research & Background

Experience Scottsdale is here to help spark story ideas and show you the finest of the area has to offer. Use these itineraries to explore all the opportunities and you’re on your way to creating the story of a lifetime.
  • Expansive and striking, the singular lines of Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert have inspired dreamers and doers for millennia. Prehistoric settlers fashioned adobe bricks…
  • Maybe it’s the Southwestern light or the creosote-scented air after a desert rain. Maybe it’s the technicolor sunrises and sunsets, or the strength and beauty of the…
  • Since Scottsdale was founded in the late 1800s, the city has treasured a close relationship with its Native American roots. Arizona is home to 22 Native American…
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend more than $60 billion on their furry, winged and scaled sidekicks, making it safe to say pets are…
  • Old Town Scottsdale is the beating heart of the city. Nestled within nine walkable and bikeable “districts,” visitors find an eclectic collection of shops, 100+…
  • Scottsdale sits amid one of the most scenic and bewitching playgrounds on Earth. Though it’s renowned for a remarkable collection of elite resorts, exquisite shops…
  • Scottsdale has long been touted as a spa mecca and is revered for its Sonoran Desert setting, said to have healing powers. Its reputation as a place of health and…