Scottsdale’s unique beauty is almost the stuff of legend. For a city once cosmopolitan and western, the exceptional beauty of the Sonoran Desert serves as the perfect setting for exploring this truly magnificent city. Scottsdale is known for its athletics opportunities and activities. In addition to its excellent golf courses and miles of hiking, biking, walking and running trails. Scottsdale is everything Arizona is known for with is thriving art galleries, highly ranked museums, exhibitions, and great restaurants. Factor in the world-class Cabins, Condos, and apartment rentals and you have a complete city for a complete vacation experience.
Downtown Scottsdale has more than 10 dozens art galleries adorning its streets. Thursday night is particularly special for art lovers, downtown Scottsdale plays host to Art Walks, drawing artists, professional dealers in what is one of the oldest and celebrated public artworks.
In addition, this historic corner of Scottsdale is filled with a diverse collection of souvenirs shops, luxury boutiques, excellent restaurants, bright bars and nightclubs, all close by and easy to access by foot.
Perhaps, Scottsdale first-class vacation destination status is solely due to the presence of the Sonoran Desert – one of the most diverse locations on earth. The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is your access to more than 30,000 acres of outdoor activities, including horseback riding, hiking, biking, wildlife, rock climbing. Popular scenes include Pinnacle Peak Park, Camelback Mountain, Saguaro-studded hillsides and scenic foothills.
Scottsdale impressive arrays of deserts resorts are one of its biggest selling points. A family bonding time with any of Scottsdale’s premier, luxurious, desert resorts offers its own version of desert paradise. The activities come in thick and fast – world-class spas, great restaurants, exquisite championship golf courses, desert tours, cool lounges, poolside cabanas with balconies for watching the desert sky – truly, it’s desert paradise.
Imagine a home to thousands of butterflies and more from around the world! Located in Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Butterfly Wonderland is an Ultramodern facility containing a tropical rainforest home to hundreds of butterflies species. There is also an interactive insect exhibitions and movie theatre for screening educational movies. The center is a family-oriented spot with gift shops and fast food joints.
For contemporary art, architecture, and designs, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is your sure bet. Located in the artistic downtown Scottsdale, the museum provides courses in the performing arts like dance, music, film, and also literature. Several workshops and learning centers offer educational activities and class all year round.
What do you love about Scottsdale and would like to do? If it’s golfing, rentals homes and great condos are scattered around the city’s best golf courses. Downtown Scottsdale is known for its art obsession and it is a mecca for art enthusiasts. Renting a cozy apartment in old town Scottsdale affords the opportunity to explore its excellent collection of art galleries and get soaked in the Thursday’s artwork craze.