West Valley & Surrounding Area Attractions
The options in and around Verrado, the West Valley andsurrounding areaare growing. Pro sports teams, thrilling outdoor adventures, diverse retail and restaurant brands…and then there’s nearby metro Phoenix, the sixth largest city in America, with all the art, culture, dining, and entertainment that comes with that ranking.
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 – and also to Arrowhead Towne Center with Sephora, H&M, Apple and Macy’s among other major shops and food options.
For everyday errands kind of shopping Verrado’s Main Street offers CVS and Bashas’. And conveniently nearby is a Super Target, Petsmart, Walmart, and a wide array of grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.
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®.
NASCAR: The Phoenix International Raceway will get your NASCAR engines revving.
White Tank Regional Park nearly 30,000 acres of rugged and beautiful trails make this is the largest regional park in Maricopa County.
Lake Pleasant with 10,000 acres of water surface, Lake Pleasant is the largest is the largest lake in the Phoenix area.
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.
West Valley Arts Council is a multi-disciplinary organization that hosts gallery exhibits, arts education and arts performances and events.
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.