Sonoran Desert National Monument is the perfect getaway for those wanting some time in the fresh air.
This site is situated in Gila Bend, which is roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) from the state capital, Phoenix.
The region is fairly remote, so you should expect to have a short commute when you head for your room. Situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) away, the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is a strong choice. The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, Luxury Collection, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away, and the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, a commute of 60 miles (97 kilometers), are a couple or other places you can investigate.
Other Things to Do Near Sonoran Desert National Monument
You've come a long way, so surely Sonoran Desert National Monument isn't going to be your only stop. Once you've taken it in, be sure to investigate what else the area has to offer:
- Kick a ball around with your kids and explore your green surroundings at Burleson Park. You could even pack a picnic and make a day of it.
- Take some time off to read a book in Community Center Park, a leafy green oasis.
- Gila Bend Branch Library boasts a collection of fascinating books and various other resources that avid and occasional readers will both enjoy. Be sure to make enquiries in advance for important visiting information.