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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 Abuelo's Mexican Embassy to Greek food at Zorba's, plus Sushi, Italian, Thai and even... American!

4 Tee off! - With five 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 Family fun at annual community events - Watch Chihuahua races during Cinco de Mayo, find fun at the Ostrich Festival, 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, Old West gunfight reenactments, ice-skating rinks and so much more!

8 Vibrant Downtown Chandler - Here you'll find a diverse array of restaurants, local independently owned shops, and public art.

9 Connect with your inner geek - Chandler embraces scientific pursuits with the year-round Chandler Solar Walk at Veterans Oasis Park and back-to-back science celebrations in February: Chandler Science Spectacular and 48 West.

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.