Sleep Inn at North Scottsdale Road
16630 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Phone: (866) 477-6424
Fax: (480) 607-2893
Crackerjax Family Fun and Sports Park is perfect for families with children of all ages. There are two go-cart tracks, one for the older and one for the younger set. A choice of two miniature golf courses and an award winning golf range has earned this fun spot a place in the Top 100 U.S. Driving Ranges for ten years in a row. Large groups looking for something special will enjoy the sand volleyball court and a full video arcade is sure to entertain. See website for visitor details.
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.
Tennis enthusiasts visiting the city can enjoy a game at the Scottsdale Princess Tennis Center. Located in the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess resort, this center is one of the best in the area. It offers facilities for all age groups but is more focused on upcoming tennis stars. Young players get the opportunity to learn under a professional and improve their game. This center has been host to popular tennis tournaments like Franklin Templeton Men's Tennis Classic and W.T.A Women's Tournament. So even if not playing, head over to watch a championship match.
The Champions Course at TPC Scottsdale is brilliantly crafted by Randy Heckenkemper. Featuring 7,115 yards (5949.04 square meters) of undulating Bermuda fairways, pristine greens and challenging bunkers, the par-71 course meanders over natural ravines and picturesque foothills. With five par-3's and a diverse variety of par-4's and par-5's this course thrills golfers of all skill levels. A quartet of dramatic finishing holes make this golf gem a "must play".
The TPC of Scottsdale Stadium Course offers you the opportunity to play where the PGA Tour professionals play. Surrounded by spectacular mountain views, the course was designed specially to host the Phoenix Open and features spectator mounding that promises an excellent view to all in the galleries during the Tournament. The course possesses the natural flavor of the desert that lends to its beauty. Saguaro cacti and mesquite trees dot the landscape, and one of the largest Palo Verdes trees in the state, measuring 42 feet (12.8 meters), a dozen feet higher than normal, resides at the pleasant 15th hole. The Stadium Course, again like its predecessor, also radiates a contrived countenance that lends to its challenge and six water hazards, which, of course, you just don't find in arid climates.
Tour the skies over Scottsdale with a chartered air tour. Fly over the beautiful Squaw Peak preserve, and experience the Sonoran Desert from a new perspective. Choose from an Astra or Twin helicopter. This facility will make themselves available to customers 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Additional tours are available to destinations like beautiful Sedona. Accommodation is available by request, and customers can be picked up and dropped off close to home. Tour prices vary, and there are helicopter rentals. Custom tours are available. See website for details.
Set sail on your dreams with a flight of fancy. Drift over the Sonoran desert for a new perspective with a company in the business since 1984. Flights depart in the morning and afternoons in the winter and soar over the Scottsdale and Carefree areas. Pastries and a traditional champagne toast are included, as are the famous concluding 'Balloonists Prayer' and a personalized flight certificate. One to two hour flights feature air-to-ground communications. Call to arrange reservations and transportation to the scheduled launch site. See website for tour routes, balloon bios and information on the firm's operations in Colorado.
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.
Hold onto your hat and take an exciting tour of Phoenix and the surrounding valley with an experienced pilot from this facility. Chosen by Cessna as an official Pilot Center, the standards here are strict by comparison. Choose a guided tour of the Valley, or charter a flight with certified pilots. If you prefer to fly your own, this company can help you achieve your goals. Beginner through advanced training is available here by special arrangement. If you already fly, look into the aircraft rentals.
Sign up with Sky Treks and get a splendid panoramic view of the vast Arizonian landscape. Sky Trek started out in 1995 by Tina and Tom Newman, have been offering travelers magnificent views of the Monument Valley, Grand Canyon and Bryce Valley. Do not have a lot of time to explore the Arizonian nature? These treks will save your time by giving you a tour of the canyons in a couple of hours. The helicopters are well equipped for a comfortable ride and you also get a guide who will take through the landscape, history, flora and fauna of the region.
Sign up with Sky Blue Helicopters and get a tour of the magnificent Arizonian landscape from miles above. They offer different tour packages. Tourists can choose from the Sonoran Desert and McDowell Mountain tour, the landscape and city tour or a flight across the Superstitious Mountains and the great Apache Canyons. Along with the scenic beauty of Arizona these flights will also offer fliers a glimpse of the age-old native ruins, strong forts, battlegrounds and hideouts as well as ghost towns. The helicopter is well furnished for a comfortable flight replete with air conditioning and comfy leather seats by the window. Singles have an advantage as they get an opportunity to experience the co-pilot seat as well as get attractive deals.
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.