Goodyear is located within 18 miles of the central business district of Phoenix Arizona, in the United States. Situated in Maricopa County, this suburb is home to the Goodyear Ballpark, the spring training camp for the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds major league baseball teams. Established in 1917 by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for the areas cotton, the city is now part of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Goodyear is known as a bedroom community of Phoenix. The Goodyear Centerpointe is a shopping center which includes retail outlets such as Toys R Us, Old Navy, Party City, and more. This city has a long agricultural history. Because of this, food companies such as Snyder’s of Hanover, Poore Brothers, and Del Monte Foods are located in the area. Amazon.com has a fulfillment center in Goodyear, and a second one in Phoenix. There are many options for serviced offices in Goodyear.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Goodyear Ballpark is a large baseball complex that is used as the spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds. Primarily used for baseball, this sports complex is also used to host community events such as the Goodyear Symphony Pops Concert, Independence Day Fireworks, and the monthly Farmer’s Market. Nearby Lake Pleasant offer options for water recreation. It offers boat docks and beach access. The lake is a popular destination for water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing, and other water sports. Dining options in Goodyear include Bill Johnson’s Big Apple, Nakama Sushi Restaurant & Lounge, Bella Luna Ristorante, Black Angus Steakhouse, Applebee’s, and Hoot & Howl. The Caballero Grill is the place to go if you are after some authentic, good quality all American cuisine. Ingredients are all fresh and sourced locally.
The nearest major airport to Goodyear is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from Phoenix, Arizona and is 23 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, which has domestic flights from Mesa, Arizona and is 54 miles from Goodyear. The city is located on Interstate 10, making it very accessible by car. Valley METRO bus route 562 provides a non-stop connection between Goodyear and Phoenix, with three services each way every day. Bus route 563 runs between Buckeye and Phoenix, also stopping in Goodyear on the way.