Posted By Visit Mesa Team
March 17, 2022
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:
Soak up the Sun on a Hike
Mesa has some of the best hikes in Arizona, with gorgeous desert views and stunning trails like no other. Whether you're looking for an easy hike with great photo opportunities or a more challenging trail, there's something for every hiker. Check out our blog on the best hikes in Mesa!
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!
• Augusta Ranch Golf Club
• Longbow Golf Club
Fun for the whole family!
Discover the history and culture of Arizona. Visit the I.D.E.A Museum, filled with unique artwork and popular art-inspired activities. Stop by the Phoenix Zoo to visit animals from all around the world. For history and dinosaur lovers, stop by the Arizona Museum of Natural History. Harmonize your trip by exploring the variety of instruments and entertainment at the Musical Instrument Museum.
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 Schnepf Farms to explore the u-pick garden and experience Arizona's agriculture. Mesa Arts Center boasts four theatres, five art galleries, and 14 visual and performing arts studios for creatives and fine arts lovers! Get your game on at Fat Cats, a 64,000 square foot entertainment center, complete with 8 movie screens to catch the latest flick! 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!
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is here until April, so visit while you still can! Check out live jousting tournaments and participate in Renaissance themed activities every weekend.
Check out local businesses at Downtown Mesa's 2nd Friday Night Out, which occurs on the 2nd Friday of each month!
Get your Beers & Brews Passport
Our Beers and Brews Tour consists of 15 and counting breweries and cafes that symbolize the culture and passion of Mesa. Get your Beers and Brews passport and win prizes and coupons when you visit more places on the tour! For more information on participating businesses and how to get your passport, click here.
For even more things to do while you are in town, check out our Events Calendar!
Still need a place to stay while you're in town? Here are a few conveniently located options:
- Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West- 0.2m from Sloan Park, 3.6m from Hohokam Stadium
- Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa- 3.7m from Sloan Park, 1.4m from Hohokam Stadium
- DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Mesa- 4.4m from Sloan Park, 5.0m from Hohokam Stadium