Itineraries

Day One

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

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium & Safari Park

Get ready for adventure as you experience Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered animals, with more than 600 separate species, rides, a petting zoo and daily shows! Discover the wonders of life in the water at the aquarium, filled with hundreds of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles. The aquarium’s South Pacific Reef tunnel tank also features the longest acrylic tunnel in Arizona. Get as up close and personal with the world’s water life as possible without getting wet! Website

Lunch & Play 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

Dinner at Oregano’s Pizza Bistro

Come with a big appetite because Oregano’s award-winning dishes are a mix of old world classics and cool new recipes, served up in big portions! Fun tip: Ask your server for some pizza dough to keep the kids busy molding, stretching, and tasting while you wait! Website

Day Two

Breakfast at Star Donuts

These donuts are so super fresh and tasty, that it’s hard to eat just one. Plus, try a handcrafted Boba tea to go with it. 14155 W Bell Rd. Ste. 109 Surprise, AZ 85374

Playtime at Surprise Community Park

This beautiful park is located right in the heart of City Center near Surprise Stadium, a regional public library and City Hall! Take some time to relax while the kids play on the playground; get a game together on the basketball, pickleball or sand volleyball courts; enjoy a peaceful day of fishing at the 5-acre Urban Fishing Lake; or take your pup to the dog park. It’s a great place for the whole family to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine! Website

Aquatic Center (summer) or Tennis (winter)

When the summer sun’s out, it’s the perfect time to hit the water at Surprise Aquatic Center. It includes a zero depth area with water play features, water slides, a vortex whirlpool, competition pool, and diving well.  In the winter months (or the summer months, if you choose), come play at one of the largest tennis complexes in the Southwest! There’s 25 tennis courts, featuring 17 lighted courts for night play, and two racquetball courts. Aquatic Center Website | Tennis Website

Native Grill & Wings

This award-winning Arizona-based restaurant chain is known for their fantastic chicken wings, New York style pizza and family friendly-friendly environment! Website

Afternoon Treat at PinkaBella Cupcakes

You won’t want to miss the delectable gourmet cupcakes served up at PinkaBella! Their tasty treats are as amazing to look at as they are to eat. Website

Kids Indoor Playtime

Luv 2 Play Surprise is a 8,600 sq. ft. facility with three levels of indoor playground, including crawl tubes, slides, tunnels, ball blaster arena and much more. It also features a full café that caters to kids and adults with coffee, wine and beer options and free Wi-Fi! Website

Mexican Meal at Rio Mirage

Enjoy amazing Sonoran style recipes handed down for generations at Rio Mirage Café! Arizona is known for incredible authentic Mexican food, and you will love the fresh and flavorful dishes that are served up here, including homemade flour tortillas prepared daily! Website

Movie at AMC

Relax, grab some popcorn and watch the latest movie releases at AMC Surprise Pointe 14. This theatre features IMAX, an immersive moviegoing experience, and REALD 3D movies with amazing depth and clarity! Website