6347 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
Phone: (480) 807-7760
Fax: (480) 807-2646
6347 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ, US, 85206
- Phone: (480) 807-7760
- Fax: (480) 807-2646
This park located in the sleepy bedroom-community of Gilbert is one for the extreme sports enthusiast. There is a great skate park, batting cages, sand volleyball courts, baseball and soccer fields alongside trails to ride horses. Across Juniper Street, there is a recreation center that allows visitors to rock climb, swim and dive in a massive Olympic sized swimming pool, all which are perfect to enjoy indoors out of the blistering sun.
Started by the Kelsall family in 1968, Mother Nature's Farm used to be a pine tree cultivation back in the 80's and in 1991 they started growing pumpkins. Visiting this farm lets you experience the native SouthWestern country life. Kids will love this place as there are lots of activities organized especially for them like pumpkin carving, hayriding, face painting and straw bouncing.There is a separate enclosure with farm animals like pigs and chickens. You can even take the produce home. Timings vary seasonally so call ahead.
The world's largest laser tag arena, the unique Stratum was designed by the creators of Universal Studios, forum shops in Vegas, and Universal Studios Japan. The arena is over 13,000 square feet with 90 towers, bridges and ramps and 15 different levels with heights up to 20 feet.
As a settlement, the city of Mesa's history dates back 2,000 years, when the Hohokam people settled here and built the famous irrigation canals. After their mysterious departure, there were several groups of settlers that arrived in Mesa, and the city was registered in July 1878. Today, Mesa is the third largest city in Arizona and a hub for tourism. Among the attractions that bring visitors to the city are the Mesa Grand Ruins, Park of the Canals, Arizona Museum of Natural History and the LDS Mesa Arizona Temple. The city is also home to several prominent cultural venues like the Mesa Arts Center and the Mesa Amphitheater. Do visit the town's website to know more about Mesa.
If you're in the belief that ghost do exist, ghouls and other spooky things, then this place is a must-visit. Enjoy a day of challenging the Benandanti or enter his ever so dangerous chamber. Like horror flicks? Well this is even better. The only downside to this place is waiting for turns in a long queue, but special VIP tickets are available. Although make sure kids below 8 are not accompanying you, as they are not allowed inside for any of the attractions.
Fly High Paragliding is owned and operated by Carlos Madureira. This USHPA-certified aviation institute is the first of its kind in Arizona, and offers excellent resources and guaranteed safety. Enroll in a training course and take a solo flight over the mountains, or enjoy an accompanied tandem flight that promises an exhilarating thrill and stunning views of the Valley.
Flowing nearly 52 miles, the Upper Salt River is a river rafters heaven. Sudden drops in course of the river and the rushing flow of water, will surely pulsate your adrenaline. Untouched and picturesque location of this river is enhanced by the mountains, desert and exciting wildlife. You can catch a glimpse of the Bald Eagle or the Mountain Lion. It's course is abundant in waterfalls which are a visual treat.
Head out to the only authentic ghost town in the valley at the foot of the Superstition Mountains. Learn of the mystery surrounding the Lost Dutchman Mine and tour an actual historic shaft. Other features include re-enacted gunfights, a narrow-gauge railroad, a mining equipment museum as well as little shops and eateries. See website for complete list of activities and merchants at the Goldfield Ghost Town. A great place for a family day out.
Have you ever been to a haunted house? Well here's your chance to visit one. Simply called 'The Nest', this barn was once a shelter of the psychotic Jacob Knob. A visit to this place is a spine-chilling journey through 14 rooms, the carnage and the graveyard where Jacob's victims were tormented and buried. The special effects used in all these attractions replicate the same kind of horror in you as experienced by Jacob's victims. Definitely not for the faint-hearted!
This fun paradise offers relief from the heat of the desert. You can choose to ride the high waves or simply soak up the sun. The Waikiki Beach is one of the biggest original wave pool in America while the Captain Cook's Landing is for the little tykes. Older kids and adults will enjoy water basketball or volleyball at Mauna Loa Bay. Kilauea Cove offers an exciting water slide with panoramic views from the top. Daredevils will love the Tornado Twisters, Hurricane Falls and the dreaded Black Hole. There is a full-service snack bar to refresh and refuel after activities. Big Surf is a great place to be with the entire family.
The largest library in the East Valley, this library offers a large variety of books and research materials plus state-of-the-art electronic resources and Internet access.
This 70-acre (28.32 hectare) park in South Scottsdale has recreation facilities as well as meeting spaces that can accommodate up to 1000 guests. Facilities include five ramadas, one spray pool, two fishing lakes, two playgrounds and one basketball court. If taking a walk with your pooch is on the agenda, Vista Del Camino Park has the only dog run in Scottsdale. The 18-hole disc golf course is a fun place to spend an afternoon with friends or family.