If you’re the average person, you likely have never even heard of Gilbert, Arizona before. However, more and more people are seeming to recognize the name, thanks to its rapid growth making it one of the fastest growing cities in America.
Gilbert has become a thriving center of commerce and more from its humble beginnings as a rural farming community. With tons to do and lots of natural beauty, there’s a plethora of things to do and places to see in Gilbert. If you come here for a visit, we guarantee you won’t regret it. So what should you do and where should you go if you do come to Gilbert? If you like fun places, here are three you should check out. Read on to find out.
1. Freestone Park
Located at 1045 E. Juniper Rd, Freestone Park was the first big city park that Gilbert had. It continues to be a huge attraction today, thanks in part to its vast array of things to do and its resemblance more to an amusement park than a ‘park’ park. Kids will absolutely love it here.
There are four baseball fields, a lake, a state of the art skate park, playgrounds, ducks to feed, trails, picnic spots and more. This Park is really popular among local and visiting families. You can go on such rides as the Mini Ferris Wheel and the Carousel but will have to pay for these types of rides. Great place to fly a kite or just hang out for the day.
2. Corral West Horse Adventures
Located at 14401 W. Arena Drive, Corral West Horse Adventures offers guided horseback rides in the setting of the gorgeous Estrella Regional Park. If you have always wanted to ride a horse in the beautiful Arizona country but haven’t had the opportunity, now is your chance.
Work with pros who know what they’re doing as they guide you through the great outdoors. They also offer wagon rides, cowboy games, pony rides, and more. A fun option for couples to do as well that will make great memories (and for some great photos too).
3. Fat Cats All Out Fun
Fun is in the name for this family friendly fun center. Located at 4321 E. Baseline Rd, Gilbert, this place has everything you could want and some things that you didn’t even know you wanted. For instance, the movie theaters where you can watch a movie– in a recliner.
Not only that, never wait in line for food again because they bring the hot food right to you in the theater! Now that is service! If you don’t want to catch a movie, there is also glow in the dark mini golf, twenty state of the art bowling lanes, a pizza place, a huge arcade, and more. You’ve got to check this spot out if you’re visiting Gilbert.
When you are getting pizza or a panini delivered to your seat piping hot in the middle of a movie theater, you know that it’s going to be a good time. Check the Fat Cats All Out Fun site for prices, times, and operating hours.
Gilbert has a lot to offer in the form of many types of homes, condos and apartments. It’s fantastic for family, but there are also some great up and coming night spots. San Tan Village Mall area has a lot to explore. View our listings for more information on what it would be like to live in Gilbert yourself.