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Best of Mesa Guide

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Mesa
Mesa is a thriving metropolis in the southwest, with lifestyle and leisure pursuits in high demand by visitors. Surrounded by the Sonoran Desert, Mesa is a playground for outdoor recreation, with convenient access to three lakes, two rivers and endless hiking trails. The city’s downtown is a vibrant epicenter with boutiques, antique shops, museums, studios and cafes – all anchored by Mesa Arts Center. Mesa is home to a stunning collection of golf courses, superb dining and upscale shopping.

All things to do » Things to do

Usery Mountain Regional Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Commemorative Air Force Museum
Commemorative Air Force Museum
Attraction type: Military Museums
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Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Arizona Museum of Natural History
Arizona Museum of Natural History
Owner description: The Arizona Museum of Natural History is the premier natural history museum in Arizona. It is dedicated to inspire wonder, respect, and understanding for the natural and cultural... more Owner description: The Arizona Museum of Natural History is the premier natural history museum in Arizona. It is dedicated to inspire wonder, respect, and understanding for the natural and cultural history of the Southwest. Explore Arizona and the Southwest from the creation of the earth 4.5 Billion years ago to the present. See the origins of life on earth, meteorites and minerals. In Dinosaur Hall, discover some of the biggest dinosaurs that ever lived, and on Dinosaur Mountain see how some appeared and sounded in a natural context. In a Walk through Time, explore ancient Arizona's Paleozoic Seas, Triassic Petrified Forest, monsters of the Cretaceous Seas, and the first animals to fly. "Rulers of the Prehistoric Skies", our newest exhibit, presents the amazing diversity of Pterosaurs, the flying reptiles of the Mesozoic. Neither dinosaurs nor birds, Pterosaurs ruled the skies from about 225 to 65 million years ago. less
Attraction type: Museums; History Museums
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The Dutton Theater Mesa
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Cutting Board Bakery and Cafe
The Cutting Board Bakery and Cafe
Ranked #1 of 789 Restaurants in Mesa
Organ Stop Pizza
Organ Stop Pizza
Ranked #2 of 789 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner
Cornish Pasty Co
Cornish Pasty Co
Ranked #3 of 789 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
Red White & Brew
Red White & Brew
Ranked #4 of 789 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: American
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours
T.C. Eggington's
T.C. Eggington's
Ranked #5 of 789 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Baymont Inn & Suites Mesa
2.5 of 5
Baymont Inn & Suites Mesa
USD 53 - 157
Ranked #12 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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BEST WESTERN Mezona Inn
2.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Mezona Inn
USD 52 - 151
Ranked #13 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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Viewpoint RV & Golf Resort
USD 25 - 75
Ranked #4 of 12 Speciality Lodging in Mesa

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
3.0 of 5
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
USD 100 - 259
Ranked #1 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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Days Hotel Mesa Country Club
2.5 of 5
Days Hotel Mesa Country Club
USD 62 - 284
Ranked #3 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Mesa Superstition Springs
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Mesa Superstition Springs
USD 95 - 202
Ranked #4 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician
5.0 of 5
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician
USD 326 - 1,345
Ranked #1 of 78 Hotels in Scottsdale
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Westin Kierland Villas
4.0 of 5
Westin Kierland Villas
USD 237 - 589
Ranked #3 of 78 Hotels in Scottsdale
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Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
USD 317 - 824
Ranked #4 of 78 Hotels in Scottsdale
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