Explore the desert surroundings during your vacation
Situated in the scenic foothills just outside Scottsdale, The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is a stunning retreat set in the picturesque landscape of Arizona. The colorful towns of Carefree and Cave Creek are just minutes away and offer much to be discovered during your vacation. Delight in a horseback ride through Tonto National Forest, while admiring centuries-old native rock carvings. Browse the shops at el Pedregal
at The Boulders – strolling distance from the resort. Enjoy the lively nightspots of downtown Carefree. Or select the perfect souvenir in one of the many art galleries and artists' workshops in the town.
- el Pedregal at The Boulders
, strolling distance from the resort
- Downtown Carefree, offering a selection of night spots, art galleries, and artists' workshops
Town of Cave Creek, featuring eclectic shopping, parks, and nature preserves
The Heard Museum, featuring exhibits of Native American crafts and culture
Musical Instrument Museum, offering a shared experience of the history of musical instruments throughout the world.
- Taliesin West, built by acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright and home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
CrackerJax Family Fun & Sports Park, providing fun for all ages
- McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, a 30-acre railroad-themed park
Scottsdale Center for the Arts, featuring the best in the performing arts
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, offering a wide variety of exhibits in art and culture
Tonto National Forest, ideal for horseback riding, boating, fishing and hunting
- Kierland Commons, a lovely open-air shopping mall in Scottsdale
- Deer Valley Rock Art Center, home to the sacred site of ancient rock carvings called petroglyphs, made by Native Americans 10,000 years ago
Unforgettable attractions near this incomparable vacation spot
Embark on an unforgettable adventure at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort where the ancient landscape offers endless opportunities for entertaining recreation. Book your reservations online for
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