Gila Bend, Arizona
Gila Bend is a small town in Maricopa County, Arizona. The town took its name from the 90 degrees bend of the nearby Gila River. Despite its small size, there are many exciting attractions in Gila Bend that are worth the visit. In the epicentre of the 9/11 Memorial Park is a big steel beam (4,000lbs) that comes from the Ground Zero ruins of the WTC Twin Towers. Another impressive structure is the nearby Gillespie Dam Bridge that was built in 1927 and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. While in Gila Bend, don’t miss the famous Painted Rock Petroglyph Site. This site proves that the area is being inhabited since prehistoric times. This beautiful part of Maricopa County is worth staying for a week or so. There are many good the area that will help you minimize the cost of your holidays!