About Gilbert, Arizona
A small suburb just outside of Phoenix, Gilbert is a relatively new community that has seen tremendous growth during the past two decades. This charming city has rapidly transformed from a historical agriculture-based community to an up-and-coming urban center. Gilbert is a unique tourist destination that combines old-world era and charm with modern day luxuries. Whether you prefer fabulous golf in near perfect weather, shopping, some long overdue pampering at one of our day spas, exploring our history, or just lounging by the pool, Gilbert offers it all. Located just southeast of Phoenix, the nation's fifth largest city, Gilbert is a great place to live and work. The climate is sunny year-round, providing many opportunities for sport and recreation.
Like the outdoors? In Arizona you can hike, bike, fish, camp, and golf almost year-round. With nearby lakes, boating, wake boarding and water skiing are also popular outdoor activities. And for those of you who like to ski and snowboard, Phoenix is a mere three hours away from the mountains in Flagstaff and Sunrise.
Enjoy culture? The city has its own symphony and opera company and hosts ethnic festivals throughout the year. You can visit museums or take in the theatre, too.
Interested in professional sports? Arizona has four major sports teams: the Arizona Cardinals, the Phoenix Suns, the Phoenix Coyotes and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona is also the official home of Cactus League spring training for teams such as the Chicago Cubs, Anaheim Angels, Oakland Athletics, and San Francisco Giants, among others.
You'll also find first-rate shopping and dining - as well as much more for all ages to enjoy - in Phoenix.