Scottsdale Arizona is a high-desert haven that many visit when it comes time to vacation. Known for its spa resorts and golf courses, it has a versatile mix of activities sure to please any couple searching for vacation rentals. Scottsdale’s breathtaking natural beauty is unparalleled and it’s mild climate makes property management a breeze.
With no shortage of alluring attractions in the area, it can be almost overwhelming to decide on an itinerary. We’re here to give you the scoop on some of Scottsdale Arizona’s best places to visit.
SCOTTSDALE XERISCAPE GARDEN
This secluded 5.5-acre garden is home to more than 7,000 plants. It’s diverse, too, with over 200 species. Naturalists will surely marvel at this surprisingly lush desert landscape. Don’t miss the “Terraced Cascade” an impressive, functional art piece Lorna Jordan designed to collect and store rainfall.
LOCATION: 5401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ
GEORGE “DOC” CAVALLIERE PARK
This 34-acre park in north Scottsdale is the perfect place to enjoy time outdoors. There’s plenty of recreational options, including basketball courts, a playground, a mile-long hiking loop and picnic areas. This recently reopened park blends in with its surroundings and prides itself on its naturalistic design.
LOCATION: 27775 N. Alma School Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ.
ELLIE & MICHAEL ZIEGLER FIESTA BOWL CENTER & MUSEUM
Calling all college football fans! Downtown’s Fiesta Bowl Museum is home to some of college football’s most coveted trophies. Swing by to see the polished Heisman and Fiesta Bowl trophies. While you’re here, don’t miss the expertly-edited highlight reels featuring some of the bowl’s biggest moments. There’s also a conference room featuring a helmet for each of the 120 college football programs eligible to play in the Fiesta Bowl.
LOCATION: 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ.
HOUSE OF BROADCASTING
Head downtown to visit this unique museum dedicated to celebrating the many vibrant voices of electronic media. Here you’ll find tons of historic memorabilia from great personalities like country singer Buck Owens and iconic anchor Mary Jo West.
LOCATION: 7150 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, AZ