Elevate your Scottsdale experience at the ASU Kerr Cultural Center. A hub for many transformative cultural performances, ASU Kerr Cultural Center showcases live spectacles like the Nat King Cole Centennial and other live acts ranging from classical to blues.
Butterfly lovers will meet their match at Butterfly Wonderland. Discover the largest butterfly conservatory in the country, featuring over 3,000 unique and vibrant butterflies. Butterfly Wonderland also offers special wildlife experiences like koi fish, stingray, and shark feedings.
One of the most popular urban hiking trails in the country, Camelback Mountain offers a unique opportunity to get your blood pumping as Paradise Valley unfolds below you. Though not for the faint of heart, Camelback Mountain offers those who choose to undertake one of its two main trails both a challenging workout and a fresh vantage point over Scottsdale's desert landscape.
Put your luck to the test at Casino Arizona. Find over 900 slot machines, live Blackjack, and other tables games alongside on-site Starz Sports Bar, where you can play additional games like video poker slots.
Concerts of all genres come to life at Club Red. This dual theater music venue hosts many concerts and live events, bringing excitement to Scottsdale's nightlife scene. The nightclub-esque atmosphere and full-service bar makes for the perfect pair with any live performance.
Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is home to one of the world's finest collections of desert plants. Explore the wonders of nature at this renowned desert museum, which also features unique experiences like a butterfly enclosure, as well as special and seasonal events.
This "next generation" dolphin experience gets you close to the ocean and its inhabitants. Interact with bottlenose dolphins while learning everything you need to know about taking care of these popular sea creatures.
One of the seven natural wonders of the world. The beauty of the Grand Canyon is breathtaking and a must see.
Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has garnered international acclaim for the quality of its collections, educational programming and festivals. Dedicated to the sensitive and accurate portrayal of Native arts and cultures, the Heard is an institution that successfully combines various art forms with personal perspectives on the stories of American Indians.
Find 19th-century homes and award-winning restaurants in Scottsdale's iconic Heritage Square. Don't miss notable James Beard Award-winning restaurants Pizzeria Bianco, among the best pizza in the nation, and Nobuo at Teeter House, serving up Japanese-style tapas.
Experience all the thrills of flying minus the jump from a plane. Float on a smooth cushion of air at iFly Skydiving, whose professional instructors can create a true-skydiving adventure, no parachutes needed.
Located high on top of Cleopatra Hill (5,200 feet) between Prescott and Flagstaff is the historic copper mining town of Jerome, Arizona. Once known as the wickedest town in the west.
Live music is at its best at Marquee Theater. This intimate venue hosts up-and-comers and popular artists across genres. With weekly shows and a full-service bar, the Marquee is a Scottsdale go-to for exhilarating entertainment.
Instruments from around the world have made their way to Scottsdale's own Musical Instrument Museum. Meander through the many galleries featuring cultural stories involving music, or catch a live music experience at the museum's Music Theater! You can even play some of the instruments yourself.
Step into the shoes of a race car driver at Octane Raceway, featuring some of America's best car race tracks. Speed along a ⅓ mile indoor/outdoor track at over 45 miles per hour, dig into a meal at Brickyard Bar & Grill, or play an array of contemporary and vintage arcade games.
Recently voted Scottsdale's best indoor entertainment for kids, Odysea Aquarium holds the title as Arizona's largest aquarium with more than 2 million gallons of water. Interactive experiences, theme-park style amusement, and adventures across the multi-level facility make this an exciting attraction for visitors of all ages.
Embark on an exhilarating adventure for the body and mind. Infinite reflections mean seemingly infinite possibilities for making your way through the maze, ensuring that every experience is unique. Visitors can also test their speed at OdySea Mirror Maze's time-based challenges featuring an equally engaging puzzle of lasers.
Home to 100+ art galleries and countless restaurants and boutiques, Old Town Scottsdale is known for its vibrant cultural scene. Visit the Arts District every Thursday night for the Art Walk, or simply browse hundreds of shops peppered along the Scottsdale Waterfront, South Bridge, and Fifth Avenue Shops.
Arizona's iconic red rock buttes are at their best at Papago Park. Nestled just minutes from downtown, Papago Park serves as a gateway to readily hike-able trails and scenic desert views, as well as popular attractions like the Desert Botanical Garden.
Take in the Southwest's largest fine art museum, where contemporary works and global masterpieces alike are proudly on display. The Phoenix Art Museum offers both permanent collections and rotating exhibitions of art and objects from Asia, America, Europe and beyond.
Scottsdale's urban flair is on display in Roosevelt Row. Here, you'll find vibrant murals aplenty that rival the areas many colorful art galleries, all of which are on display during the monthly art walk. Don't miss Roosevelt Walk during Scottsdale's self-guided First Friday art tour.
Explore the Salt River Attractions, located just east of our resort. Home to the Talking Stick Entertainment District, Salt River offers all the activities you'll need to make the most of your vacation in the desert. Visit the casino, hop aboard the OdySea bumper boats, or embark on countless other family-friendly adventures.
Comedy, Broadway, symphonies, and more come together at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Step out for a night with some of the best local and national talent on stage today, from seasonal shows to touring extravaganzas.
Discover Scottsdale Quarter, one of Scottsdale's premier shopping destinations. This open-air mall features luxury retailers, mouthwatering dining and high-end beauty services set against an awe-inspiring desert landscape. Shop, dine, and explore this Scottsdale neighborhood known as 'the Beverly Hills of the Desert.'
Sedona is the perfect day trip! Whether seen from the back of a horse following trails forged by Western heroes of the Silver Screen, or from the unique vantage point of a hot-air balloon or bright red bi-plane, without question the awesome beauty of Sedona’s Red Rocks continues to be the greatest attraction of this incredible area.
South Mountain Park and Preserve's 50 miles of trails through 16,000 acres of scenic Sonoran Desert offer something for everyone. Just minutes from the city, this park offers both breathtaking skyline views and authentic desert plants alongside ancient petroglyph carvings. Our tip: Venture up the 5.5-mile Summit Road to Dobbins Lookout for maximum views with minimal effort.
Frank Lloyd Wright unveiled Taliesin West in 1937 as a winter home and a highly sought after architectural school. Today, it houses both the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture's main campus and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, making it a must-see for anyone interested in architecture.
Catch some of alternative rock's rising stars on their way to worldwide fame. The Rebel Lounge has hosted hundreds of obscure-turned-prolific bands and artists like Civil Twilight, the Arkells, Louis the Child, and more. Music lovers won't want to miss a show at this iconic venue.
Friends, families, and couples alike can put their golf game to the test at Top Golf, just three miles from our resort. Tee up and let the golf balls fly, aiming to win the game by racking up the points. Keep it casual, or even sign up for lessons and classes to improve your technique.
Located on 386 acres of Scottsdale's signature desert, Westworld of Scottsdale plays host to annual events across its sprawling exhibition spaces at the base of the McDowell Mountains. Westworld's true claim to fame is its world-renowned equestrian center, which welcomes around 90 equestrian events per yer, though they also play host to annual events like the Good Guys Car Show and the International Sportsmen's Expo.