Explore All the Best Things to do in Casa Grande, AZ

Set amid palms and desert just 45 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, this resort is famed for playing host to sports and Hollywood celebrities. It combines its legendary baseball history as a training ground for the San Francisco Giants and its professional golf facilities to create a unique experience.

The hotel's lounge features photos of the many sports and movie stars who have visited, including Willie Mays and John Wayne. Guests can swim year round in the heated pool (shaped like a baseball bat), golf on the 18-hole PGA championship course designed by Ralph Plummer, or explore one of the many fun things to do in Casa Grande, AZ.

L.E. Hotels Top 10 Things to Do

John Jacobs' Golf School
Onsite. Francisco Grande Hotel and Golf Resort is the new home to the John Jacobs' Golf School which is the world leader in golf instruction. Improve your golf game. Guaranteed! Yes, it is a bold promise. But John Jacobs' Golf Schools curriculum and professional instructors have a proven track record of helping people immediately improve their game. Whether you choose group, individual or corporate instruction, prepare to take your game to the next level.

Casa Grande Ruins
12 miles. For over a thousand years, prehistoric farmers inhabited much of the present-day state of Arizona. When the first Europeans arrived, all that remained of this ancient culture were the ruins of villages, irrigation canals and various artifacts. Among these ruins is the Casa Grande, or "Big House," one of the largest and most mysterious prehistoric structures ever built in North America. Casa Grande Ruins, the nation's first archeological preserve, protects the Casa Grande and other archeological sites within its boundaries. You are invited to see the Casa Grande and to hear the story of the ancient ones the Akimel O'otham call the Hohokam, "those who are gone."

Harrah's Casino
24 miles. Harrah's is the place to play, and win in Arizona!

Chandler Fashion Mall
29 miles

Frank Lloyd Wright Museum
45 miles. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation was established in 1940 as the repository of the life work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The Foundation maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is committed to advancing the ideas and principles of organic architecture, organic education, and conservation of the natural environment. The Foundation also seeks to preserve and enhance the lifetime contributions and ideas of Frank Lloyd Wright, and make available to the public opportunities to study and experience organic architecture.

Bank One Ballpark
38 miles

Arizona Center (entertainment complex)
39 miles

Old Town Scottsdale
40 miles

Sky Dive Arizona
Located half way between Phoenix and Tucson, the largest skydiving resort in the world.

Firebird International Raceway
More than just a race track.