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  • Expansive and striking, the singular lines of Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert have inspired dreamers and doers for millennia.
  • Arizona is home to 22 Native American tribes, the largest of which are the Tohono O’odham Nation and Navajo Nation.
  • With more than 200 golf courses in the Scottsdale area, it’s no wonder Scottsdale is known as The World’s Finest Golf Destination.
  • Nestled within nine walkable and bikeable “districts,” Old Town Scottsdale is the beating heart of the city.
  • Scottsdale sits amid one of the most scenic and bewitching playgrounds on Earth, the Sonoran Desert.
  • Scottsdale has long been touted as a spa mecca and is revered for its Sonoran Desert setting, said to have healing powers.