Adventure travel in winter? Sounds like fun!
Nobody likes cold and gloomy weather, and many of us try to take a little vacation to make our winter season more fun and exciting.
So, if you are thinking about fun adventure travel after the holiday season, there are so many fabulous winter travel destinations to choose from!
Which one should you pick?
Here is one of my favorite top travel destinations picks that I absolutely love!
If your adventure travel plans call for plenty of sun, fantastic hotels and resorts, lots of outdoor play time and tons of hiking opportunities – Scottsdale, Arizona, is the place to go.
It’s more than any other vacation destination in the world.
Thus, no matter what time of the year you visit, you will have a great opportunity to enjoy lots of fun outdoor activities and adventures under breathtaking blue skies.
There are 101 things to do and places to see in Scottsdale, but I wanted to mention at least a few that I like the most.
#1. Visit Old Town Scottsdale
that is a great place to wonder, shop, eat, check out western art in numerous fantastic Art Galleries.
Take a free panoramic tour on a Scottsdale Trolley.
Among other attractions, it’s worth mentioning
#2. Cracker Jax Family Fun and Sports 28-acre Park
with go-karts and bumper boats, driving range and miniature golf.
This park has something for every kid, big or little, and will provide fun times for the whole family.
will give the edge to your adventure travel.
Salt River Rafting offers guided raft trips in Arizona’s spectacular Upper Salt River Canyon which is close to Scottsdale.
The Salt River is truly a gem. Definitely, put this one on your list of must dos while traveling to Scottsdale.
#4. Love to Play Golf?
Experience the beauty of Arizona golf with perfect playing conditions and truly affordable rates.
Courses offer varied landscapes and layouts, equipment rentals and practice facilities.
The area offers golfers more than 174 (!) private and public courses to choose from.
According to golf pros, Scottsdale golf is as good as the game can get.
Troon North Golf Club is one of the most beautiful in Scottsdale and offers two magnificent courses with breathtaking views and unique design – a must place to play.
is another great attraction to check out.
The park itself has a nice large playground with multitude of swings and slides and lots of places to climb and explore.
The train ride around the park is always a highlight. Fantastic place for train lovers of all ages!
#6. Are you Ready for an Incredible Dining Experience of Your Life?
How about 600 (!) fantastic restaurants to choose from serving up regional and global specialties?
No matter what type of cuisine you are craving for, you will find plenty of flavors to savor in Scottsdale, Arizona.
There are also 80 wine bars, clubs and lounges in downtown Scottsdale.
Alto Ristorante at Gainey Ranch Resort will give you one of the most memorable dining experiences of all.
It is located in a breathtaking place with the view on the lake surrounded by Saguaro cactuses, beautiful waterfalls, pools and a winter garden.
Dinner is served both indoors and alfresco nestled around terrace fire pits.
Don’t forget to take a complimentary gondola ride after dinner along the resort’s waterways.
Listening to the wonderful gondoliers singing “O’Sole Mio” in Italian, makes it a special experience.
Add to all of the above the outdoor activities, sporting events and concerts and most people don’t ever want to leave.
I know that was the case for me.
Did I forget to mention that Scottsdale was voted Most Livable City?
What are your favorite adventure travel destinations in winter?
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