The 65-acre park is home to softball fields, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, batting cages, soccer fields, a skateboard park and walking trails around 2 lakes.
2. Joe’s Real BBQ
Has been featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives as a Gilbert favorite! Yummy!
You’ll see the first of the 15 water features on today’s route!
ASU Research Park
Seen from a plane or a map, this interesting building complex is shaped like a double helix.
6. Town of
Guadalupe is a Native American and Hispanic community of about 5,500 residents between
and Phoenix at the base of Tempe . South Mountain
South Mountain Park
At nearly 17,000 acres, this desert mountain preserve certainly covers a lot of ground.
8. Ahwatukee Foothills
The area is known as a bedroom community with great access to freeways, hiking trails, and an amazing holiday light display along
9. Mountain ranges
To the southwest you will see the
with their jagged edges creeping into the Valley. To the East are the Estrella Mountains ~ the world famous icon that separates urban luxury and wilderness adventure. Superstition Mountains
Arizona State University
ASU plays its Homecoming football game on Saturday against
~ go Sun Devils! Washington State 11. Mill Ave.
The heart of downtown
. Shops, restaurants, bars and bookstores help make this a great heart to the surrounding college community. Tempe
12. Mill Ave.Light-Rail Stop
The light-rail is the newest public transit available to
residents, scheduled to open in December 2008. Phoenix
The history of
begins back in 1879 with the area being designated as an Indian reservation for the Maricopa and Pima tribes. During World War II, Papago Park housed a German prisoner of war camp. Now the area is home to the Phoenix Zoo and the Papago Park . Desert Botanical Garden
Old Town Scottsdale
Most of the buildings date back to the 1920s. A laidback grid of wood and faux adobe with covered walkways,
has ditched its utilitarian past to become a community of eclectic shopping. Its eastern end leads to the more sophisticated architecture of Old Town for the Arts, city government buildings and a row of restaurants and bars. Scottsdale Center