Things To Do In The Southwest Valley
The Southwest Valley is full of fun and exciting things to do! The Cities of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, and Tolleson are rich with culture, entertainment, great restaurants, and outdoor activities! Check out some of the many things to do here in the Southwest Valley!
Phoenix Raceway is a 1-mile, low-banked tri-oval race track located in Avondale, Arizona, near Phoenix. The motorsport track opened in 1964 and currently hosts two NASCAR race weekends annually. Phoenix Raceway has also hosted the CART, IndyCar Series, USAC and the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
7602 S Avondale Blvd, Avondale, AZ 85323
Avondale Historic Corridor
In the heart of Avondale lies the city’s historic corridor, home to many small, independent shops and businesses and supported by Historic Avondale Merchants Association, which aims to maintain the welcoming cultural environment in this area. Street art is splashed across the walls and the streets are dotted with quaint shops and restaurants offering a uniquely authentic, yet contemporary experience.
495 East Western Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323
American Sports Centers-Avondale / Randall McDaniel Sports Complex
American Sports Centers-Avondale, the largest indoor multi-sport facility in Arizona, features 6 volleyball courts, 4 basketball courts, 2 indoor soccer fields, and a 4000 square foot multi-purpose room. ASC hosts a wide variety of leagues, classes and clinics for athletes of all ages. On the weekend you’ll see a combination of tournaments, leagues and special events throughout the year.
755 N. 114th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323
Uptown Jungle – Avondale
We are not your everyday trampoline park. If we were, we sure wouldn’t be every parent’s first pick when they’re searching for indoor playgrounds. With us, your kids get much more than just a place to jump around. Visit our website to find out why we’re the best park in Avondale, AZ!
1725 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392
Friendship Park is a multi-use sports and recreation complex complete with 10 multi-use soccer and football fields, baseball fields, 2 little league fields & 1 softball diamond, several walking trails, a Japanese Garden, dog park, and so much more!
12325 W McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85323
Main Event – Avondale
Main Event Avondale is more than just 26 lanes of state-of-the-art bowling, gravity ropes, and over 100 games. It’s also one of the best venues for birthday parties, group events, company holiday parties, and even team building. Book your next event online and you’ll see: we take the stress out of party planning! Enjoy full-service catering with private party rooms, free Wifi, big screen TVs and the latest audiovisual technology.
10315 W McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392
The Room Escape Games
The Room Escape Games is one of the only one-stop shops for escape room entertainment. We offer private and special event spaces, event catering, and alcoholic beverages. We pride ourselves on having a comfortable and immersive experience starting as soon as you walk through our doors.
10210 W McDowell Rd #100, Avondale, AZ 85392
Blacklight lanes. Arcade games. Cocktails, craft beer, and outrageous eats. At Bowlero, bowling is just the beginning. You’re in for a retro-inspired spin on bowling whenever you hit the lanes, which, btw, are outfitted with soft lounge seats and life-size video walls (super fancy, we know…). Birthdays. Corporate shindigs. Or just an awesome night out with your friends. You name it; we make it happen. Roll in, party on, and BE BOWLED.
1425 N Central Ave, Avondale, AZ 85323
D-BAT is a Nationally operated indoor Baseball and Softball training facility that offers Automated Batting cages, Private Lessons, Camp and Clinics, Training Cage Rentals and a fully stocked ProShop.
1050A N Fairway Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323
Tres Rios Wetlands
The lush and scenic Tres Rios is now home to more than 150 different species of birds and animals like muskrats, raccoons, skunks, coyotes, bobcats, and beavers. The beautiful cottonwood groves, willows, mesquites, and other desert shrubs around the reed-lined ponds and along the trail attract many migratory and wintering songbirds. Free access permits must be requested prior to visiting Tres Rios.
91st Avenue & Southern, Tolleson, AZ 85353
Estrella Mountain Regional Park
Estrella Mountain Regional Park encompasses 19,840 acres of beautiful desert and mountain scenery. Located near the union of the Gila and Agua Fria Rivers in the southwest Valley, the park includes seasonal wetland or riparian area during our winter and monsoon rains. The majority of the park remains pristine desert, very similar in appearance to the landscape seen by the first settlers and explorers of the area. #FunFact: Estrella Mountain Regional Park became the first regional park in the Maricopa County Park System in 1954.
14805 W. Vineyard Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Estrella Star Tower
Located in the Estrella Mountain Ranch community, this 50-foot spiral sculpture is a thing of beauty. The tower is a tribute to beauty found in a dark star lit sky.
8762 S Estrella Pkwy Goodyear, AZ 85338
Goodyear Community Park
The Goodyear Community Park is an amazing outdoor space for the whole family. It features a number of unique facilities including tennis and basketball courts, a skate park, baseball & softball fields, sand volleyball, dog park, a splash pad and so much more!
3151 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
The Bible Museum
Just as the name suggests, The Bible Museum features a number of interesting facts about, you guessed it, the Bible! The Bible Museum is a unique museum where you can actually hold, turn pages and read some of the rarest printed Bibles and rare theological books on the planet.
2000 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Corral West Horse Adventures
Open during the fall through spring seasons, the Corral West Adventures we offer a variety of family fun adventures and things to do. In fact, with all our Horseback Riding Adventures, Sunset Rides, Wagon Adventures, Cowboy Cookout Adventures, Horse Adventure Kid Programs and a whole lot more.
14401 W Arena Dr #9019, Goodyear, AZ
Golf Club of Estrella
Golf Club of Estrella boasts the first daily fee golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus II in Phoenix, Arizona. Located in the stunning master planned community of Estrella, this 18 hole, par-72 championship Phoenix-area golf course covers a distinctive 7,102 yards.
