Area Attractions

If you think Verrado is fun, wait ’til you see the rest of the West Valley.

When you come home to Verrado, you’re also coming home to the West Valley and all of its many attractions: Big time pro sports teams. Thrilling outdoor adventures. Every retail and restaurant brand you can possibly think of. Some of the world’s best golf courses. And a growing economy attracting high-paying jobs.

Then there’s nearby metro Phoenix with all the art, culture, dining, and entertainment you’d expect from the sixth largest city in America. And while we all love to get out and experience this great city’s energy and culture, it’s nice to know that the small town charm of Verrado is waiting for us at home.

A big part of what makes life so enticing in Verrado is the wide variety of things to do in the area. You’ll have your pick of sports, events, and adventures. The West Valley is home to more than one million people, and it’s growing – attracting valuable employers, industries, and even more attractions and entertainment options.

Shopping

Serious shoppers head to Westgate Entertainment District – a complete entertainment, dining, and shopping destination, including a new Tanger Outlet Mall housing stores such as Coach, J.Crew, Brooks Brothers and the Nike Factory Store.

For everyday errands kind of shopping, Super Target, Petsmart, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and a wide array of grocery stores are just a few of the many options located conveniently nearby.

Sports

Pick a sport, any sport. If you’re a fan, the West Valley’s got it.

Hockey
Gila River Arena, home ice of the Arizona Coyotes®.

Baseball
Nearby Spring Training facilities for the Cleveland Indians®, Seattle Mariners®, San Diego Padres®, Kansas City Royals®, Texas Rangers®, Cincinnati Reds®, Milwaukee Brewers®, Chicago White Socks® and the LA Dodgers®.

Football
University of Phoenix Stadium, possibly the best venue in the NFL and home of the Arizona Cardinals® and Super Bowl XLIX.

NASCAR
The Phoenix International Raceway will get your engines revving. Catch NASCAR fever and watch the best racing in the West.

Golf
Golfers can enjoy a superb desert golf experience at nearby courses including:

Verrado Golf Club

Wigwam Golf Club

Local Arts and Attractions

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium. This 95-acre zoo and 180,000 gallon aquarium features Arizona’s largest collection of exotic animals from Africa and South America. You’ll enjoy more than 600 avian, terrestial and aquatic species, including two new California Sea Lions, the only sea mammals in all of Arizona.

Arizona Challenger Space Center is a treat for the whole family with simulated space flight missions, an indoor planetarium and all kinds of fun, educational experiences.

Arizona Broadway Theater This cozy venue specializes in live Broadway-style musicals accompanied by dinner & bar service. ABT’s Academy for Young Performers offers classes so children interested in the performing arts can have the opportunity to explore their creativity and expand their imagination.

Libraries A library is a perfect place for the community to gather and explore their diverse interests, and there are several options right in in the Verrado area.  Visit the Buckeye Public Library with two branches nearby, as well as the beautiful White Tank Regional Library with fun activities like moonlit hikes, snake feeding and more.

You can also enjoy a guided horseback tour in the scenic White Tank Mountains, cool off at the Buckeye Aquatics Center, and dine at some of the area’s top-rated restaurants, all without leaving your neck of the woods! With so many things to see and do in the West Valley, you won’t be able to imagine living anywhere else.