In honor of Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite outdoor activities. Here's our list of some of the best things to do on Earth Day 2021 in Scottsdale.
Located on the resort’s Cholla Lawn, guests can enjoy an outdoor barre3 total-body workout surrounded by the beautiful flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert and sweeping views of Camelback Mountain. Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows (andazscottsdale.com) aims to bring a sense of tranquility and peace to its lucky visitors. “The resort is a place where our guests can disconnect from the world and reconnect with nature and their creative side,” says Deanna Zuber-Galloway, director of sales, events and marketing. “We want them to leave feeling inspired and uplifted.”
Yoga in the Rainforest PHOTO COURTESY OF ODYSEA AQUARIUM
On April 22, practice yoga surrounded by thousands of butterflies. Butterfly Wonderland Foundation’s Yoga in the Rainforest, an hour-long class, will guide guests through an extremely memorable yoga class that helps build strength and gain flexibility. Pre-registration required, $20 per person, butterflywonderland.com
Take a soak in natural thermal hot springs—one of Arizona’s most mesmeric hidden gems that have been naturally forged into the land over 13,000 years. “It’s the perfect way to rest, recharge and relax while soaking in one of our three geothermal pools ranging from 86 to 96 degrees in one of the most remote and beautiful locations in Arizona,” says Kevin Maguire, general manager of Castle Hot Springs (castlehotsprings.com). Guests staying in the Spring Bungalows can also enjoy private soaking tubs filled with the relaxing thermal water.
Creekside at L'Auberge de Sedona PHOTO COURTEST OF L'AUBERGE DE SEDONA
To celebrate this special day, L'Auberge de Sedona (lauberge.com) invites guests to enjoy a Zodiac Zen Weekend April 21 and 22. Using a blend of astrological techniques focused on location and environment, astrologist Alexandra Clark (astrocarto.com) will host complimentary 30-minute sessions explaining exactly how planet energies can create and impact our experiences on Earth.