National Plan for Vacation Day 2019 in Mesa, Arizona | Visit Mesa

Posted By Visit Mesa Team
January 11, 2021

National Plan for Vacation Day 2021

Take Advantage of Your Vacation Days This Year! Plan now for that trip you will thank yourself for later.

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Join Visit Mesa and U.S. Travel Association as we celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day, Jan. 26. We know things may look a little different this year, but there are many safe and socially distance activities visitors can partake in when they're in town! We have compiled our insider knowledge and essential resources to make planning your next visit to the Southwest effortless. Check out the following travel itineraries for ideas and these great discount hotel stays throughout the city.

DID YOU KNOW? The U.S. Travel Association highlights the importance and benefits of why taking time off is essential to your mental, emotional, and physical well being. Research shows that more than half of workers in the United States do not take their full allotted vacation days, meaning that roughly 662 million vacation days have gone unused in previous years. Can you believe that? Although we are slowly improving at taking our well-earned vacation days, the Travel Association states that less than have the time Americans take off is used for travel. Come on, guys! Also, The Association clarifies that traveling is the best way to increase your happiness with your job, relationships, and how you spend your days off - so start planning early! In order to bring awareness to the workaholics across America, The U.S Travel Association has declared January 26th, National Plan for a Vacation Day!

These simple travel planning tools include detailed hour-by-hour itineraries and our travel app, all available for free download:

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Take the kids and start making memories! Whether you are looking to relax or have an action-packed adventure, Mesa offers an enriching experience for every family member seeking discovery during their travels.

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Get out there, be active and experience the stunning Sonoran Desert. An endless natural playground for those who love to be in nature; Mesa offers ever-flowing rivers, majestic mountains, and endless possibilities for outdoor recreation. There is no better way to learn more about the beautiful environment that surrounds you. Picture perfect scenery included!

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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history that is shared throughout the city. In a city centered on creativity and imagination, there is plenty to discover from the Mesa Arts Center to the Historic Downtown. Also, make sure to get your steps in and walk through the streets of Downtown Mesa to experience the local shops!


Taste the deliciousness on the ultimate foodie road trip! If you have an appetite for adventure, then grab your phone and partake in our new Fresh Foodie Trail GeoTour! Experience some of the most charming farms and agritourism attractions in Mesa while you go on a hunt to collect prizes!

For the love of the game and all sports fanatics, Mesa offers world-class outdoor recreation for both spectator sports and play. Whether you want to experience our seasonal spring training at Sloan Park and Hohokam Stadium or overlook our exquisite golf courses, our wide selection of activities will bring joy to all sports lovers visiting Mesa!

Want to make traveling to Visit Mesa easier? Then fly into Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to make your trip more convenient! (Airlines include Allegiant, WestJet and Flair Air)

Our 2021 Mesa Life Visitors Guide provides recommendations for lodging, transportation, restaurants, adventure and more.

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We have given you all the tools you need to start using up those vacation days!

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