Things to do in scottsdale

We’ve been pretty spoiled hanging our digital marketing shingle in Scottsdale Arizona. 

There are plenty of things to do in Scottsdale, no matter your interest, it’s got options. We thought we could put together a list and give you a virtual tour courtesy of the team at PBD. 

The Sonoran Desert offers plenty of popular options whether you are looking for art, a good museum, or looking more for the wild west experience outside the city far from the bars and hotels downtown. Scottsdale has you covered. 

Our list of five things to check out in Scottsdale gives you year-round options in this western town! 

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1. Talking Stick Resort and Spa

Whether you’re interested in the glitz and glamor of the casino floor, an award-winning 5-star dinner overlooking paradise, a challenging round of golf at the resort golf club, or a relaxing day poolside or at the spa, the Talking Stick Resort has just about all the ingredients you need to enjoy a day in the Arizona sun!

2. Taliesin West

Made famous by acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West is surrounded by stunning desert beauty in North Scottsdale and was the winter home and school established by Wright in 1937. Today it is the public headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Open to the public for tours, the complex displays many of Wright’s work throughout his 91 years on this earth. 

3. Kierland Commons

If you’re looking for the luxury outdoor shopping experience, look no further! With a water park for the kids and plenty of beautiful landscaping and people to watch while walking around, not to mention amazing shops, great restaurants, along with cocktails and wines to sample. Kierland Commons is the gateway drug to your shopping habit! High-end brand meets high desert living! Shop at your own risk! (Or your wallet’s risk maybe…)

4. TPC Scottsdale 

This world-renowned links course tucked into the foothills of the McDowell Mountain Range is known around the world for hosting the rowdiest round of golf anywhere. You can play this course year-round, but once a year thousands of visitors including famous sports and entertainment figures decent on Scottsdale to partake in the activities at the Waste Management Open. It’s one of the biggest events of the year! After a day on the links the wildlife turns into nightlife and the spirit of golf goes out the window. It’s a week of fun, friends, and 4 some’s in a festival-like atmosphere. …get your mind out of the gutter… er, sandtrap! 

5. West World Of Scottsdale

West World, not of HBO, hosts many events over the year. From car shows and swapmeets like Good Guys to one of the largest automobile auctions anywhere the Barrett Jackson Car Auction, or Arizona Bike week festivities and Arabian Horse shows. The days of the year that DON’T have events going on are in the teens every year. Not to mention Junk In The Trunk… if you’re a crafter, you know. 

These are just a small sample of things to do in Scottsdale, we’ll probably make this a living list and continue to add to it over time! 

We hope you find something that interests you on our list and entices you not only to visit this modern and contemporary community located alongside the city of Phoenix, but see that whether it’s the arts, music, food, nightlife, or the unique architecture around this southwest wonderland, Scottsdale has something to offer everyone!  

…and if you need any help with your internet marketing, let us know! 


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