Visitors to Scottsdale Arizona are sure to enjoy the numerous unique local attractions and events that the city has to offer. Whether you’re staying in a vacation rental or a hotel, chances are you’re quite close to numerous exciting activities and special events.

Let’s take a look at several unique things to do in the area:

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Scottsdale Musical Instrument Museum

Visitors to Scottsdale can learn about various original instruments and world music when they visit the Musical Instrument Museum. Throughout the museum, you can enjoy displays that feature headphones and multimedia exhibits, allowing you to enjoy global in an intimate manner. The museum also features an Experience Gallery, with a variety of hands-on exhibits that musicians of all ages can enjoy. Try out instruments ranging from guitars to gamelans when you tour this unique exhibit and unleash your inner musician.

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Old Town Scottsdale

There are nine fully walkable neighborhoods in Old Town Scottsdale, where visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities no matter the time of day. Whether you’re looking for a historic tour, an art gallery, a day shopping, or an evening spent enjoying the local nightlife, you’re sure to find something to suit your taste. This waterfront location is located in downtown Scottsdale and is easy to find and equally easy for everyone to enjoy.

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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Favorited by locals and visitors alike, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is an award-winning museum, focused on contemporary art, design, and architecture. Visitors of all ages will find an exhibit that delights them. We appreciate the interactive, hands-on exhibits and their world-famous insta-worthy exhibits.

Desert Botanical Garden

Visitors to Scottsdale’s Desert Botanical Garden can enjoy viewing thousands of desert plants found around the world. The Garden features five fully paved trails so that visitors can roam throughout the exhibits with full access to numerous specimens. In addition, the Botanical Garden hosts special events throughout the year, including summer Flashlight Tours, a concert series, and Las Noches de las Luminarias.

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