Sahara Palms-Playa Palms Apartments
The Sahara Palms-Playa Palms Apartments are located approximately nine miles southeast of the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. Though the apartment complex is in city of Gilbert, residents still enjoy a 20-minute commute to the university in light traffic. The community is also convenient to US-60 and AZ-101, and you can reach downtown phoenix in approximately 30 minutes without traffic.
To reach the eastern edge of the ASU campus quickly, take US-60 West to the AZ-101 Loop. Go north on the Loop, taking the Price Road exit to reach University Drive. Heading west on University will take you into campus, and you can reach all university buildings from this road. If you want to explore Tempe and Phoenix, continue on University until you exit the western edge of campus or turn north to explore the parks positioned along Tempe Town Lake.
It takes approximately 45 minutes to bike to the ASU Tempe campus from the Sahara Palms-Playa Palms Apartments, so driving a car is the recommended form of transportation. If you need to take public transportation, expect to spend up to an hour traveling to campus on the light rail.
The closest bus stop is less than half a mile away near Country Club Drive and San Angelo Street. To get to the light rail station, you can take the Arizona Avenue LINK or a route 112 bus headed north on Country Club. Get off at the Main Street exit, walk to the light rail station and board the westbound train heading toward 19th Avenue and Dunlap. Get off at College Avenue and Veterans Way, which is on the western edge of campus. You can take Fast Forward buses or walk to reach any area of the university.
The Sahara Palms-Playa Palms Apartments are located three miles east of the Dobson Ranch Golf Course and approximately three miles northwest of the Neely Ranch Riparian Preserve and the McQueen District Park. You won’t have to travel more than a mile to find restaurants, grocery stores and shopping centers from this location.