Skip to main content
  • Local Area Activities of Scottsdale

Local Area Activities


While the timeless elegance of the desert landscape is undoubtedly one of the most alluring aspects of staying at ADERO Scottsdale Resort, the surrounding area has a lot more to offer in addition to its breathtaking natural beauty.
Local Area Activities in Scottsdale
The Town of Fountain Hills

The Town of Fountain Hills

This vibrant area is known for its miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails, lively festivals, and one of the largest publicly displayed art collections in the state. Part of the designated International Dark Sky Community, there’s no shortage of beauty here thanks to its scenic location between the dramatic McDowell Mountains and picturesque Verde River. But perhaps its most popular attraction is its world-famous fountain, which soars up to 560 feet into the air.

Learn More The Town of Fountain Hills
Fountain Hills Festivals

A Feast of Festivals

Fountain Hills is jam-packed with festivals for everyone, from athletes and art lovers to foodies and concert-goers. Fun-filled favorites include the Great Fair, Fine Art & Wine Festival, Oktoberfest, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Fourth of July fireworks, the Fountain Hills Music Festival, weekly Art in the Park and Farmers Markets, Memorial Championship Disc Golf Pro Tournament and the Mountain 2 Fountain 15K race. To see what’s happening during your stay, visit the Fountain Hills event calendar.

View Event Calendar A Feast of Festivals
Sunridge Canyon Golf Club at Arizona

Sunridge Canyon Golf Club

Tee off in the golf capital of the American Southwest, as picturesque surroundings and scenic fairways create the perfect backdrop. Whether you’re interested in a round with the team, an all-day affair, or private instruction from a resident pro, Sunridge Canyon Golf Club has it all.

Learn More Sunridge Canyon Golf Club
McDowell Mountain Regional Park

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Get a closer look at the fascinating desert wildlife or enjoy the views of mountain ranges and the Phoenix/Scottsdale skyline at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Located in the northeast region of Phoenix, the park is home to over 50 miles of trails that can be enjoyed on foot, on horseback, or a mountain bike.

Learn More McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Spring Training in Arizona Hotel

Spring Training

The biggest names in Major League Baseball showcase their skill during the Cactus League Spring Training games, a tradition attracting devoted baseball fans to the valley since 1947. Scottsdale is home to the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks, and our resort puts you in the prime location to experience some unforgettable MLB action as the teams get ready for their regular seasons.

Learn More Spring Training
Back to top