Forage Coffee

If you’re a coffee lover, you won’t want to miss this hip, modern coffee bar tucked away in downtown Glendale. Forage Coffee serves up delicious pour-overs, cold brews, and espresso drinks made with premium beans sourced from top roasters around the country. The minimalist, plant-filled space is perfect for chatting with friends or getting some work done. Come for the great coffee and stay for the cozy, welcoming vibe.

Address: 16446 N 83rd Ave STE 101, Glendale, AZ 85306

Phone: (623) 445-0007

Catlin Court Historic District

Take a peaceful stroll through Glendale’s historic Catlin Court neighborhood to admire the charming Spanish Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival homes dating back to the 1920s and 30s. Many of the homes feature stunning architectural details like wrought iron accents, clay tile roofs, arched entryways, and picturesque front courtyards. The lush, mature landscaping makes you feel transported back in time. Don’t miss the beautiful stone fountain near the corner of Glendale Ave and 61st Drive.

Address: Glendale Ave, 59th Ave, Palmarie Ave, Glenrosa Ave

Thunderbird Conservation Park

Escape the city and immerse yourself in nature at this hidden desert oasis managed by the non-profit Thunderbird Wildlife Rehabilitation. The park has nearly 2 miles of trails winding through cacti, wildflowers, and breathtaking rock formations. Look for local wildlife like roadrunners, coyotes, quail, and a variety of lizards while taking in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Entry is free.

Address: 12100 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 85307

Deer Valley Rock Art Center

Discover ancient petroglyphs and fascinating Native American history at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center. This archaeological site protects over 1,500 petroglyphs carved into large boulders. Take a self-guided tour along the 0.5-mile interpretive trail to view rock art dating back over 1,000 years. Guided tours are also available on Saturdays.

Address: 3711 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85308

Phone: (623) 582-8007

Glendale Chocolate Festival

Indulge your sweet tooth at this scrumptious annual event held every February. The Glendale Chocolate Festival celebrates all things chocolate with tastings, dessert competitions, demonstrations by top chefs, chocolate-infused spirits, wine pairings, kids’ activities, live music, and more. Time your Glendale visit to attend this tasty festival.

Friday Art Walk

On the first Friday evening of every month, Historic Downtown Glendale comes alive for a lively block party celebration showcasing local art. The Art Walk features gallery openings, live music on multiple stages, artisan vendors, crafts, games, dance performances, classic car shows, and more. Wander the streets and take in the vibrant art scene.

Address: Historic Downtown Glendale 58th & Glendale Ave

Sahuaro Ranch Park

History buffs will love exploring this historic ranch property that offers a glimpse into Arizona’s territorial past. Tour the original 1890s adobe ranch house furnished with period artifacts. Walk or bike along trails passing restored outbuildings, orchards, and ponds. Don’t miss the demonstration garden and apiary highlighting Glendale’s agricultural history.

Address: 9802 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302

Phone: (623) 930-4200

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Make the most out of your time in Glendale by relying on Glendale Party Bus Company for easy, comfortable group transportation. Our rental buses allow you to keep your whole group together while we handle driving duties and logistics. Contact us at 480-546-5015 to learn more about our affordable, customizable options for exploring Glendale’s amazing hidden gems.