Maricopa, Arizona is a great place to live and you’ll never lack for something to do, whether you like to get out during the day or after dark! Living here provides you with great access to a limitless number of activities, sports and experiences.
What can you do in Maricopa? Well, this time of year, you’ll want to get out and check out the many bike paths and pedestrian trails. You might also want to take the short trip to Phoenix and visit the zoo, the Desert Botanical Gardens or make a stop at MIM, the Musical Instrument Museum.
After dark, you can enjoy a variety of activities from hitting the local hot spots to taking in a movie in the park. The city of Maricopa Community Services Department presents the series each May and June. The films begin Saturdays at 7:00pm at Pacana Park. Imagine a night under the stars with feature family films, concessions and enough childhood energy to power Arizona for a weekend! Be sure to bring a lawn chair and blanket and enjoy a fun-filled night of entertainment.
Need a more reflective nocturnal outing? The Dorrance Planetarium inside the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix will entertain and educate you with their advanced star projector that merges video imaging to create a one of a kind virtual presentation of the universe! There are several live shows that depend on audience interaction using unique armrests. The 60 foot dome, the vastness of the galaxy and the quality of the performances all combine to make a one of a kind experience.
There is always something to do in Maricopa. Want to experience nature outdoors? Maricopa County has 10 regional parks with more than 120,000 acres of amazing landscapes, trails and outdoor activities. One great example is Estrella Mountain Regional Park. Boasting 19,840 acres of desert and mountains it was the first regional park in the Maricopa County Park System. Imagine hiking near the meeting of the Gila and Agua Fria Rivers and features a large riparian area. The park offers visitors many visitors including a unique grass picnic area.
Best of all, you can be a part of the Maricopa community! Today, home prices are really attractive with the median price of a home here running just $100,000+/-. If you are looking for a great place to live and that has great access to the Phoenix area, Maricopa, Arizona could be the perfect fit for you!
When you’re ready to buy or sell any home or real estate in Maricopa, please give us a call. We know the market, the area, the buyers and the trends and can help get you to your goals quicker.
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