Are your loonies feeling the pinch? Let Scottsdale show them a little love! We’ve pulled together some fabulous vacation packages that include all the amenities that make Scottsdale one of the top destinations for Canadian travelers – amazing resorts and spas, championship golf, award-winning cuisine and more adventures and activities than you can shake a hockey stick at. Best of all, these packages will leave you with plenty of breathing room in your travel budget!
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is an easy 15-minute drive from Old Town Scottsdale, offers year-round nonstop service to and from Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto, with seasonal nonstop service to six additional Canadian cities. Once you’re here, getting around the city is easy thanks to a host of convenient transportation options, including rideshare, rental cars, shuttles and limousines.
It’s time to trade your toque for a sun hat! Scottsdale’s 330 days of annual sunshine and highs near 22 degrees Celsius mean you can enjoy outdoor activities, including these exciting events and festivals, without freezing. It also means that weather-related travel delays are few and far between.
Scottsdale’s lush Sonoran Desert, signature McDowell Mountains, and plentiful lakes and rivers make it the natural choice for outdoor adventures like off-road tours, river rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, horseback riding and hiking in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. And, second only to hockey as the greatest game played with a stick, golf reigns supreme in Scottsdale with more than 200 courses in the metro area.
REST & RELAX
Whether you’re looking for five-diamond luxury, a cozy boutique resort or a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town, Scottsdale has your perfect home-away-from-home. The city also boasts more than 50 resort and day spas that find their inspiration in the area’s Sonoran Desert setting and Native American heritage, as well as in healing traditions from around the world.
DISCOVER OLD TOWN
Old Town Scottsdale is comprised of walkable neighborhoods filled with eclectic boutiques, fine art galleries, Western-wear outfitters and shops specializing in Native American art and jewelry. For you night owls, the Old Town Entertainment District offers more than 100 options for dining, dancing, cocktailing and people watching, with even more available around the city.
HIT THE ICE
Professional hockey action is just a short drive from Old Town Scottsdale. The NHL’s Arizona Coyotes take to the ice against your home-team favorites in nearby Glendale. In fact, the Canucks, Flames, Canadiens, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Senators and Jets are all headed to the Valley of the Sun this season. Plus, a Coyotes game will set you back fewer loonies than a home game. Score!
Scottsdale’s central-Arizona location means you’re within easy reach of the state’s most popular attractions and natural wonders, including the Grand Canyon and Sedona’s red-rock country, as well as historic towns like Tombstone, Prescott and Jerome.