6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 USA
+1 480-624-1000

Area & Activities


Located in the stunning Sonoran Desert of Scottsdale, AZ, our resort offers an ideal getaway, just steps from upscale shopping, dining and entertainment in Kierland Commons. Play on three golf courses at Kierland Golf Club. Enjoy our Adventure Water Park, with a 900-foot lazy river, a 110-foot waterslide, the FlowRider, an adult pool, cabanas and islands. Attend an equestrian or other special event at WestWorld in Scottsdale, AZ, just a short drive away or spend a day at TPC Scottsdale, boasting two par-71 golf courses and the Phoenix Open golf tournament. You can also walk or take our shuttle to Kierland Commons near our resort, featuring over 70 shops and eateries

To learn more about resort activities and Kid’s Club email FUN@kierlandresort.com. To learn more about local area activities email concierge@westinkierlandconcierge.com.

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Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef

Resort Activity Highlights


The OK Corral

Located adjacent to the Adventure Pool

Open 24 hours and provides hours of FUN with activities including lawn chess, basketball and game tables. A seating area with tables and open space offers the opportunity for activities and events such as water balloon games, hula hoop contests, limbo, relay races and much more!

Kierland Mining Company

The Kierland Mining Company takes guests back to the days of mining in Arizona. Located just past the Front Desk on the Lobby level, the Kierland Mining Company is the place to find our award-winning FUN Team and Resort Ambassadors and all the information you need to plan FUN during your stay.

Kierland Flowrider

“Flowboarding” is not just a ride, it is a sport – a 21st Century alchemy with the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, the tricks of skateboarding and boards derived from wakeboarding.

More Resort Activities


Deseo Foyer

Play Date Night

Parents are invited to enjoy a dinner "Date Night" at deseo or Nellie Cashman's Monday Club Cafe while treating kids to an evening of fun with a "Play Date" at the Kid's Club Pajama Party. While the adults are dining, kids may arrive to the FUN in their PJs and are treated to games, crafts, movies and a kid-friendly dinner, such as pizza. Families pay $120 for two kids in the Kid's Club Pajama Party and will receive $100 in dining credit.

Kids Compass Quest

The Compass program contains a scavenger hunt as a fun way for families to explore the resort and allow kids to discover all that the property has to offer. At each stop, children will receive a stamp in their Compass, similar to a passport. Once they have collected all 11 stamps, they will be rewarded with unique custom lapel pins from each of their stamp locations to take home.

Resort Gift Shop

Don't forget to stop by our gift shop, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa one-stop-shop for amenities or unique gifts to remember your stay.

Family and Children's Activities

0.5 miles

iPic Theaters

Phone: +1 480-483-3232

Upscale cinema chain with plush seating, gourmet light bites & cocktails, plus in-theater service.

0.5 miles

Make Meaning

Phone: +1 480-845-0000

A candy shop for creativity!

Dreamweavers Canyon Courtyard

Local Area & Activity Highlights


Hot Air Ballooning

Float over the Sonoran Desert, just above the stately saguaro cactus, in a hot air balloon! View limitless panoramas and finish your flight with a traditional champagne toast. Flights are available daily, weather permitting; sunrise flights year-round, sunset flights November through March.

Jeep, Hummer or ATV Tours

Cover wild desert terrain in powerful recreational vehicles, see stunning scenery and learn all about Arizona. Tours last 4 to 5 hours, and pick up from main lobby is available.

The Grand Canyon Experience

Take a trip to Northern Arizona for one of the most magnificent views in the world. Customize your journey to include a tour upon arrival or even helicopter ride!

More Local Area & Activity Highlights


Arizona Casino

Have a little gambling fun and catch a Vegas-style show! Enjoy 1,500 slot machines including 80 high-limit slots, live Blackjack, 50 poker tables and live fast-action Keno.

Desert Botanical Gardens

The Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits.

Heard Museum

One of the Phoenix area’s first cultural attractions and the world’s finest destinations for learning about American Indian arts and cultures, the Heard Museum is a renowned for showcasing the history and art of the native tribes of the Southwest.

Taliesin West

Built in the late 1930s by legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this cluster of buildings is now a National Historic Landmark. Patterned after the flow and feeling of the desert surrounding it, this school was also the architect’s favorite building.

The Phoenix Zoo

Voted one of the nation’s “Top 5 Zoos for Kids,” The Phoenix Zoo offers everything from the “Arizona Trail” for a look at Arizona native species, a Safari Train, giraffe feeding, the “Wild about Animals Show,” Monkey Village and more!

Cracker Jax Family & Fun Sport Park

Kids of all ages can enjoy batting cages, Go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf courses, double-tiered driving range, arcade and snack bar.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is not only full of activities and great recreational fun, but also a historical and educational experience for all ages. Enjoy train rides, an antique carousel, historical buildings and actual railroad cars.

Local Attractions

Taliesin West

12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd

7.3 miles from hotel

Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N Galvin Pkwy

12.2 miles from hotel

Phoenix Zoo

455 N Galvin Pkwy

13.6 miles from hotel

Heard Museum

2301 N Central Ave

19.4 miles from hotel

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 E 2nd St

9.9 miles from hotel

Musical Instrument Museum

4725 E Mayo Blvd

6 miles from hotel

Family and Children's Activities

OK Corral

Phone: +1 480-624-1000

A fun place for your kids to keep your kids busy!

More Activities

Hiking (8 miles) Tennis Nature preserve, trail (8 miles)