• Beauty of the Sonoran Desert

    The Garden’s trails are lined with saguaros, prickly pears and agaves.  Enjoy tours, exhibits, seasonal festivals and concerts.

  • The Need for Speed

    America’s largest indoor kart racing venue features 45+ mph karts, two quarter-mile tracks, a bar and grill, billiards, rock wall and arcade. 

  • Fun for the Whole Family

    Nestled within the buttes of Papago Park, the Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals. 

  • Play in Style

    This luxurious four-diamond resort offers more than 240,000 square feet of gaming, including slot machines, poker, table games and Keno. 

  • A Global Experience

    With nearly 300 exhibits, the first global musical instrument museum immerses visitors in the sights and sounds of the world’s instruments. 

Attractions & Activities

When it comes to unique experiences, Scottsdale has you covered with options that run the gamut from world-class museums and a renowned botanical garden to the nation’s largest wilderness preserve. Amusement parks, an award-winning zoo and a railroad museum appeal to all ages. And if you’re hankering for a taste of the Old West, the state’s largest remake of an 1880s Western town is just minutes away.

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