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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Kayaking on the Salt River
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Posts from June 2015

The day of watermelon, corn on the cob, BBQs, picnics, friends, family and fireworks is here. Come celebrate America’s Independence Day with Mesa at the annual Arizona Celebration of Freedom event. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a car show, musical performances, food and fireworks! This annual Fourth of July celebration takes place at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre Saturday, July 4 from 6 - 10:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free, although there may be a fee for some of the activities within the event. Enjoy and All-American dinner including watermelon, hot

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:44 AM

Fourth of July Staycation in Mesa

Not going out of town for the 4 th of July? Make it a staycation at Wrigleyville West’s Sheraton Hotel in Mesa. From July 1-6 Sheraton is offering a 4 th of July deal. Bring your family and even your pet to the hotel to celebrate Independence Day! Cool off with the three pools, two Jacuzzies and a swim-up bar while celebrating the long weekend. To celebrate July 4 th , the Sheraton is hosting an open-to-the-public pool party with a live DJ from 6 -10:00 p.m., and there will be All-American grill specials offered all day starting at $ 3. There will also be specials on beverages with beers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:20 AM

Family-Friendly Summer Stay

In the Southwest, the summer season means longer days to fill with Arizona adventures. Visit Mesa has put the city on sale to help make summer vacations a reality for more families who want to dive in and cool off in sunshine-filled Arizona. Whether you are looking to relax by the pool, take your swing on the golf course or enjoy Mesa’s renowned collection of museums, saving on your hotel stay is a sure way to get the most out of summer. Right now, guests that book at Residence Inn by Marriott can save 20% when they book online here . Additional discounts are offered for advance

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:46 PM by Visit Mesa Team

Visit Mesa's Guide to Father's Day 2015

From changing diapers, to wiping tears, to playing games, to cracking jokes, he’s been there through it all. What can you do to celebrate dad on his special day? Here at Visit Mesa we found some fun ways to make Father’s Day 2015 extra special. We've worked hard to take the guess work out of planning a day with dad by finding all our partner’s that dads love! Buy dad a drink! Take him out and experience some of Mesa’s craft breweries. Here are two top picks for beer tastings. If you’re already making dinner at home for dad, pick-up a growler of local-made beer