Youngtown: For Those Young and Young at Heart
A charming small town in Maricopa County, Youngtown, Arizona has an interesting story. It all started in 1954 when two (2) developers acquired a 320-acre farmland to build the first planned and exclusive community for retirees in the US. Yes, it was originally built for retirees, which makes its name really ironic!
Best Time to Visit
For those who want to visit Youngtown with perfect weather, the best times are the months of October through December. On the other hand, tourists flock during the months of January through March. For those who want to enjoy the best Youngtown, AZ rates and smaller crowds, it is best to visit during the month of August.
What to Do & Area Attractions
One of the best places to visit nearby is the Carnival of Illusion in Phoenix, where guests can enjoy a 1.5-hour magical show. The ticket prices are already inclusive of hand-printed tickets and a playbill. There are also discounts for large groups of 10 people or more. Those who watch a show may get special overnight room rates at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. Resort and parking fees are also waived, as part of a special treat. A more family-friendly attraction is the Cerreta Candy Factory. Everyone can enjoy watching how candies are produced. Visitors may choose from different packages, such as a chocolate tasting tour, a chocolate teddy bear decorating activity, a make-your-own-chocolate-bar activity, among others. There is also a VIP pass, which is inclusive of a pizza making activity after a factory tour. After a day of fun and excitement, book a stay at the Quality Inn & Suites Phoenix NW – Sun City or at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel.