Sun City Mesquite, in Nevada is located 86 miles northeast of Las Vegas and about 30 miles southeast of St. George, UT on Interstate 15. Grand Canyon National Park is located about 86 miles southeast of Mesquite, as the crow flies.
I say, as the crow flies because to get to the Grand Canyon from Mesquite, you must go through Las Vegas. From Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon is about a four-and-a-half mile drive or 275 miles.
If you prefer a drier climate and sky-blue, sunny days, Mesquite, NV with its average of 300 sunny days a year will appeal to you. The climate is very good for many people with allergies and or breathing problems. Also appealing is the absence of any state income tax.
This Del Webb retirement community offers 21 different home designs ranging from 1200 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet. The cost goes from the low $160,000s to above $300,000. There is surely a floor plan to fit every budget and style preference.
Because of the mild weather, outdoor activities can be enjoyed almost any day of the year – summer or winter. The average high temperatures range from 61 degrees in January to 107 degrees in July. OK, 107 degrees doesn’t sound very mild but it is a dry heat, which makes it more bearable and it’s only in the month of July. The average annual rainfall is about 7 and one-half inches.
The club house, called the Pioneer Center, is a beautiful 30,000 square foot facility that includes an indoor and an outdoor pool, an indoor walking track, an ultra-modern fitness center, an aerobics studio, billiards room and multipurpose rooms.
An outstanding facility, to be sure.
Whether it's golf, tennis, pickle ball, or most any other activity, Sun City Mesquite has it for you.
Another nearby attraction is Zion National Park.
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