The city of Scottsdale is located in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona. In 1894 the city was given its name and officially recognized in 1951. Scottsdale is not a big city, and given a 2019 survey, the city’s total population was 258,069.
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Scottsdale, in recent years, has been attracting tourists from all over the US. Yes, it’s a desert city, but the attractions on offer don’t give that impression. There is something for everyone in Scottsdale, and you can get assistance of adventure tours in Scottsdale.
If you are planning to visit the city for the first time, then don’t forget to try the following things:
- Western Spirit
Western spirit or Scottsdale museum of West is the main attraction in Scottsdale. The museum especially attracts tourists who are a fan of Wild West. The museum includes exhibits like the gun holsters used by famous people in the area, original sheriff badges, leather saddles, and much more. There is also a large auditorium where tourists can catch an old western movie and spend their evenings enjoying it.
- Musical Instrument Museum
For all the music lovers, this is the museum of your dreams. This Scottsdale Museum is the “world’s only global musical instrument museum.”This title alone attracts so many music lovers and others alike. There is a musical instrument related to each genre and culture. So, whether you are a Mexican or from the Australian outback, you will find a piece of musical history. Scottsdale is proud of this museum, and the city council takes a special interest in further improving the museum. So, next time you visit Scottsdale, be sure to check it out.
- Desert Botanical Garden
Another unique attraction to check out in Scottsdale is Desert Botanical Garden. First of its kind, the garden has plant species from around the world. Special care and measures are taken to prevent damage to the plants in Scottsdale heat. The fact that a garden is made in a dessert makes it a special place to visit. Apart from this, tourists can also catch a concert held in the garden called Las Noches de las Luminarias or Flashlight Night in the summers. Both are fun activities and are loved by tourists.
- Scottsdale Golf
Scottsdale is universally known for its golf courses and hence is known as the World’s Finest Golf Destination. The reason is quite simple: Scottsdale has sunny weather 330 days a year, which is perfect for any golfer to enjoy golf. Additionally, the city has several luxury resorts, making it the perfect travel destination for golfers.
- ATV Tours
If you are adventurous, then taking ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) tour is the best thing for you. The city offers guided ATV tours through the Sonoran Desert. The guides educate the tourists about the history of the area and on surviving the desert.
Scottsdale offers the kind of attractions that are unique to the region. So be sure to try the activities mentioned above when in Scottsdale to enjoy your stay.