Comfort Suites Old Town Scottsdale
3275 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 946-1111
Fax: (480) 874-1641
Take a step back in time and hop on to a historical tour of the Old Town with Scottsdale Horse and Carriage. Tourists can choose their mode of transportation through the city; a wagon ride, horse drawn carriage or a stage coach. You will be provided with a professional guide who will educate you on the history and pep up the ride. Visitors can select their route; a tour through the Old town, Waterfront, Camelback Mountain, or a private tour incorporating all these locations. Celebrating an anniversary? Book a tour and let them guide you through a romantic evening filled with roses, champagne and a historical celestial night.
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.
This 60-acre (24.28 hectare) park located within the Indian Bend Wash greenbelt is home to the Wedge Skate Park. It is every skater's dream complete with ramps, curbs and rails making it an awesome place to pick up new tricks. The park also offers an outdoor amphitheater, swimming pool, two lakes, two children's playgrounds. The 5K course along with softball, soccer, basketball and a sand volleyball courts make it a great place to come and work out. Or pack up the family, make some lunch and head on over to the picnic area for a great family out.
Winning a series of awards, The Arizona Country Club offers prime sports and recreational facilities along with services that put the entire family at ease. The undulating greens of its golf course challenges professionals as well as amateurs and has hosted a series of championship games. Also on-site are tennis courts and swimming pools with regular classes scheduled for kids. Dining options include The Outpost Bar & Grill; perfect for both a light bite after a game or sit down dinners with the family. Suited for both corporate as well as social events, rental spaces at the club come with service staff that help with the food and decor. For more information, do visit their website.
The Phoenician's award-winning 27 holes of golf, with tiff eagle greens and lush fairways, provide a perfect blend of challenging sport and uncommon beauty. Perhaps that's why Golf Magazine says it's one of the best resort courses in the country. Combining playability with aesthetic beauty, The Phoenician's 27-hole USGA championship facility is comprised of three memorable nines, each named for its surrounding landscape: Canyon, Desert and Oasis. Pristine desert scape, lush tropical scenery, water features, and all of the amenities that make golf a pleasure await you during your round at The Phoenician.
The Supai Middle School Ball field is mainly used to host inter school championships. These grounds were used to conduct the 'South Scottsdale Little League 2012', a popular event for the little ones who aspire to become baseball players. While visiting the city, drop in at this field to watch the small children in action.
Enjoy a jeep tour or a fun-filled guided tour on horseback through the desert scenery. Courteous guides are knowledgeable in history and folklore to entertain and educate as you explore Arizona's vistas. Tours available are jeep, horseback, ecological tours or a western cookout. For larger groups an exciting map-driven search for a gold mine is offered. Rates subject to change. Contact the office for complete tour list and further details.
The Desert Botanical Garden began in the 1930s with the goal of preserving the area's pristine desert environment. Today, the garden helps save endangered plants, with the focus still on native flora and special emphasis on succulents. The cactus collection is world-renowned and between the months of March through May, the seasonal blooms are spectacular. The garden also hosts numerous events throughout the year which include the popular 'Butterfly Habitat', the 'Luminarias' during the holiday season and rotating sculpture exhibits from the world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. Don't forget your hat and sunscreen during the summer months.
Want to go fishing while the kids enjoy a game of soccer? Then head to this 100-acre (40.46-hectare) park and have a lovely day out with family or friends. The gym and exercise courts at the community center include a variety of fitness options. An uncluttered pathway at Chaparral Park lets you choose between taking a walk or rollerblading. The ever-popular Mighty Mud Mania takes place every July and the kids will enjoy Tube Trouble where tubes grouped in sets of three form a challenging tunnel. With ballfields and soccer fields, basketball and volleyball courts, a swimming pool and relaxing ramadas, there's something for everyone at this park.
If you are in Phoenix and enjoy going on easy treks, then Papago Park is the place for you. With its sandstone buttes, marked paths and slight elevation, it is perfect for family hiking trips and easy mountain biking. The most notable attraction of the park is the hole in the rock formation, which formed over thousands of years most likely from water erosion. For the more adventurous, visitors can climb the face of the rock for an unparalleled view of Phoenix.The park also includes attractions such as the Desert Botanical Garden and Phoenix Zoo.
The Phoenix Zoo offers a plethora of activities for family recreation. Sprawling over 125 acres (50 hectares), this privately-owned leisure facility is a must visit when in the Valley. It is home to over 1,300 exotic species including lions, giraffes, baboons and meerkats. Explore the verdant labyrinth of the Forest of Uco, take a hike along the African Trail, and enjoy a tractor ride at the Harmony Farm. In addition, the interactive programs on offer are both educational and entertaining.
Papago Golf Course is an 18-hole course that was built in 1963 by architect William F. Bell. It has long been considered one of the finest municipal golf courses in the US with national ranking. Papago was the site of the 1971 USGA Amateur Public Links Championship and was won by an Oregonian, Fred Haney.