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Lake Pleasant Regional Park
  1. Lake Pleasant Regional Park About a 30 minute drive for a day of activities. This 23,362 acre park offers many activities, such as camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Lake Pleasant is a water reservoir and is part of the Central Arizona Project waterway system – bringing water from the Lower Colorado River into Central and southern Arizona. MORE INFO
  2. Daisy Mountain Railroad – $4 for Non-Anthem Residents, $3.50 for Anthem Residents. The 2800 feet of track is a modified dogbone design with a loop on each end. It carefully winds it way past a tiered seating area cut into a sloping hill, past skateboard ramps, softball and soccer fields, through the tunnel, along the catch and release lakes, by the depot and circles the children’s playground before slowing to a stop at the loading platform. MORE INFO
  3. Pioneer Living History Museum – Children under 18 are $8, Adults are $10. See and feel how the early pioneers lived and worked in the harsh, unforgiving environment of this diverse land. When you take the self-guided, walking-tour through the Village, you discover a world devoid of paved streets, electricity, or running water that our ancestors once inhabited. Our “Classroom without walls” provides an enriching educational encounter by showing you the dwellings, tools, and everyday implements used by Arizona’s early residents to tame a frontier. Educators and students alike will find our Village an invaluable learning experience that will make them want to return again and again. MORE INFO
  4. Anthem Veterans Memorial –
    • The five pillars represent the unity of the five branches of the United States military serving steadfast together.
    • Staggered in size with their appropriate military seal placements on each pillar, the pillars are arranged in Department of Defense order of precedence.
    • At precisely 11:11 a.m. each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), the sun’s rays pass through the ellipses of the five Armed Services pillars to form a solar spotlight on the glass mosaic of The Great Seal of the United States. MORE INFO
  5. Ben Avery Shooting Facility – Founded in 1957, the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, formerly the Black Canyon Shooting Range, is one of the largest publicly operated shooting facilities in the country. MORE INFO
  6. Outlets at Anthem – Outlets at Anthem is always high on the itinerary with more than 60 designer brand shops. Your Savings & Shopping Destination.  MORE INFO
  7. Homes on Acreage Lots – Being on the outskirts of Phoenix has it’s benefits. You can find homes for sale on acreage lots, perfect for horses, RV storage, ATV’s and more. MORE INFO
  8. Phoenix Sonoran Preserve – The Sonoran Preserve, in North Phoenix, comprises more than 9,600 acres. Three hiking trailhead locations – Desert Vista, Desert Hills and Apache Wash – offers 36 miles of trails. MORE INFO
  9. Anthem Master Planned Community – Anthem is a neighborhood that is well known for their year round activities, primarily geared towards families. The community center offers youth soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, various forms of martial arts, and swimming amongst other activities for ages as early as toddler years. MORE INFO
  10. El Encanto Dos – Of course, you can’t have a great Arizona neighborhood without good Mexican Food. Each of the El Encanto restaurants have the feel of old Mexico and water features which create and warm and comforting atmosphere in which to enjoy our authentic handmade Mexican Cuisine. MORE INFO