Trip Ideas

There’s so much to see and do in Scottsdale that the choices can seem overwhelming at first. No worries! Below you’ll find some fabulous Scottsdale trip ideas grouped by area of interest. Just find the topics that match the people in your travel party and you’ll be on your way to creating a fun-filled itinerary that’s sure to please.

  • Art & Architecture

    Navigating Scottsdale’s arts scene takes time and dedication. Here are some highlights you won’t want to miss.
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  • Downtown Dining

    We’ve planned a dining itinerary based around some of your favorite things, including shopping, fine art, international delights, nightlife, fun in the sun and even knocking back a few cold ones in authentic cowboy style.
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  • Family Fun

    Whether you’re traveling with toddlers, teens or kids in between, Scottsdale offers an abundance of family-friendly things to do. Read more »
  • LGBT

    Scottsdale is a chic, urban destination that welcomes LGBT travelers from around the world. Experience the style and sophistication you’ll find only in Scottsdale. Read more »
  • Golf

    Whether you like desert or traditional courses, Scottsdale has many different options to choose from.
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  • Nightlife

    A few of the local favorites that will help you make the most of your Scottsdale night.
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  • Pet Friendly

    Traveling with Fido or fluffy? Check out these pet-friendly offerings.
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  • Shopping

    Get your credit cards ready, style seekers! Scottsdale’s shopping scene is bursting with magnificent malls, designer boutiques and out-of-the-way gems that are ideal for indulging in some well-deserved retail therapy.
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  • Sonoran Desert Adventure

    From energizing desert hikes and thrilling off-road tours to wicked single tracks that will put your bike handling skills to the test, Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert answers your call for excitement.
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  • Weddings & Honeymoons

    Everything that you need to plan an unforgettable day is right here: picture-perfect sites, knowledgeable event professionals, and even foodie-approved rehearsal dinner venues. And when the vows are said and the cake is cut, it’s time to nestle into one of our luxurious resort retreats.
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  • Western & Native American

    Discover the area’s rich heritage through live performances, thrilling adventures and outstanding art and museum exhibits.
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