Destinations, Scottsdale

50 Things to do in the Desert Destination of Scottsdale

East of Phoenix, Arizona lies the desert city of Scottsdale, a cacti-filled landmass of rock formations, 1920s buildings, and 19th-century olive trees. Visitors to Scottsdale are drawn to its western spirit spa resorts, and golf courses. The city’s roots run deep, with the arrival of first inhabitants, including the Hohokam tribe,  cowboys, ranchers, and farmers, dating back to the late 1800s. This dreamy, desert getaway has no shortage of rich culture and fun things to do. Visit Scottsdale to