Posted By Visit Mesa Team
February 01, 2020
Squeeze in a Few Extra Innings While You're in Town For Spring Training
Spring Training is here!
But that is not the only thing to do while you’re in Mesa, whether you are in town cheering on the Chicago Cubs, or rooting for the Oakland A’s, be sure to take some time to check out these local attractions:
Take a hike!
It is easy to fall in love with the Sonoran Desert scenery when you get out there and get active. Start trailblazing at these locations:
Explore some of our fan-favorite trails including the Native Plant Trail and the Jacob's Crosscut Trail. Prepare yourself for beautiful views of the unique desert vegetation!
Do you like feeling accomplished after a hike? Then take a walk through this one-of-a-kind trail and experience amazing views from a cave! It truly does have a grand finale!
The Peralta Trail is a very popular trail in the Superstition Wilderness. Explore beautiful scenery and capture close-up photos of Weavers Needle to show off to your friends back home!
This trail is perfect for all skill levels and offers amazing views of Saguaro Lake. Also, if you traveled here with your furry friend, the Butcher Jones Trail is accessible for dogs too!
Take your swing on the golf course!
Mesa is home to several award-winning golf courses all set in beautiful Southwestern backdrops. The Arizona sunshine allows visitors and residents of the Valley to play golf all year round.
Here are some popular places to schedule your next tee time!
• Longbow Golf Club
Hit the museums or even the Zoo!
Whether it is a family affair or a day to explore our culture, Mesa offers a little something for everyone.
This educational museum is filled with unique artwork and popular art-inspired activities!
Stop by to visit the Lions, tigers, and bears. OH MY!
Learn a little history on your trip and explore the dinosaur exhibit!
Harmonize your trip by exploring the variety of instruments and entertainment.
• Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
Take a tour of the historic landmark and experience a desert masterpiece!
Now that’s entertainment!
Our playful city makes it easy to get lost in the fun. Home to multiple interactive and viewing attractions, you will never be bored.
Take a trip to the farm to explore the u-pick garden and experience Arizona's agriculture. Also, make sure to check out the Peach Blossom Celebration happening Feb. 7 - Feb. 28!
Four theatres, five art galleries, and 14 visual and performing arts studios? That sounds pretty amazing!
Do you think you can solve puzzles and find clues to escape themed rooms? Test out your skills and participate in Escape Room Mesa! It is the perfect activity to do in groups!
Gather up your friends or family and experience a day of games, water activities, and miniature golf!
Calm, Relaxing and gorgeous! Take an afternoon to stroll around the park or enjoy the nearby shops!
• Fat Cats
Get your game on at this 64,000 square foot entertainment center, complete with 8 movie screens to catch the latest flick!
Festivals are what help make Mesa the thriving and culturally engaged environment that it is. Here’s what local events will be going on during Spring Training:
• Arizona Renaissance Festival
This medieval amusement park is back once again and celebrating 31 years!
Festival dates: Feb.8 - March 29
Shopping, dining, and entertainment are all included in this themed event!
Occurs on the 2nd Friday of each month
Grab a bite and a pint!
Nothing is better than an ice cold beer while enjoying America’s favorite past time.
You don't want to miss out on these popular pubs in Mesa!
• Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row