Queen Creek, Arizona's Best-Kept Secret
One of America’s best small towns, Queen Creek with a population of approximately 33,000, is located southeast of Phoenix and just 10 mnutes from Williams Gateway Airport. Queen Creek is one of the best kept secrets in Arizona.
Its natural recreational areas and semi-rural lifestyle is the draw for Arizonans looking for a quieter lifestyle. Outdoor enthusiasts love the Supersition Mountain trails as well as the four nearby 18-hole golf courses. Founder’s Park Community Center, The Town Hall and the local schools offer ball fields and sports courts for more outdoor fun. The Queen Creek Performing Arts center is located on the campus of Queen Creek High School to provide a venue for concerts, art exhibits and other cultural events.
Among Queen Creek’s top attractions are the Queen Creek Olive Mill, Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center with its beautiful rodeo grounds and San Tan Mountain Regional Park with its great uncrowded trails. The Old West Desert Tours offer the best jeep tours for a fun day exploring.
QUEEN CREEK HOUSING MARKET
Some of the southeast Valley’s most affordable new houses can be found in the growing San Tan Valley area.
The area spreads from Maricopa County into Pinal County. The Queen Creek ZIP Code 85142, the entrance to the San Tan Valley area, posted a 11.3 percent increase in home prices last year and a 86 percent jump in new home sales.