3 Kid-Friendly Activities for Your Scottsdale Vacation

February 17, 2022 Vacation Rental Insider Destinations | Travelers

Kid-Friendly Activities

Scottsdale is one of the best places to visit with a family because the weather is beautiful there are tons of kid-friendly activities to enjoy. The first way to ensure your family vacation in Scottsdale is great is to rent a luxury vacation rental home instead of a hotel. When you stay at a hotel, you are confined to your room or you must share hotel amenities with other people and are restricted to the hotel hours of operation and amenity availability but at a vacation rental, it is all yours to enjoy however and whenever you want

At HolidayRental.com’s properties, your family will not only have a gorgeous home to enjoy but the property’s features as well, including lush landscape and top-tier amenities like a sparkling pool and spa, outdoor kitchen/grill, putting green, home theater, game room, gourmet kitchen, home gym, and more! You never have to leave the property to enjoy an incredible vacation, but if you are looking for family-friendly activities, Scottsdale and Phoenix have tons to offer!

3 Kid-Friendly Activities in Scottsdale

  • OdySea Aquarium
    • The OdySea Aquarium is an excellent option to enjoy any time of year in Arizona. This state-of-the-art facility is the largest aquarium in Arizona and has more than 65 exhibits and 370 species on display to see and experience. There is something for all ages to enjoy and if you want a truly one-of-a-kind experience they have a special experience called SeaTREK Underwater Helmet Diving where you get to put on an OdySea Aquarium wetsuit and SeaTREK helmet and walk underwater among the fish, stingrays, and sharks. 
  • Butterfly Wonderland
    • Butterfly Wonderland is located right next to OdySea Aquarium so it can be fun to do both in one day but is a fun experience all on its own. Visit the largest butterfly conservatory in America where you learn about conservation and enjoy a truly immersive experience where you not only see but are surrounded by thousands of butterflies of various types as well as other insects and birds. 
  • Phoenix Zoo
    • Spanning 125 acres and boasting approximately 1,200 animals on display, there is plenty to do and see at the Phoenix Zoo. Whether you simply want to walk around and see all of the animals, feed a giraffe, ride a camel, or walk amongst the monkeys, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There is also a splash pad for kids to enjoy when it is hot out and tons of food and drinks to keep everyone full and happy!

Discover Why Scottsdale Is THE Place for Spring Break

February 28, 2018 Vacation Rental Insider Travelers

Are you in search of a spring break option that’s family friendly and offers the perfect mix of fun and relaxation for everyone? Springtime in Scottsdale is the place to be. With HolidayRental.com, you can find a luxury vacation home to suit your group’s every desire. We offer plenty of Old Town Scottsdale places to stay. Here are some of the many activities that you and your entourage can enjoy in our part of Arizona.

Catch MLB Spring Training Action

There are so many activities for baseball enthusiasts, you’ll be singing Take Me Out to the Ball Game the entire way here and back. The valley is home to 10 stadiums, with 15 Major League teams who make Scottsdale their spring training home. Check on the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium in the heart of downtown, or take a short drive north to see the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks practice at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Be sure to pack memorabilia to have your favorite players sign, and then plan to catch as much pre-season MLB action as your heart desires.

Family Fun in One Location

There’s something for everyone under one roof. If you love undersea life, you’ll be in heaven at OdySea Aquarium. Over 200,000 square feet, with 50 exhibits and 500 different species (30,000 animals), there’s plenty to see and do here. This aquarium brings the best of education and interaction together to create a theme-park style venue that’s designed to help you learn and have fun. Come be amazed.

If viewing aquatic life isn’t thrilling enough, perhaps you want to go in the air with iFLY. Experience the sensation of skydiving, without jumping out of a plane. No parachute is needed as you float on a smooth cushion of air to simulate freefalling in a safe, fun, and exciting environment. See how this works.

You don’t have to hit the links to enjoy a golf adventure with your family. Bring everyone to Topgolf. Our climate-controlled bays allow your party to play a round without walking the course. A great alternative to miniature golf, this venue is perfect for all ages. Rent a bay, order some delicious food and drinks, and create a golf party that is as fun or competitive as you like. Picture the fun you’ll have.

Get Soaked at a Water Park

While our Scottsdale luxury vacation rentals come with pools, no spring break is complete without a trip to a water park. March 10 starts opening season for Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, Arizona’s largest waterpark. Enjoy more than 30 water attractions ranging from mild areas for young children, to river floats, to adrenaline pumping rides. Discover speed with Maximum Velocity − Dueling H20 Coasters. You’ll race like the wind down the side-by-side tracks. Get twisted in the Constrictor or Tornado, with spins and funnels galore. Get the best of an arid climate and the beach at Monsoon Bay, a 700,000-gallon wave pool. There’s more to discover at Wet ‘n’ Wild.

Head to Sedona for a Memorable Day Trip

Just a few hours from your Scottsdale vacation rental is the extraordinary beauty of Sedona, Arizona. Known for its red rock formations and mesas with desert flora, there’s an abundance of nature to explore by foot, bike, or jeep. State parks and historic monuments dot this region, opening the possibilities for those who love the great outdoors. For those who prefer culture over the trails, there are over 80 art galleries to see, numerous stores, as well as unbelievable food and wine to suit any palate. Just one day here and you’ll want to come back again and again, because there’s so much to do.

There’s Always Fun at the Zoo

Here’s an activity that young and old will agree on – a trip to the Phoenix Zoo. Be in awe together as you discover majestic creatures like Asian elephants and Sumatran tigers in natural habitats such as savannas. Wander through Monkey Village as squirrel monkeys dart just inches away. Be brave and feed a stingray at Stingray Bay or a giraffe at the Giraffe Encounter. Inside the Red Barn, you can pet and brush goats, and view other farm animals like horses, cows, and sheep up close. You can even ride a camel or hop aboard the Safari Train. You can discover more about how we can conserve our planet and protect the glorious animals that share it with us. Plan your visit.

Why Book Direct with HolidayRental.com

This is not your ordinary vacation home rental agency. Not only do we offer you an array of Scottsdale luxury vacation rentals from which to choose, we provide a signature five-star check-in experience. When you arrive, a Villa Ambassador will take you on a tour of your fully equipped vacation home rental, pointing out the available features so that you can make complete use of them. You won’t have to worry about cleaning before or after partaking in the activities in Scottsdale, because daily housekeeping services – not to mention plush white hotel linens – are included. Our Scottsdale house rentals are professionally managed. We provide you with access to full-time guest services as well as basic concierge services to ensure that your stay is all you imagined and more. If you desire a full-service concierge, one is available to you for an additional fee.

Your Dream Scottsdale Vacation Rental Is a Phone Call Away

Vacation rentals Scottsdale with pools in spring is a break from the ordinary. Get in touch with our Holiday Rental team today. We’ll help you find the right family friendly vacation rental so you and your loved ones can make magical moments together.

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