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Scottsdale Vacations

Commonly touted as 'the West's most Western town', Scottsdale attracts more than seven million tourists a year, suggesting that it's not quite as gritty and gun-slingin' as you'd expect such a Western town to be. In fact, it's quite the opposite.

Region: Phoenix & Scottsdale

Featured Scottsdale Travel Deal

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

Traditional One Bedroom, Exclusive 3-day FREE mid-size Hertz car rental, Reduced rate, Kids 17 & younger stay FREE, Complimentary self parking

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Featured Scottsdale Hotel

The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

Our 5-Star classification designates those select properties that provide exquisite service and amenities. The discriminating traveler will find the accommodations, ambiance, dining, and staff assistance of the highest caliber. These properties offer the utmost in luxury and will provide an outstanding experience.
Scottsdale, Arizona

The Phoenician combines luxury resort facilities and a boutique hotel within a single, spectacular location in the Sonoran Desert.

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What To See

Taliesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the seminal American architects of the 20th century. Taliesin West was his desert home and studio, built between 1938 and 1940. Still home to an architecture school and open to the public for guided tours, it's a prime example of organic architecture with buildings incorporating elements and structures found in surrounding nature.

Goldfield Ghost Town
It's billed as the only authentic ghost town in the valley, suggesting there are some inauthentic ones waiting to be discovered. Goldfield Ghost Town dates back to a brief 1890s gold boom, when in typical style its construction was almost as rapid as its abandonment.

Tempe Center for the Arts
On the lake, it has a sculpture garden and infinity pool, outside of the curved-steel building. Inside, there's a theater for the performing arts and a 3500-sq-ft gallery.