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Posts from February 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016 11:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Cheers! 6 Bars for the Weekend

Popstar Rihanna once sang “Cheers to the weekend. I’ll drink to that!” We think that a week well spent working hard at the office (or wherever you work) calls for celebratory drinks on the weekend. We’ve put together a list of the 6 places that our 21+ readers need to drink at this weekend. Follow Rihanna’s footsteps and find your weekend drink at one of these bars: Postino East Wine Café : Wine drinkers will find their happy place at this warm, cozy restaurant and wine bar located in Heritage Square. With 36 unique, approachable wines to choose from, the

Monday, February 29, 2016 8:00 AM by Guest

5 Must-stop Places Along the Mesa Foodie Trail

Expedia.com highlighted local farms and restaurants where you can get the freshest crops and cuisine.   In the dusty desert of the Valley of the Sun, it’s striking to come across rich fields of thriving crops. Rows of greenery line the Arizona landscape, juxtaposing the dry heat and rocky horizon. In Mesa, Arizona , the farming scene and its back-to-basics practices are growing in popularity, and agritourism is becoming the next big thing. Agri-what? Agritourism is a travel niche, in which visitors venture to farms to learn about agricultural techniques and processes. At

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 8:00 AM

Rally For The Roots N' Boots Rodeo

Each March the rodeo comes to town in City Limitless®. Here, the Town of Queen Creek welcomes the Roots N’ Boots Festival celebrating the cowboy culture that surrounds rodeo. This year, the festivities begin on March 11 and for three full days visitors and residents alike will join to celebrate the town’s rural history, culture, and heritage.   One of the main draws of the Roots N’ Boots festival is the PRCA Rodeo. This is an exciting professional rodeo that only comes to City Limitless ® once a year. Last year, two of the shows sold out—so it really

Whether your idea of natural beauty is flowers, waterways, mountains or the desert, Arizona has lots of options to explore the wildlife and the beauty of the West. Hiking, kayaking, rock-climbing and biking are all popular ways that residents and visitors alike love to explore Arizona while getting lots of Vitamin D from the sunshine. If those adrenaline-pumping experiences aren’t what you’re looking for, we’ve got good news for you! There are ways to explore the beauty of the area without having to rappel down a cliff. Check out these lower-impact ways to experience the

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Get Your Guac On

Ya, ya, we know guac is extra but these guacamole stops in City Limitless® are worth the upcharge. Explore the flavors of the region through an assortment of inspired guacamole dishes found throughout the city: Barrio Queen Nationally-renowned for their tableside preparation of the bowl, the Queen tops her guacamole with fresh pomegranate seeds adding a pop of flavor to our favorite dip. Joyride Taco House Here, it’s more than Roma tomatoes added—Joyride goes all the way with tomatillos mixed into this house-made appetizer. The Original Blue Adobe Grille Blue Adobe’s

Monday, February 15, 2016 9:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Fort McDowell Adventures

Do you have a wild side that’s looking for adventure? The desert is full of adventures to be had and sights to see. Fort McDowell Adventures on the nearby Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has the thrills you’re looking for. Here are a few adventures we recommend checking out! Be a Cowboy The West was built by cowboys ridding on a horse. Experience a forgone era and take a horseback riding tour on Fort McDowell’s sprawling 25,000 acres. Ford a river and make friends with your horse as you catch the sights of the Sonoran desert! Take a Trip Down the River A river in the desert

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Spring Training Vacation Planning Starts Now!

With clear, blue skies and comfortable temperatures from the mid-70s to mid-80s, Mesa is the perfect place for Spring Training, just ask the Chicago Cubs and Oakland A’s! While the rest of the country is looking to a groundhog to predict when the snow will melt, players, coaches and fans revel in sunshine, Cracker Jacks and heart-pounding baseball games every March in Arizona. This will be the Cubs’ third season in their new home, Sloan Park and the Oakland A’s will batter up for a second season at their newly renovated home, Hohokam Park.  Mesa is in the heart of

Saturday, February 6, 2016 9:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Olive You! Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

If you didn’t catch that pun, look a little closer. Olive you = I love you. After all, that’s what Valentine’s Day is all about. What better way to show your significant other that you love them by taking them out to a beautiful Valentine’s Day dinner? Luckily for us, Mesa is home to amazing restaurants that are offering a up little celebratory dining experience for you to treat that special someone in your life.  Queen Creek Olive Mill: There’s no better place to say “Olive you!” than at Queen Creek Olive Mill. Spend a romantic evening in

Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:10 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Steps From The Stadium at Sheraton Mesa

Each year, the month of March brings thousands of baseball fans to Mesa for Major League Baseball Spring Training. During this time, nearly 2 million fans come to the stadiums to cheer on their favorite players and teams.   If you’re a Chicago Cubs fan, you’ll want to stay right in the middle of the Chicago Cubs Spring Training action at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West .   Located just steps from Sloan Park, the Chicago Cubs Spring Training stadium, this new property boasts an assortment of fun sports tie-ins. The Presidential Suite is known as the

With so much to do in City Limitless® we know you’re going to want to stay a while, but sometimes staying in a traditional hotel room can make you miss the comforts of home. Residence Inn Phoenix Mesa would be perfect to make your home away from home while you visit us.   With studio, one and two-bedroom suites available you’ll be able to take full advantage of your stay with a home base to come back to and relax. You’ll be treated to separate live, work and sleep areas so you can spread out. Each unit has a full equipped kitchen, but that doesn’t mean