Homewood Suites Phoenix/Scottsdale
Travel Blogs from Scottsdale
Eric and I had the privilege to play the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course. This is the course that has the famous #16 par 3 with all the bleachers around the length of the hole. More on that later. We got to the course early and spent some time looking around. The clubhouse was really nice and elevated so you had a great view of 9 and 18. Inside was the champions wall with all the winners of the tournament. We knew we were ...
... about 5.30pm. What a great hotel! We're at the Kierland Resort which is a Westin hotel. We were personally welcomed by the hotel manager, toured around the hotel highlights, which included a golf course with the 18th hole at the hotel lobby and outdoor bar, complete with big fire and outdoor heaters (welcomed because we are in the middle of the 4 coldest days in Phoenix since 1988!) with the sunset piped in by a bagpiper. ...
... dinner Monday evening with son Ben and soon-to-be daughter-in-law Ashley, then met son Josh and grandson Luke at the airport. Luke is 19 months old. He fussed on the airplane but then was wide-awake and mellow for his grandparents. In fact, he cruised until almost 11 (2 a.m. back home in Orlando). Fun for us, but Dad was exhausted.
As I write this, it’s Wednesday morning. We are settling in to our home for the next 10 days in beautiful Desert Mountain. More on that in a couple of ...
... We'll see, I might call them earlier in the week and see what they say.Then there's all the other things: what if our flight is delayed? What if we get robbed? What if we're forced to check our luggage instead of having it as carry on (which is what we're planning for) and our luggage get's lost? What if my card doesn't work in Europe? What if, what if, what if.
So many What If's! I just need to take a deep breath and relax. I can only do what I can do and I ...
... found the mine but missed a turn on the way back so hiked about 6.5-7 miles instead of the planned 4.5. That was okay, we were still back by about 1:00 and went to the hot tub after a quick lunch.
Mike, Cissie , Wayne and I had been out to the Superstitions and did the Garden Loop Trail the previous day. Wayne and I did it last year but the creeks were completely dry so the whole area was much prettier with the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Kids activities or Babysitting