk at Veterans Oasis Park and its annual science celebration in February: Chandler Science Spectacular .

10. Access Arizona's best

With its central location, just minutes from two major airports, Chandler makes a great central location to explore Arizona's scenic wonders, family fun adventures and world-renowned attractions.