Local Interests

Community

City of GoodyearThe City of Goodyear is one of the fastest growing city's in the country, but still remains a friendly small town feel only twenty minutes west of downtown Phoenix. Goodyear Park and RideThe Goodyear Park and Ride is served by 562 routes and has 400 car spaces available. 328 of the car spaces are covered parking. There are also 8 bike lockers. Phoenix Sky Harbor International AirportPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a civil-military public airport 3 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is Arizona's largest and busiest airport, and among the largest commercial airports in the United States.Luke Airforce BaseLuke Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located seven miles west of the central business district of Glendale, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is also about 15 miles west of Phoenix, Arizona. Luke AFB is a major training base of the Air Education and Training Command, training pilots in the F-16 Fighting Falcon. There is an annual air show that is amazing!

Education

Estrella Mountain Community CollegeEstrella Mountain has many options to assist you in reaching your academic goals. Our Welcome Center can help you with anything from choosing your classes to applying for graduation; we have learning support services on campus to help with your math, science and English classes; and our Counseling department can help you balance work, life and the demands of your education. We are here to support you as you step closer to you achieving your dreams.

Entertainment

Gila River ArenaCelebrated multipurpose facility showcases Phoenix Coyotes games, other sporting events and a wide variety of concerts. Desert Diamond CasinoLocated in the vibrant Westgate Entertainment District, we’re Glendale’s home for lucky days and electric nights. Desert Diamond Casino West Valley is expanding to include a full-scale casino featuring a 75,000 square-foot gaming floor, poker, blackjack, live bingo, 5 restaurants and more!Goodyear Lakeside Music FestivalGoodyear Lakeside Music Festival, fondly referred to as GLMFest. Lakeside Music Festival will be held at the Estrella Lakeside Amphitheater. In cooperation with the West Valley Arts Council, the City of Goodyear and the Arts and Culture Commission is hosting the music fest that includes multiple bands and solo artists that will perform on 2 stages. With over 9 hours of entertainment, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. From a "Kids Zone", awesome food and beverage vendors and tents. Ak-Chin Pavilion Ak-Chin Pavilion is an amphitheater located in Phoenix, Arizona, where you can see your favorite bands and musicians perform live. The venue hosts the biggest concerts throughout the summer and music tours.Goodyear BallparkBaseball complex that is the current spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds. During the other 10 months of the year, eight of the recreational complex fields are available to the City of Goodyear for recreational leagues and special events Westgate Entertainment DistrictSprawling shopping complex with national retailers, restaurants, movie theatre, and live music on weekends. ISM RacewayHome for 2 NASCAR events, ISM Raceway has a tradition that is unmatched in the world of racing. Wildlife World Zoo At Wildlife World Zoo you can see Arizona's largest exotic animal collection. Some of the animals are penguins, giraffes, zebras, tigers, oryx, lions, deer, kangaroos, gibbon apes, monkeys, camels, a rhino, and so much more. State Farm StadiumHome to the Arizona Cardinals Football Club (NFL), the annual Fiesta Bowl, and numerous other sports and entertainment events and activities. State Farm Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that holds trade shows, expos, weddings, social and corporate events, and a wide range of concerts.

Golf Courses

Arizona Golf CoursesLook up information on your favorite golf courses. See tee times and course information, as well as make reservations.Eagles Nest Golf CourseThe 18-hole "Eagles Nest" course at the Eagles Nest at Pebble Creek facility in Goodyear, Arizona features 6,790 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.6 and it has a slope rating of 130 on Bermuda grass. Golf Club of EstrellaGolf Club of Estrella, a Nicklaus Design golf course and Troon managed facility, offers a truly incredible golfing experience for golfers of all abilities. This spectacular desert golf course, nestled in the master-planned community of Estrella, features challenging play in the midst of breathtaking beauty. The Sonoran Desert surrounds you as you traverse the foothills of the Sierra Estrella mountain range.

Parks & Recreation

Corral West Horse AdventuresEnjoy the beautiful trails inside the Estrella Mountain Regional park as you ride on safe, mountain horses through the Sonoran Desert of Phoenix, Arizona. Rides include the opportunity to dress up and have fun in our boots, hats and chaps as your guide shows you the desert landscape, and describe life as it may have been 150 years ago, and educate yourself on the many wonderful things that make this incredible place we call home.Estrella Mountain Regional ParkThese 19,840 acres of desert and mountains became the first regional park in the Maricopa County Park System in 1954. Located near the meeting of the Gila and Agua Fria Rivers in the southwest Valley, the park includes a large wetland, or riparian, area. The majority of the park remains pristine desert, very similar in appearance to the landscape seen by the first settlers and explorers. White Tank Mountain Regional Park Enjoy hiking and biking in 30,000 acres of the largest regional park in Maricopa County. Grand Canyon National ParkGrand Canyon National Park, in Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, is a popular, especially at sunrise and sunset.

Shopping

Canyon Trails Towne CenterJust a short walk and you will enjoy the large retail entertainment center that has planned tenants such as Super Target, Office Max, Petsmart, World Market, Ross and more. Arrowhead Towne Center A premier mall that includes five department stores, 170 specialty retailers and a 14 screen AMC movie theater for your every need. Tanger Outlets PhoenixShopping-mall chain featuring a variety of brand-name & designer outlet stores.
Last Updated: 7/17/2019