Located just 18 miles southeast of Phoenix, Gilbert is a busy town that's booming in many industries. Once called the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World," Gilbert boasts everything from sprawling agricultural fields to tranquil lakes and lush golf courses. If you're interested in exploring the hustle and bustle of nearby Phoenix or simply kicking back and relaxing in this scenic, exciting suburb, book your Gilbert hotels today and let the planning begin!
Visiting Gilbert, Arizona
When you book your trip to Gilbert, you'll be flying into the Phoenix airport. Once you land, you can take an airport shuttle to Gilbert or simply hop on the light rail at the airport, which will take you right into downtown Gilbert. Alternatively, you can rent a car at the airport and enjoy the 18-mile drive along AZ-202 and US-60 East. Once you've made it to Gilbert, it's time to get out and see the town. There are many attractions within walking distance of the hotels in Gilbert, and you should have no trouble finding something that interests you. Most visitors love the natural beauty of the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch or the Freestone District Park. If you're in the mood to catch a live show, head to the Hale Centre Theatre, which hosts a wide selection of plays, music, and community events. When it's time to check out nearby Phoenix, look into Gilbert rental cars and drive the 18 miles into the city. Watch a game at Chase Field or catch some live music at the Orpheum Theatre before booking one of the many hotels in Phoenix for the night. When your belly starts to grumble, grab a bite at one of the mouth-watering downtown eateries on Roosevelt Row.
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