Insider's Tips

Curated by Visit Chandler staff, get the inside scoop on all the things that visitors and local love about Chandler.

Sally Clasen
Sally J. Clasen

Sally Clasen is a Midwest transplant who has lived in the Valley for half her life, swapping wool for cotton. She writes about food, travel, people and trends in business. When she’s not chasing Arizona sunsets she’s making reservations for Sunday brunch.

Best Choices for Mexican Food in Chandler AZ

It’s easy to find a Mexican restaurant in Chandler, AZ. What’s difficult is deciding where to eat because of all the amazing options ranging from tacos to burritos to margaritas and more. If you’re in the mood for some of the best Mexican food found in the Valley, we can help. Here are some of the…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: SanTan Gardens

Local brewing giant SanTan Brewing Company has been a major fixture in Downtown Chandler for more than a decade. But recently, it’s cast a wider reach in the community with its award-wining style at SanTan Gardens, an indoor/outdoor private event and public space. The new concept opened in late…

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24 Hours in Chandler

You have 24 hours to spend in Chandler. What should you do? The options are endless, so we’ve created an itinerary to help point you in the right direction, from sunup to sundown, breakfast to dinner, and everything in between. Extend your stay and experience a fun-filled 24 hours in Chandler, AZ…

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Plan Your Wedding in Chandler, AZ

Maybe you haven’t said “yes to the dress” yet, but choosing the right wedding venue is an important decision to make early in the planning process. After all, it’s the backdrop that sets the stage and captures all the memories of your special day. Check out these unique Chandler wedding venues to…

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A Day of 10,000 Steps in Chandler

Experts suggest humans should take 10,000 steps (or about 5 miles) daily to achieve optimal health. That might sound like an ambitious fitness goal, but we’ve got an itinerary for a day in Chandler that makes it easy to cover your tracks and identifies top spots for where to walk in Chandler…

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Top Spots for Korean Food in Chandler AZ

When you mention Korean food, most people immediately think of kimchi, the fermented cabbage that’s a staple in Korean cuisine. While Korea’s signature side dish is a favorite around the world, these Chandler restaurants prove there’s much more to Korean food than its much-loved, salty undertones…

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Planning a Youth Sports Tournament in Chandler, AZ

Location is everything—especially if you’re a youth sports organizer. Thankfully, Chandler is home to a number of Chandler youth sports facilities including Snedigar Sportsplex, which covers all the bases for Arizona youth sports tournaments. Named for fallen Chandler police officer James Snedigar…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: Craft 64

With “Local” being the buzzword in the dining industry, Craft 64 in Downtown Chandler is not just marketing lip service. The wood-fired restaurant and bar, which is known for its craft pizza and beer, specializes in scratch, organic fare and is committed to making sure its supply footprint stays in…

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