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Experience Scottsdale

Scottsdale's remarkable Sonoran Desert setting and stirring beauty offer travelers an indulgent getaway that promises relaxation, excitement and discovery. With over 310 days of sunshine annually, Scottsdale has grown into a premier cosmopolitan desert retreat. Scottsdale’s story begins in Old Town, where you’ll find cultural influences of the area’s first Native American residents, as well as the cowboys, ranchers and artists who settled here in the late 1800s. Throughout Old Town, contemporary museums, fine art galleries and chef-driven restaurants happily coexist with historic landmarks that offer you a glimpse into Scottsdale’s colorful past. Today, the various walkable districts of Old Town Scottsdale are hubs for the city’s arts and cultural scene, nearly 100 fabulous dining and nightlife options, and highly favored shopping and lifestyle destinations as well. Beyond Old Town, Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert puts both adventure and serenity at your doorstep. Escape into the excitement of a hike in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, an off-road desert tour or a round of target-style golf. Or press the reset button with a day at one of Scottsdale’s acclaimed spas. Visitors can also enjoy the variety of accommodations Scottsdale offers. The city is home to more than 50 hotels and resorts, from full-service luxury resorts to boutique desert hideaways and hip, urban hotels. Whether visitors are looking to charge up or relax, Scottsdale leaves visitors feeling effortlessly revitalized. Come see what blooms in the desert.
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