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FAQs

What time zone is Mesquite located in?

It’s located in the Pacific time zone. Mesquite’s city limits border the states of Utah and Arizona, which both are in the Mountain time zone.

How far is it to Valley of Fire? 

The Valley of Fire is 49 miles from Mesquite. Be sure to slip in a visit to the Lost City Museum in Overton on the way. 

Does Mesquite have off-road trails? 

Mesquite and the surrounding area have miles of off-road trails. Bring your own UTVs or contact Adventure Time Tours for off-roading rentals. Find a full list of trails including Flat Top Mesa, Gold Butte Backcountry Byways, Mesquite OHV, Logandale Trails, and Coyote Springs at https://ohv.nv.gov/trails.

What is Mesquite’s history? 

Originally called Mesquite Flats, pioneering families attempted to settle the area three different times between 1878 and 1894. The first two attempts were abandoned after pioneers were repeatedly flooded out by raging thunderstorms that caused the Virgin River to overflow. Permanently settled in 1894, it was renamed Mesquite in 1898. Visitors can find more information, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum.

What is Mesquite known for?

Mesquite is a small, friendly city nestled amid the scenic vistas and flat-top mesas of the Virgin River Valley. This easy getaway, only about an hour north of Las Vegas, offers a little of everything, with welcoming casino resorts, non-gaming hotels, nine championship golf courses, close proximity to national and state parks, sporting events, family-friendly attractions and more. Whether you’re in the mood for excitement, relaxation or a bit of both, Mesquite has a variety of unique experiences, all within minutes of your hotel.

How far is Mesquite from the Grand Canyon?

 Mesquite is located 172 miles from the Grand Canyon.

How far is Mesquite from Las Vegas?

Mesquite is located 82.5 miles from Las Vegas.

How far is Mesquite from Zion National Park?

Mesquite is located 80 miles from Zion National Park.

How far is Mesquite from St. George?

Mesquite is located 39 miles from St. George.

Is there an airport in Mesquite?

Yes, it’s the Mesquite Municipal Airport. For more information, visit: http://www.mesquiteairport.com/default.htm.

What is the weather like in Mesquite?

Mesquite enjoys a warm, desert climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year. For more information on seasonal temperatures, visit our weather page.

What golf courses are in Mesquite?

There are nine championship golf courses, most within a 10-minute drive of the hotels. For more information on courses, visit our golf page.

What other outdoor attractions and activities are near Mesquite?

Looking for unique and fun experiences in Mesquite? From exploring a variety of hiking trails across the region to getting up close and personal with exotic animals on a camel safari, there’s something for everyone in this small-town destination. For more information, visit our things to do page.