Keep the romance alive by treating your loved one to an incredible Valentine’s Day getaway right here in Scottsdale. Our Arizona home features plenty of romantic activities that will make your trip one you will never forget. Take a look at some of the most romantic activities you can enjoy:
Explore the Desert Botanical Garden
Experience the Southwest and have a romantic outing by visiting the Desert Botanical Garden. This local attraction features over 50,000 incredible desert plants that are native to Arizona. Seeing these beautiful plants is especially exciting for those traveling from out of state. What makes a visit so romantic is the perfect views the sunset will bring. Arizona has beautiful sunsets that set the sky ablaze with different colors such as red and purple.
Book a Hot Air Balloon Ride
You really cannot beat the view when you are hundreds of feet up in the air on a hot air balloon. Book you and a loved one on a thrilling yet romantic hot air balloon ride right here in Scottsdale. Rainbow Ryders will take you up in the sky in one of their hot air balloons for the most memorable experience of your trip. They will even pack in some tasty snacks and drinks such as prickly pear mimosas. Now that is a romantic experience!
Visit the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall
If you are looking for the perfect spot for Valentine’s Day photos look no further than the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. Located here is the LOVE sculpture created by Robert Indiana. This giant sculpture spells out the word and has been used for all kinds of engagement photos. If your loved one expects some great photos during your trip, make sure you stop here!
Dine at Mastro’s City Hall
Make sure to book a reservation at Mastro’s City Hall, one of the most romantic restaurants right here in Scottsdale. This upscale eatery features fresh seafood, prime cuts of steak, and your favorite cocktails all under one roof. You will enjoy the contemporary yet elegant space during your meal. You can place a reservation by calling 480-941-4700. Mastro’s City Hall is open daily at 5:00 PM for dinner and is located at 6991 E Camelback Rd.
Get Ready for Valentine’s Day Getaway in Scottsdale
These are just a few of the most romantic activities here in Scottsdale. The options are near endless and can be made even better by reserving one of our luxury vacation villas during your stay. Contact us today!
For the premier winter getaway, look no further than Scottsdale, Arizona. Our southwestern home is the perfect location to plan for a winter adventure like no other. While you may be covered in snow back home, you will find crisp temperatures and sunny skies here in Scottsdale. Take a look some of the best winter adventures we have this season:
Explore the McDowell Sonoran Preserve
The winter season is the best time of year to get outside and explore the beauty surrounding Scottsdale. Nearby you will find the McDowell Sonoran Preserve that features over 30,000 acres of desert preservation. Explore the area on the 100 miles of interconnected trails that includes horseback riding and mountain biking. The summer season can be a little too hot for outdoor exploration for visitors so take advantage of the cooler temps when you visit this winter.
Hit the Golf Clubs
Golfing is one of the most popular activities in Scottsdale anytime of the year. The winter season lets you hit the green at any point of the day to enjoy full 18-hole golf courses. Local favorites in the area include Grayhawk and TPC Scottsdale. You can find a more relaxed and casual setting when you visit TopGolf. Practice your swing, play a variety of games, and enjoy their extensive list of food and drinks.
Las Noches de Las Luminarias
You can find various holiday light shows when you explore Scottsdale during the winter season. One unique and popular offering is the Las Noches de las Luminarias located at the Desert Botanical Garden. Over 8,000 different luminarias are hand-lit for a dazzling light show. Live entertainment and winter beverages are on hand so you can enjoy the show.
Celebrate Fine Art
Old Town Scottsdale features a variety of artists who showcase their impressive collections. You can see most of these artists together during the Celebrate Art, an annual celebration of fine art here in the city. This event takes place from January through March where emerging and world renown artists show off their impressive pieces of art. COVID-19 safety precautions are making sure each and every guest will be completely safe during their visit this season.
Get Ready for Winter in Scottsdale
As you can see, there is plenty of fun to go around in Scottsdale this winter. Take adventure of the weather and reserve one of our luxury vacation villas in the area.
Scenic Scottsdale, Arizona is known for its many upscale spas and irresistible golf courses, all enhanced in combination with year-round warm weather. With summer just around the corner, finding ways to cool off during your Scottsdale stay is an important point on the itinerary. Fortunately, there are plenty of options to choose from whether you’re one for the great outdoors or a traveler that prefers to cool off within the comfort of an aquatic center. Here are a few Scottsdale activities to check out while you’re in town.
Water Rafting with Wilderness Aware
Arizona’s Salt River Canyon is home to the Salt River and its many thrilling rapids that await. If you’re a traveler with a heart for adventure looking for some adrenaline-pumping fun on the water, be sure to book a rafting trip with the professionals at Wilderness Aware. Based out of Scottsdale, this team customized rafting trips to fit guests’ needs with options to book half-day, full-day, or multi-day rafting tours. While the rapids are sure to inspire, guests will also find that these water trips feature amazing wildlife, geology, and plant life too.
Chaparral Aquatic Center
Prefer to spend time cooling down while staying in the heart of Scottsdale? Make your way to the Chaparral Aquatic Center and enjoy some time relaxing poolside or making the most of the lap lanes and wading area. This aquatic center is located at 5401 N. Hayden Road and entrance for the day is $3 for residents and $5 for non-residents. This center includes access to 10 lap lanes as well as a diving board and plenty of free swim space for enjoying a cool down in style.
Summer in Scottsdale is a great time to combine fun, outdoor activities and if you’re looking for a place to cool off with the little ones that also offer up additional recreation, be sure to keep Paiute Park at the top of your must-experience list. Located at 3210 N. 66th Street, Paiute Park is open from sunrise until 10:30 pm daily and provides guests with a place to enjoy having fun in a sprawling splash pad during hot Arizona afternoons. Once you’ve reached just the right temperature, consider making the most of the park’s picnic tables, tennis courts, playgrounds, and several acres of green space while you’re here.
Savor Scottsdale Activities
Make the most of every moment in Scottsdale by letting the team at Parsons Villas to help you settle into your rental home away from home. Contact us today to learn more about our many options and the many Scottsdale activities waiting for you to enjoy!