The town of Queen Creek is located in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is primarily situated in the south east corner of Maricopa County with some of the town falling in the Pinal County. The small town is within 37 miles of Phoenix. Queen Creek offers farms, ranches, and subdivisions with irrigated acre lots. This rural lifestyle is within easy driving distance of the big city.
The town of Queen Creek serves as a bedroom community for Phoenix, and also offers a great commercial retail area, along with agricultural crops. There are many shopping options in the town, including the Queen Creek Marketplace, the Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. San Tan Village, is just 15 minutes to the north, it is one of Arizona’s newest shopping malls. Tied to the Phoenix economy, Queen Creek has access to both metro-rail transport and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Companies located nearby include TRW and Arch Chemicals. There are many options for serviced offices nearby.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Town of Queen Creek is very popular during harvest time for its u-pick fruit and vegetable crops. The town also sponsors many seasonal festivals. The area is very scenic, with the San Tan Mountains on the south and the Superstition Mountains to the northeast. The San Tan Mountain Regional Park offers open space, hiking trails, and many recreational opportunities. The town’s historical sites include the Old Main school building and the ruins of a Butterfield Stage stop. Dining options in Queen Creek include The Deli, Sushi Creek, Queen Creek Café, and Serrano’s Mexican Food. San Tan Flat offers a unique dining experience with its bar and saloon, camp fire and horse saddles as bar stools. A very sociable place to eat and drink this restaurant serves highly recommended BBQ food.
The nearest major airport to Queen Creek is the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. This airport is 5 miles from the town center and offers domestic flights from Mesa, Arizona. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport offers both international and domestic flights from Phoenix, Arizona and is 34 miles from Queen Creek. The town can only be reached by road and there is no public transport running in the area. Queen Park is accessible via South Power Road and South Ellsworth Road, which both link to State Route 202 - the beltway surrounding eastern Phoenix.