Family Attractions in Mesa

Family Attractions in MesaMesa is one of those cities that has a welcoming vibe that you just can't miss. That mood also is a big part of what makes it such a family-friendly place. It is not unusual to see families out together either for a meal or taking care of weekly errands. But perhaps the most frequent activity that families like to enjoy together are the ones that both the kids and mom and dad can equally enjoy. Fortunately, the city offers many museums, activities and special attractions that not only offer great ways to spend the day with the family, they are the places where unforgettable memories are made.

Arizona Museum for Youth
Mom and dad are used to telling their kids to not touch anything. But when the whole family visits the Arizona Museum for Youth, the kids are actually encouraged to reach out and touch as much as possible. This child-oriented arts center features a program of exhibits and attractions that are changed quite frequently, so you can visit often and not encounter the same surroundings. This is only one of two facilities of its kind in the country, and that uniqueness is the perfect setting in which to foster your kids' creativity.

Address: 35 N Robson, Mesa, AZ 85201 - MAP
Phone: (480) 644-2850
Web: www.arizonamuseumforyouth.com

Golfland Sunsplash
When the weather gets really hot, take the whole family out to make a cool splash at the Golfland Sunsplash water park. In addition to some wet and wild fun on the many slides, pools and wading areas, Golfland Sunsplash is also known for its entertainingly challenging miniature golf courses, go karts and many other family-friendly attractions. The facility is also perfect for gatherings, birthday parties and corporate events.

Address: 155 West Hampton Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 - MAP
Phone: (480) 834-8310
Web: www.golfland.com

Jambo! Indoor Amusement Park
If it seems like today's amusement parks are made for big kids, your little ones will jump at the chance to experience the pint-sized fun attractions that await them at Jambo! Indoor Amusement Park. The facility features many rides designed for smaller guests that are as exciting as they are safe, so mom and dad needn't worry. Jambo! also features arcades, concessions and many other games. The park's centerpiece is a soft playground that features tubes, tunnels, slides and chutes that are all designed for the kids to explore.

Address: 2726 South Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ 85210 - MAP
Phone: (480) 820-8300
Web: www.funindoor.com

Suoerstition Farm
It's rare when you can take the kids to a place that is as educational as it is fun. Fortunately, at least one of those types of attractions can still be enjoyed in Mesa when you take the family on a Superstition Farm Tour. The tour is offered on a walk-in basis and lets visitors experience what it is like to work on an actual dairy farm. Not only will you tour the facility and learn about everything that has to be done on a daily basis, you may actually get to do some of the work yourself!

Address: 3440 South Hawes Road, Mesa, AZ 85212 - MAP
Phone: (602) 509-5295
Web: superstitionfarm.com

Stratum Laser Tag
Stratum Lasertag is one of Mesa's most popular attractions for family fun. Not only is it one of the country's best examples of state-of-the-art interactive entertainment, it has the distinction of being the largest laser tag arena anywhere. This incredible 18,000-square-foot facility benefits not only from its expansive size but also from the fact that it was created by the designers at Universal Studios. A giant labyrinth with 90 towers, 15 different levels, and heights of up to 20 feet are just a few of the venue's dazzling features that kids of every age will enjoy.

Address: 1455 South Stapley Drive, Suite 11, Mesa, AZ 85204 - MAP
Phone: (480) 545-5500
Web: www.stratumhq.com