Queen Creek is an exurb of Phoenix, Arizona.


It is in Maricopa County and had a population of about 26,000 as of 2010.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is the closest airport. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the closest major airport.

By carEdit

Queen Creek is along State Highways 87 and 587 and Interstate 10.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Queen Creek


  • 1 Queen Creek Library. The newest branch of the Maricopa County Library District that opened November 8, 2008.
  • 2 Queen Creek Olive Mill. A family-owned company that grows and presses olives for the production of high-quality extra virgin. It was featured on the Food Network show The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
  • Rittenhouse Elementary School (San Tan Historical Society Museum).


  • American Heritage Festival. Since 2003, the largest annual educational living history event in Arizona and the Southwestern US.
  • 1 Barney Family Sports Complex. A privately-owned and -operated indoor sports facility.
  • Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre. A large, publicly-owned and -operated equestrian facility that hosts regional events.
  • Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E Ocotillo Rd (inside the Queen Creek High School), +14809877469. There are many upcoming good shows there, and the food, shows, and seating are all quite good. It is small but very well-kept.
  • 2 Schnepf Farms. A family operated farm that holds frequent festivals.


  • 1 Queen Creek Marketplace, 21398 S Ellsworth Loop, +1 602 866-0900. This shopping mall includes grooming services, casual dining, and large theaters. There is a large selection of restaurants, and the theater has all the latest movies. In the theater, you are also allowed to pick your seats. The marketplace also has a large selection of popular clothing establishments.


  • Sushi Creek, 21805 S Ellsworth Rd #103, +1 480-677-4333. This sushi restaurant serves takeout and dine-ins but not delivery. It is smallish, but has good food and very nice service. This restaurant is also quite beautiful.
  • MOD Pizza, 21295 S Ellsworth Loop #101 (near the Queen Creek Marketplace), +1 602 483-5075. Pizzeria. Dine-in, takeout, and delivery. The atmosphere is very nice. The waiters are courteous and arrive on time. The food portions are filling, and the food itself is amazingly delicious.
  • Golden Harvest, 21805 S Ellsworth Rd # 112 (near the Queen Creek Marketplace), +1 480 987-8588. Long-standing Chinese restaurant. Takeout-only. Filling, delicious food with good portions and good service.



  • Best Western Gold Canyon Inn & Suites, 8333 E Sunrise Sky Dr, Gold Canyon (in Gold Canyon along the Superstition Freeway (U.S. Route 60)), +14806716000. The rooms and their bathrooms are clean. The hotel is air-conditioned, handicap-accessible, and also includes paid WiFi, free breakfast and parking, and an outdoor pool. There are also a few other hotels nearby. $89.


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