Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Fort McDowell

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Fort McDowell. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its casino gaming, golfing and restaurants. Taliesin West and Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fort McDowell a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fort McDowell?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 748 holiday lettings around Fort McDowell. From 228 flats & apartments to 387 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Camelback East: 3,390 holiday homes
  • North Scottsdale: 3,488 holiday homes
  • Paradise Valley Village: 3,691 holiday homes
  • Rio Verde Foothills: 602 holiday homes
  • Madrid: 72 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fort McDowell. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • We-Ko-Pa Golf Club: 5,376 holiday lettings
  • Fort McDowell Casino: 5,233 holiday lettings
  • Troon North Golf Club: 4,633 holiday lettings
  • Rawhide Western Town: 4,198 holiday lettings
  • Makutu's Island: 5,033 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort McDowell listed on 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 Flats in Fort McDowell?

Yes, of course. offers 228 Flats in Fort McDowell. Our other popular types of Fort McDowell holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 387 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses 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 653 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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