A summer trip to Mesa, Arizona means longer days to fill with adventure and larger savings to keep your wallet full. Whether you are an ‘Adventure Explorer’ or a ‘Fresh Foodie,’ we have downloadable budget-friendly itineraries that will fit your lifestyle and budget. Covering stays from one to three nights, these itineraries have budgets ranging from $200 to $600. Don’t forget to save even more by visiting our deals and discounts page. Take advantage now of the great summer rates that Mesa hotels are offering.
DESERT OASIS: BOATING, FLOATING, AND ALL THINGS WATER
Don’t let the word ‘desert’ fool you. Mesa City Limitless® has a water oasis right in our backyard that supports a variety of activities. Rent a boat and speed through the canyon-carved passages of our lakes, or slow it down and join the tubing party on the Lower Salt River, also known as Arizona’s floating picnic. Arizona’s warm weather offers visitors the chance to get out on the water any time of year to kayak, stand up paddleboard, or enjoy a guided nature cruise aboard the Desert Belle.
PAINT THE TOWN PEACH THIS MAY
Join Schnepf Farms, the largest peach farm in the state of Arizona, as they celebrate their 23rd Annual Peach Festival. Walk down the orchard to pick ripe peaches straight off the tree, indulge in their Peachy Pancake Breakfast, and sample everything from sweets to salsa that incorporate these juicy fruits. Enjoy live music, hay rides, arts and crafts, and more for this two-weekend festival. For event details click HERE.
SIT BACK AND ENJOY THE RIDE – AND THE FOOD!
Mesa’s Fresh Foodie Trail® has always been a self-guided, belly-navigated tour, that is until now. Detours of Arizona has started a tour that will include three stops along the Fresh Foodie Trail®. Stop in Queen Creek Olive Mill to take their Olive Oil 101 class, see Schnepf Farm take agritainment to the next level, and grab a bite to eat at Joe’s Farm Grill at Agritopia. You’ll be thanking yourself for signing up for the tour when your food coma hits!
EVENTS HAPPENING AROUND MESA
ARIZONA CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM Party like it’s 1776 this 4th of July at the Arizona Celebration of Freedom! Enjoy live music, Revolutionary War reenactments, an All-American meal and more at this free festival at the Mesa Convention Center. Come early for the festivities but be sure to stick around to watch the firework display light up the night sky.