has a desert location in the middle of the Santa Cruz Flats, close to I-10 about half way (60 miles) between Tucson and Phoenix, 15 miles southeast of Casa Grande
. The city center occupies about one square mile along Hwy 84, though the boundaries are much larger, extending north towards the I-10/I-8 intersection and south to the edge of the Sawtooth Mountains. Most lodging in town is along I-10, at exit 208 (Sunshine Blvd) and 200 (Sunland Gin Road). Area facilities include Eloy Municipal Airport
and Robson Ranch Sports Club
, which offers many fitness activities to residents and guests.
Eloy provides the closest accommodation to Picacho Peak State Park
, a quick 13 mile drive southeast along the interstate; this popular location features hiking trails across the slopes of an ancient volcano. Other natural areas nearby are Sonoran Desert National Monument
(35 miles) and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
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