Nature isn’t a best friend to everyone. Some might enjoy a more civilized vacation and would happily never set foot on a hiking trail. That’s perfectly fine, because top Scottsdale vacation rentals are more than ready to deliver a variety of activities for the more urbane vacationer.
Scottsdale has several fantastic shopping locations that are bound to let you leave with fantastic and unique finds to help immortalize your vacation. Whether you go to wander through Kierland Commons or Old Town Scottsdale, or take a chance and explore what Biltmore Fashion Park and Scottsdale Fashion Square have to offer, you’re bound to walk away with a few shopping bags and a much lighter wallet.
Scottsdale is known in particular as a golfing destination. With a plethora of golf courses to choose from, it truly becomes a slice of paradise for golf fanatics around the world. Whether you want to play a casual game of golf at TPC Scottsdale Golf Club or explore the courses at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club, Scottsdale is bound to surprise you with a new favorite golf destination each and every time you visit.
Maybe you want to use your vacation to chance your luck and try to win yourself a permanent vacation at one of the local casinos in the area. Scottsdale has plenty to choose from – each featuring everything from slots to tables. Whatever your preference, take time to flirt with lady luck at Fort McDowell Gaming Center or just relax and enjoy the thrill of a gamble at Talking Stick.
Beat the heat of the desert sun by visiting on of the water parks located in the Scottsdale area. Enjoy the pools and slides each park has to offer as you seek a little bit of solace from the aggressive sunlight of the Arizona landscape. Whether you find yourself at Big Surf, or letting loose at Wet’N’Wild, the water parks in the area are a fun way to cool off from the desert heat.
Escape indoors and wander through fascinating exhibits designed to entertain and educate in one of Scottsdale’s many museums. A visit to Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West will let you enrich yourself with a variety of frontier based art and artifacts. If you fancy a more harmonious stop, then a trip to see the Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum is in order. Or take a trip to the more artistic side of things and admire James Turrell’s Skyspace and other artworks at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.