Chandler is one of the largest suburbs in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Bordered by Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe, Chandler boasts a population of over 260,000 people. Its rise in population has prompted the creation of several hot spots and Chandler AZ garage door repair companies. No matter your age or lifestyle, there are some places to visit in Chandler AZ you must see.
Must-Visit Spots and Places in Chandler, Arizona
- Koli Equestrian Center
The Koli Equestrian Center bills itself as the best horseback riding space in the greater Phoenix area. The center just minutes from downtown Phoenix on the Gila River Indian Community Reservation. Kofi caters to horseback riders of all skill levels, including beginner, experience, singles, large groups and families with children. All trail rides are designed for a walking pace, though experienced riders can “kick it up a little” on private rides. The Koli Equestrian Center is located at 6940 W. Broken Ear Rd. in Chandler.
- Rawhide Western Town and Event Center
The Rawhide Western Town and Event Center allows visitors to take a trip back in time. The family-friendly spot is set up as an old western town in the 1880s. Guests can stop by stores, saloons and other vintage buildings. They can also watch gunfights, stunt falls or take in a show at the Six Gun Theater. If that’s not enough, The Steakhouse at Rawhide is consistently rated as one of the best restaurants in the area. Rawhide is located at 5700 W North Loop Rd.
- Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving
Those with a need for speed must visit the Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving. Since 1968, the school has been the premier training destination for drivers of all skill levels. The school offers students the opportunity to learn how to drive high performance cars. A wide range of off-road and racing courses are available, including karting, military, tactical and teen driving. The crown jewel of the facility is the 1.6-mile, 15-turn multi-configuration track. You can visit the Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving at 20000 S. Maricopa Road, Gate #3.
- Chandler Fashion Center
The Chandler Fashion Center is the second-largest mall in the greater Phoenix area. The two-story mall covers over a million square feet. There’s more than 180 stores to visit, including anchors Nordstrom, Sears, Dillard’s, Macy’s and Harkins Theatres. The first Lego Store ever in Arizona also opened at the mall in 2008. There’s also no shortage of dining options, which include The Cheesecake Factory, Wildflower Bread Company, California Pizza Kitchen and ColdStone Creamery. You can stop by the Chandler Fashion Center at 3111 W Chandler Blvd.
- Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the state. Wild Horse Pass features 242 luxury hotel rooms and a 100,000-square-foot Las Vegas style casino. There’s also dozens of drinking, dining and entertainment options, including Shula’s Steak House, Ling & Louie’s, Café 24/7, Reflections, Chrome Nightclub and Ovations Showroom. You can visit the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino at 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd. in Chandler.