The City of Mesa, AZ
Mesa is a popular city in the state of Arizona with a total of 467,157 residents living there. Mesa is ranked as the third most populated city in Arizona and the 34th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Maricopa County. The largest nearby city to Mesa is Phoenix, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Mesa, including Boomer's Gourmet On the Go, Chen's Garden, Sakura Inn, Euro Pizza Cafe and Cold Stone Creamery. For a larger selection of Mesa restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Mesa Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the SunRidge Canyon Golf Club, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, Golf Club at Eagle Mountain The and Desert Canyon Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Mesa please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Mesa:
- Mesa Falcon Field Municipal Airport (MSC)
- Phoenix - Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA)
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT)
- Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX)
- Scottsdale Airport (SCF)
Mesa, Arizona Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Mesa experiences an average high temperature of 67 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 40 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.98 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Mesa with daytime temperatures averaging 103 degrees in the summer, and 68 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Mesa to receive an average of 0.99 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.97 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 119 degrees in the summer and as low as 15 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Mesa should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 86 degrees, and nighttime lows of 56.
Mesa, Arizona Attractions
1Arizona Museum of Natural History - Mesa,
The Arizona Museum of Natural History is a historical museum that is situated in Mesa, Arizona. The museum includes exhibits about the natural and cultural history of the Southwestern United States.
2Arizona Railway Museum - Chandler,
The Arizona Railway Museum is a railroad museum that is situated in Chandler, Arizona.
3Arizona Science Center - Phoenix,
Arizona Science Center is focused on inspiring, educating, and entertaining people about science. The Center is located in Heritage and Science Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix, . Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits, the Center is able to provide their 400,000 annual visitors with interactive experiences. Aside from the permanent exhibitions, Arizona Science Center has featured a number of nationally traveling exhibitions.
4Arizona Veterans Memorial Arena - Phoenix,
The Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a 14,870-seat multi-purpose indoor arena in Phoenix, Arizona in the US, that can be found on the grounds of the Arizona State Fair. It is commonly referred to as simply the Coliseum.
5ASU Karsten Golf Course - Tempe,
The ASU Karsten Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1989, this Tempe course designed by Pete Dye is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 480-921-8070. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
6Augusta Ranch Golf Club - Mesa,
The Augusta Ranch Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1999, this Mesa course designed by Bill Phillips is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 480-354-1234. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 2401 S Lansing, Mesa, AZ 85212
7Boulders Golf Club & Resort -North - Carefree,
The Boulders Golf Club & Resort -North is an 18 hole resort golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. This course is located in the city of Carefree, . Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 480-488-9028.
Address: 34636 N Tom Darlington, Carefree, AZ 85377
8Canyon/Oasis Course at Phoenician, The - Scottsdale,
The Canyon/Oasis Course at Phoenician is a 27 hole resort golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1981, this Scottsdale course designed by Jack Snyder & Ted Robinson is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 480-423-2449. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 6000 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
9Castles N' Coasters - Phoenix,
Castles N' Coasters is an amusement park and family amusement center located in Phoenix, Arizona. The about 10-acre park features four outdoor 18-hole miniature golf courses, several rides, and an indoor video game arcade. The park was built in 1980, and is designed in a Middle-Eastern motif though other eras are featured such as the Wild West-themed miniature golf course and log flume ride.
10Cave Creek Golf Course - Phoenix,
The Cave Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Maricopa County Arizona. Built in 1984, this Phoenix course designed by Jack Snyder is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 602-866-8076. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 15202 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85023
Mesa, Arizona Hotels
1Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites N. Scottsdale
12800 N Saguaro Blvd
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
5Radisson Fort Mcdowell Resort-casino
10438 N Fort Mcdowell Rd
Fort Mcdowell, AZ 85264
8Bridgestreet San Marcos Apartments Scottsdale
9595 East Thunderbird Road
Mesa, Arizona Restaurants
This is a list of Mesa Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
13207 North La Montana Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
8Que Bueno Mexican and American Food
13207 North La Montana Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Published February 10, 2012
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Published January 2, 2012
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Published May 2, 2011
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Published August 25, 2010
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Published August 23, 2010
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Published August 22, 2010
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Published August 21, 2010
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