When it comes to urban excitement, scenic beauty and recreational opportunities, Mesa, AZ offers the perfect travel destination. Located just east of Phoenix in south-central Arizona, the state's third largest city offers a vibrant downtown and nearby farms, lakes, rivers and desert for a wonderful warm-weather getaway.

Top vacation rentals in Mesa

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The Big House-Luxury 1 Acre Prop Near DT Gilbert! Fun & Sunshine Year-Round.
19 guests · 8 bedrooms · 5 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

House in Mesa, for $732 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Days Hotel by Wyndham Mesa Near Phoenix
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Discover the beauty of Mesa with a stay at Days Hotel by Wyndham Mesa Near Phoenix, a top rated Hotel with amenities such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.0
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Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, an IHG Hotel
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Experience vacation in Mesa with our Resort, Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort, an IHG Hotel. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.3
Excellent(136 Reviews)
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3star
Extended Stay America Premier Suites - Phoenix - Chandler - Downtown
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

This inviting Hotel in Mesa can fit your needs for many types of vacations, at $88 per night.

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Vacation rentals with air conditioning in Mesa

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5.0
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Peaceful Paradise, Summer Special! Lowest Prices!
12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This House in Mesa, is the right price for your (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) today!

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Quality Inn & Suites near Downtown Mesa
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This attractive Hotel in Mesa, $105 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix/Gilbert
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This Hotel for $105 in Mesa, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Hilton Phoenix Chandler
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Experience the best of Mesa with this Hotel available for $93. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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Mesa travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Mesa vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Mesa, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Mesa?

  • Air conditioner
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • TV

About Mesa

Make these attractions part of your travel itinerary in Mesa:
  • Downtown: Get anything your tummy desires in downtown Mesa, from pasta and seafood to authentic Mexican dishes. For more fun, take part in art walks, listen to live music or visit local museums.
  • Fresh Foodie Trail: For more foodie fun, the city provides a guide to neighboring farms, wineries and breweries that offer seasonal produce, artisan breads, homemade cheeses and other treats. Drive yourself or take a guided tour with pickup at many Mesa hotels.
  • Tonto National Forest: Located northeast of Mesa, Tonto National Forest offers nearly three million acres of diverse landscapes, from desert plains and canyons to forests and lakes. Popular stops within the forest include Apache Trail, Bartlett Reservoir and Tonto National Monument.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Mesa, AZ?

  • Pueblo Grande: This neighborhood offers a variety of cultural attractions, including the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park and the Pueblo Grande Ruin.
  • Dobson Ranch: This neighborhood features an 18-hole golf course, parks, and recreation areas.
  • Red Mountain: This area is known for its stunning red sandstone cliffs, hiking trails, and views of the Superstition Mountains.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Mesa, AZ?

  • Mesa, AZ offers a wide variety of vacation rental amenities to suit the needs of all types of travelers.
  • Popular amenities include:
    • Spacious outdoor pools and hot tubs
    • Fully equipped kitchens
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Gorgeous mountain and desert views
    • Pet-friendly accommodations
  • Mesa, AZ also has a variety of other amenities like fitness centers, BBQ grills, and on-site laundry facilities.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ has a wide range of tourist attractions that are a must-visit for anyone visiting the area. These attractions include:

  • Mesa Arts Center
  • Arizona Museum of Natural History
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • The i.d.e.a. Museum

The Mesa Arts Center is a great place to explore the city's vibrant arts and culture scene. The Arizona Museum of Natural History offers a great opportunity to learn about the area's natural history. Usery Mountain Regional Park is a great spot for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of trails for hiking and biking. The i.d.e.a. Museum is a great place for families to explore and discover interactive exhibits.

How can I get around in Mesa, AZ?

You can get around in Mesa, AZ by:

  • Walking or biking along the paths and trails throughout the city
  • Using public transportation, such as the Valley Metro Bus and Light Rail
  • Renting a car or using ride-sharing services, such as Lyft or Uber

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ has many affordable accommodation options for travelers, including hotels, motels, hostels, and Airbnb's. Here are four great accommodation options that won't break the bank:

  • Best Western Plus Mesa: located in the heart of the city, this affordable hotel offers a complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi.
  • Motel 6 Mesa: this no-frills motel offers free parking and Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour front desk.
  • Hi Phoenix Hostel: this backpacker hostel offers affordable bunk beds in a dorm-style setting.
  • Airbnb: there are many affordable Airbnb listings in Mesa, AZ for travelers looking for a more home-like experience.

What is the culture like in Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ is a city known for its beautiful desert landscapes, family-friendly atmosphere, and vibrant culture. Here are 5 points to describe the culture of Mesa:

  • Mesa is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, with plenty of nearby hiking trails and nature preserves.
  • The city has a large and diverse religious community, with numerous churches, synagogues, and mosques.
  • The arts and culture scene is alive and well in Mesa, with plenty of galleries, theatres, and performance venues.
  • Mesa is home to some of the best Mexican food in the US, from street food to fine dining.
  • The city is known for its strong sense of community, with plenty of festivals, farmer's markets, and sporting events throughout the year.

Is Mesa, AZ safe to travel to?

Mesa, AZ is generally safe to travel to. Here are some tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and stay in well-lit, populated areas.
  • Keep your valuables secure and out of sight.
  • Be mindful of local laws and customs.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ is known for its great shopping destinations. Here are some of the most popular:

  • Mesa Riverview
  • Superstition Springs Center
  • Arizona Mills

These shopping centers provide a great variety of stores and restaurants, making Mesa a great place to shop!

Where is Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is a suburb located about 20 miles east of Phoenix. It is the third-largest city in Arizona, with a population of over 500,000 people. It is known for its many cultural attractions, such as the Mesa Arts Center and the Arizona Museum of Natural History.

What are the top things to do in Mesa, AZ?

Mesa, AZ is a great place to explore and have fun. Here are some of the top things to do:

Mesa, AZ is a great place to explore and have fun. Here are some of the top things to do:

  • Visit the Arizona Museum of Natural History
  • Explore the Mesa Arts Center
  • Spend the day at the Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • Visit the Mesa Grande Cultural Park

What do I need to know before visiting Mesa, AZ?

Before visiting Mesa, AZ, it is important to know a few key things:

  • The city is located in the Sonoran Desert, so it can get very hot in the summer.
  • Mesa is a culturally diverse city with a variety of attractions and activities.
  • The city is home to a number of popular festivals and events throughout the year.

It is also important to plan ahead for your visit, as Mesa is a large city with many attractions and activities to explore. Make sure to research the best places to stay, the best restaurants and bars to visit, and any other attractions you may want to check out. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local laws and regulations, as well as the city's safety guidelines.

What is the price range for rentals in Mesa?

Vacation rentals in Mesa have a price range between $39-$12,994. The average price for rentals in Mesa is $143 per night.

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