Things to do in the East Valley and Surrounding areas

New to the area? The East Valley can include Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert and more.

Lived in the valley a long time? You might find something fun to see and do on this list.

Scroll down, you’ll find quick links to things to do, places to visit, school links, golf courses, bike parks and trails, and more…
Chamber of Commerce for Chandler

Chamber of Commerce for Mesa
Chamber of Commerce for Tempe
Chamber of Commerce for Gilbert

Arizona Museum for Youth 35 North Robson, Mesa, AZ
Arizona Museum of Natural History 53 N. MacDonald St, Mesa, AZ
Mesa Art Center 1 E. Main St, Mesa 85201

Mesa Contemporary Art Museum 1 E. Main St, Mesa 85201

Mesa Historical Museum 2345 North Horne, PO Box 582, Mesa, AZ, 85203
Mesa Southwest Museum 53 North MacDonald, Mesa, AZ, 85201
Sirrine House Museum 160 North Center Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
Champlin Fighter Aircraft Museum 4636 East Fighter Aces Drive, Mesa, AZ, 85215
Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aircraft Museum 2017 N. Greenfield Rd., Mesa, AZ 85215
Desert Trails Bike Park in Mesa (mountain bike park – new Nov 2014) 3057 N Recker Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215
Roy’s Train World 1033 S Country Club Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210
Ms. Thomas’ Tea House 6620 East McKellips Road, Suite 102/103 Mesa AZ 85215
Golfland Sunsplash 155 W Hampton Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210
Amazing Jake’s 1830 E. Baseline Road Mesa AZ 85204
Hawes Loop Mountain Bike Trail Mesa, Arizona
Aqua-Tots 1122 S. Greenfield Mesa AZ 85206
Cooley Park 1550 N Val Vista Dr, Mesa, Arizona 85213-3216
Jeepers! Amusement Paradise 2726 South Alma School Road Mesa AZ 85210
Kids That Rip Skateboard School 1927 N. Gilbert Road, Mesa, AZ
Riparian Institute The 110-acre Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ
Sk8 Asylum 8743 E. Pecos Rd. Suite 136, Mesa, AZ
Salt River Tubing & Recreation 1320 N Bush Highway, Tonto National Forest, Mesa, AZ 85215
Usery Mountain Regional Park3939 N Usery Pass Rd,Mesa,AZ,85207
Quail Run Park Dog Park 4155 E. Virginia, Mesa, Arizona
Shnepf Farms 24810 S. Rittenhouse Road
Farm is located at the intersection of Cloud & Rittenhouse. Enter Farm off Rittenhouse
Queen Creek, AZ 85242
Superstition Farm Tours 3440 S. Hawes Rd., Mesa, AZ 85212
Butterfly Wonderland – A rainforest experience 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
This is in north Phoenix, but worth the visit for young and old:
MIM – Musical Instrament Museum 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Superstition Ranch Market (daily farmers market)
4755 E Main St., Mesa, AZ 85205
JJ’s Old West Flea Market & Farmer’s Market 9705 E. Apache Trail, Mesa, Arizona

Mesa Public Schools 63 E. Main Street Mesa AZ 85201
Tempe has a several
Kyrene District (Tempe)
Tempe Elementary
Tempe High School
Chandler Unified School District
Gilbert Public Schools

Longbow Golf Resort 5400 East McDowell Road, Mesa, AZ
Las Sendas Golf Club 7555 East Eagle Crest Drive, Mesa, AZ 85207
Red Mountain Ranch Golf 6425 East Teton, Mesa, AZ 85215