Pleasant Valley offers both current residents and prospective residents a gorgeous location to call home as well as many of Arizona’s best attractions just a short drive away. For the prospective resident as well as the current as well as the current resident, this article will list the top 12 things to do in and around the community of Pleasant Valley in Arizona.

  1. Watch an Arizona Diamondback’s game at Chase Field. Get ready sports fans! This marvel of stadium offers as much architecture to look at as action the game will offer.
  2. Visit the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, AZ. Offering more than 300 interactive exhibits, the science center is fun for both adults and children.
  3. Visit the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The museum offers an engaging day for children as well as hosting for private events.
  4. Spend the day at Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Get your engines running!
  5. Take a tour of Queen Creek Olive Mill. This beautiful mill will feast your eyes and your stomach.
  6. Visit the Phoenix Zoo. This non-profit zoo offers families exciting exhibits with over 1,100 animals. Be sure to check out a new exhibit, The Land of the Dragons.
  7. Spend the day learning about aquatic life at the Sea Life Arizona Aquarium. Get up close to sharks or get your hands wet at the hands-on rock pool.
  8. Take a tour of Mystery Castle. This home was built in the 1930s out of an array of material. You have to see it to believe it!
  9. Visit the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park. A great way to spend the day, hands-on exhibits, a prehistoric American Indian ruin, and walk-through replicas of Hohokam homes.
  10. Launch into space at the Challenger Space Center in Arizona. Explore the history and science behind going into space.
  11. Spend the afternoon at Crackerjax Family Fun & Sports Park. Over 20 acres of fun for the whole family.
  12. Interested in Aviation? Visit the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ.