hike + hotel series
where to stay
Nestled near the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, this hotel is conveniently located near downtown Phoenix & Scottsdale and 20 minutes + from Sky Harbor.
Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak
From the amazing 4-acre Water Park to miniature golf, and nearby hiking to world-class gold courses, its easy to get out and explore Phoenix.
River ranch River water park
What to hike
At 2,610 feet is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
2.1 miles, out and back 1148′ of elevation gain Moderate/difficult Heavily trafficked About 1.5 hours to complete Best hiked from October to April
To regulate body temperature, keep joints lubricated, prevent infections, deliver nutrients to cells, and keep organs functioning properly.
what to eat
Experience a unique piece of Phoenix AZ history, enjoy authentic Mexican food and listen to live music on their outdoor patio.
let's taco 'bout it
Could there be a better post hike meal than a cold cerveza and delicious tacos enjoyed outdoors?
A spa day
From deep tissue massages to refreshing facials and a menu of specialized treatments, enjoy a rejuvenating escape.
leave no trace
We all have an impact and when we leave no trace we show we care about our environment, the landscape, and the wildlife. Take a backpack and pack out your trash.