Many adults have fond memories of watching trains go by as a child. When visiting the Scottsdale area, make sure to spend a day at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park that’s conveniently located near The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Free admission, spacious playgrounds and a variety of shops and museums make the railroad park a unique destination for families of all ages.
Once you have checked into the best hotel accommodations at The Scottsdale Resort, you can begin to plan activities to keep everyone busy. The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is an excellent place to start. There is no admission fee to enter the park, and ticket prices for the rides and exhibits are inexpensive. If you are traveling with small children, kids under the age of 3 ride free on the train and the carousel. Next, you can check out the Model Railroad building which covers 10,000 square feet and shows off model railroad clubs, displays and artifacts.
From May 1 through July 3, park attendees will also enjoy free concerts. You can bring a chair and blanket and enjoy a variety of local bands while entertaining the kids with rides on the train.
Planning your vacation in Scottsdale will give your family an opportunity to make memories and spend time together. As you begin your search for the best hotel for your family, consider things like local attractions and on-property amenities. When you’re not out visiting the local sights, you can enjoy a swim in our pool, a luxurious appointment at the Luna Spa, or a quick bite to eat at one of the restaurants located within the resort.
In the spirit of the Sonoran Desert, The Scottsdale Resort provides an oasis where guests can relax and enjoy a retreat.