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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  • The Delightful Dozen: Scottsdale’s 12 Best-Kept Secrets

    Discover Scottsdale’s 12 Best-Kept Secrets They’re the perfect addition to any itinerary – those off-the-beaten-path gems that take your vacation from great to extraordinary. Here, in no particular order, are a dozen local favorites you won’t want...
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  • Take to the Skies

    Fly high with these exciting aerial adventures Looking for a different point of view? Take to the skies to get a higher vantage point of the Sonoran Desert, Sedona’s red rocks, and the Grand Canyon. Whether you...
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  • Lavish Looks

    Find luxe Goods at Scottsdale’s high-end boutiques and retail centers Known as “the Beverly Hills of the Southwest” and home to the largest shopping mall in the Southwest, Scottsdale’s high-end fashion options are endless. Shop like the...
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  • Full of Art: Top 10 Ways to a Creative Vacation

    Art lovers unite in Scottsdale for a cultural getaway Art flourishes in Scottsdale where a lineup of more than 100 galleries makes it one of the most concentrated collections in the country. Our Sonoran Desert escape also...
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  • Where to Find the Perfect Gift

    Looking for that perfect souvenir for your family and friends stuck at home? Not to worry – we’ve got your shopping in Scottsdale covered. With so many options, you’ll go home with a gift for everyone on your list.
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  • Three to See in Papago Park

    It’s a trifecta of fun at these must-see attractions Drive a few minutes southwest of downtown Scottsdale and you’ll be in beautiful Papago Park, known for its unmistakable red rock hills dotted with holes like Swiss cheese....
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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. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve This expansive urban preserve, the largest of its kind in the nation, boasts approximately...
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  • Fun & Fit

    Six unique ways to stay fit while you travel In addition to pampering massages, facials and body treatments, Scottsdale’s resorts and spas also offer out-of-the-box activities to help you stay fit on the road. Hike Camelback Experienced...
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  • Scottsdale’s Scenic Waterways

    Area lakes and rivers are the perfect places to play Calling all river rats and lake lovers! When you’re in the mood to get your feet wet, head to one of the Scottsdale area’s many scenic waterways....
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  • The Pros’ Choice

    Golf professionals dish about living in Scottsdale At last count, more than three dozen current and former PGA and LPGA TOUR pros call Scottsdale home. Pretty impressive, considering these folks have traveled the globe and played many...
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