The Ultimate Scottsdale, AZ Bachelor Party Guide
Imagine a place where the sun is shining, the stunning desert landscape greets you every morning, and the party never stops. We’re talking about Scottsdale, and this guide will help you plan the ultimate Scottsdale bachelor party.
First, let’s talk about the weather. With an average of 300 sunny days a year, Scottsdale is the perfect place to soak up some rays and work on your tan. And let’s not forget about the food and drinks. Scottsdale is a foodie’s paradise, with an endless array of restaurants serving up everything from authentic Mexican cuisine to classy American fare. When the sun goes down, the city comes alive with an electric atmosphere that will keep you dancing all night long.
But Scottsdale isn’t just about the nightlife. It’s also home to some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes in the world. From the Sonoran Desert to the McDowell Mountains, there are endless opportunities for epic outdoor adventures like hiking, biking, and ATV riding.
Read on for some essential info on how to plan your bachelor party in Scottsdale!
Scottsdale Bachelor Party Guide Table of Contents:
Where to Stay
Scottsdale offers a wide variety of accommodations to fit every budget and style. Take your pick from wellness resorts, well-known hotel brands, or unique Airbnbs. The most popular area of Scottsdale is Old Town Scottsdale, a vibrant pedestrian-friendly area packed with shops, galleries, restaurants, and of course – nightlife. You may want to consider staying near Old Town to take advantage of all it has to offer. There are many lodging options within close proximity to Old Town, but some of our favorites include Hotel Valley Ho, Marriott Old Town, and The W Scottsdale. The City of Scottsdale keeps a list of hotels near Old Town, so definitely check that out for even more options. Wherever you decide to stay, you can get around easily with a car, so don’t stress it!
What to do
Perhaps the best part about having a bachelor party in Scottsdale is the sheer variety of activities available. Whether you want to unwind by the pool, play a round of golf, or explore historic Old Town, there is truly something for everyone in Scottsdale. Make sure to check out this blog for a more in-depth look at activities in Scottsdale, but here are a few highlights that you should absolutely add to your itinerary:
If you’re an adventure-seeker, adrenaline junkie, or outdoor enthusiast, you’re going to love Scottsdale. From the gorgeous Sonoran Desert to the towering McDowell Mountains, the outdoor adventure options are practically endless.
Scottsdale has a wealth of hiking trails, ranging from easy to challenging, that offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and desert. Some popular trails include Camelback Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, and the many trails in McDowell Sonoran Preserve. If hiking isn’t your thing, there are plenty of other outdoor activities to choose from. You could try rock climbing, mountain biking, or ATV riding. Whenever you’re ready to have some fun in the sun, just remember to wear sunscreen, bring plenty of water, and keep an eye out for desert critters!
Picture yourself standing on the tee, with a backdrop of majestic mountains and breathtaking desert views all around you. With its year-round warm weather, sprawling desert vistas, and world-class courses, you’ll feel like you’re playing in paradise. The greater Phoenix area is home to 200 golf courses, so you’re guaranteed to find one that matches your style. We highly recommend checking out Grayhawk Golf Club, TPC Scottsdale, or Desert Canyon Golf Club for a golfing experience that you’ll never forget!
Plan a Pool Party with the Cabana Girls
Scottsdale is hot, hot, hot! But don’t worry. We’ve got the perfect way to cool down and relax in the sun during your bachelor weekend. How about a private pool party with the Cabana Girls? These ladies know how to throw a party! They’ll serve you drinks, play fun party games, snap some awesome pictures with you, make a splash in the pool, and look good while doing it. While the Cabana Girls are not strippers or escorts, they’re sure to make your party even more fun and memorable! Learn more about the fabulous Cabana Girls here.
Explore Old town
Old Town Scottsdale is a hub for art galleries, shops, restaurants, and entertainment. It’s the perfect place to wander around with your friends, taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling streets. If you’re into art, check out Scottsdale’s Museum of the West to see the art, culture, and history of 19 states in the American West. You can also stop in the Scottsdale Rodeo Museum to learn about Arizona’s rich rodeo history. When it’s time to refuel, Old Town Scottsdale has you covered. The area is home to some of the best restaurants in the city, serving up everything from classic American fare to international cuisine. So grab your cowboy hat and head on over to Old Town Scottsdale for a day filled with western charm, art, dining, and entertainment.
Where to Eat
Are you ready to take your taste buds on a culinary journey through Scottsdale? You’re in luck because this city is a foodie’s paradise! From burger joints and Mexican eateries to taprooms and coffee shops, Scottsdale has it all. The city of Scottsdale keeps a directory of restaurants, tap rooms, coffee shops, and more in Old Town, so check that out for even more great options. Here are a few of our favorites!
No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it in Scottsdale. If you’re looking for some modern Mexican cuisine, head on over to The Mission. This modern Latin restaurant blends influences from Spain, Mexico, Central America, and South America. For a laid-back spot with delicious burgers and a fun atmosphere, try Rehab Burger Therapy. This quirky restaurant offers unique burger creations like the “PBJ and Bacon” and “Mac Gnarly”, or you can B.Y.O.B. (Build Your Own Burger) to make your own specialty. And when you’re in the mood for steak, try Bourbon & Bones chophouse and bar.
Whether you need your caffeine fix or you just want a coffee to start your day, you’ll find a variety of cool coffee shops in Scottsdale. Our first recommendation is Press Coffee, a favorite for both locals and visitors. Known for specialty coffee in a modern atmosphere, Press is a must for when you need a coffee break. Our next pick is Cartel Roasting Company, a hip specialty coffee roaster that offers a rotating selection of single-origin coffees and unique blends.
Breweries and Tap Rooms
With 30+ breweries and tap rooms to choose from in the greater Scottsdale area, you’re sure to find the perfect brew to tickle your taste buds. Take a journey on the Scottsdale Ale Trail to explore the best breweries situated in the heart of Old Town.
How to Experience Nightlife in Scottsdale
When the sun goes down, Scottsdale comes alive with a vibrant nightlife scene. With a diverse array of bars, clubs, and lounges, there’s no shortage of excitement to be had in this desert city. Old Town is known to have some of the best nightlife around, but you can find great bars and clubs throughout the city.
Riot House is a sleek and stylish nightclub featuring a chic indoor bar, an expansive outdoor patio, and a dance floor that’s always packed. With a trendy atmosphere, delicious cocktails, and a rotating lineup of DJs, Riot House Scottsdale is a must-visit spot for anyone looking to experience the best of Scottsdale’s nightlife.
Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Maya Day and Nightclub is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. With a massive outdoor pool, world-class DJs, and a vibrant atmosphere, this club is the perfect destination for a day or night of partying.
Check out the city’s directory of bars and nightclubs for even more options.
Scottsdale Bachelor Party Guide
There you have it! The ultimate guide to planning your Scottsdale bachelor party. If you’re looking for some help planning your itinerary, check out ICON Itinerary. They’ll be able to help with planning your trip, stocking your fridge, decorating your AirBnb, and more. Just don’t forget to include a pool party with the Cabana Girls when planning your bachelor getaway!