From the scenic hiking trails of Camelback Mountain to the vibrant art galleries of Old Town Scottsdale, you can easily experience the region’s best attractions thanks to our resort’s superb location. While in Scottsdale, you can go mountain biking in McDowell Mountain Regional Park, cheer on the Chicago Cubs during their spring training at Hohokam Stadium, meet the endangered Arabian oryx at the Phoenix Zoo or catch some rays on a boat tour of beautiful Saguaro Lake. If you prefer to stay close to the resort, you can play a few rounds at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club or battle the one-armed bandits at the Fort McDowell Casino.
Radisson Fort McDowell Resort is near the following attractions:
- Fort McDowell Casino (adjacent)
Try your luck at our on-site casino, featuring keno, bingo, daily poker tournaments, 775 slot machines and live weekend entertainment.
Phone: +1 (800) 843-3678
- Fountain Hills Theater (11.9 miles)
Enjoy a performance of one of your favorite plays at this local theater.
Phone: +1 (480) 837-9661
- Hohokam Stadium (21 miles)
Just a short drive from the resort’s address in Scottsdale, Hohokam Stadium is the spring training home of the Chicago Cubs.
Phone: +1 (480) 644-4451
- McDowell Mountain Regional Park (11.9 miles)
Set in the Verde River basin, this scenic park has more than 50 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
- Phone: +1 (480) 471-0173
- Mesa Amphitheatre (21.9 miles)
This amphitheatre hosts a variety of live musical performances.
Phone: +1 (480) 644-2560
- Old Town Scottsdale (25.1 miles)
Strolling through the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, you'll discover quirky boutiques, 120 art galleries, local museums and unique restaurants.
Phone: +1 (480) 312-3111
- River of Time Museum (13.4 miles)
Learn about the history of Fountain Hills and the Lower Verde River Valley at this charming museum.
Phone: +1 (480) 837-2612
- We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (on-site)
Show off your swing at our on-site golf club, which features two challenging courses and gorgeous mountain views.
Phone: +1 (480) 836-9000
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Discover Adventure at our Hotel’s Scottsdale, AZ Location
At the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort, our concierge can arrange a variety of thrilling desert adventures to make your vacation even more memorable. You can book a scenic horseback ride, an all-terrain Jeep tour, a Green Zebra Tomcar Adventure or a kayaking excursion on the Verde River, all just minutes from our hotel’s property. Scottsdale, AZ also features a mild desert climate, so you can enjoy these unforgettable experiences any time of the year!
Looking to visit the Wild West? Book an excursion with Fort McDowell Adventures, just five miles from the resort. This company offers a wide array of fun-filled adventures, such as Friday Night Franks, an outdoor cookout in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. During the cookout, you’ll enjoy live music, Native American storytelling, wagon rides and scrumptious s’mores. For a cultural adventure, consider booking the Yavapai Experience, a Native American heritage tour that includes a history talk, a nature walk and delicious Yavapai cuisine. For more information on rates and packages, please see our specials page.
During your stay, you can also enjoy the on-site We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, developed by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. Named after the Yavapai term for “Four Peaks,” We-Ko-Pa features two 18-hole golf courses that challenge players of all skill levels. The daily-fee club also includes an outstanding practice facility and a full-service clubhouse with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. The Radisson Fort McDowell provides a shuttle to the golf club, as well as stay-and-play room packages. For more information, please see our specials page. To book a golf package with tee times, please call our concierge at +1 (480) 789-5377. For more than 10 people, contact our National Golf Sales Manager at +1 (480) 789-5311.
In addition to the golf club, you’ll love having easy access to the Fort McDowell Casino, which is directly adjacent to our hotel’s property. Scottsdale, AZ begins to resemble flashy Las Vegas when you step through the doors and discover everything from blackjack and bingo to mesmerizing live entertainment. Open 24 hours, the casino also features live keno, daily poker tournaments, 775 slot machines, five restaurants and monthly promotions such as keno training and slot tournaments. Guests of the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort receive $10 in free play when they register for the Casino’s Players Club.
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