Wildflowers in the desert
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Tip-Toe Through the Wildflowers
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Hiking in Lost Dutchman State Park
Superstition Mountains
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Posts from June 2014

Splash, swim and slide at  Golfland Sunsplash   Waterpark  in Mesa by day...or night! Mesa's very own 20-acre waterpark and entertainment center is full of fun for everyone. One of the more popular water attractions is the giant  Thunder Bay Wavepool . This incredible attraction holds 450,000 gallons of water that is set to a timer, setting swimmers in motion every 12 minutes to a barrage of waves not unlike the Pacific Ocean. Grab a raft and hang on for this wet and wild ride!       Not to be missed is the new Double Dare , a six-story-tall slide that

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 3:03 PM

Refreshing Summer Sips in Mesa

Queen Creek Olive Mill     Visitors in Mesa can cool off in style this summer at the  Queen Creek Olive Mill , Arizona's only family-owned, working olive mill. Dubbed as one of Arizona's premier agritourism destinations, you won't want to miss joining them on Sunday, June 22, 2014 for their first  Summer Sangria Social  of the year. Enjoy fruity beverages and listen to live music as a nice ambience fills the summer air. Summer Sangria Socials will be held every other Sunday inside the Marketplace and include samplings of red sangria, white sangria, yellow

If you thought catching an Arizona sunset was on the must-do list, try seeing our stars! Mesa's night sky programming is one of the most popular year-round activities for visitors to the Southwest. In Mesa, Arizona's third-largest city, you can get far enough from the bright city lights and open up your eyes to a star-studded sky. Arizona's clear desert skies offer some of the finest viewing conditions in the world for astronomical observations. The Italian astronomer Galileo is credited with pointing the first telescope skyward almost 400 years ago and we've been entranced

Save the date  on Friday, July 4th, 2014  as you come out to show your pride at the Annual Arizona Celebration of Freedom event in Mesa! If you're looking for a place to enjoy fireworks in Mesa, this is the event for you.      Taking place in Mesa's burgeoning downtown, this spectacular FREE event tends to attract more than 50,000 people every year. It is the precursor to every fireworks show in the State of Arizona filled with classic cars, beer gardens, an art walk, music, street performers, numerous performances, indoor displays, games, family fun, and so

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:47 PM

Taking Healthy to a Rejuvenating Level

Thanks to trendy new juice bars and clean eating restaurants popping up around the Valley, eating your fruits and veggies has never been easier. These new culinary crazes are moving toward a lifestyle of improving your overall heath.   THE CUTTING BOARD : Mesa, AZ - A vegan lover's paradise. The menu features unique, seasonal specials based on a whole food, plant-based diet, featuring organic and locally sourced fruits and vegetables. Take your pick between the many fresh juices and smoothies to choose from, gourmet coffees or freshly baked pastries. This refreshing, yet delightful