Located about 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix, Surprise is where you can connect all aspects of your life- family, work and recreation. Charming community is surrounded by mountain park lands, a regional lake and pristine, open Sonoran desert. Plus, the city limits are full of action! We offer spring training baseball, the largest tennis and racquet complex in the southwest, seven gorgeous golf courses, an urban fishing lake and two public aquatic centers. The neighborhoods are clean, distinctive and unique, no wonder why nine out of 10 residents surveyed recommend Surprise as a place to live and start a business!
Living in Surprise
With a low cost of living and a low crime rate, residents love living in Surprise, Arizona. It’s the tenth largest city in Arizona, and with all of the outdoor recreation activities for residents, there is always something to do in and around the city. A stop on the Champions Tour for tennis occurs every fall, and the area is full of fun, food and famous people for residents to enjoy. Our infographic below highlights some of the key attractions of Surprise.
Things to do in Surprise
Baseball fans, this one’s for you! The Surprise Stadium becomes the spring training ground of the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. The town comes to the stadium often for many day games, free family movie nights and Fourth of July fireworks and parades so it is definitely a must-visit when there are scheduled activities. Parking is free and the stadium gains their revenue from selling good food and beer! You are bound to make some local friends here and who knows, they might offer to show you around!
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The stadium has a maximum capacity of 10,000 so unless the whole town is turning up, it is unlikely that you will find yourself lacking a spot.
The largest park in Maricopa County, the White Tank Mountain Regional Park is a sprawling 30,000 acres wide and houses the beautiful White Tank Mountains that peak at 4000 feet. Visitors to the park can bike and hike whilst enjoying the clean and clear desert air. The park also has many different activities such as snake feeding, moonlight hikes for both the adult and the family and a summer solstice sunrise hike. Many visitors to the park seem to enjoy taking photos with the extremely tall cacti, characteristic of the White Tank Mountains. See if you manage to catch one too!
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