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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Best spots for family photos in Chandler, AZ

It’s definitely picture-taking time for families. Whether you are looking for the ideal backdrop for your holiday card or thinking of possible locations to gather the extended family for a great, keepsake reunion photo, Chandler, AZ has some fantastic places to preserve those special moments…

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Safety Tips for Hiking in Arizona

You can feel it in the air...it's near-perfect weather and time to enjoy the great outdoors! From outdoor dining to exploration of Chandler's desert parks, and nearby mountain preserves it's a great way to feel the sunshine and take-in the desert scenery. Arizona has a reputation for offering…

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A Guide to Arizona’s Monsoon Season

If you spend any time in Chandler, AZ especially during the summer, you’re likely to hear the term “monsoon” used to refer to our season of high temperatures, high winds, and occasionally severe thunderstorms. Depending on what part of the country you’re from, the storms can be unlike anything…

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Chandler’s Ostrich Festival Lore and Festivities

The City of Chandler is fortunate to have many annual traditions; however none are quite as well known as the beloved annual Ostrich Festival. Festivities for the yearly spring event kick off this weekend and recalls Chandler's early ostrich ranching The 31st Annual Ostrich Festival will be held at…

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Eight Great Golf Courses in Chandler

Arizona is one of the nation’s premier golf destinations and home to some of the world’s most incredible desert courses. If you’re looking for a great game while visiting, look no further than Chandler, where you can play on the state’s first grass golf course, tee up at PGA championship courses, or…

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Chandler, AZ Hiking (and more) on the Maricopa Trail

If you’re planning a hike (or even a leisurely stroll) in or around Chandler, you don’t have to go far to find a scenic route. The 315-mile Maricopa Trail, which cuts through Chandler, connects 10 regional and numerous municipal parks as it encircles the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. As you…

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