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.
Tonto National Forest
Phoenix Mountains Preserve
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Scottsdale Center for the Arts
Sonoran Desert National Monument
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.
The five-star Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel is an extremely comfortable, cosmopolitan hotel with a range of deluxe rooms and suites.
Touring in Scottsdale
American Sky’s tour Pioneer Adventures of the Old West begins in Phoenix and ends in Las Vegas, taking in sights such as Scottsdale, Flagstaff, Lake Powell and Bryce Canyon. Western Discovery is an incredible 13-night journey, beginning and ending on Los Angeles.
Planning a holiday to Scottsdale in 2016 or 2017?
If you are planning a holiday to Scottsdale in 2016 or 2017, American Sky can help you to organise your perfect holiday. Call our Arizona Specialists now. You are just one phone call away from making the most of your next holiday.