Phoenix Recreation

Phoenix recreation includes everything from tours, attractions, hikes and things to do while visiting the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert is yours to explore, from winding rivers and towering peaks to lush valleys and arroyos. Take a hike in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve or mountain bike in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve right in the middle of the city. You can even make a splash on a white-water rafting trip down the Salt River or explore the desert’s most pristine expanses on an off-road tour by Jeep, Hummer or horseback. From do-it-yourself experiences to guided excursions, come discover Scottsdale’s adventurous side.
 

1. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

Taliesin West is a national historic landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mounta...

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12345 Taliesin Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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2. 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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3. 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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4. Papago Golf Course

Papago Golf Course, owned by the City of Phoenix, AZ, was long considered the finest public golf cou...

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5595 E Moreland St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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5. Legend Trail Golf Club

Whether you're on a golf vacation, searching for a more serious, new preferred golf location, or jus...

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9462 N Legendary Trail
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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6. 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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7. Silverado Golf

Designed by Gilmore-Graves Architectural Design Company in 2000, Silverado has quickly become Scotts...

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7605 E Indian Bend Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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8. Encanto - 18 Hole Championship Course

Built in 1935 and located in the core of the city's historic district, Encanto is the third oldest g...

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2775 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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9. 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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10. Raven Golf Club

Raven Golf Club Phoenix's spectacular championship golf course, array of world-class amenities and u...

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3636 E Baseline Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85042
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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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15. McDowell Mountain Golf Club

The First Nine- The newly enhanced Arizona golf course starts off with a meandering front nine. Test...

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10690 E Sheena Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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16. TPC Scottsdale

Located just outside of Scottsdale, Arizona and only a half hour from Phoenix, TPC Scottsdale offers...

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17020 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. Southern Ridge Golf Club

The Southern Ridge Golf course is a beautiful 18-hole, par 72 Championship golf course with some of ...

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5740 W Baseline Rd
Laveen Village, AZ 85339
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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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26. Grayhawk Golf Club

Clubhouse, Talon and Raptor courses, driving ranges (2), practice greens, practice bunkers, rental c...

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8620 E Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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27. 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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28. 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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29. Troon North Golf Club

Troon North Golf Club stands as a hallmark of the Scottsdale desert golf experience with two 18-hole...

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10320 E Dynamite Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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30. 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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31. Club West Golf Club

Tee it up at Club West Golf Club! Boasting a stunning 18-hole Brian Whitcomb/Ken Kavanaugh design th...

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16400 S 14th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85045
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32. The 500 Club

Welcome to The 500 Club Golf Course in Northwest Phoenix/Glendale The 500 Club is a beautiful 18-ho...

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4707 W Pinnacle Peak Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
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33. 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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34. Aguila Golf Course

Gary Panks links design course. Challenging layout and design for all levels of golfers. Transition ...

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8440 S 35th Ave
Laveen Village, AZ 85339
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35. 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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36. 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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37. 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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38. 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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39. 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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40. Stonecreek Golf Club

Located in the heart of Phoenix with spectacular mountain views, Stonecreek Golf Club's remarkable g...

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4435 E Paradise Village Pkwy S
Phoenix, AZ 85032
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41. 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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42. 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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43. 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
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44. McCormick Ranch Golf Club

Located in the heart of Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch Golf Club features two unique courses that are t...

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7505 E McCormick Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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45. Foothills Golf Club

The Foothills Golf Club truly represents what desert golf should be and caters to both power and cou...

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2201 E Clubhouse Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85048
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46. 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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47. Starfire Golf Club

The Starfire Golf Course is located in the heart of Scottsdale, AZ. Starfire is a daily fee public g...

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11500 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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48. Cave Creek Golf Course

Centrally located in North Phoenix (not in the town of Cave Creek)??? A winding creek and wise rolli...

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15202 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85023
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49. 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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50. Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club

Ingeniously designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones II, this championship course gently sh...

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33750 N Dove Lakes Dr
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
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51. 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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52. 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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53. 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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54. Ahwatukee Country Club

Ahwatukee Country Club. Located just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Tempe, S...

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12432 S 48th St
Phoenix, AZ 85044
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