Garden Place Apartments
You’ll find the Garden Place Apartments inside Mesa city limits, but this location still places you within seven miles of the Arizona State University Tempe campus. To reach the eastern edge of campus, take US-60 westbound and go north on the AZ-101 loop until you reach exit 52. This exit leads you to University Drive. Go west on this road until you enter campus, turning off on the side roads to reach any area of campus.
If you’re headed to the southern end of campus near the Sonora Center and on-campus housing units, take US-60 West to the Rural Road exit. This road will take you north until you drive into campus. You can turn left on Apache Drive to reach the fitness complex, intramural fields and ASU Gammage.
Staying straight on Rural will take you north straight through campus, leading over Tempe Town Lake to many recreation areas located north of the university. If you want to head to that northern area without cutting through campus, take AZ-101 northbound and choose an exit after you cross the lake.
You can use public transportation to reach ASU from the Garden Place Apartments in Mesa, but expect the trip to take up to an hour. The closest light rail station is approximately 20 minutes away near Main Street and Alma School Road, and you need to take a route 104 bus to reach the train station. If you don’t want to transfer buses, consider relying on private transportation when heading to the Tempe campus.
To reach restaurants, shopping centers and parks surrounding the apartment complex, walk to Baseline Road and catch a route 77 bus heading west toward the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa or east toward Village Square. You can also take route 61 buses from Southern Avenue to reach a wider variety of stores, bars and recreational opportunities.
The Garden Place Apartments will place you within a mile of Mesa Community College, Three Fountains Plaza, Fiesta Lakes Golf Club and Fiesta Mall. There are many small parks a short drive or bus ride away, including Heritage Park and Kleinman Park. For families with children, this location is also convenient to multiple schools, including Crimson Elementary and Rhodes Junior High.