Glendale Attractions

Glendale is one of those cities that can be likened to a flower in the desert. Despite being located in the open and arid state of Arizona, this charming metro area offers much to discover and experience through its many attractions. Visitors are immediately struck by the friendly and accommodating nature of the people who call Glendale home, but there are plenty of surprises to find here, too. They include everything from some of the best tasting homemade chocolate, to an incredible number of beads that tell amazing stories, to some equally enticing natural settings. Whichever adventure you choose to explore, it's clear that Glendale is a place that is always in bloom.

Sahuaro Ranch
A visit to Glendale's Sahuaro Ranch will allow you to experience not only a vital part of the area's history, but also to understand the vital role of farming and agriculture to the economic development of the area. This ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offers visitors a chance to visit a rustic farmhouse complete with vintage furnishing and decorations. You will also marvel at exhibits and attractions like the collection of vintage and antique farm equipment that was used to bring in the various crops.

Address: PO Box 1824, Glendale, AZ 85311
Phone: (602) 939-5782

Downtown Glendale
A real down home, neighborly experience awaits you when you visit Downtown Glendale. This section of town has been meticulously revitalized and renovated to retain its original charm while offering visitors some highly appealing attractions and shopping and dining choices. Find a treasure trove of amazing discoveries at the many antique shops, get a delicious meal at any of the fine restaurants, or just stroll the streets and enjoy a bit of window shopping. There's also a library and the popular Murphy Park at the heart of it all.

Address: 59th and Glendale, Glendale, AZ - MAP
Phone: (623) 930-2299

Thunderbird Conservation Park
A memorably picturesque natural view is priceless. There are several of them to feast your eyes on when you visit Glendale's Thunderbird Conservation Park. Enjoy some truly excellent outdoor moments as the park offers you a chance to experience a relaxing picnic, a brisk hike or horseback ride, a challenging mountain bike adventure, or even some bird watching. There are 20 miles of multi-use trails that run through the park, so you have plenty of room to enjoy your choice of a walk, jog or ride amid the attraction of nature.

Address: 59th Avenue between Deer Valley and Pinnacle Peak Roads, Glendale, AZ - MAP