The City of Glendale hugs the western border of Phoenix and roughly stretches from Pinnacle Peak Road to the north, to Camelback Road on the south and from 43rd Avenue on the east to Luke Air Force Base and Reems Road on the west. Glendale can be accessed from Interstate 17, Interstate 10 and the convenient Loop 101.
Here are some general directions to Glendale’s most common points of interest:
Historic Downtown Glendale shopping area and Visitor Center (59th and Glendale Avenues)
The Glendale Visitor Center is on Glenn Drive, just one block north of Glendale and one block east of 59th Avenue in the “Bank of America” building north of Murphy Park. Free covered parking is available at our Palmaire Parking Structure located at 5835 W. Palmaire Ave which is just north of the Glendale Visitor Center in the Bank of America Building at 58th Avenue and Glenn Drive. The parking structure features 600 spaces.
From Loop 101 — exit on 59th Avenue. Travel south approximately 9 miles to Glendale Avenue.
From Interstate 17 — exit on Glendale Avenue and travel west approximately 5 miles to 59th Avenue. The historic shopping area is located at the northeast quadrant of 59th and Glendale Avenues.
Arrowhead Towne Center (75th Avenue and Bell Road)
From Loop 101 — exit on Bell Road and travel approximately 1 mile east. The Bell Road entertainment corridor stretches from 83rd to 59th Avenues along Bell Road.
From Interstate 17 — exit on Bell Road and travel west to 59th Avenue. The Bell Road entertainment corridor stretches from 83rd to 59th Avenues along Bell Road.
Gila River Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium (91st and Glendale Avenues)
The nation’s premiere multi-sport entertainment complex is located just south of Glendale Avenue between 91st and 99th Avenues
From Loop 101 — exit on Glendale Avenue and travel approximately 1 mile east.
Luke Air Force Base (Litchfield Road and Glendale Avenue)
From Interstate 10 — exit on Litchfield Road and head north approximately 6 miles to Glendale Avenue
From Loop 101 — exit on Glendale Avenue and head west approximately 5 miles to Litchfield Road
For a map of Downtown Glendale or to get specific driving directions click here.