Experience ArizonaVenture Beyond Scottsdale
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For The Experience Seekers

Have you ever wanted to see a real ghost town, play golf on a PGA course, or ride your horse off into the sunset? Perhaps you'd rather shop all day or spend some quality time making memories together as a family. Maybe you just want to experience something that you never have before—like a journey down the Grand Canyon, a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's desert architectural gems, or a sky-high sunrise expedition on a hot air balloon. Let the vacation begin!

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Expand your mind at impressive art museums, genuine historical sites, and famous architectural wonders like Frank Lloyd Wright's desert architectural gem. Explore prehistoric cultures, Native American crafts, Old West relics, and famous musical wonders.

Immerse Yourself
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When visiting Arizona, you always have permission to play outdoors! Get outside and begin your next adventure exploring the colorful and blooming Sonoran Desert with beautiful trails, crystal-clear rivers and plenty of rugged wilderness. Take to the cloudless blue skies in a hot air balloon or saddle up your posse for a horseback ride in the backcountry.

Giddy Up
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Plan the family vacation everyone looks forward to with fun crafts, games, and activities at our resort's Trailblazers Family Adventure Center. Visit aquariums, petting zoos, and butterfly gardens. Take a tour to see Arizona wildlife up close and play with hands-on experiments at a world-class children's museum.

Fun for Everyone
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Practice your swing on scenic desert golf courses with championship play, including TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course and Champions Course - both right next door to our resort! Tee off at picturesque courses with natural arroyos, desert flora, and gorgeous mountain backdrops.

Tee Time
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With more than 2,500 luxury retailers, unique boutiques and upscale malls, it's easy to see why Scottsdale is a shopper's paradise. Take a stroll down the historic streets of Old Town for authentic Native American jewelry or soak up the sun at Nearby Kierland Commons outdoor mall.

Shop 'til You Drop
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Day Trips

Heed the call of the open road! Take a short drive to authentic ghost towns, laid-back Western villages and historic Route 66. Take in the serenity of Sedona's iconic red rocks and the cool vibe of Flagstaff's friendly ponderosa pines. Discover impressive natural wonders from Horseshoe Bend to Antelope Canyon and of course, Grand Canyon National Park.

Discover the Desert