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Planning a vacation for the whole family? Scottsdale has you covered with age-appropriate activities and attractions that everyone will enjoy! Exciting desert adventures, hands-on museum exhibits, kid-friendly restaurants, and accommodating resorts and hotels are on tap and ready to be added to your itinerary.
 

1. Briarwood Holiday Home

Briarwood Holiday Home is a vacation home featuring a garden with an outdoor pool, located in Scotts...

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Scottsdale
AZ 85250
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2. Stargazing with Night Vision Adventure from Phoenix

Head out of the city and into the clear desert night sky on this guided stargazing tour outside of P...

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Phoenix
AZ
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3. Troon Skyline Private Home

Located 20 miles from Desert Botanical Gardens in Scottsdale, this air-conditioned vacation home fea...

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9322 E Hidden Green Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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4. JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

This hotel is situated in the center of the Sonoran Desert, less than 20 miles from downtown Scottsd...

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5350 E Marriott Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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5. Arizona Grand Resort

Featuring a water park and a full-service spa, this luxury resort offers fun for all ages. Free Wi-F...

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8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85044
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6. Phoenix Art Museum

An institution of exciting art and learning since 1959, Phoenix Art Museum has become the largest ar...

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1625 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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7. Inflatable Kayak Rental

Whether you are looking to do a little fishing, shooting the river or just relaxing on the lake, the...

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Tempe
AZ
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8. Westin Phoenix Downtown

Located at Arizona State University’s downtown campus, this eco-friendly hotel is a 10-minute walk f...

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333 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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9. Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Phoenix's North Mountain, this all-suite hotel offers luxurious amenities, enjoyable activities and ...

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11111 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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10. Lamborghini Supercar Experience at Arizona MotorSports Park

At Racing Adventure's Exotic Supercar Experience you can enjoy, the speed, the sound, the smells and...

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15402 W Camelback Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
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11. Entertainers Paradise In The Heart Of Scottsdale / Paradise Valley

Offering an outdoor pool and a hot tub, Entertainer’s Paradise in the Heart of Scottsdale / Paradise...

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6844 E Wethersfield Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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12. JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

This 5-star Scottsdale resort offers a 36-hole golf course and an outdoor pool with mountain views. ...

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5402 E Lincoln Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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13. Kierland Commons Condos

Located 9.2 miles from Old Town Scottsdale, these apartments boast an outdoor pool, a hot tub and a ...

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6633 E Greenway Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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14. Sonoran Suites Scottsdale at San Milan

Located in Scottsdale, Sonoran Suites Scottsdale at San Milan is 13 miles from Desert Botanical Gard...

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6975 E Princess Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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15. Gainey Suites Hotel

Discover why Gainey Suites Hotel is ranked a "Top 3" hotel in Scottsdale on TripAdvisor.com. Relax i...

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7300 E Gainey Suites Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 922-6969
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16. Best Western Plus Sundial

This downtown Scottsdale, Arizona hotel is within walking distance from Scottsdale Shopping Center a...

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7320 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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17. Phoenix International Raceway Driving Experience

Have the thrill of a lifetime with a Speedway Driving Experience! After classroom instruction, race ...

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Avondale
AZ
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18. Scottsdale Fashion Square Shopping Package

Stop to shop at Scottsdale Fashion Square, an upscale, super-regional, luxury shopping mall in Scott...

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Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
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19. Hot Air Balloon Ride over the Sonoran Desert

Enjoy a scenic hot air balloon flight over the Sonoran Desert while touring the majestic views of th...

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Phoenix
AZ
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20. Metro Center Inn North Phoenix

This Phoenix, Arizona hotel is located off Interstate 17 and is 2 miles from MetroCenter Shopping Ma...

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8101 N Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85021
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21. Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape

Located at the Phoenix CityScape, this Phoenix city centre hotel features rooms with flat-screen cab...

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2 E Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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22. 3 Palms Scottsdale

Located adjacent to El Dorado Park, and just 2 miles from Old Town Scottsdale, this contemporary bou...

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7707 E McDowell Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
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23. Sheraton Grand Phoenix

Centrally located in downtown Phoenix, this 4-start hotel features an outdoor pool, outdoor rooftop ...

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340 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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24. Hyatt House Scottsdale Old Town

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub, this hotel is a 20 minute drive from Phoenix Sky H...

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4245 N Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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25. Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. ...

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4949 E Lincoln Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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26. Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort

Set on 27 acres of beautiful mountain landscape, this family-friendly resort boasts unrivaled facili...

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7677 N 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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27. Talking Stick Resort

This towering resort hotel features a casino with more than 700 slot machines and 50 table games. An...

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9800 Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
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28. Segway Tour of Old Town Scottsdale

Discover Old Town Scottsdale on a 2-hour tour by Segway, a great transportation option for sightseei...

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Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
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29. SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown

Just 2,000 feet from the Phoenix Convention Center and Chase Field, this downtown Phoenix hotel offe...

