We all need a Staycation - Visit Glendale AZ
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A local staycation is the perfect place to rejuvenate. Staybridge Suites offers everything you need to enjoy a refreshing weekend away from home and responsibilities. Save money and enjoy the hotel’s complimentary breakfast buffet or whip up your own creation in its guest rooms with a full kitchen. Staybridge is located adjacent to Westgate Entertainment District and has its own complimentary shuttle, ideal for navigating around area attractions.

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Location: Renaissance Hotel & Spa Glendale || Staybridge Suite Glendale

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If you’re looking for a soothing day at the spa or a good night in an exclusive lounge, book your weekend at the Renaissance Hotel & Spa. Experience the amenities that make this staycation destination unique to Glendale. Located near the Westgate Entertainment District, there is endless fun to be had when you’re in the middle of all the action.

 

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Location: Cerreta’s Candy Company || Catlin Court Historic District || Haus Murphy’s

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Your staycation isn’t complete if you haven’t booked a tour at Cerreta Candy Company. Located in the heart of downtown Glendale, this family-owned candy factory founded more than 50 years ago takes guests on the sweetest journey of their lives. Take a Willy Wonka like factory tour and see where the magic is made! Tours are 30 minutes long,  Monday- Friday 10am and 1pm.

 

If you’re looking for truly unique shopping and dining experiences, look no further than Catlin Court, located right in Historic Downtown Glendale. It’s clear why Catlin Court made Phoenix Magazine’s list of “Neighborhoods We Love.” Must see shops like the Arizona Doll and Toy Museum, Papa Ed’s Ice Cream and Kimberly Ann’s Victorian Tea Room bring you back to the good ol’ days.

 

Glendale brings a taste of Europe to you. Haus Murphy’s has been serving the finest German food in the Valley for 24 years. It’s not just a hidden Glendale gem, it’s a favorite among patrons worldwide. If you’re craving authentic German cuisine or even just a giant pretzel with a side of Polka and a huge beer, Haus Murphy’s is where you need to be to make your staycation that much better.

 

 

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Location: Sahuaro Ranch Park

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One of the only places you’ll see peacocks roaming around in the open that’s not a zoo happens to be right in this glorious city. Sahuaro Ranch Park is another nice park with playgrounds, a dog park, sports fields, and plenty of shade and green grass. Explore the history of Glendale with its unique historic ranch buildings. Visitors can picnic while smelling the roses, watch the beautiful peacocks, or look around the old ranch grounds.

 

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Location: Top Golf || Stir Crazy Comedy Club || Westgate Entertainment District

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Topgolf is everyone’s game. No matter the occasion, everyone will have a blast at this premier entertainment destination in Glendale. With a blend of technology and entertainment, Topgolf has made socializing a sport with no pressure to have a good swing or score the most points. With climate-controlled bays, and plenty of eats and drinks, Topgolf won’t disappoint.

 

Who doesn’t need a good laugh every once in a while? Look no further than Stir Crazy Comedy Club, a small and intimate venue with a classy lounge feel located in the center of the Westgate Entertainment District. This comedy club hosts nationally recognized comedians who are known to make people laugh, no matter what!

 

Westgate Entertainment District is a one-of-a-kind completely interactive shopping, dining and entertainment experience that is perfect for the entire family. Conveniently located in Glendale, this buzzing hotspot is minutes from Historic Downtown Glendale, anchored by Gila River Arena and adjacent to State Farm Stadium.

 

 

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Location: Papa Ed’s Ice Cream || State 48 Funk House || Saddle Ranch Chop House

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At Papa Ed’s Ice Cream, his backyard is your backyard, a place to relax and laugh and enjoy some premium, affordable and, of course, delicious ice cream. This family-owned business has served cold treats for more than 10 years now and has upgraded from a garage to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor in the Catlin Court Historic District in downtown Glendale.

 

If you’re looking for some good-tasting beer, State 48 Funk House won’t let you down. A part of four different breweries, this location in Glendale has a 20 barrel system which brews the sours and other mixed fermentation beers. It also features a full-service menu on top of 12 lanes of bowling, two pool tables, and a shuffleboard table. Conveniently located next to the Arizona Cardinals and Coyotes stadiums, it’s the perfect place to party after a sporting event.

 

Founded nearly 20 years ago, Saddle Ranch Chop House is a “Rock Meets Western” vibe where guests stay long after their plates have been licked clean to experience unique entertainment with friends and family. The rustic, ranch-style building features western props and memorabilia, blending the concept of an Aspen ski lodge with an old Western saloon.    

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing time or for a little more excitement Glendale has something for everyone. Don’t forget to look into our staycation deals available at a variety of locations this summer.

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