Andaz Journal

Adventuring Beyond Andaz

Adventuring beyond Andaz? Check out these local hotspots, from hiking trails to restaurants, all within a short distance from Andaz Scottsdale!

Camelback Mountain
Climb 2,700 feet to the peak of Scottdale’s most iconic natural landmark to enjoy stunning views of the Valley of the Sun and the surrounding desert landscape. Located 2.5 miles away from Andaz Scottsdale, it’s a perfect day trip for an adventurous group!

Old Town Scottsdale
Located 3.5 miles from Andaz Scottsdale, Old Town Scottsdale is an iconic area home to a plethora of unique shopping and dining experiences. Dubbed “The West’s Most Western Town,” you’ll have a great time visiting this vibrant district.

Soldiers Pass Trail, Sedona
There’s nowhere quite like Sedona. Sedona makes for a perfect all-day trip from Andaz Scottsdale, complete with extensive (and iconic) hiking trails, world-class art galleries, and more.

Desert Botanical Garden
Roam through 140 acres of breathtaking Sonoran flora at the Desert Botanical Garden. Founded in the 1930’s, the garden is home to more than 21,000 desert plants and offers a multiple of special tours, events, and more. Only 6.5 miles away from Andaz Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Fashion Square
Shop, Scottsdale style. Home to stores from 40 of the world’s leading brands and two million square feet of retail and dining space, Scottsdale Fashion Square is the largest mall in the Southwest. Visit in just 10 minutes from Andaz Scottsdale.

Grand Canyon National Park
This spot needs no introduction. If you’re taking a long day trip, or driving to/from Andaz Scottsdale, add the Grand Canyon to your (bucket) list.

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Explore more than 180 miles of breathtaking hiking trails, including the famed Tom Thumb’s Trail, in addition to mountain biking, horseback riding and rock-climbing at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Located a quick 12 miles away from Andaz Scottsdale.