GLENDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2013) - Arizona is known for spring training, drawing baseball fans looking to catch a glimpse of their favorite teams before the season starts. For football fans, however, there's training camp, an opportunity to see how the home team is shaping up before hitting the field. On July 25th, the Arizona Cardinals will report to University of Phoenix Stadium, just minutes from SpringHill Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment District, to kick off their pre-season training.

On July 26th, the team will hold its first practice of the pre-season at Arizona Cardinals Stadium near this hotel. After years of training in Flagstaff, the team's new training home is at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where 17 practices will be open to the public through August 22nd. Admission and parking are free, making this a great day out for families and football fans alike.

With practices held in the afternoon, guests of this lodging in Glendale, AZ can use the rest of the day to explore the area. At Westgate City Center, visitors can spend the whole day shopping, with stops for great meals at a variety of restaurants. Catch a movie to beat the heat, or splash around in the numerous water features, a hit with the little ones. When night falls, there's no shortage of options, from laid-back bars and quaint ice cream shops to exciting dining and vibrant dance clubs. While Westgate offers entertainment just steps from the hotel, a rental car and a sense of adventure can take travelers to the Glendale Historic District, known for antiques shops. Spend a day exploring cultural attractions including the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Arizona Science Center, Children's Museum of Phoenix and Dorrance Planetarium.

Whether visiting from out of town or just across town, this hotel near University of Phoenix Stadium is offering great rates for fans during training camp. Discounts are available starting July 25th and will continue through the regular season.

For up-to-date information on training camp and more, visit, or follow the team on Twitter (@arizonacardinals) and Facebook.

About the SpringHill Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment District
Numerous things bring visitors to the Phoenix area, from major sporting events and family-friendly attractions to year-round warm weather and meetings with clients. At the SpringHill Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment District, guests have access to all of that -- and more. Take a step outside the doors of this Glendale hotel, and there visitors will find the University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals; Arena, home of the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes; MLB spring training at Camelback Ranch; and numerous shops, restaurants and nightlife options at Westgate City Center. Suite accommodations offer 25% more space than other area guest rooms, and each is equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, large desk, 32-inch flat-screen TV, sofa bed, plush bedding and pantry area with minifridge, coffeemaker, sink and microwave. Begin the day with a complimentary breakfast or a few laps in the outdoor heated pool. Business-friendly, with a 24-hour fitness center, this hotel also offers space for small events in its 500-square-foot conference room. Get a great deal year-round with Glendale, Arizona hotel offers.

Contact Information:

SpringHill Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment District
7370 N. Zanjero (Janjero) Boulevard
Glendale, Arizona 85305 USA