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802 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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30. One-Day Grand Canyon Tour with Sedona and Navajo Reservation

Experience the amazing Grand Canyon National Park and the Red Rocks of Sedona on this one day tour f...

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Phoenix
AZ
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31. Half & Full Day Salt River Whitewater Rafting Trip

Get out and enjoy one of Arizona's hidden treasures - whitewater rafting on the Salt River. Our most...

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Globe
AZ
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32. The Clarendon Hotel & Spa

A short distance from the Phoenix Convention Center, this contemporary Arizona hotel has modern acco...

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401 W Clarendon Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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33. The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

Set on 250-acres at the base of Camelback Mountain, this luxury Phoenix resort features 9 swimming p...

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6000 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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34. Scottsdale Plaza Resort

This delightful Scottsdale resort is on 40 landscaped acres in the shadow of the famous Camelback Mo...

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7200 N Scottsdale Rd
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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35. Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 every day. Watch Bengal tigers in natural play as they "hunt" the...

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3505 W State Route 260
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(928) 567-2840
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36. FireSky Resort & Spa

Less than 5 minutes’ drive to Old Town Scottsdale, this pet-friendly hotel and spa boasts a torch-li...

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4925 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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37. Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix Water Park Admission

Cool off from the desert heat at Arizona's largest water park: Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix. Immerse yoursel...

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4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
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38. Admiral's House

Admiral's House offers accommodations in Scottsdale, just 9 miles from Desert Botanical Gardens. The...

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8787 E Mountain View Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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39. The Westin Kierland Villas

This Arizona resort is 10 miles from downtown Scottsdale. This resort features a water slide and laz...

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15620 N Clubgate Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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40. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Discover an unrivaled oasis nestled in the Sonoran Desert at this luxury resort and spa, offering ex...

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6902 E Greenway Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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41. Sightseeing tours of Grand Canyon by helicopter or van

Grand Canyon day trips to Skywalk, South Rim or Sedona by air or van! We're your one-stop-shop for r...

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Grand Canyon Village
AZ 86023
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42. Zenyard Guest House

Featuring a solar heated saltwater pool, this adults-only Phoenix guest house also includes free Wi-...

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830 E Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014
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43. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Scottsdale Resort

Close to TPC golf and best shopping, dining and nightlife in city. Four outdoor pools with hot tubs ...

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7677 E Princess Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
407.395-6438
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44. Pinnacle Peak

Featuring a private pool, Pinnacle Peak is a vacation home located in Scottsdale. The vacation home ...

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7655 E Starla Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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45. Arizona Biltmore

On 39 acres of lush gardens, this luxurious resort and spa offers a peaceful oasis, complete with ex...

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2400 E Missouri Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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46. The Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

Tucked into the Sonoran Desert foothills of Scottsdale, Arizona, this resort offers two championship...

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34631 N Tom Darlington Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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47. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Phoenix Airport

This hotel is situated one mile from the Sky Harbor Airport, and 8 miles from downtown Phoenix. It h...

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4702 E University Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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48. Royal Palms Resort & Spa by Hyatt

Experience World-class Service at Royal Palms Resort & Spa-in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt In an...

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5200 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018
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49. 2 Hour Arizona Desert Guided Tour by ATV

Enjoy an exciting day in the famous Sonoran desert, off-roading in your single-passenger ATV on some...

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Rock Springs
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324
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50. Sheraton Desert Oasis

Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, minutes from the attractions of downtown Scottsdale, Arizona, this ho...

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17700 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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51. Extended Stay America - Phoenix - Airport

This Extended Stay America - Phoenix - Airport is located in Phoenix and especially designed for lon...

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3421 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
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52. Hotel Valley Ho

Featuring a full service spa and health club, this hotel is a 5-minute drive from Old Town Scottsdal...

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6850 E Main St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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53. East Montecito House 6824

Featuring a patio, East Montecito House 6824 is an air-conditioned vacation home located in Scottsda...

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Scottsdale
AZ 85251
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54. Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park

Pueblo Grande Museum is an archaeological site museum and also serves as the archaeological reposito...

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4619 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
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55. 3-Day Grand Canyon and Colorado River Float

This three-day trip is an awesome exploration of the Southwest. You'll travel through the scenic Son...

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Phoenix
AZ
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56. Hummer Night Tour in the Sonoran Desert

When visiting Phoenix, experience the Sonoran Desert on a night tour by Hummer, the tough four-wheel...

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Sonoran Desert
Arizona 85337
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57. Homewood Suites Phoenix-Metro Center

Strategically located close to many of Phoenix, Arizona's main points of interest, this hotel offers...

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2536 W Beryl Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
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58. Scottsdale Rappelling Adventure

This is a great Scottsdale adventure that allows you to hike to the top to rappel down. Be the firs...

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Scottsdale
AZ
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59. Stand Up Paddleboard Rental

Stand Up Paddleboard rentals. Arizona offers a unique place to paddle. Within a short drive, you can...

