Mesquite is full of wonder and fun, and the stunning outdoor landscape, natural beauty and small-town charm make it a great place to visit. From golf and gaming to a variety of accommodations and sports and recreation, there is no shortage of memorable experiences to be had in this breathtaking desert gem.

1. Accommodations:

Mesquite accommodations offer a little bit of everything for everyone – and every budget – with welcoming casino resorts, non-gaming hotels and RV lodging. With amenities such as relaxing pools and spas, as well as golf and more, our small town offers all the tools to make your trip unforgettable.Mesquite Eureka Room

2. Outdoor activities:

An outdoor enthusiast’s playground, Mesquite is just the place to get outside and explore. Rent a Polaris RZR off-road vehicle at Adventure Rentals and explore the many trails across the region. Jump on a dirt bike at Mesquite MX Park for two-wheel excitement for all skill levels. Turn the adrenaline up to 11 and hit Skydive Mesquite for thrills from over two miles up. For something a bit more out-of-the-box, get up-close and personal with a variety of exotic animals at Camel Safari and perhaps spend the night in one of the luxury Mongolian gers.

ATV Adventure Time Tours

3. Golfing:

No visit to Mesquite would be complete without at least one round of golf. Nine courses – many within 10 minutes of the hotels – feature rugged desert arroyos, panoramic fairways and stunning layouts. Each course offers its own unique playing experience, designed by renowned golf architects such as Arnold Palmer and Cal Olson.

man golfing

4. National and state parks:

It’s easy to spend the day outdoors with the proximity of beautiful trails at Flat Top MesaValley of FireGold Butte National Monument (make sure to look for the petroglyphs). Other incredible national and state parks are just a short drive away. Visit one of the gorgeous nearby National parks such as Bryce CanyonGreat Basin and Zion National Park. Take in the stunning scenery and natural wonders at Dixie National ForestGrand Canyon and Cathedral Gorge.

Valley of Fire

5. Gaming:

When the time comes to try your hand at gaming, press your luck and head over to the CasaBlanca Resort Casino Golf and Spa, Eureka Casino ResortVirgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo. With a variety of slots, table games, keno, bingo and race and sportsbooks, all the exciting action awaits 24 hours a day.

Poker chips and cards

6. Family-friendly parks and sports:

For fun with the family, there are parks throughout Mesquite to play the day away. From fishing and dog parks to sports complexes and playgrounds, there is something for everyone – even Cosmic Bowling at Virgin River Hotel. Mesquite is also the perfect place to enjoy sporting events and other outdoor activities for all ages that take place throughout the friendly, small town. In fact, many youth sports tournaments are held at Rising Star Sports Ranch, Mesquite Sports & Event Complex, and the 14 other city parks.

Mesquite Sports Complex

7. Annual events:

Every year, Mesquite is home to a variety of fun and fascinating events. Thousands come to the area for annual events such as the Mesquite Motor Mania, Hot Air Balloon Festival, CasaBlanca Rib Fest, Mesquite Super Run Car Show, and the Mesquite Amateur and Nevada Open Golf tournaments.  

Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival

8. Dining:

Mesquite offers a range of cuisines for when you’re looking for a bite to eat. From upscale restaurants serving delicious steak, seafood, Italian and more, to fast-casual and grab-and-go favorites, there’s something to satisfy every taste.

Mesquite Dining

9. Arts and museums:

For those who want a cultural escape, love to discover local art, or want to learn about fascinating history and artifacts, Mesquite is the right place. See the first slot machine brought into the valley at Virgin Valley Museum; admire relics from the early Pueblo Indians in the Southwest at the Lost City Museum in Overton; and uncover local talent at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center.

Virgin Museum Mesquite

10. Great weather:

Mesquite enjoys a warm desert climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year, with an average annual high of 81 degrees. If you’re wondering when the best time to visit Mesquite is, it’s all year long!

Holiday Inn Express, Mesquite, Nevada

With access to many activities, accommodations and outdoor adventure, there’s no better place to explore than Mesquite.