Insider's Tips

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

Teresa Bitler
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Teresa Bitler

Teresa Bitler is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, American Way, USA Today’s 10 Best, TripSavvy, and AAA publications. She is the author of several Arizona guidebooks, including Fodor’s Arizona & the Grand Canyon and Fodors In the Spotlight: Grand Canyon.

West Chandler Hotels and Activities

Along Interstate 10, West Chandler makes an ideal base for those who want to explore Chandler, Arizona and beyond. Whether you are here for a business trip or looking for an Arizona vacation, West Chandler offers excellent access to award-winning hotels, diverse dining, regional attractions and…

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A Bird's Eye View of The Perch in Chandler, AZ

The Perch is the type of brewery you tell friends about—the beer is outstanding, live music plays five nights a week, and the misted patio is home to more than 70 rescue birds. It also boasts one of the best rooftops in the Valley following a $1.5 million renovation that tripled its size. “We hear…

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Best Spots for a Picnic in Chandler, Arizona

One of the best ways to enjoy our 300 plus days of sunshine per year is with a picnic at a park in Chandler, Arizona. While you can spread a blanket and dine al fresco at any one of the city’s more than 60 neighborhood and community parks, for a full day of family fun, pack a basket and head to one…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: Hash Kitchen

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but Hash Kitchen makes brunch the most fun. Disco balls hang overhead, a DJ spins party tunes, and every wall features an Instagram-able saying or backdrop. Not to mention, the restaurant’s 5,000-square-foot Chandler location boasts a…

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Restaurants at Chandler Fashion Center

Not only is Chandler Fashion Center one of the premier shopping malls in the Valley, but it’s also a great destination for dining out, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly venue, planning a date night, or hoping to score some happy hour deals. Hop Social Tavern Hop Social Tavern features an…

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5 Things to Know About the Marriott Phoenix Chandler

Chandler’s newest full-service hotel, Marriott Phoenix Chandler, offers a new option for business travelers and for Chandler meetings. Here are five things you should know about it. 1. It’s the tallest occupied building in Chandler The Marriott Phoenix Chandler stands eight stories, making it the…

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5 Restaurants with Live Music in Chandler

Live music makes a great day even better and in Chandler, you’ll have no problem finding live music at local restaurants, coffeehouses and bars. Here are five places to listen to live music when you’re visiting. The Wild Vine Uncorked Latin-style tapas, bruschetta and small plates—along with an…

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5 Best Bets for Breakfast in Chandler

The best way to start the day is with a tasty breakfast. Make sure you start yours right with breakfast at any of these five Chandler restaurants. U.S. Egg Family owned and operated since 1986, U.S. Egg serves hearty traditional breakfasts. Feast on biscuits and gravy, omelets, benedicts or their…

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