Texas & the American Southwest Luxury Splurge: Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North
from $569/night standard room
Many of you may have stayed at a Four Seasons property for a romantic getaway but until you have stayed at one of their resorts with the entire family, you have yet to experience what this brand really has to offer. – Sharlene Earnshaw, Trekaroo Editor-in-Chief.
The Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North, located a world-away from the traffic and busyness of Phoenix, features adobe-style architecture and pristine desert landscaping in the foothills of the Saguaro covered hillside of northern Scottsdale. The Southwestern-themed resort still showcases absolute elegance, and families will love strolling through the grounds (or exploring the starlit night sky via provided telescope and star map!). Exceptional dining options abound, including the Four Season’s signature dining event, allowing your little ones to head back into the kitchen to whip up some dessert. The Kids for All Seasons program keeps little ones not only entertained, but educated about their
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