Itineraries

Day One

Bike or Hike the White Tank Mountains

Lace your hiking boots or inflate the tires on your mountain bike and hit the trails! The White Tank Mountains is the largest regional park in Maricopa County with nearly 30,000 acres of beautiful, rugged ridges and canyons. This park is home to more than 30 miles of shared-use trails ranging in length from 0.9 mile to 7.9 miles, and difficulty from easy to strenuous. Website

Breakfast at Nick’s Diner II

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at this local gem! Known for its homestyle fixins’, generous portions and comfortable atmosphere, Nick’s Diner II is a popular place to grab a meal that is sure to please the hungriest of diners. Website

Arts HQ & WHAM Art Gallery

Art is alive in Surprise and you’re sure to be moved by the work created by gallery members and community artists. These charming galleries are within a 10 minute drive of each other and admission is free. Arts HQ Website | WHAM Art Website

Lunch at Saigon Kitchen

Experience the art of Vietnamese food at this award winning restaurant! Voted a ‘Top 10 Local Favorite’ by Surprise residents consecutively for the past three years, you’re guaranteed to savor every bite. Enjoy classic Vietnamese fare in a trendy ambience that attracts hundreds of ravenous Spring Training fans each year! Website

Fun & Games at Uptown Alley

Strike up the entertainment! Uptown Alley has something fun for everyone including 40 lanes of state-of-the-art bowling, an upscale, casual full service restaurant, two high-energy bars, a sports theater, billiards, laser tag, over 80 video and prize games, live entertainment, private party rooms and much more. Website

Martinis and Dinner at Vogue Bistro

Pair your delicious French-American inspired entrée with one of many designer martinis at this jewel in the city’s contemporary cuisine crown, Vogue Bistro. Dine on the patio or in the intimate dining room and watch the sunset over the White Tank Mountains as you enjoy a savory meal. Website

Day Two

Golf

Sun City Grand is the home of four Billy Casper and Greg Nash signature golf courses. The Desert Springs was the first Championship course built in Sun City Grand in 1996. The Granite Falls South and North courses were built next in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Finally, Cimarron was built in 2002 and is considered by most to be the most challenging of the four courses.  Sun City Grand is a full service golf operation with driving ranges, full service golf shops and food and beverage service. Website

Lunch at Amuse Bouche

Featured in New York Times and named one of the best new restaurants by Phoenix Magazine, Amuse Bouche offers French- inspired bistro food in a quaint neighborhood restaurant. Amuse Bouche focuses on old-world importance; food made with the highest quality, freshest ingredients. This local favorite is sure to serve a meal you won’t soon forget. Website  

The Pottery Place Warehouse

Shop the largest and most unique collection of indoor/ outdoor pottery and home décor in Surprise. Low prices combined with artisan Spanish Colonial, Tuscan, Contemporary and Southwestern creations make The Pottery Warehouse a must-visit destination for anyone wanting to acquire a truly unique piece of Arizona. Website

Bites & Brews at State 48 Brewery

You’ll go for the brews but stay for the fun! Wood fired oven pizza, classic brewery bites and cornhole await you at this family-friendly local hangout. With craft beers on tap and delicious local flavors to complement the brews, you’re guaranteed to enjoy every bite and sip! So what are you waiting for? Website