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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities in which to live, visit and do business. Scottsdale, Arizona is located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert at the foot of the scenic McDowell Mountains. It is bordered by Phoenix to the West, the Tonto National Forest to the North, the McDowell Mountains to the East and the Salt River to the South.

School Info

Best School Districts for Athletes in Arizona

#4 of 131

Best School Districts in Arizona

#4 of 130

Best Teachers by District in Arizona

#21 of 177

School District Ratings

Market Snapshot

Best Food Placs in Arizoa
FnB Restaurant

Gastropub offering refined, farm-to-table New American fare and local wines in intimate environs.

Citizen Public House

Upscale gastropub turning out creative New American recipes complemented by craft beers and cocktails.

Virtu Honest Craft

Intimate eatery in the Bespoke Inn for Mediterranean-influenced seasonal fare plus craft cocktails.

Roaring Fork

Stylish restaurant with an Old West vibe serving flame-grilled American fare and cocktails.

Good Eats
McCormick-Stillman Park

The 30 acre park is the most unique park of its kind in the country. Take a ride on the Paradise & Pacific Railroad and the 1950-vintage carousel. Visit a variety of shops and museums, play on our one-of-a-kind playgrounds or play areas, or just relax in the grass under a tree in Scottsdale’s most beautiful park.

Desert Botanical Gardens

Discover the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, and experience the vibrant tranquility of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Sonoran Desert.

Butterfly Wonderland

Indoor, interactive rainforest habitat housing thousands of butterflies, plus a cafe and gift shop.

Hall of Flame Fire Museum

The National Historical Fire Foundation is a museum dedicated to the historical preservation of firefighting equipment used through the years around the world.

Family Time

Clutch Picks

Our personal selections of the best eats, family time fun, and, of course, date night.

Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Resort is a luxury hotel and casino resort located on the Salt-River Pima Maricopa Indian Reservation near Scottsdale, Arizona.

Pinspiration

Pinspiration is a local DIY crafting studio offering Paint and Sip, a Splatter Room, individual crafting, parties, events and more.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in the state of Arizona is a museum in the Old Town district of downtown Scottsdale, Arizona. The museum is dedicated to exhibiting modern works of art, design and architecture.

Mystery Mansion Theater

The Mystery Mansion presents LIVE interactive mystery-comedy dinner shows. All shows include a three-course dinner. With multiple shows to choose from, The Mystery Mansion is perfect for special occasions; groups, corporate events, holiday parties, or a fun night out anytime.

Date Night