The City of Avondale, AZ
Avondale is a popular city in the state of Arizona with a total of 85,212 residents living there. Avondale is ranked as the twelfth most populated city in Arizona and the 319th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Maricopa County. The largest nearby city to Avondale is Phoenix, approximately 16 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Avondale, including Mariscos Las Playitas, Dominos Pizza, New Wok, Bamboo Palace Buffet and Great China. For a larger selection of Avondale restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Avondale Golf Courses, Auto Race Tracks, Arenas and/or Zoos, including the Estrella Mountain Golf Course, Palms Course at Palm Valley Golf Club, Villa de Paz Golf Course, Coldwater Golf Club and Phoenix International Raceway. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Avondale please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Avondale:
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT)
- Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX)
- Scottsdale Airport (SCF)
Avondale, Arizona Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Avondale experiences an average high temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 55 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.71 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Avondale with daytime temperatures averaging 105 degrees in the summer, and 69 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Avondale to receive an average of 1.02 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.86 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 125 degrees in the summer and as low as 16 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Avondale should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 87 degrees, and nighttime lows of 52.
Avondale, Arizona Attractions
1Arizona Science Center - Phoenix,
Arizona Science Center is focused on inspiring, educating, and entertaining people about science. The Center is located in Heritage and Science Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix, . Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits, the Center is able to provide their 400,000 annual visitors with interactive experiences. Aside from the permanent exhibitions, Arizona Science Center has featured a number of nationally traveling exhibitions.
2Arizona Veterans Memorial Arena - Phoenix,
The Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a 14,870-seat multi-purpose indoor arena in Phoenix, Arizona in the US, that can be found on the grounds of the Arizona State Fair. It is commonly referred to as simply the Coliseum.
3ASU Karsten Golf Course - Tempe,
The ASU Karsten Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1989, this Tempe course designed by Pete Dye is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 480-921-8070. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
4Blue Course at Wigwam Resort, The - Litchfield Park,
The Blue Course at Wigwam Resort is a 54 hole resort golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1965, this Litchfield Park course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 623-935-9414. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 451 N Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
5Boulders Golf Club & Resort -North - Carefree,
The Boulders Golf Club & Resort -North is an 18 hole resort golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. This course is located in the city of Carefree, . Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 480-488-9028.
Address: 34636 N Tom Darlington, Carefree, AZ 85377
6Canyon/Oasis Course at Phoenician, The - Scottsdale,
The Canyon/Oasis Course at Phoenician is a 27 hole resort golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1981, this Scottsdale course designed by Jack Snyder & Ted Robinson is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 480-423-2449. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 6000 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
7Castles N' Coasters - Phoenix,
Castles N' Coasters is an amusement park and family amusement center located in Phoenix, Arizona. The about 10-acre park features four outdoor 18-hole miniature golf courses, several rides, and an indoor video game arcade. The park was built in 1980, and is designed in a Middle-Eastern motif though other eras are featured such as the Wild West-themed miniature golf course and log flume ride.
8Cave Creek Golf Course - Phoenix,
The Cave Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1984, this Phoenix course designed by Jack Snyder is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 602-866-8076. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 15202 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85023
9Center for Meteorite Studies - Tempe,
Founded in 1960, on the Tempe Campus of Arizona State University, the Center for Meteorite Studies houses the world's largest university-based meteorite collection. The collection contains specimens from over 1,600 separate meteorite falls and finds, and is actively used internationally for planetary, geological and space science research. The Center also operates a meteorite museum which is open to the public.
10Championship Course at Aguila Golf Course - Laveen,
The Championship Course at Aguila Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 2002, this Laveen course designed by Gary Panks is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 602-237-9601. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shrt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 8440 S 35th Ave, Laveen, AZ 85339
Avondale, Arizona Hotels
7Holiday Inn Express Phoenix-i-10 West/goodyear
1313 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ 85338
10Residence Inn By Marriott Phoenix Goodyear
2020 N Litchfield Road
Goodyear, AZ 85338
Avondale, Arizona Restaurants
This is a list of Avondale Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Chinese Restaurants, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Published February 10, 2012
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Published January 2, 2012
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Published May 2, 2011
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Published August 21, 2010
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