Goodyear Visitor's Guide
Attractions in Goodyear and Vicinity
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|Every two years, Luke Air Force Base - just north of Goodyear - welcomes the public to Luke Days, one of the most diverse air shows in America. At the 2014 show, the U.S. Air Force's Aerial Demonstration Team - the Thunderbirds - provided their special brand of high-flying excitement. There were also many other aerial presentations, numerous aircraft and ground displays, exhibits, and attractions. The next show will be in 2016.|
Estrella Mountain Regional Park comprises almost 20,000 acres, most of which is still pristine desert. The developed area of the Park contains 8 major mixed use trails (hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding) of more than 33 miles, a 9.5 mile competitive track, campgrounds, two baseball fields and a large horse staging area. The Park also boasts the county's only grassy picnic area, a golf course and a professional level rodeo arena.
The address is 14805 W. Vineyard Ave., Goodyear. Open 365 days. Telephone: 623-935-2505At 30,000 acres the White Tank Mountain Regional Park is the largest in the County system. The Park features extensive campgrounds, eleven major trails and a ten mile competitive track. The barrier-free Waterfall Trail, though only one mile in length, is the most visited trail in the system, featuring trail-side petroglyphs, varied desert scenery and plants and a seasonal waterfall. The Park is located at 13025 N. White Tank Mtn. Rd in Wadell, which is about 10 miles northwest of Goodyear. Open 365 days. Telephone: 623-935-2505
|The world's largest collection of antique bibles is right here in Goodyear - located in the Grand Lobby of the Hampton Inn and Suites Hotel at 2000 N. Litchfield Rd.
The Museum has hundreds of bibles dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries as well as a 900-year-old Biblical Hebrew scroll with original Old Testament scriptures on a giant sheepskin scroll. The Bible Museum is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The West Valley Arts Council sponsors a year-round schedule of performances in all disciplines of the Arts, held at various venues in the West Valley.
The organization also champions arts education, particularly focused on initiatives which serve our children such as the Missoula Children's Theater, classes, camps and scholarship programs; and extensive partnering with local school districts.
|Palm Valley 14 Cinema, located at 1325 N. Litchfield Road offers:
|Located immediately north of Goodyear in Litchfield Park, the Wildlife World Zoo has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals with over 2400 individual animals representing more than 400 exotic and endangered species.
The state's first Aquarium has now opened at the Zoo - 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park. Their phone number is 623-935-WILD