Located about twenty-five minutes west of downtown Phoenix, just north of Goodyear and Avondale. This is a small, yet charismatic city with attractive and unique neighborhoods that hosts an Located East of Glendale, West of Sun City and North of Avondale and Goodyear.

Peoria offers a wealth of indoor and outdoor activities for families. During Spring Training, sports fans can take in a Seattle Mariners or San Diego Padres game at the Peoria Sports Complex. Visitors to the Challenger Space Center can learn about our universe and the astronauts who have explored space. Water enthusiasts can water-ski, jet-ski, boat, scuba-dive or fish at Lake Pleasant. Recreational activities also available in Peoria include public pools and five golf courses.

Patrons of the fine arts can take in a play or musical at Theatre Works or Arizona Broadway Theatre, both of which call Peoria home. In addition, Theatre Works offers classes and workshops in drama at the Peoria Performing Arts Center, while Arizona Broadway Theater ticket holders enjoy an elegant dining experience, along with the entertainment.
A range of restaurants, suitable for families, is easily found within the city.