Scottsdale, a desert city in Arizona known wildly for its finest golf courses is the ideal city for your holidays. Its luxury resorts, fine dining, and adventure activities are just what you need for a perfect vacation.
These are the five best things to do in Scottsdale (Arizona) aside playing golf.
1. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
McCormick Stillman Railroad is a 30 acres railroad park that introduces people to a wild variety of rails and railroads over the years. To explore rails, railroads, and trains of all kinds, McCormick Stillman Railroad Park is the best place to fulfill your satisfy your curiosity.
The Merci Train, Roald Amundsen Pullman Car, and the railroad museum are all there to serve your interest.
In addition, paradise and pacific Railroad are also available for a wonderful rail experience.
In addition, the park has playgrounds, picnic areas, and live music to make your stay lively.
It is interesting to note that, aside from the ride that incurs a cost, admission into the park is free for all!
2. Butterfly Wonderland
How many tourist attractions in the world allow you to experience different kinds of insects? Butterfly Wonderland gives you just that, a presence of all kinds of insects and a live experience of the metamorphous process of a butterfly.
Butterfly Wonderland also provides laboratories that host workshops and nature programs for visitors. Visit Butterfly Wonderland and witness butterflies fly freely around and even land on you while you walk around.
3. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Scottsdale Museum of Art is unique for its focus on modern works of art different from your everyday museum that focuses more on ancient art. The museum is keen on showcasing the creativity and innovations of the present times that people relate to.
Since, the museum concentrate on modern art, such as music, fabric art, murals, sculptures, and paintings, there is always something new to engage you at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
4. Old Town Scottsdale
Old Town Scottsdale, is one of the visited tourist attractions in Arizona also known as Fifth Avenue. Is a town enriched with the history and culture of the people of Scottsdale and the whole of Arizona? The town allows visitors get access to the endless culture and history of the inhabitants.
Old Town is filled with restaurants, shops, galleries, and unique beautiful places like Rusty Spur Saloon, The Little Red Schoolhouse, and the Blacksmith Shop to make your stay memorable
5. Desert Splash Adventure
Being a desert state, a visit to Scottsdale is not complete without an experience of its Desert Splash. This thrilling adventure gives you a whole new view of Scottsdale and Arizona at large from the sky.
The is goes across Roosevelt Lake, Lake Powell, and the Sonoran Desert, to make this adventure more fulfilling the flight lands on one of the lakes, for visitors to have other experiences while still in the desert.
However, Desert Splash also offers services such as paddle boarding, canyoneering, fishing, and of course horseback riding