Things To Do in Scottsdale

From the moment the sun rises over the Sonoran Desert until long after it sets, Scottsdale offers exciting options for things to see and do. From outdoor adventures and championship golf to upscale shopping and spa treatments, Scottsdale days can be as active or relaxed as you’d like. And after dark, every hour is happy hour, especially in downtown where more than 80 restaurants, clubs and lounges await.

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  • Cool Pools

    Make great vacation memories at these Scottsdale resort waterparks There’s something about lounging (or playing) by the pool at one of Scottsdale’s 70 resorts and hotels that makes the best summer vacation memories. Collectively, Scottsdale offers more...
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  • A Resort Just for You

    Find the Scottsdale resort that’s right for you! With more than 70 hotels and resorts on the roster, finding your ideal Scottsdale accommodations can seem a bit intimidating at first. Not to worry! We’ve compiled a handful...
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  • 6 Great Places to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth in Scottsdale

    Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice Got a taste for something sweet? We’ve got you covered with the best places in Scottsdale for dessert. Super Chunk Sweets & Treats Chef/owner Country Velador’s menu of small-batch, handcrafted confections changes...
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  • 6 Places to Feed the Kids

    Round-up the whole gang because these fun-filled restaurants, casual cafes and classic ice cream parlors are perfect for kids of all ages
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  • 7 Stand Out Museums

    Scottsdale packs a punch when it comes to award-winning museums Take any pre-conceived notion you have of a typical museum (dated, musty, maybe a little . . . yawn . . . boring) and set it aside....
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  • Find Your Best Hike

    Photo Credit: Jill Richards Matching Scottsdale’s Trails to Your Areas of Interest Whether you’re looking for easy trails brimming with photo ops or challenging tracks that will give you a great workout, you’ll find your perfect hike...
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  • The Top 5 Ways to Explore Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert

    Indulge your inner explorer on one of these grand adventures Scottsdale’s lush Sonoran Desert is an ideal playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat adventures or something a little more low-key, here are five great...
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  • Top 10 Things to Do with Kids

    Kid-Friendly Scottsdale If your Scottsdale vacation is a family affair, get ready to create some wonderful new memories with these kid-tested (and parent-approved) activities that are great fun for the whole family. Sonoran Desert Adventures Scottsdale’s Sonoran...
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  • Top 10 Things to See & Do in Scottsdale

    Whether you’re a first-time visitor or seasoned regular, here are 10 uniquely Scottsdale experiences you won’t want to miss.1. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran PreserveThis expansive urban preserve, the largest of its kind in the nation, boasts 170 miles...
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  • 7 Downtown Delights

    Discover the heart and soul of our city – Downtown Scottsdale! Here you’ll find nine walkable neighborhoods brimming with boutiques, galleries, restaurants, nightclubs and attractions. Here are just a few of the delights that await you in...
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