11800 S Golf Club Dr, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Palm Valley Golf Course
Palm Valley Golf Club is home to 27 Holes of Championship Golf. With (3) different 9- Hole Courses that can be played as (3) different 18- Hole Layouts, Palm Valley Golf Club is your complete facility.
2211 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Tres Rios Golf Course
Tres Rios Golf Course at Estrella Mountain Park was originally designed by renowned golf course architect Red Lawrence. This traditional par 71-championship parkland style golf course first opened in 1962 and was totally renovated in 1998. For many years Tres Rios GC at Estrella Mountain Park has been a popular choice for golfers, it provides equal enjoyment for players of all levels.
15205 W Vineyard Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Tuscany Falls Golf Course
Tuscany Falls East and West courses, designed by golf-course architect Dick Bailey, showcase dramatic mounding, rolling fairways, and strategically placed bunkers over 36 holes. The signature hole is #13 on the East course, where golfers must carry more than 100 yards over water from the tee box to the green. On the West course, the signature hole is #3 with beautiful views of the White Tank Mountains in the background.
16262 Clubhouse Dr, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Home of the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds spring training headquarters, the Goodyear Ballpark features 8,000 stadium seats, 1,500 lawn seats, six luxury suites, and terrace seating on the third level! When the baseball teams are not using the facility, the stadium is home to a variety of events including festivals, car shows, community events, and more!
1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Elevate Trampoline Park
Elevate Trampoline Park features a 23,000-square-foot indoor activity center that provides exciting and safe forms of entertainment and exercise for jumpers of all ages.
701 N 137th Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park
With new adventures behind every corner, Urban Air Adventure Park is the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family.
15305 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Our Creative Escape
Our Creative Escape is a paint and wine studio offering painting classes, acrylic pour classes, greeting card classes, paper-crafting, and more. Fun for all ages.
725 Estrella Pkwy #105, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Twiisted Riddles Escape Rooms
Join us at Twiisted Riddles Escape Rooms for an exciting adventure that’s perfect for families, friends, tourists or co-workers! We’ll give you and your team an exciting opportunity to work together and use your reasoning and problem-solving skills to escape before it’s too late.
633 Estrella Pkwy #120, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Arizona Museum of Innovation, Science and Technology
Our focus now is to create a science museum for the residents of our area and to provide service to the more than 100 K-12 West Side Schools. Many parents say that visiting a distant science museum for a school group is not practical and is difficult to have a meaningful experience in the few hours during a visit. Bringing a Science Museum and Maker Space to the west valley is a major step in the right direction. Our goal is to provide awareness and discovery of science and innovation that kids and adults need for jobs in the 21st century workplace.
16253 W Yavapai St, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Three Rivers Historical Society
The Three Rivers Historical Society is made up of dedicated volunteers who are preserving the history of the Southwest Valley in the greater Phoenix area. The cities of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson have grown at the confluence of the Agua Fria, Salt and Gila rivers.
P.O. Box 7251, Goodyear AZ 85338
Brass Armadillo Antique Mall
The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall® is a unique chain of antique markets showcasing antique and collectible merchandise from more than 3,500 antique dealers. With eye-catching malls conveniently located on major interstate highways, we bring the advantages of mega mall shopping to the quaint business of selling antiques and collectibles.
13277 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Litchfield Park, AZ
Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park
Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium is a 215-acre zoo and aquarium in Litchfield Park, Arizona, United States, near Phoenix. The zoo specializes in African and South American animals, and has Arizona’s largest collection of exotic animals. It has a 0.6 miles “safari train”, a boat ride through the Australian habitat, a tram through another segment of the African habitat, and several amusement-oriented rides. Since 2008, it also has an aquarium with a total tank volume of 180,000 US gallons. The latest section, “Adventureland”, opened in February, 2016. This added 15 acres, four rides, and a restaurant. Separately a new Mexican restaurant, “Zooberto’s”, was opened.
16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Beloved by generations, our Arizona landmark and Historic Hotel of America couples historic charm with a truly modern sense of adventure. Relax in the elegant comfort of 331 casitas and suites but be sure to carve out time for our legendary golf and resort pools – including a new, 25-foot tower with twisting water slides – distinctive cuisine and innovative, Arizona-inspired programming. The Wigwam is awash in endless possibilities.
300 E Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Arabians And More LLC
Arabians And More LLC provides horses, riders, and owners, with quality care, training, lessons, and more. Let us help you achieve your dreams of truly enjoying the time you spend with your horse.
6725 N 160th Dr, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
The Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum
The Litchfield Park Historical Society opened its Museum in October 2012 in the historic site called ‘Aunt Mary’s House’, a part of the original Rancho La Loma estate built by Paul Weeks Litchfield. Two rooms house semi-permanent exhibits relating to the early days of Litchfield Park. Two rooms house semi-annual changing exhibits allowing us to displayed more of the historical artifacts and items in our collection. Archives contain over 4,000 items such as logs, photos, letters, records, films and other memorabilia and more than 175 oral-history interviews.
13912 W Camelback Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Paseo de Luces
Visiting Paseo de Luces offers the opportunity to enjoy an amazing public art collection designed and fabricated by West Valley Fine Arts Council’s Gallery 37. This collection consists of seven sculptures that comprise the Paseo de Arte (Path of Art) which embodies the City’s past, present and future.
Van Buren Street – Between 91st Ave and 94th Ave, Tolleson, AZ 85353
Base & Meridian Wildlife Area
The approximately 198-acre Base and Meridian (B&M) Wildlife Area is on the north bank of the Gila River at the confluence with the Salt River with the Gila River and contains primarily all riparian habitat in and along the river and its associated upland banks.
6500 S Avondale Blvd, Tolleson, AZ 85353