Things to Do in the Scottsdale Area
We encourage you to take advantage of all that the Scottsdale area has to offer!
Arrive early or extend your stay to enjoy some of these popular local experiences at your convenience.
Hiking: McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Easy and beautiful 2 hour hike or walk around the Gateway to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. You will enjoy the beautiful vistas while taking in the nature around you. There are multiple routes depending on your hiking level...there is something for everyone!
For more information, please click here. Hiking can also be arranged through the Westin Kierland Resort's concierge.
Advanced Hiking: Camelback Mountain
Camelback Mountain is well-known in the Phoenix area as one of the top 10 things to do. It is an intense 2-3 hours, 1.42 miles, 1,250 feet increase in elevation hike.
Musical Instrument Museum
Visit Phoenix's top rated museum and see more than 6,800 instruments collected from around 200 of the world's countries and territories.
Western Spirit: Museum of the West
Visit one of Scottsdale's most popular museums and witness its impressive collection of western art. While you're there, check out Old Town Scottsdale right outside the museum doors.
Golf at The Westin Kierland Resort
Enjoy 18-holes at The Westin! Receive a 10% discount when you mention you're with The Heritage Foundation.
Relax & Rejuvenate at Agave, The Arizona Spa
Experience spa treatments inspired by traditional practices handed down through many of Arizona's native cultures. Receive a 10% discount when you mention you're with The Heritage Foundation.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
See Scottsdale from the top with a one-hour flight you'll never forget. The trip is three hours total with a 4:45 a.m. departure from the hotel.
Energize with WestinWORKOUT
The Westin Kierland Resort proudly offers a variety of wellness classes. Take advantage of Aqua Sol Yoga, Happy Hour Yoga, or a personal training class. A full list of offerings can be found on the hotel's website.