2020 has been a strange year, to say the least, and we know that it has been extremely difficult on families. COVID-19 has made it more difficult than ever to get out and enjoy time together.

In Gilbert, we are thrilled to see the overwhelming community outreach, help, and dedication to one another from residents and visitors alike. From the delicious restaurants to the historical downtown shops, store owners are doing their best to provide a safe and fun experience for your whole family. If you are looking for a great family getaway, come visit us in Gilbert today! Located in Phoenix metro, Gilbert is a fantastic place to make your time with your family perfect.

The Farm at Agritopia

If you are looking for a taste of the farm lifestyle during your trip to the Phoenix area, the Farm at Agritopia is a truly unique experience. This beautiful and quiet section of Gilbert is lined with fruiting citrus and palm trees that leave you feeling transported to a tropical vacation. Enjoy the flavors and the wears from the farm and local vendors at Farm Night, every 2nd Wednesday starting October 14th. Grab dinner or takeout and check out Barnone, a converted Quonset hut now occupied by a collection of 12 makers. They craft everything from local wine to custom greeting cards.

Studio 223

Do you have someone in your family who loves crafts? Do your children love to paint? If so, the awesome take and make kits from Studio 223 will be a huge hit with your family. From beautiful signs for your home to amazingly fragrant candle kits, Studio 223 offers a wide selection of amazing DIY kits that you can take home and build with your family. These kits come with all the parts, wood, and supplies that you need to easily accomplish your project with even the most distractible member of your family. While you are here, schedule a workshop, tour our design gallery, or pick up a beautiful piece for your home!

The Riparian Reserve at Water Ranch

If you are looking for something a bit more serene and quiet, the Riparian Reserve at Water Ranch is what you are looking for. This beautiful oasis in the Sonoran Desert is home to 300 species of birds, 4.5 miles of hiking trails, and some of the most beautiful views in the state. Dogs are welcome on all trails and there are multiple viewing blinds along the water to take your wildlife viewing to the next level. You can even fish, visit our campsites, or come to stargaze at some of the clearest skies you have ever seen.

If you are planning a trip to the Phoenix area and are looking for a fun place for the whole family, look no further than Gilbert. From our beautiful shopping areas to our breathtaking scenery, Gilbert is one of the best places in Arizona to breathe in some fun and relaxation. Schedule your visit today to see why Gilbert is one of Arizona’s favorite getaways for the whole family!