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Avondale, AZ

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If you are looking for a town with beautiful views, plenty of shopping opportunities, and great educational opportunities, look no further than Avondale. Located conveniently just a 15-minute drive away from the big city of Phoenix, you will enjoy the stunning views of the Estrella Mountains, located where the Gilla and Agua Fria rivers meet. This suburban town will likely to grow during the next few years, reaching more than 120,000 people by 2020. Your family will enjoy this vibrant community.

Getting Around in Avondale, AZ

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Avondale is:
30 to 34 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.46%
  • 18.21%
  • 3.05%

Brunswick Tri-City Bo

When your kids get restless, and you need a place to relax, head to Brunswick Tri-City Bowl. This bowling alley offers bumpers for those people who are not bowling experts as well as drinks and snacks. You can also enjoy a billiards game as well as host your next child’s birthday party here. With 40 lanes, 8 billiard tables, a snack bar, and a lounge, you are sure to find entertainment for the entire family. Located conveniently off Interstate 10, you will not find a better place that will be fun for everyone you bring in the area.

Arizona Frybread

If you are curious about the traditional food of the Native Americans of the area, check out Arizona Frybread. Frybread has a long history with the indigenous people of the area, created from flour, sugar, and lard, it is a fried dough that features a variety of toppings. This restaurant offers the dish with cheese, beans, chile con carne, chicken, and more. You can also enjoy sweet versions of the dish, as well as quesadillas. Residents of Avondale consider it a local favorite as the inexpensive delicious food and casual atmosphere has inspired many to give it rave reviews.

Estrella Mountain Com

It is important that you and your family receive the best education to be successful. Your older children will be able to find a home away from home at the Estrella Mountain Community College. Open since the early 1990s, you will also be able to find continuing educational opportunities for you, and the other adults in your life as well. Estrella Mountain has about 15,000 students enrolled annually, with plans to grow the numbers through the years. The school focuses on giving its students the skills needed to enter a job right away with specialties in healthcare professions and industrial skills.