Sun City West is a community for active adults located 45 minutes northwest of downtown Phoenix. Major roadways in the area include Route 60, which runs along the neighborhood's southeast border, and Route 303 to the north. A network of local freeways aids commuters traveling to the Sky Harbor International Airport, Scottsdale shopping attractions and the new University of Phoenix stadium, home to the NFL Arizona Cardinals.
This area is perfect for sports lovers of all kinds. Two baseball spring training stadiums are just a short 20-minute drive from Sun City West, and close by is the arena home of the NHL Coyotes. Lake Pleasant is nearby as well, providing opportunities for fishing, sailing and boating.
Residents can travel just two hours north to breathtaking red-rock country of Sedona and Flagstaff. Two hours south of Sun City West sits Tucson, and just an hour further you'll find Old Mexico. This neighborhood is in the perfect location for anyone looking to explore Arizona's treasure trove of canyons, mountains, desert sunsets and wildlife.
The Arrowhead shopping mall is located a short distance from Sun City West and offers residents access to many major department stores and two multi-screen movie theaters with stadium seating. The neighborhood has plenty of restaurants to choose from, including national chains as well as local fare.