Romantic Getaway in Scottsdale AZ

Romantic Getaway in Scottsdale AZ

Itinerary Details

  • Hours Planned: 20
  • Days Planned: 2
    Included Cities:
  • Phoenix
  • Scottsdale
  • Fountain Hills

So, you finally have the time to get away together, make every minute count and indulge in the luxury and romance of Scottsdale.  We’ve got your place to stay and things to do during your two day romantic getaway. Enjoy luxurious accommodations at Talking Stick Resort, dine with breathtaking views at Orange Sky, walk hand in hand at one of the most unique museums in Phoenix, MIM and much more.

MIM - Musical Instrument Museum

DAY 1: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Take a stroll through the Musical Instrument Museum.  Grab a pair of headsets and walk together as you not only see but hear the incredible array of instruments from around the world. Plan on spending 2 hours at the Museum and don’t miss out on the Experience Gallery located on the first floor where you can bang on drums and strum guitars.  We also recommend that you kick off your visit in the Artists Gallery where you can see musical legends like Elvis. There is also a gift shop, so make sure you you stop on your way out.

4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-478-6000 • Visit Website

Lunch at The Great Australian Bakery

The Great Australian Bakery in Scottsdale - Food Plate

DAY 1: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Great Australian Bakery in Scottsdale is open Daily 7am – 7pm. The menu consists of minced beef pies, chunky beef pies, sausage rolls, and delicious desserts—such as the lamingtons, matchsticks, and vanilla slices. Don’t miss this unique Australian experience in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale!

7217 E Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-941-3801 • Visit Website

Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

DAY 1: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West in northeast Scottsdale is ranked one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures. Designed by visionary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West was a bold new concept for desert living. Guided tours of the main complex range from one to three hours long. All tours begin in the Taliesin West gift shop and bookstore where you can purchase books and prints, reproductions of Wright designed decorative objects and furniture, works by Taliesin artists, and attractive souvenirs.

12345 N. Taliesin Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-627-5340 • Visit Website

Check into Talking Stick Resort & Casino

Romantic Ideas for Couples in Scottsdale

DAY 1: 3:30 PM

Talking Stick Resort is the premiere luxury hotel of the Valley of the Sun. Located in the Salt-River Pima Maricopa Indian Reservation in Scottsdale, it rises out of the desert landscape with its 200 foot tower and offers so much to do that you’ll want to add an extra night!  Be sure to stop by the Concierge, they are an incredible resource to help answer any questions you may have about the property and surrounding area.

9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
866-877-9897 • Visit Website

Couples Massage at The Spa at Talking Stick

DAY 1: 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Your romantic adventure continues with a couples massage in a luxurious and private open-air spa suite designed specifically for couples.  An expert’s touch will release stress and tension, rebalance and restore you both to optimal well-being.

9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
480-850-4065 Visit Website

Romantic Dinner at Orange Sky Restaurant

A Romantic Day in Phoenix - Orange Sky

DAY 1: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Orange Sky is the Talking Stick’s most romantic spot for couples. The dining area has secluded private booths that offer a homey ambience. It’s a rooftop restaurant with a breathtaking view that serves up fancy steaks, chops and seafood. The menu focuses on locally sourced food like veggies just harvested from the surrounding desert. This will be a dinner you will never forget.

9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
480-850-8606 • Visit Website

Be Entertained!

casino at talking stick resort

DAY 1: 9:00 PM

With Vegas Style entertainment, you will have plenty of options on how to enjoy the rest of your evening. The main casino has over 50 tables of Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, Let It Ride, Casino War, Pai Gow Poker and even more. There are over 800 slots including video poker and penny slots. You never know who could playing in the Showroom that evening, so be sure to find out ahead of time.

9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
480-850-7777 • Visit Website

Breakfast at Wandering Horse Buffet

wandering horse buffet talking stick resort

DAY 2: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Get ready for a culinary treat! Breakfast at the resort is served from 8:00am – 10:30am Friday & Saturdays and Champagne brunches every Sunday.  But if you partied like rock stars, we suggest ordering room service.

9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
480-850-7777 • Visit Website

Check Out

DAY 2: 11:00 AM

Time to pack up and head out for a scenic drive to Saguaro Lake.

Desert Belle Nature Cruise on Saguaro Lake

Scenic Cruises on Saguaro Lake with Desert Belle

DAY 2: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Come and enjoy a 90 minute narrated public Cruise with Desert Belle. Relax and see exotic wildlife, towering canyon walls and dramatic vistas. Experience the magnificence of both desert beauty and natural wildlife on one of the Valley’s hidden treasures, spectacular Saguaro Lake. We have you arriving 30 minutes early for the 12:30 Nature Cruise. Be sure to verify the times with Desert Belle and mention KEY for special savings.

Tonto National Forest, Mesa, AZ 85205
480-984-2425 • Visit Website

Shop at Sami Fine Jewelry in Fountain Hills

sami fine jewelry fountain hills rings

DAY 2: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Spend the rest your afternoon exploring the Town of Fountain Hills. Just a short drive from Desert Belle, you can see the famous fountain while walking together through Fountain Park.  If you enjoy shopping, don’t miss the Avenue of the Fountains where the street is lined with one of a kind boutiques. Be sure to start your shopping adventure at Sami Fine Jewelry. Visit the 3400 square foot showroom and see Sami’s large selection of Arizona Amethyst jewelry and gemstones.

16704 E Ave of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
877-376-6323 • Visit Website