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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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The Dutton Theater Mesa
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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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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Cutting Board Bakery and Cafe
The Cutting Board Bakery and Cafe
Ranked #1 of 781 Restaurants in Mesa
Cornish Pasty Co
Cornish Pasty Co
Ranked #2 of 781 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Organ Stop Pizza
Organ Stop Pizza
Ranked #3 of 781 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner
T.C. Eggington's
T.C. Eggington's
Ranked #4 of 781 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dolce Vita Italian Grocer
Dolce Vita Italian Grocer
Ranked #5 of 781 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: Italian

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Viewpoint RV & Golf Resort
$25 - $75
Ranked #3 of 12 Specialty Lodging in Mesa
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Monte Vista RV Resort
$25 - $75
Ranked #5 of 12 Specialty Lodging in Mesa

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Comfort Inn Chandler
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn Chandler
$65 - $131
Ranked #4 of 28 Hotels in Chandler
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Days Hotel Mesa Country Club
2.5 of 5
Days Hotel Mesa Country Club
$59 - $192
Ranked #3 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Phoenix Mesa West
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Phoenix Mesa West
$75 - $194
Ranked #4 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
$89 - $195
Ranked #6 of 55 Hotels in Mesa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician
5.0 of 5
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician
$592 - $1,011
Ranked #1 of 78 Hotels in Scottsdale
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Westin Kierland Villas
4.0 of 5
Westin Kierland Villas
$241 - $524
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
$364 - $1,395
Ranked #4 of 78 Hotels in Scottsdale
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