If you’re thinking about staying in the Scottsdale or Phoenix area, but want something a little different, try Fountain Hills. For a small town, there’s a lot to do here, and its only 20 miles from Scottsdale and 31 from Phoenix. Close enough to take advantage of activities in either city, but with a totally different feel and experience.
Grab a picnic lunch and enjoy the world’s fourth largest fountain in Fountain Park, spouting 300 to 560 feet into the air, every 15 minutes every hour between 9am and 9pm. The fountain is a great landmark when you’ve climbed one of the adjacent mountain trails; just time your trek to the top with the fountain’s spray.
Take a trip back in time on the Dixie Mine Trail. While hikers can’t access the mine’s tunnels today, they can enjoy the rock petroglyphs from three time periods, some dating back 800 years. Visit the River of Time Museum for an overview of the history of the area (while enjoying some AC).
There are plenty of yearly fairs and events to enjoy as well: the Fountain Hills Great Fair features arts and a carnival in February, the Fountain Hills Festival of Arts & Crafts in November, Jazz in the Hills (local and national jazz musicians, September through May), or enjoy the St Patrick’s Day Celebration when the fountain is dyed green. And, of course you can always hit the Fort McDowell Casino or take the family tubing down the famous Salt River.
Amenities at Our Villas Estates in Fountain Hill AZ
The villa estates in Fountain Hills AZ from Parsons Villas will make the perfect vacation spot for that low key, relaxed family vacation while you enjoy the desert trails or learn about the local Indian cultures. Our Fountain Hills rentals have all the amenities you expect from Parsons Villas’ luxury villas, including Wi-Fi and cable, large flat screen TVs, and fully equipped kitchens. And, of course, there is plenty of outdoor living space in our villas, so you can take in the glorious mountain views that surround this scenic little town. Your family can enjoy the mountains from the privacy of your own pool while you grill some great steaks or burgers.
Although Parsons Villas is based in Scottsdale, we’re familiar with the surrounding areas, including Fountain Hills. Our friendly staff can help you plan your vacation, reserving the right rental, and selecting the activities that your family will love. Give us a call today!