- Our list of the best things to do in Glendale, Arizona, features the top 264 nearby activities — including 92 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Glendale, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
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5600 West Union Hills Drive, Glendale, AZ 58308 MoreLess Info
At Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, visitors can take advantage of amenities like a fitness gym, rock climbing wall, and pool. The pool has an extensive water playground with fountains, a zero entry wading area, and inflatables.
Located in a desert environment, Thunderbird Conservation Park is situated on 1,185 acres and is named for a World War II training facility. The park offers picnic areas, wildlife viewing opportunities and trails suitable for hiking, biking and equestrian use.
Gila River Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes, hosts numerous national and international touring artists. With two concourses and two seating levels, 87 luxury suites and 12 party suites, fans can be assured of great food and great views.
The Brelby Theatre Company strives to allow theater artists to imagine, create, and inspire. In addition to stage classics, each season features at least one world premier show, often by local artists. Guests enjoy the theatre's intimate setting.
Featuring a sports complex, Foothills Park can be used for soccer, lacrosse, baseball and football. The park also provides a skate park, picnic tables and grills along with ramadas, two playgrounds and a dog park.