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Tempe
AZ
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60. Best Western Inn and Suites Phoenix Hotel & Suites

This hotel is 9 miles from downtown Phoenix and 3 miles from the Phoenix Mountains Park. This hotel ...

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1615 E Northern Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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61. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Scottsdale

This Country Inn is in the heart of Scottsdale city. Country Inns & Suites features a heated outdoor...

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10801 N 89th Pl
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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62. Extended Stay America - Phoenix - Scottsdale - North

This Extended Stay America - Phoenix - Scottsdale - North is located in Scottsdale and especially de...

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15501 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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63. Luxury Condos by Meridian CondoResorts- Scottsdale

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub, this lodge is a 20-minute drive from Sky Harbour P...

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8390 East Vía de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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64. The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician

Featuring a 27-hole golf course, this resort is a 20-minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor Internatio...

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6000 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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65. SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona

Visit SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona in Phoenix with these guaranteed Low Price admission tickets. Step i...

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5000 S Arizona Mills Cir
Tempe, AZ 85282
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66. Phoenix Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Discover Phoenix in a fun new way on this 3-hour scavenger hunt. Jump into the middle of an exciting...

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Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
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67. Radisson Hotel Phoenix North

Situated 10.5 miles from Wet & Wild Water Park, this Phoenix hotel offers a heated outdoor pool and ...

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10220 N Metro Pkwy E
Phoenix, AZ 85051
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68. The Camby, Autograph Collection

Nestled in the midst of picturesque Camelback Corridor, Phoenix's premier commercial and financial d...

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2401 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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69. Art and Wine Class in Scottsdale

Unleash your creative side at this art studio in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale’s Art District. Wh...

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Scottsdale
AZ
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70. Four Seasons Resorts Scottsdale at Troon North

Featuring 2 outdoor swimming pools, this luxury Scottsdale, Arizona resort is a 5 minute drive from ...

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10600 E Crescent Moon Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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71. Orange Tree Golf Resort

Featuring an 18-hole championship golf course, this Scottsdale resort includes an outdoor pool with ...

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10601 N 56th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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72. Half-Day Phoenix Highlights Tour

Enjoy an introduction to Phoenix's historic attractions and popular spots during this half-day sight...

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Phoenix
AZ
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73. The Legacy Golf Resort

Featuring an 18-hole championship golf course, this Phoenix resort showcases an outdoor pool and a r...

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6808 S 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
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74. Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas

A peaceful retreat in the heart of Scottsdale, this resort offers stunning views of Camelback Mounta...

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6333 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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75. Residence Inn Phoenix

Just 10 miles from downtown Phoenix, this Residence Inn offers spacious rooms with LCD TV and a well...

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8242 N Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85051
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76. ATV and Shooting Combo for 3 Hours

Enjoy an exciting day in the famous Sonoran desert with this exciting off-roading and shooting adven...

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Black Canyon City
AZ 85324
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77. BYOB Pedal Bar Experience In Old Town Scottsdale

Come along on a pedal powered party on wheels! Get ready to take the streets of Old Town Scottsdale ...

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Sedona
AZ 86336
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78. SmokeTree Resort and Bungalows

Situated on 5 acres of lush landscape, these Scottsdale, Arizona luxury accommodations offer an outd...

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7101 E Lincoln Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
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79. Best Inn & Suites Phoenix Airport Downtown

Featuring a year round outdoor pool, this motel is a 5-minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor Internat...

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3547 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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80. Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix North

Located off I-17, just 1 mile from Metrocenter Mall, this 100% non-smoking North Phoenix hotel offer...

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2532 W Peoria Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85029
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81. Crossland Economy Studios Phoenix - Metro - Black Canyon

Crossland Economy Studios Phoenix - Metro - Black Canyon is especially designed for longer stays, wi...

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11211 N Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85029
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82. Hyatt Regency Phoenix

This downtown Phoenix hotel is 4 miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Each room features a f...

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122 N 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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83. El Portal Sedona

"Top 10 Hotels in the Southwest" Conde Nast Travelers Magazine - El Portal Sedona Hotel is a premier...

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95 Portal Ln
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 282-6400
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84. Shop and Spa at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Indulge yourself with a day of pampering and shopping in Phoenix! This package offers great deals on...

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Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
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85. Small-Group Tour: Deluxe Phoenix and Scottsdale Day Trip

Take in the highlights of Phoenix and Scottsdale, the largest cities in the Sonoran Desert, during a...

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Phoenix
AZ
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86. Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix

On this all day trip from Phoenix to Tombstone, travel back to the days of the Wild West to 'The Tow...

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Phoenix
AZ
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87. Camelback Retreat by HolidayRental

Camelback Retreat by Holiday Rental offers accommodation situated on Camelback Mountain. The accommo...

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Scottsdale
AZ 85251
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88. 4-Day Native American Cultures of the Southwest

Immerse yourself in the Southwest’s desert landscapes and Native American cultures on a 4-day tour f...

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Phoenix
AZ
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