Scottsdale, Arizona is a stunning destination located in the Sonoran Desert at the foot of the McDowell Mountains. It is bordered by Phoenix to the west, the Tonto National Forest to the north, the McDowell Mountains to the east, and the Salt River to the south. This city enjoys an average of 330 days of sunshine per year and an average temperature of 72.6 degrees throughout the year. Scottsdale is known as Golfer's Paradise due to its abundance of golf courses, including Troon and TPC courses.
But it's not just golf that makes this city special - it's also full of art, food, outdoor adventures and a vibrant atmosphere that appeals to everyone. Scottsdale Arts manages the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, public art programs and outreach initiatives. The Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping center and Scottsdale Waterfront neighborhood are popular attractions in this city. The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has a first-class mid-size ballroom and more than 200 diverse shows a year.
Outdoor festivals are held at the Scottsdale Civic Center each year. Scottsdale is home to some of Arizona's best luxury resorts, many of which are clustered around Camelback Mountain. Visitors can take a themed tour with JoyrideSaz Scottsdale Tours to explore Old Town Scottsdale. Major events in Scottsdale include the Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament at TPC Scottsdale and the Barrett-Jackson car auction.
Old Town Scottsdale is the heart of this city, with its sprawling resorts, championship golf courses and luxury boutiques.