Discover the relaxing area of Fort McDowell—casinos, entertainment choices, and sights from We-Ko-Pa Golf Club to Canyon Lake.

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Casinos, Romantic and Golf

Top Hotels in Fort McDowell

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Wekopa Resort and Conference Center
4 out of 5
10438 N Fort Mcdowell Rd, Fort McDowell
$97/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,238 reviews)

"24 hour casino access, several dining options and entertainment."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Wekopa Resort and Conference Center
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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
5 out of 5
4949 E Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley
$116/night
Jul 25 - Jul 26
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,426 reviews)

"Nice property, great restaurants. The staff was very accommodating and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
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Talking Stick Resort
4 out of 5
9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
$139/night
Aug 1 - Aug 2
4.3/5Excellent! (3,908 reviews)

"This hotel is top notch! It is the best! There is not one negative thing about it."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Talking Stick Resort

Popular things to do in Fort McDowell

Taliesin West
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Taliesin West

Step inside the winter home of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of America’s most famous architects. Learn how he bridged the gap between architecture and environment.

Camelback Mountain
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Camelback Mountain

A distinct “hump” in the landscape offers panoramic views over the Valley of the Sun.

Phoenix Zoo
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Phoenix Zoo

This wildlife park often ranks in the top American zoos for families, and is the largest non-profit zoo in the United States.

Old Town
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Old Town

You can browse for souvenirs with a trip to Old Town, a favorite shopping spot in Scottsdale. Savor the top-notch restaurants and lively bars while in town.

Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden

With desert flora and fauna, including larger-than-life cacti, this garden attracts those who want to experience the desert without venturing far from the city.

Arizona State Capitol
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Arizona State Capitol

Arizona State Capitol is just one of the places to see in Phoenix, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Take in the acclaimed art scene and desert landscapes in this vibrant area.

Top activities in Fort McDowell

Grand Canyon with Sedona and Navajo Reservation Day Tour
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Grand Canyon with Sedona and Navajo Reservation Day Tour

$168

Take in Arizona's breathtaking beauty with a tour that takes you to the incredible Grand Canyon and the Navajo Indian Reservation. Stop for pictures of Red Rocks of Sedona completes an educational and visually striking journey into the state's heartland.

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium Tickets
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SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium Tickets

$20

A wonder for all ages, the SEA LIFE Arizona aquarium is home to more than 5,000 sea creatures. Explore more than 30 displays including touch pools, a 360-degree walk-through tunnel, and a 161,000-gallon (609,451-L) ocean exhibit where a whitetip reef shark swims alongside graceful rays.

Musical Instrument Museum Tickets
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Musical Instrument Museum Tickets

$20

Embark on a fascinating journey through sound at the world's largest musical instrument showcase. Hear, see, and feel the spirit of music around the globe as you explore engaging exhibits for music lovers of all ages at Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum (MIM).

Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Sonoran Desert with Gourmet Cuisine
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Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Sonoran Desert with Gourmet Cuisine

$179

Soar through the skies aboard a colorful hot air balloon over the dramatic desert landscapes of Arizona. Float through the air at different elevations to witness gorgeous views of the Sonoran Desert's wildlife and amazing cacti.

Bradshaw Mountains ATV or UTV Off-Roading Tours
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Bradshaw Mountains ATV or UTV Off-Roading Tours

$191

Just 30-40 minutes north of Phoenix/Scottsdale are the rugged and gold-filled Bradshaw Mountains. Each tour begins with a 1-hour check-in that includes an introduction to your expert tour guide, safety operations brief, and test run through our fun practice track.

Apache Trail & Canyon Lake Steamboat Cruise
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Apache Trail & Canyon Lake Steamboat Cruise

$148

Follow the route of the Apache Trail—a historic stagecoach route through 40 miles (64 km) of the Superstition Mountains—and delve into the wild west past of this desert region. Then, board an authentic steamboat for a scenic cruise across Canyon Lake.