The West Valley

The West Valley

Peoria

Rugged beauty and easy access to major sporting venues.

Peoria offers the breathtaking landscapes of the Sonoran desert mixed with easy suburban living.

Exterior of University of Pheonix Stadium

Locals can enjoy hikes, close proximity to Lake Pleasant and one of the country’s best facilities for Spring Training baseball.

Locals can enjoy hikes, close proximity to Lake Pleasant and one of the country’s best facilities for Spring Training baseball. Arts and community events can be found in the Peoria Entertainment District and at the Arizona Broadway Theatre.

Locals love: Beautiful vistas to explore and fun activities for the whole family, like the historic Old Town, the Fourth of July celebration, the Challenger Space Center and the Rio Vista Recreation Center.

Nearby attractions:

  • Arts and community events at Peoria Sports Complex
  • Peoria Entertainment District
  • Arizona Broadway Theatre
  • Hiking, biking or jogging along the New River Trail
  • Lake Pleasant and Sunrise Mountain
  • Simulated space missions and stargazing at the Challenger Space Center of Arizona

Closest cities: Glendale, Surprise

Freeway access: Agua Fria Freeway (Loop 101), Loop 303, U.S. Route 60

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Goodyear

A growing community with wide open spaces and mountain views.

Goodyear is a growing community that offers a high quality of life, wide open spaces, golfing and ample opportunities for working professionals.

Desert Flowers in Goodyear

Expect scenic mountain views, golf courses, lakes, parks and palm tree-lined streets, plus beautiful communities with homes for all life stages.

Nestled near the Estrella Mountains and, without traffic, just 20 minutes away from downtown Phoenix, Goodyear offers all the advantages of a growing community, with all the cultural and entertainment resources that the Phoenix metro area has to offer.

Expect scenic mountain views, plenty of golf courses, lakes and parks, plus beautiful communities with homes for all life stages.1

Locals love: There are tons of cultural and entertainment venues, parks and palm tree-lined streets with plenty of convenient transportation options.

Nearby attractions:

  • Scenic Estrella Mountain Regional Park
  • Golf courses
  • New shopping mall: Estrella Falls Mall
  • Goodyear Ballpark
  • Corral West Horse Adventure

Closest cities: Litchfield Park, Phoenix, Buckeye

Freeway access: I-10 between the Loop 101 and 303 freeways

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Buckeye

Western charm, natural adventure and nostalgic events.

Buckeye holds tight to its western charm, even as it experiences impressive growth. Farms, mountains and open desert conjure picturesque Old West landscapes, while new developments provide the amenities of a vibrant, modern city.

Farmland in Buckeye

Farms, mountains and open desert conjure picturesque Old West landscapes, while new developments provide the amenities of a vibrant, modern city.

Located 30 miles west of Phoenix, a 133-foot-long, 14-foot-wide bridge connects hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians and campers to miles of trails at Skyline Regional Park, within the southern White Tank Mountains. Other attractions include golf courses, an aquatic center and year-round city events, making Buckeye a thriving metro for families and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages to consider.

Locals love: The beautiful White Tank Mountains, Skyline Parks, and acres of Sonoran desert are a big draw for locals. In addition, Buckeye embraces its small-town roots with rodeos, carnivals, demolition derbies, and parades throughout the year.

Nearby attractions:

  • Helzapoppin’ Pro Rodeo—the only professional rodeo in West Valley
  • Three impressive year-round golf clubs: Raven Golf Club at Verrado, Sundance Golf Club, and Copper Canyon Golf Club
  • Buckeye Aquatics Center—an outdoors facility with splash pads, slides, and pools

Closest cities: Avondale, Goodyear

Freeway access: Papago Freeway (I-10), White Tank Freeway

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Tolleson

Conveniently located near the big city with a small-town feel.

Tolleson is a small town surrounded by beautiful views of the Sierra Estrella Mountains and South Mountain, and is conveniently located only a few miles from downtown Phoenix.

Cactus at sunset in Tolleson

Hiking, downtown Phoenix, baseball, pro football or pro hockey are all within a 15-mile radius of Tolleson.

The city has a small-town feel and is within a 15-mile radius of everything the Greater Phoenix area has to offer—hiking, downtown Phoenix, and pro baseball, football or hockey games.

Locals love: The small community feel, affordable housing, and street festivals in Downtown Tolleson.

Nearby attractions:

  • Hiking trails at Estrella Mountain Regional Park
  • Restaurants and culture in downtown Phoenix
  • Spring training games at Cactus League Spring Training
  • Racing at Phoenix International Raceway

Closest cities: Glendale, Phoenix, Avondale

Freeway access: Papago Freeway (I-10), Agua Fria Freeway (Loop 101)

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