Nearby Attractions

Desert Willow Conference Center is just minutes away from a variety of indoor and outdoor attractions and activities.

Desert Botanical Garden

Founded in 1939 the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world's finest collections of desert plants. It is one of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, and encompasses 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. It is home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world.

Grand Canyon National Park

Visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World; a 1.2 million acre park home to numerous animals and over 1,500 species of plants and one of the most complete geologic cross sections visible anywhere in the world. 277 mile long gorge attracts over four million visitors a year with breathtaking views and a number of organized activities available.

Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum's collections include over 17,000 works in American, Asian, Contemporary, European, Latin American and Western Art, and fashion design. Visitors can also view the Thorne Miniature rooms of historic interiors and an ArtWorks interactive gallery for children.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

In Scottsdale, Arizona there is a living memorial to a great American architect. Set in the Sonoran Desert is Taliesin West; a house designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright and today the home of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, The Frank Lloyd Wright Memorial Foundation, and The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.

Climb Piestewa Peak

Piestewa Peak which is formerly known as Squaw Peak is part of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve and a favorite area for hikers offering splendid views from the peak. Piestewa Peak elevation is 2,608 feet and the total elevation gain for the summit trail is 1,190 feet.

Shop at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Scottsdale Fashion Square is renowned for it's haute couture, featuring stores such as Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Neiman Marcus and Kenneth Cole.

A variety of indoor and outdoor attractions are available just minutes from Desert Willow Conference Center.

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