|Mesquite, located in the north-east corner of Nevada right along I-15, has emerged to become another Nevada winter hot spot. Thousands of snowbirds are resting here. Mesquite's small town feel, terrific desert climate, mountain scenery, gambling and a more relaxed, congestion-free pace, make Mesquite a great place to stop.
Scenic attractions abound in the Mesquite, Nevada area. Snow Canyon State Park is nearby and a must see for any visitor. Zion National Park, one of America's premiere parks, is 45 minutes from Mesquite, Nevada. Bryce Canyon and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon are close enough for day trips. Las Vegas is only an hour away. Valley of Fire State Park has spectacular rock arches, alpine meadows, and red rock canyons.
Mesquite is a gateway location to visit 1400 square miles of some of the earth's most magnificent landscapes and archeological sites. Nine national parks, twelve national monuments, six national forests, three national recreation areas and many state parks within a day's drive.
There are many recreation opportunities includning the Cosmic Bowling Center Complex, a 24-lane state of the art bowling center, with bingo, and an arcade. The Mesquite Recreation Center is a beautiful state of the art facility with basketball & racquetball courts, exercise/aerobics, weightlifting and indoor pool. Mesquite also has hiking, biking, ATV, walking off-roading, riding go-carts, watching sky divers, relaxing by the pool, equestrian opportunities and a shooting range.
Add the excitement, dining and entertainment from comedy, big bands, country music and more that come with hotel casinos, spas and resorts, six top-notch golf courses boasting incredible views and championship-quality layouts. The Senior Fall Classic Golf Tournament is presented each November. The Senior Softball Winter Classic is held each December.
The fun never sets in this oasis of waterfalls and palm trees. Over 2,000 hotel rooms await you, and a new 40,000-square-foot facility hosts concerts, events, and trade shows.
The fastest growing city in Nevada, Mesquite truly is a "Diamond in the Desert". At an elevation of 1,600 feet, with mild to chilly weather in the winter, and beautiful in the spring and fall, beautiful sunsets all year around, Mesquite truly is a "Diamond in the Desert".