Reflections at Gila Springs Apartments
If you travel south from the southwestern corner of the Arizona State University Tempe campus, you will reach the Reflections of Gila Springs Apartments in approximately eight miles. Situated on North Kyrene Road, these apartments offer easy access to I-10, AZ-101 and AZ-202. The commute time to downtown Phoenix without traffic is approximately 30 minutes, so this is a prime location for commuters as well as students and faculty members heading to the university.
For the most direct route to the ASU campus, take Kyrene Road to South Rural Road. Go north on Rural until you reach your desired area of campus, or continue until it turns into Scottsdale Road to cross over Tempe Town Lake and visit the recreational areas north of campus. You can also take I-10 to University Drive to reach the western edge of campus, which is closer to the Wells Fargo Arena and the sports complexes located in north campus.
You may need to rely on your personal vehicle or use public transportation to reach ASU from this location, since it take more than two hours to walk and close to an hour to bike. The closest bus stop is less than a half mile away near the intersection of Kyrene and Gila Springs Boulevard North. Take a route 66 bus heading north on Kyrene towards Tempe TC, and get off at the Mill Avenue and University Drive stop. This place you on the western end of campus, and you can walk or take the Flash Forward buses to reach all university facilities. You can also use the Valley Metro busing system to reach most points of interest in Tempe and Phoenix.
The Gila Springs Apartments are located less than two miles from Pine Shadows Park and Desert Breeze Park. There are many shopping centers and retail stores minutes away on Chandler Boulevard, and the area is home to many restaurants serving everything from Thai to submarine sandwiches. This is also a convenient location for families, since schools like Kyrene Aprende Middle and Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary are close by.