With gorgeous desert landscapes and expansive state and national parks, social distancing in Scottsdale isn’t limited to just virtual happy hours and Netflix. From drive-in movie theaters to safe river tubing, here are the top activities in Scottsdale for social distancing.
Stay Fit at McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Get outdoors and hit the trails at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. With over 40 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding in spectacular desert scenery, it’s easy to keep to yourself while maintaining a safe distance from other park visitors. The park is also limiting day use capacity to comply with social distancing, so you can get your morning run in with peace of mind.
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Catch a Flick at a Drive-In Theater
Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback, and a surprising number of drive-ins can be found all throughout the Scottsdale area. For the classic drive-in experience, head to West Wind Glendale 9, Arizona’s last true drive-in movie theater located just 30 minutes away from Scottsdale. At the Sonora Village shopping center in Scottsdale, Moonlight Movie Nights comps your ticket when you grab take out from the restaurants at the shopping center. You can relax and watch a few movies as great social distancing activities.
Go Tubing on the Salt River
Looking to cool off from the Arizona heat? Enjoy a day of tubing down the Lower Salt River rapids with Salt River Tubing! Located just 30 minutes outside of Scottsdale in Tonto National Forest, the cool and refreshing waters of the Salt River are perfect for beating the heat while maintaining social distance. Salt River Tubing manages safe distancing between customers on beach areas of the facility, as well as limiting passengers on shuttle buses and nightly shuttle sanitizing. Face coverings are required in beach areas, shuttle transports, and rental facilities, ensuring the safety of staff and customers. Salt River Tubing is located at 9200 North Bush Highway in Mesa, Arizona.
Unwind with Your Own Private Pool
If you’re not yet comfortable going out in public, you can easily kick back and relax with one of our luxury Scottsdale vacation rentals. Our boutique properties feature luxe amenities like pools, hot tubs, and outdoor patios so you can enjoy some fresh air in the comfort and privacy of your own space. We keep our rentals at a high standard of cleanliness, ensuring your safety before your stay. Whether you just need a change of scenery or you’re traveling from out of state, our vacation rentals offer you the chance to book your own villa with a pool or other fun amenities to enjoy while maintaining social distance.
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