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Mesa, Arizona Things to do

Located just 11 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Dobson Ranch Inn offers discount accommodations in Mesa, Arizona close to many exciting activities. From Chicago Cubs Spring Training to outdoor adventures, Mesa, AZ is a wonderful destination for pleasure or group travel.

When it comes to Mesa area airport hotels, ours offers tremendous travel convenience and close proximity to area attractions. Approximately seven miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, our Mesa airport hotel is also fairly near Phoenix-MesaWilliams Gateway Airport at about 17 miles away.

Boasting nearly 320 days of sunshine each year, Mesa offers great outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, horseback riding, wilderness Jeep tours and bike rides not to mention the Sunsplash Water Park. Want more? Check out the following links:

Broadway Palm Theatre is kicking off their 9th knockout season in theatre art. Enjoy a show and dinner at Mesa’s theatre. Please visit for more information. If you would like the Dobson Ranch Inn & Suites to create a package including lodging and theatre tickets, please email us at

Chicago Cubs Spring Training!

Are you ready for some baseball? The Valley of the Sun is one of the most popular spring training baseball locations and is host to 16 Major League teams. The Dobson Ranch Inn & Suites is the Spring Training Home of the Chicago Cubs!

Our Chicago Cubs Spring Training Packages include:

  • Game Tickets
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Complimentary, Full American Breakfast Buffet Each Morning


Gold Canyon Golf Resort

  • Dinosaur Mountain Course
    18 holes Par: 70 Yardage: 6,584 Rating: 71.1 Slope: 140

    The Dinosaur Mountain course takes golfers into the high Sonoran Desert. This course wraps around picturesque Dinosaur Mountain, a foothill of the Superstition Mountains. A round of golf includes magnificent mountain views, dramatic tee-to-green elevation changes and long, breathtaking fairways.

  • Sidewinder Course
    18 holes Par: 71 Yardage: 6,414 Rating: 71.8 Slope: 133

    The Sidewinder course runs through the Sonoran desert landscape of natural arroyos and dry creek beds and features a number of elevated tee shots off of scenic Dinosaur Mountain.

Both championship courses combine challenging layouts with panoramic vistas of the natural desert setting.

Kokopelli Golf Resort

18 holes Par: 72 Yardage: 6,716 Rating: 72.2 Slope: 132

Kokopelli features a layout known for its rolling fairways, fast breaking greens and water coming into play on eleven holes. Kokopelli features a layout that will challenge golfers of all skill levels.

Las Sendas Golf Club

18 holes Par: 71 Yardage: 6,874 Rating: 73.8 Slope: 149

The southwest flow of the land and the breathtaking views of the valley make for a dramatic and peaceful setting. The fairways are generous and the greens are subtle.

Ocotillo Golf Club

18 holes Par: 72 Yardage: 6,729 Rating: 71.3 Slope: 131

Surrounded by 90 acres of water, this course invites you to enjoy a round of golf unlike most in Arizona. A traditional layout with an abundant assortment of flowers, trees and lush, green grass. The course provides enjoyment to low and high handicap golfers.

Superstition Springs Golf Club

18 holes Par: 72 Yardage: 7,005 Rating: 74.1 Slope: 135

This championship course is one of the top-rated golf courses in Arizona and ranked among America's Best Golf Courses for 1992, 1993 and 1994 by Golfweek.

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