Things to do in Peoria Arizona
Peoria, Arizona is a northwest suburb of Phoenix and has a population of more than 150,000 people. Most of the new development is taking place in northwest Peoria near Lake Pleasant and the 303 freeway.
Favorite Things to Do in Peoria
Peoria Arizona Attractions
Lake Pleasant is a short drive from northwest Peoria. Lake Pleasant was created by the Waddell Dam. It is the second largest lake in Phoenix and one of the most visited lakes. Due to the close proximity to the city, Lake Pleasant is a very popular destination for water sports, sailing and boating. In addition, there are plenty of areas to camp, fish, swim and hike at Lake Pleasant.
For all you space and science lovers don't miss the Challenger Space Center. The Center has eight different exhibits, planetarium shows, simulated space missions and more.
Baseball fans flock to spring training games every Spring at Peoria Sports Complex. Visitors can often see their favorite baseball ball players up -close. The stadium is home of both the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners. Thousands of visitors attend spring training each year.
Peoria's main shopping and restaurants surround the Peoria Sports Complex and is near Arrowhead Towne Center.
Rock climbers, skateboarders, baseball players,fisherman all enjoy the amenities at Peoria's best outdoor/indoor Rio Vista Recreation Center.
Peoria Ice Skating
The Polar Ice Center is open year round, imagine ice skating in Arizona!
The city of Peoria values the arts. Peoria residents and visitors can visit Peoria's Performing Arts Building, Theater Works. The theater was built to help revitalize the downtown area.
In addition, dinner and theater can be enjoyed at Peoria's Arizona Broadway Theater near the Peoria Sports Complex.