Chandler bucket list

Chandler bucket list

So you’re all packed up and ready to head off to Chandler. Do you know where to go and what to do? If not, we have come up with a bucket list of things that you can do and enjoy in Chandler.

Gear up, head off from your sweet and comfortable home with that wood garage door and take advantage of all the things that you can do in Chandler:

Go fast and furious in Chandler.

Yes, you can definitely satisfy your need for speed in the city of Chandler. Head off to the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving that is just a stone’s throw away from the Firebird International Raceway in Chandler. Here you can learn how to do driving stunts, including how to spin 360 degrees and basically have the time of your life.

From speeding to relaxing.

After revving up your vehicle for that ultimate thrill ride, go to Aji Spa and surrender yourself to a relaxing treatment. The techniques used here have been passed down from Pima medicine healers or you can even have a dip at The Pond, an indigenous water treatment facility.

Cool off with some popsicles.

The Mexican popsicles in Chandler are to die for. Just visit Paletas Betty, a small shop in downtown Chandler and you’ll know what we mean. The sweet treats often feature the freshest seasonal fruit such as blueberry, watermelon, pineapple and cream.

Visit the Chandler Veterans Oasis Park.

See different pools of water, beautiful birds and other wildlife at the Veterans Oasis Park. This is just the perfect place for bird watching, certified by the Audubon Society.

See some ostrich.

You can definitely see some of the world’s largest birds – ostriches – in Chandler. You don’t have to wait for the annual Ostrich Festival in March. However, if you are up for some music, food, rides and the ostrich races in which the birds race in chariot-style, then going to the festival is definitely a must.

Play golf in Chandler.

Playing golf should definitely be part of your itinerary in Chandler. This is because the city is the ultimate golf mecca, with the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort – the first of its kind in the entire Arizona state – located in Chandler. Now, the city is host to about 200 golf courses and luxurious golf amenities.

Experience the Wild West in Chandler.

There is no other place that provides the authentic feel of the wild West than Chandler. You can head off to the Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass for staged gun fights, burro rides and stunt shows. Alternatively, you can also visit the Gila River Indian Community for daily exhibitions and thrills.

Have a great culinary ‘willy’ experience in Chandler.

Pittsburgh Willy’s in Chandler is known for its great hotdogs that is called by its owner Randy Walters as the “great equalizer” that brings “culinary harmony to a world of chaos.” Apparently, when you try these hotdog pride of Chandler, you may never want to try any other gourmet hotdog again.