Insider's Tips

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

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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Seven Ways to Explore Chandler's Sonoran Desert

The Sonoran Desert covers roughly half of Arizona, but standing in downtown Chandler, you really don’t see much evidence of it. And, that’s too bad because if you don’t experience the Sonoran Desert on some level while visiting Chandler, you’re missing out on a big part of what makes the area so…

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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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Top 5 Parks in Chandler, AZ

There is no better way to engage in entertaining, affordable fun with family and friends than to visit a nearby park. With over 60 parks in Chandler, it may be hard to choose. To get you started, here is a top 5 list of the most beautiful/popular parks in Chandler, Arizona. 1) Paseo Vista Recreation…

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