Scottsdale holidays - Trendsetting, artistic and beautiful
Scottsdale, AZ, is within the city boundaries of Phoenix and is littered with attractions including 170 golf courses, 500 restaurants, dozens of spas against a beautiful canvas of arid desert scenery.
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Scottsdale, Arizona sits on the borders of Tonto National Forest and is something of a green oasis against the backdrop of the arid desert.
Things to do in Scottsdale
Downtown Scottsdale offers some of the best fine art galleries, designer shopping and cultural attractions in the region. Shops in the Old Town district focus on Native American crafts, offering everything from hand woven Navajo rugs to Zuni silver jewellery.
- Lake Pleasant
- Tonto National Forest
- Phoenix Mountains Preserve
- McDowell Mountain Regional Park
- Scottsdale Center for the Arts
- Downtown Scottsdale
- Scottsdale Trolleys
- Sonoran Desert National Monument
- Downtown Phoenix
When to go
Scottsdale enjoys Arizona’s desert climate with very long, dry summers and very high daytime temperatures. Summer highs exceed an average of 40°C in July and lows of 4°C in January, rarely dropping below freezing.