North Airport Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 702 736 7243
Taking off frequently from the Grand Canyon National Park Airport located at the Grand Canyon's South Rim, this tour heads for the eastern part of the Canyon. This 40 minute airplane tour takes you into deepest part of the Canyon, crossing Zuni Point, heading through the Zuni Corridor, where you'll see the Desert View Watchtower, the Painted Desert, and the Navajo Indian Reservation, just to the east along the Colorado River. The aircraft then turns, crossing Temple Butte and heads for the North Rim to show off areas of the Kaibab Plateau and Kaibab National Forest. You can clearly see Imperial Point, the highest point in the Canyon as the tour flies directly west towards the Dragon Corridor, the widest and most open part of the Canyon. You then return back to the airport.
North Airport Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 702 736 7243
From a front row seat in the sky, take in the remarkable beauty of the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon. A full day walking the Canyon could not show all the sights and spectacles of this tour. Experience the splendor of Kaibab National Forest, the imposing Tower of Ra and the seemingly endless stretches of intact Earth, all before a return trip. This top ranked helicopter tour is approximately 30 minutes.
15525 North 83rd Way Suite 8 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 480 922 0020
Do the desert using an alternative mode of transportation: a high-performance Hummer! Tours last just over four hours and showcase the breathtaking scenery and matchless beauty of the Sonoran Desert. At elevations of nearly 4,000 feet, knowledgeable tour guides point out the desert's flora and fauna. Tours leaving from Scottsdale travel to the Tonto National Forest Four Peaks area, which includes a liquid refreshment. The fleet of eight Hummers will provide transportation for groups of up to 48.
7920 East Osborn Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251 +1 480 941 1585
This Par 60 18-hole course offers a fine Scottsdale address and dual tee sets. The front tees run 3,374 yards and the back offer 3,766 yards total. This course also features a long 18th hole with a dogleg right; water play is available on two holes. This course is one of the best inexpensive ones in the city. After a tiring game enjoy lunch at the cafe and shop for your gear in the on-site pro shop. After your game, nearby shopping is available at Scottsdale Fashion Square or the exclusive Borgata.
9462 East Legendary Lane Scottsdale, AZ 85262 +1 480 488 7434
Legend Trail slices through the desert area and features marvelous panoramic views.A game of golf around the Legend will offer players of varied skills challenging shot-making opportunities. The course is challenging but fair test with no blind shots and some water, and carries over the desert only off the tee. The course is situated at a higher elevation, so temperatures might be 7-8 degrees cooler. In the August 2000 issue of 'Golf For Women', Legend Trail received the "Top 100 Fairways, Women-Friendly Course Award." With their "Short Trail" playing at a distance of 5,000 yards, women are able to enjoy playing the course as much as the men.
16601 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 480 312 6802/+1 480 312 6825
WestWorld, a premier, nationally-recognized equestrian and special event facility, provides recreational opportunities and family entertainment. The open-air arena is home to many horse shows, car exhibitions and other activities throughout the year. WestWorld has hosted such world-renowned events as the Barrett Jackson Classic Car Auction, Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and McDowell Mountain Music Festival. Visit website for a list of current events.
7119 East Shea Boulevard Suite 109-247 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 +1 602 320 4602
Since 1992, ABC- Desert Biking Adventures have led visitors from around the globe, guiding the exploration of the Sonoran Desert on two wheels. The desert biking adventure begins at the beautiful McDowell Mountains where experienced guides introduce you to the history and life in the desert. Tours are downhill, the descent beginning at 3,200 feet. The size of the group is limited to a small number to ensure rider safety. Tour price includes mountain bikes, gloves, helmets, water and door-to-door transportation in the Scottsdale area. Contact for further details.
10320 East Dynamite Boulevard Scottsdale, AZ 85262 +1 480 585 5300/+1 480 585 7700
Masterpiece companion to Troon North Monument, this great course in northeast Scottsdale features dramatic terrain and top-notch golf. With five tees for all levels of golfers, this golf club has won various accolades by Golf Magazine. They have been voted as "Best Golf Facilities by Region" 2010 by the Golf World's Readers. The 'Troon North Pinnacle Course' and 'Troon North Monument Course' have found themselves in Golf Magazine's top 100 ranking for 2010 and 2012. The golf shop at Troon North is ranked among the nations top 100 by Golf Shop Operations Magazine.
15636 North Clubgate Drive The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Scottsdale, AZ 85254 +1 480 922 9283
Fully integrated into The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, the Kierland Golf Club opened in 1996 and features a par-72, 6,900-yard course with three distinct nine-hole designs and a fully staffed golf facility. The golf course is part of a limited group of courses in Arizona that are recognized by Audubon International's 'Cooperative Sanctuary Program'. One of the few 27-hole golf resorts in the Phoenix area, the world-class Kierland Golf Club provides a multi-faceted approach to the Arizona golf experience.
17020 North Hayden Road Scottsdale, AZ 85255 +1 480 585 4334/+1 888 400 4001(Toll Free)
This Weiskopf-Morrish designed 6,992-yard (5846.20 square meters) Par-71 course is a favorite amongst professionals and plays host to the FBR Open, where golfing enthusiasts from around the globe meet every year in January. While playing at TPC Scottsdale, follow in the footsteps of Tiger Woods where his infamous hole in one on the 16th hole became legendary, maybe the glory can be shared by you! Facilities include an onsite clubhouse with restaurant, pro-shop, driving range with putting and chipping greens. Greens fees vary according to the season. See website for visitor info.
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