Fun Things to Do in Scottsdale on a Boys’ Golf Trip Besides Golf

Grab your clubs and buckle up for the ultimate boys’ golf trip in sunny Scottsdale. This city is known for its exceptional golf courses in the beautiful desert landscape of the Southwest. There are 200+ golf courses in the greater Phoenix area, so whether you’re aiming for that perfect drive or working on mastering your short game, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. 

But Scottsdale isn’t just about golf; it’s a hub for all kinds of unique activities. Get your adrenaline pumping with an outdoor adventure, indulge in the diverse culinary scene, and soak up the buzzing nightlife. Scottsdale has everything you need to keep your spirits high even after the final putt drops.

Read on for some fun things to do in Scottsdale that aren’t golf!

Explore the Great Outdoors

Golfing is a great way to have some fun outdoors, but if you want to add some adventure to your trip, Scottsdale has just what you need. Zoom through the desert landscape on an exhilarating ATV tour or soar high in the sky on a thrilling helicopter ride. If hiking is more your style, lace up your boots and explore over 200 miles of breathtaking trails. Climb to the top of Camelback Mountain, or explore the trails at Papago Park. You can also take a day trip to Sedona to see the famous red rock formations, or drive down to the Grand Canyon for even more adventures!

Party with the Cabana Girls

What’s the best way to relax and cool down after a day of golfing in the Arizona sun? A pool party with the one and only Cabana Girls! These lovely ladies will serve, pamper, and entertain by serving up drinks, organizing party games, being your personal Spotify DJ, taking photos, and more. While they don’t provide adult entertainment, the Cabana Girls will definitely make your party more fun! Learn more about the Cabana Girls.

Discover Scottsdale’s Rich History

Scottsdale’s past is fascinating for history buffs and enthusiasts alike. What once started as a small desert settlement in the 1950s is now a thriving city known for luxury resorts and world-class golf. Check out Scottsdale’s Museum of the West to witness the art, culture, and history of 19 states in the American West.  Make sure you also leave some time to wander through Scottsdale’s historic Old Town, where you can experience Western architecture, unique shops, delicious restaurants, and delightful breweries.

Experience the Nightlife

There’s no better way to bond with your guys than experiencing the local nightlife! Relax, let loose, and have some fun in the many bars and clubs you’ll find in Scottsdale and Phoenix. When i nOld Town Scottsdale, check out Maya Day and Nightclub, Riot House, or Cake Nightclub. If day parties are more your style, you’re in luck. Daytime pool parties are a big thing in Scottsdale and many resorts host these fun events throughout the year. Check out this post for a more in-depth look at Scottsdale’s nightlife scene.

Drink and Dine

When it’s time to refuel after a day of golf, you’ll want to try some of the local eats. From Mexican and classic southwest cuisine to upscale steakhouses and international eateries, you’ll find a wide range of dining options in this desert city. Some of our favorite eateries include The Mission,  Rehab Burger Therapy,  Bourbon & Bones Chophouse and Bar, and Pizzeria Bianco.  

Then there are the taprooms and breweries! With 30+ breweries and taprooms in the area, you’ll find it easy to celebrate with a cold one. You can even travel the Scottsdale Ale Trail in Old Town to sample some brews in the heart of historic Scottsdale. 

Visit the Arcade and Raceway

When you’re on a guys’ trip to Scottsdale, you’ll want to add a stop at the Octane Raceway to your itinerary! Challenge your friends to a go-kart race at the only full-time indoor/outdoor track in the country or round of arcade games. The complex also offers a virtual reality arena, axe-throwing, and a full-service restaurant and bar. 

Things to do in Scottsdale on a Boys’ Golf Trip Besides Golf

Even though Scottsdale offers some of the best golfing in the nation, there is so much more to do in this vibrant desert city! After you’ve played a few rounds at one of the 200+ golf courses in the area, you can go on a thrilling outdoor adventure, discover the city’s rich history, dine in style, and hit the town’s nightlife. Whether you’re visiting Scottsdale for a boy’s golfing getaway or a bachelor party, you’ll have the time of your life in this southwestern city. No matter how you plan your boys’ trip itinerary, make sure to include a pool party with the Cabana Girls

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