Best Attractions Not to Miss in Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona is home to many wonderful attractions for locals and tourists alike. Do not let the hot weather scare you away from a vacation full of exciting activities. Arizona can be enjoyed during any time of the year thanks to many attractions that draw in locals and tourists alike. Here are the best attractions you cannot miss during your next Scottsdale vacation getaway.

Camelback Mountain

The Arizona climate is perfect year-round to get outside and explore the many hiking trails around the valley (though you might want to go very early in the day during the summer!). Camelback Mountain is one of the smaller peaks in the middle of South Scottsdale. Getting to the mountain is easy; it can be seen from anywhere in town. Various difficulties of trails can be found on the mountain for novices and expert hikers alike. The trails are open to the public and free for you and your family to explore.

OdySea Aquarium

One of the most recent additions to Scottsdale is the OdySea Aquarium in North Scottsdale. This huge aquarium features amazing exhibits highlighting all kinds of aquatic life. There are several interactive experiences and even a 3-D movie that the kids will love. Ticket prices vary for adults and children, with discounts occasionally available for students. Guests can even get in the water with some of the fish in a “deep-sea” diving interactive experience. Interactive experiences are an additional cost separate from the entry fees but provide a memorable moment for you and your family.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

If you enjoy galleries full of rotating displays that always change throughout the year, make sure you visit the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. You will find amazing modern art and architecture along with an outdoor sculpture garden. The museum is featured in the Old Town district surrounded by various restaurants and bars to make it an exciting adventure for your day. Ticket prices vary for adults and children, and the museum is closed on certain holidays.

Choosing Your Lodging

Make sure to contact one of our rental experts today to find the perfect luxury vacation rental that is close to all of the attractions in Scottsdale. You will be just a short drive away from these not to be missed attractions and so much more. There is no better way to enjoy Scottsdale than in the luxury vacation rentals provided by Book My Vacay.