Hike, shop, and find other fun things to do in Chandler and Phoenix

Less than 20 minutes from both Phoenix and Tempe, our hotel rooms at the Country Inn & Suites in Chandler, AZ provide a great starting point for things to do on your vacation. Our location off I-10 makes it easy to visit the monkeys at the Phoenix Zoo, stroll the gardens at the Desert Botanical Gardens, or attend a concert at Tempe Beach Park. If you’re here with the family, you can treat your kids to a day at the Crayola Experience Chandler or discover the Sonoran Desert at Veterans Oasis Park. To see the Southwest through artists’ eyes, visit the Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, home to more than 3,000 pieces of Western and Southwestern art.

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Desert Breeze Park

2.97 mi / 4.79 km from the hotel
Let the kids cool off on the interactive splash pads, enjoy a leisurely picnic, or take a scenic train ride at this family-friendly park.

Downtown Chandler

8.57 mi / 13.79 km from the hotel
Stroll through Chandler’s vibrant downtown for access to hip restaurants, trendy shops, and a thriving nightlife. If you visit between November and May, don’t miss the Saturday farmers market, which features fresh produce and artisanal treats.

Lone Butte Casino

1.73 mi / 2.78 km from the hotel
At this lively casino, you can try your luck at more than 800 slot machines or traditional table games like blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.

Cactus League

11.4 mi / 18.35 km from the hotel
Comprising eight different stadiums, the Cactus League is the place to cheer on the Chicago Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the Texas Rangers, and many other teams during their spring training.

Wild Horse Pass Casino

1.74 mi / 2.8 km from the hotel
Spend an exhilarating night at Wild Horse Pass Casino, home to more than 1,000 slot machines and thrilling table games like pai gow poker and Spanish 21.

Phoenix Premium Outlets

1.24 mi / 1.99 km from the hotel
Pick out an outfit from quality retailers like Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Polo Ralph Lauren when you visit this outlet mall, home to more than 90 stores. Afterward, celebrate your finds with a savory snack at Wetzel’s Pretzels.

Chandler Fashion Center

4.15 mi / 6.68 km from the hotel
This massive shopping complex delights guests with fashionable stores like Ann Taylor, Free People, and Kendra Scott.

Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

2.48 mi / 3.99 km from the hotel
Fuel your need for speed at this impressive 600-acre facility that hosts monster truck rallies, dragster races, off-roading competitions, and more.

Rawhide Western Town and Event Center

2.47 mi / 3.97 km from the hotel
Step back in time to 1880 when you visit this replica town that features Old Western shoot-outs, stagecoach rides, and gold panning. The center also offers 18 event venues for music festivals, color runs, and other community celebrations.

Arizona Grand Golf Course

4.83 mi / 7.78 km from the hotel
Practice your swing on this half-desert, half-traditional course that offers striking views of Arizona’s starkly beautiful landscape. After playing 18 holes, linger over a tasty meal at the on-site grill.

Phoenix Convention Center

11.55 mi / 18.59 km from the hotel
Situated in the heart of downtown Phoenix, this expansive convention center features 900,000 square feet of event space and hosts a variety of conferences, banquets, and consumer shows throughout the year.

Phoenix Zoo

10.27 mi / 16.53 km from the hotel
You can ride a camel, feed a giraffe, walk through Monkey Village, or watch a movie in 4D at the Phoenix Zoo.