July 13, 2020

Sunrise to Sunset in Mesa City Limitless®

We've asked some of our locals to share with us their perfect day in Mesa from Sunrise to Sunset. We will be posting on our instagram stories throughout the month of July what they sent us. Want to show us your perfect day in Mesa? Post on your instagram story and tag #MesaSunrisetoSunset


Sarah Williams - Owner of Desert Paddleboards and Arizona Goat Yoga



First stop of the day is for a breakfast of french toast and crepes at Crackers Cafe.

Find your breakfast spot HERE.


Next is a morning hike on Peralta Trail with some friends!

Find your hiking trails HERE. Learn more about Tonto National Forest.


Then a post-hike lunch at Jalapeno Bucks

New Wave Mexican Soul Food & BuzzSawBrand BBQ (Arizona Style BBQ). Offering Salsa, Sauces, BBQ, Burritos, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Brisket, Chips, Salsa, & Ribs.

After lunch, she's on the water paddleboarding and plogging!

Find water activities HERE

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Learn More about Plogging and caring for our desert


Then it's dinner time at the Angry Crab Shack

Find your lunch/dinner spot HERE.


And to cap off her perfect day, Sarah likes to do some yoga! Either paddleboard yoga at Hamilton Pool or goat yoga at Arizona Goat Yoga!



Mandy Snell - Coach at Core Clarity, runs the Meaning in Motion Program



Mandy starts off her perfect day with some morning gratitudes on top of Spook Hill.

Then to Nekter Juice Bar for some yummy Acai bowls!

Find more sweet treats here.


Then head to show off the Superstition Mountains to some family visiting from out of town!

Time for a refreshment from The Fix Coffee!

Find your next favorite coffee shop here.


Getting pampered at Happy Feet Nails

The final stop of Mandy's perfect day in Mesa ends with watching the sunset from the Patio at Las Sendas.

Find other great patios here.



Alicia Chew, Lifestyle and Travel Blogger



Alicia visited Mesa a few years ago, and wanted to share some of her favorite parts of her trip! She kicked off her Mesa adventure by hiking the Wind Cave Trail at Usery Mountain Regional Park.

Find more scenic hikes here.


Then brunch at Queen Creek Olive Mill - Arizona's only family-owned and operated working olive mill and farm!

Another foodie favorite was Postino Wine Cafe, with so many great wine options!

Alicia said that Goat Yoga was one of the coolest things she did in Arizona!

And finally, a trip to the Desert Botanical Gardens to check out some of the oldest saguaros in the nation!

Find other natural gardens and desert plants here.

Stay tuned next week for another Sunrise to Sunset feature! and make sure to follow us on Instagram! @VisitMesa.