11 Reasons Why You'll Want to Drop Everything and Plan a Trip to Mesa

Feb 1, 2018

If Mesa, Arizona isn't already on your radar, it should be. Here are just a few reasons why it's one of our favorite hidden gems in the U.S.

And in case you need more incentive, you can save 25% on hotels.

1. The natural landscape will leave you speechless.

 

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2. I mean, just look at that view (inset heart-eyed emoji).

 

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3. The sunsets could rival those in Hawaii -- yes, I said it.

 

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4. And they give way to some of the most beautiful night skies and stargazing.

 

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5. You can eat your Tex-Mex heart out.

 

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6. But the food in Mesa will impress you way beyond just tacos.

 

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7. The hiking trails are top-notch, and these views will be your reward.

 

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8. Despite the perception that Arizona = desert, there's plenty to do on the water: kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, lake tours, etc.

 

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9. It also has a thriving arts scene and a multitde of museums, including the Arizona Museum of Natural History and Mesa Contemporary Arts -- a five-gallery visual arts complex.

 

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10. And a ton of history, too, like this 1,500 year old archaeological site left by the Hohokam culture.

 

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11. If you like the Wild Wild West, you can get your dose of cowboy at Tortilla Flat -- a remnant Old West town.

 

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Are you as sold as we are? Click here to plan your trip to Mesa today.

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