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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  • Summer Survival Guide

    Summer in Scottsdale is hot. Like fry an egg on the sidewalk kind of hot. You may think that it’s un-livable…not true. Read this guide from an Arizona native who’s survived 24 summers here.Shaded parking is the...
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  • On-Property Gems

    Sometimes you get a little extra right at the resort you’re staying at. Check out some of the hidden gems around Scottsdale resorts! The Boulders Resort and Spa Explore 12 million-year-old boulders, including the Levitation Rock formation,...
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  • Top 10 Scottsdale Spa Treatments

    These spa experiences are anything but ordinary. In fact, they’re among the best in town. And when you’re the world’s finest resort spa destination, that’s saying something! 1. Turquoise Wrap The Waldorf Astoria Spa at the Boulders...
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  • Cool Pools

    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 than 130 shimmering, turquoise pools for your dipping pleasure...
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  • Scottsdale’s Scenic Waterways

    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. From fishing, jet skiing and parasailing to river rafting, shore-side...
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  • Honeymoon Hotspots

    You’ve officially made the transition from Ms. to Mrs. and are looking for the perfect, most romantic honeymoon destination. What’s more ooh-la-la than five-star treatment, luxe spa services and dreamy Sonoran Desert vistas? Not much! Plan your...
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  • Lavish Looks

    Known as “the Beverly Hills of the Southwest,” Scottsdale’s high-end fashion options are endless. Shop like the stars at any of these luxurious retail spots. Clothing at Barneys New York Arizona’s first and only Barneys New York...
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  • The Delightful Dozen: 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. In celebration of fall’s sunny skies and cooler days, we’ve opened our secret files and pulled out a...
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  • Take to the Skies

    Want a different point of view? Take to the skies to get a higher vantage point of the Sonoran Desert, Sedona Red Rocks, and the Grand Canyon! Whether you prefer to float around in a balloon, cruise...
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  • Gateway to the Sonoran Desert – McDowell Sonoran Preserve

    The Sonoran Desert is one of the most diverse environments on earth. With over 100 species of reptiles, 60 mammals, 350 birds, and 2,000 plants making a home in the desert, you never know what you’ll run...
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