Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Fort McDowell

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Fort McDowell. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognized for its casino gaming, golfing and restaurants. Taliesin West and Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Fort McDowell

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fort McDowell a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Desert Canyon Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • SunRidge Canyon Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Longbow Golf Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Fort McDowell

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fort McDowell is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Mountain (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Fountain Hills Fountain (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Saguaro Lake (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Canyon Lake (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Cactus Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Fort McDowell

Fly into Mesa, AZ (MSC-Falcon Field Municipal), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Fort McDowell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 842 holiday lettings near Fort McDowell. From 438 Houses to 254 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Fort McDowell area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort McDowell?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fort McDowell:

  • South Scottsdale: 1,490 holiday homes
  • Troon North: 424 holiday homes
  • South Tempe: 1,402 holiday homes
  • North Scottsdale: 3,380 holiday homes
  • Central Scottsdale: 3,009 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort McDowell?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fort McDowell. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • We-Ko-Pa Golf Club: 5,159 holiday lettings
  • Scottsdale Quarter: 6,453 holiday lettings
  • Desert Ridge Marketplace: 6,173 holiday lettings
  • Equidome Arena: 6,372 holiday lettings
  • Rose Garden at Mesa Community College: 6,267 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort McDowell listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort McDowell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 438 Houses in Fort McDowell. Our other popular types of Fort McDowell holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 254 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort McDowell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 722 holiday homes with pool available in Fort McDowell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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