Places Nearby

You’ll find the best deals, brands, and shopping near our vacation rentals in Scottsdale, like the Scottsdale Quarter, Kierland Commons and more, as well as bars and restaurants with a variety of signature drinks and delights, and every kind of flavor and food. Or, if you’re looking to see more of the outdoors, there are hiking trails, some of the best golf courses in the world, and activities for all ages and interests just a short walk or drive away. Explore some of the more popular destinations below and contact us to stay at one of our luxury rentals in Scottsdale today!

Popular Annual Events:

Barrett Jackson Vacation Rental

 Although the 2019 Barrett Jackson event in Scottsdale has already concluded, it is never too early to start thinking about getting tickets, and correspondingly a Scottsdale vacation rental, for the 2020 event. Barrett Jackson is an awesome event for classic-car loving folks to show off their rides or even purchase cars at auction. With an assortment of fun activities going on throughout the multi-day festival, this is a fantastic place to spend a vacation weekend in Scottsdale.

Arizona Spring Training Vacation Rental

Similar to Barrett Jackson, spring training has just completed for the 2019 season, however teams will travel back to Arizona in February of 2020 giving you a timeframe to book your vacation rental ahead of time for the games. Being a fantastic family atmosphere, spring training is loads of fun for the whole family. Best of all, tickets are relatively affordable and games only last a few hours, allowing you and your family to explore other local activities throughout the day.

Arizona Bike Week Rental

Book ahead for the 2020 Arizona Bike Week by reserving your Scottsdale vacation rental today! If your looking for music, motorcycles, and entertainment this is your event. Every year thousands of die-hard motorcycle riders attend this event to collaborate with those who share similar interests to them. Join the all-out fun and book your tickets now.

Scottsdale Cavalia Vacation Rental

If your interests lie within the equestrian and theatrical arts, then Cavalia is the perfect event for you. Be enchanted by the elegance of horses performing with the same dazzling effects associated with trapeze artists. A perfect blend of sensations throughout the show give the audience a unique viewing experience they won’t soon forget. Don’t waste another moment and plan out your next Cavalia event with one of our North Scottsdale vacation rentals.

Great Shopping:

  • Kierland Commons: 1/2 mile and walking distance
  • Scottsdale Quarter: 1/2 mile and walking distance
  • Scottsdale Fashion Square: 9 miles, 15 minutes
  • Old Town Scottsdale: 9 miles, 15 minutes
  • Desert Ridge: 4 miles, 10 minutes
  • Biltmore Fashion Park: 15 miles, 20 minutes

Nearby Golf:

  • Kierland Golf Club: 1/2 mile and walking distance
  • TPC Scottsdale Golf Club: 1 mile, 5 minutes
  • Orange Tree Golf Club: 4 miles, 8 minutes
  • Camelback Golf Club: 6 miles, 10 minutes
  • Wild fire Golf Club: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • DC Ranch Golf Club: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • Gainey Ranch Golf Club: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • Starfire Golf Club: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • McCormick Ranch Golf Club: 7 miles, 10 minutes
  • Grayhawk Golf Club: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • McDowell Mountain Golf Club: 8 miles, 15 minutes
  • Troon North Golf Club: 11 miles, 15 minutes
  • Silverado Golf Club: 5 miles, 15 minutes
  • The Boulders Golf Club: 12 miles, 15 minutes
  • Paradise Valley Country Club: 9 miles, 15 minutes
  • Talking Stick Golf Club: 10 miles, 15 minutes
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Club: 12 miles, 15 minutes
  • Desert Canyon Golf Club: 17 miles, 25 minutes

Casinos & Gaming:

  • Talking Stick: 10 miles, 15 minutes
  • Casino Arizona: 19 miles, 27 minutes
  • Fort McDowell Gaming Center: 22 miles, 44 minutes

For The Kids:

  • Crackerjax: 1 mile, 5 minutes
  • AZ Airtime: 1 mile, 5 minutes
  • Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum: 2 miles, 5 minutes
  • McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center: 4 miles, 10 minutes
  • McCormick Ranch Train Park: 5 miles, 10 minutes
  • iFLY Phoenix: 6 miles: 10 minutes
  • OdySea Aquarium: 6 miles: 10 minutes
  • Butterfly Wonderland: 6 miles: 10 minutes
  • Octane Raceway: 6 miles: 10 minutes
  • Castles and Coasters: 11 miles, 20 minutes
  • Top Golf: 8 miles, 15 minutes

Bars & Restaurants (Kierland Commons)

  • The Mission
  • Shake Shack
  • Snooze and AM Eatery
  • Postino
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club
  • Morton’s Steakhouse
  • The Cheesecake Factory
  • PF. Chang’s
  • Bar North
  • The Greene House
  • Zinc Bistro

Bars & Restaurants (Scottsdale Quarter)

  • True Food Kitchen
  • Breakfast Kitchen Bar
  • Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
  • Sol Cocina
  • BRIO Tuscan Grille
  • Grimaldi’s Pizza
  • Zinburger
  • Dominick’s Steak House

Bars & Restaurants (Close By)

  • Coconut’s Fish Café
  • Barrio Queen (Mexican)
  • La Hacienda (Mexican)
  • The Stand (Burger joint rated #31 in the country)
  • Tutti Santi by Nina
  • Tokyo Joe’s
  • Capital Grille
  • Scramble, a breakfast joint
  • Fat Ox
  • Ajo Al’s
  • Roaring Fork (for large parties)
  • Hoppdoddy Burger Bar
  • Blanco
  • Maggiano’s
  • White Chocolate Grill
  • Blue Martini
  • Sapporo
  • Zipp’s Sports Grill
  • Zoes Kitchen
  • Sushi Brokers
  • Some Burros
  • Four Peaks Grill & Tap
  • NYPD Pizza
  • Oregano’s
  • ZTejas
  • Perk Eatery


  • Lookout Mountain
  • Squaw Peak
  • Camelback Mountain
  • North Mountain
  • Pinnacle Peak
  • Lost Dog Wash trailhead at McDowell Mountain
  • Tom’s Thumb

Water Parks

  • Big Surf
  • Golfland SunSplash
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild


  • Kierland Park
  • Cactus Park
  • Thompson Peak Park
  • McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
  • Northsight Park (Tennis Courts)
  • Sandpiper Park (Tennis Courts)


  • Sky Harbor Airport: 20 miles, 25 minutes
  • Scottsdale Airport: 2 miles, 5 minutes
  • Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport: 41 miles, 45 minutes

You can also visit the Phoenix events page for fun events happening all around town…