Sunshine City’s overall master plan is integrated into the unspoiled natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Beautiful lakes with spectacular views of the golf course, pristine desert surroundings and blazing sunsets over beautiful mountain backdrops provide the perfect setting to enjoy a lifestyle full of activity or relaxation.
Local Area Information
Sunshine City offers an ideal active adult resort location, far enough away from the stress of big city life, yet within easy reach of shopping, restaurant, professional and medical services.
Restaurants: The following restaurants, fast food and fine dining establishments can be found within a 10 mile drive from Sunshine City: Barney’s Steaks & Seafood, BeDillon’s Restaurant, Big Wa Chinese, Borderline Cocina Mexicana, ChatterBox Cantina, Chili’s Gill & Bar, Coffee Creations, Copper Star Smoke House, Cracker Barrel, Dell’s Pizza & Sports Bar, Famous Sam’s, Johnny Carino’s, Megan’s Family Restaurant, McMashers Sports Bar, MiAmigo Richardo, Mr. K’s Food & Spirits, McDonald’s, Burger King, Arby’s, Denny’s, Del Taco, Jack-in-the-Box, KFC, Dairy Queen, Subway, Wendy’s, Whataburger, Sonic Drive-In, Peter Piper Pizza.
Shopping: Casa Grande is a veritable shopping mecca with an abundance of retail, discount and outlet shopping for all of your needs. Super Wal-Mart, Home Depot, The Outlets at Casa Grande, US Factory Outlet, Ace Hardware, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Casa Grande Mall, Office Max, Beall’s Dept. Store, Sears, Payless Shoe Source, JC Penney, Tri-Valley Health Foods.
Grocery & Drug Stores: Basha’s, Safeway, Albertson’s, Fry’s, Osco Drug, Walgreen’s, Florence Drug Co., and Centrum Healthcare Pharmacy are all just minutes from Sunshine City.
Hospital/Medical: Casa Grande Regional Medical Center and the Desert Valley Care Center provide long-term care. Other medical professionals in Casa Grande include: 41 physicians, four orthodontists, 12 chiropractors, four obstetricians, nine optometrists, and 17 dentists, with 32 additional physicians (specialists) available through the Associated and Allied Health Professions. Other medical facilities include: Ak Chin Health Clinic, Center for Family Medicine, Mt. Moriah Medical Clinic, NextCare Urgent Care, Surgery Center of Casa Grande.
Lodging: There are over 650 rooms available in the immediate vicinity which offers a convenient place to stay for family and friends.
Local Facilities: A broad range of facilities including senior centers, two museums, a library, a bowling center, fitness & racquet club, pools, movie theater, golf courses, an archery range, rodeo stadium and sky diving. There are more than 18 parks, many with ramadas, handball courts, tennis courts, softball diamonds, and playground equipment. There are numerous banks and credit unions throughout the area.
Airports: Sky Harbor International Airport is located approximately 45 miles northwest of Casa Grande; Tucson International Airport is located approximately 75 miles southeast. Local airports for small planes include Casa Grande Municipal Airport, the Gila Bend Municipal Airport and Eloy Municipal Airport.
Entertainment/Recreation: The area offers a multitude of recreational activities. Several museums, miniature golf, numerous golf courses, movie theaters, balloons rides, and the famous Casa Grande Ruins are all located within a short drive from Sunshine City. Many professional sports teams and College sports teams call Tucson and Phoenix home: UofA (NCAA), ASU (NCAA), Phoenix Suns (NBA), Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), Arizona Cardinals (NFL), Phoenix Coyotes (NHL). Turf Paradise (horse racing), Phoenix Greyhound Park (dog racing), and Phoenix International Raceway (NASCAR) with Indy Car, drag racing and jet boat racing are nearby for those who crave fast-paced excitement.