Mesa, at 133 sq. miles and nearly 500,000 residents, is the third largest city in Arizona. It is a vast city with many neighborhoods to fit every preference. There are also many options for entertainment including the Arizona Museum of Natural History, the IDEA Museum for children and the Riverview, a regional open-air dining, shopping, and entertainment center. Mesa’s innovative Downtown offers an art-centered, eclectic blend of both old and new. Arizona is home to the Cactus League with Mesa being the home of the Oakland A’s at Hohokam stadium. You may be in the middle of the desert, but there’s plenty of water to be found in and around Mesa, with three lakes and two rivers within a half-an-hour drive of the city. Natives and tourists alike can go tubing, boating, fishing, and kayaking.

If you prefer to be away from the hubbub, Eastmark is the #1 master planned community in Arizona and ranked seventh in the country. Located in east Mesa, this 3200-acre neighborhood features its own community events, clubs and fitness centers. They also have an active adult community for those 55 and older. The design includes diversified, planned districts including, commercial, retail, civic, hospitality and more. Starting from the $200s, they feature homes for every budget.