What’s Nearby

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Things to Do Nearby

In downtown Mesa, you’ll find hundreds of unique shops, retailers, diverse restaurants, and award-winning arts and museums. Looking for activities to stay active? Mesa is a golfer's paradise and is home to a number of courses, such as Sunland Village Golf Club and Superstition Springs Golf Club. If you are into fishing, water sports, rafting, and more, explore the Salt River that flows directly through Phoenix and offers loads of fun for the whole family.

When you’re ready for a day trip, The Grand Canyon is a little over a 3-hour drive, but well worth it for the breathtaking, once in a lifetime views. Other natural attractions even closer to our community include:

  • Superstition Mountains
  • Apache Trail
  • Salt and Verde Rivers
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch trails
  • Cruise the Saguaro Lake aboard the Desert Belle or the Canyon Lake aboard the Dolly Steamboat.
boat on canyon river
group cheers outside

Activities for Everyone

There's no shortage in Mesa, such as museums and art exhibits that will entertain you for hours. From events at the Arizona Broadway Theatre and Old West towns, Mesa's got something for everyone. For the sports fans - snack on hot dogs and good old fashioned Cracker Jacks at the newly renovated Hohokam Stadium. Watch a classic baseball game or attend Spring Training to see the Oakland A’s play and hit a few home runs. Fly the Sonoran skies on a hot air balloon ride and get in touch with nature at the nearby Phoenix Zoo.

What's Nearby