Scottsdale, Arizona

Arizona

Welcome to sunny Scottsdale, Arizona where laid-back Southwestern charm meets arid desert landscapes and striking red rock mountains.  With its dry, desert climate and surrounding hills, Scottsdale is a wonderful destination to enjoy the outdoors, including dining al fresco at one of its many fantastic restaurants.  With daily direct flights into Phoenix from most major cities in North America, Scottsdale is convenient for those looking for an easy getaway.  Our favourite activities include; hiking, trail running, biking, yoga, golfing and strolling through the charming Old Town.

 

Activities:

 

Hiking & Trail Running

From steep scrambles over giant boulders to winding, pebbled paths through the desert flora and fauna, there are over 640 kilometers (400 miles) of well-maintained trails to explore in and around Scottsdale.  Whether you are an avid hiker, trail runner or someone looking for a more relaxing nature walk, you will be treated to some of the most beautiful views this area has to offer.

 

Biking

There are dedicated bike lanes throughout Scottsdale and are a great way to explore the area.  For those looking to get off of the pavement, there are number of easier to more technical mountain biking trails in the surrounding hills.

 

Yoga & Meditation

Start your day and invigorate your mind and body with an inspiring sunrise yoga session at one of the beautiful outdoor spaces at our partner hotels.  Take in the magnificent views of Camelback Mountain, breathe in the fresh morning air and connect to your natural surroundings.  Or, end your active day outdoors with a late afternoon restorative session that will allow you to unwind, relax and restore.

 

Golfing

Averaging over 300 days of sun each year and with over 200 golf courses in the greater Scottsdale area, Scottsdale has become one of the world's top golf destinations.  Don't know where to begin?  Let Movement Travel help you plan a memorable golf and wellness getaway.

 

Strolling through Scottsdale Old Town

The charming Scottsdale Old Town feels as though you've stepped back in time.  Filled with art galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes, shops and bars, its a wonderful destination to spend a few hours strolling and exploring its quaint streets.

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Best Season:September to June