Queen Creek offer stunning views of Sonoran Desert scenery, plenty of fresh air, proximity to dozens of golf courses, and easy access to the amenity-packed urban centers of Chandler, Phoenix and Scottsdale... all with that warm, welcoming small-town feel. It combines the best of both worlds; just a few miles from the metropolitan centers of Phoenix and the East Valley, Queen Creek is just close enough to the action, yet still offers that quiet, peaceful escape. Queen Creek has low crime rates as well. Residents can hike and bike through the foothills of San Tan Mountain Regional park, or hone their riding skills at the Horseshoe Park Equestrian Center. The Queen Creek Performing Arts Center offers regular cultural events, fun local events and also local malls and marketplaces which provide shopping and dining galore. Add in three local golf courses and dozens more within easy driving distance, it is a winner with that amazing desert climate. Queen Creek also offers some of the highest-rated schools in the State of Arizona. Some popular communities in Queen Creek are Malone Estates, Bridal Ranch, Malone Estates, Dorada Estates, The Pecans, Medocino at Ash Creek, Johnson Ranch, The Promenade, Villagio, Cortina, Saddlewood Estates, Spur Cross, Caleda, Whitewing at Whisper Ranch, Gateway Quarter, Barney Farms, Sossaman Estates, Hastings Farms, Pecan Cove, Pegasus Airpark, Nauvoo Station, Saddlewood, Sonoqui Creek Ranch, Circle G at Queen Creek, Citrus Coves, Harvest, Rosewood Grove, Queenland Manor, Remington Heights, Goldmine Mountain, Goldmine Equestrian Estates, Legado, Ovation at meridian, Terravella, Will Rogers Equestrian Ranch, Montelena, San Tan Estates, San Tan Vistas Ranch and Quail Creek.