10 Best Late-Winter Weekend Escapes Right Now - March 6, 2017: 8. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA - Why go: Spring training baseball has gone hand-in-hand with the desert sun since 1947. Today, the Giants, Diamondbacks, and Rockies all start their seasons here. But there’s more than baseball. Scottsdale resorts are talked-about for their award-winning golf courses, spas, and—of course—proximity to hiking spots, like Camelback Mountain.