Mesa

Travel Guide
Mesa

At this desert city in Arizona, explore arid mountains and lush forest areas and discover plenty of cultural and artistic activities downtown.

With lakes, a national forest and the majestic Sonoran Desert on its doorstep, the city of Mesa is a gateway to outdoor fun and adventure. Located at the base of the Superstition Mountains in central Arizona, Mesa gives you plenty of ways to experience nature. Explore its cultural and historic attractions, including museums, concert venues and an ancient ceremonial site.

Make the most of Mesa’s beautiful scenery with a variety of active pursuits. Take one of the nature or dirt bike trails through the Lost Dutchman State Park. Look for the park’s animals, such as bobcats, jackrabbits and mule deer. Spot additional wildlife at the Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch. Nearly 200 bird species have been seen at this wetland sanctuary.

In the Tonto National Forest, explore one of its lakes by kayak, stand-up paddleboard, water ski or powerboat. Head up to the Superstition Mountains to cruise across Canyon Lake aboard the Dolly Steamboat. Salt River is a great place for tubing and floating picnics during the summer. At Saguaro Lake, climb aboard the Desert Belle for a more scenic view of the water.

Mesa has long served as a culinary gateway to Greater Phoenix with the neighboring farms and agritourism attractions providing a continuous bounty of seasonal goods to enjoy. Take a road trip filled with delights and culinary education. A dozen popular food-driven experiences line the Fresh Foodie Trail that winds visitors through Mesa and beyond into the neighboring regional towns of Gilbert and Queen Creek.

Discover the city’s indoor attractions with a walk around downtown. Visit the Mesa Arts Center for concerts, theater and art exhibits. Kids will enjoy hours of science, technology and art-based fun at the Idea Museum. See colossal dinosaur skeletons at the Arizona Museum of Natural History.

If you are a golf enthusiast, swing your clubs at one of Mesa’s golf courses. More than 40 courses are located within a 30-minute drive of the downtown area. For those who like to get active in the water, choose from a dozen public pools and water parks.

Mesa is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of Phoenix. The city is within easy reach of the Goldfield Ghost Town and is a good base from which to explore the historic Apache Trail.

The Azure Hotel
The Azure Hotel
2.5 out of 5
651 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ
The price is AU$125 per night from 21 Sep. to 21 Sep.
Located in the heart of Mesa, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Sloan Park, Arizona State University and Casino Arizona. Arizona Mills Mall and Chandler Fashion ...
4.3/5Excellent! (963 reviews)
"Awesome place to stay especially the President room👍"

Reviewed on 9 Sep. 2021

The Azure Hotel
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
3 out of 5
1422 W Bass Pro Drive, Mesa, AZ
The price is AU$175 per night from 3 Oct. to 3 Oct.
Located in Mesa Grande, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Mesa Riverview, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sloan Park and Hohokam Stadium. Arizona Museum of Natural ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (934 reviews)
"I love staying here when i fly in on business. I am super picky with hotels and this hotel is amazing. Some hotels you dont even want to take your shoes off but this one is great, its clean, still serves breakfast although i wish i was somthing other than breakfast sandwiches but hey thats fhe times ..."

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2021

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Mesa
DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Mesa
4 out of 5
1011 W Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ
The price is AU$178 per night from 23 Sep. to 23 Sep.
Situated in Mesa, this golf hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Sloan Park, Arizona State University and Tempe Town Lake. Tempe Beach Park and Chandler Fashion Center ...
4/5Very Good! (972 reviews)
"safe"

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Mesa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Monte Vista
Monte Vista
4 out of 5
8865 East Baseline Road, Mesa, AZ
Located in East Mesa, this holiday home is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Augusta Ranch Golf Club and within 3 miles (5 km) of Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
"Gated with guard and nice pool area."

Reviewed on 30 May 2021

Monte Vista
Loftium | Dreamy East Mesa Superstition Springs Home!
Loftium | Dreamy East Mesa Superstition Springs Home!
7460 E Crescent Cir *, Mesa, AZ
Located in East Mesa, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Desert Grove Family Medical, Superstition Springs Center and Superstition Springs Golf ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Exactly as pictured, comfortable and clean! Better than a hotel stay!
"Overall, this room was perfect for our needs and very affordable. It is exactly as pictured and described in the ad. The room is located in a house at the end of a cul-de-sac and when we first drove down the street, it looked like we might be kept awake all night by the neighborhood, but it turned ..."

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2021

Loftium | Dreamy East Mesa Superstition Springs Home!
Heated Pool - 2 Bed/2 Bath - RV Parking
Heated Pool - 2 Bed/2 Bath - RV Parking
7006 E Jensen St, Mesa, AZ
Located in East Mesa, this romantic holiday home is within 6 miles (10 km) of Longbow Golf Club, Superstition Springs Center and Arizona Commemorative Air Force ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Wonderful townhouse in NE Mesa
"The townhouse was perfect for our family of 4 to visit relatives in town. It was clean and the pool was beautiful. The property manager was extremely responsive to the few questions we had. Thanks for everything."

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2021

Heated Pool - 2 Bed/2 Bath - RV Parking
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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