Spring is the best time to visit the Sonora desert town of Scottsdale, while the desert blooms and the daytime temperature usually stays under 79 F. Mild days and cool nights make winter another great time to escape the summer heat.
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Set amidst flowering cactus and framed against the majestic McDowell Mountains, this hotel offers breathtaking desert vistas and pampering amenities.
The saguaro cactus, which can reach up to 60 amazing feet tall, weigh nearly six tons of mostly water, and live 200 long years, only grows in the Sonoran desert. Its bloom, which lasts only one night through the following afternoon per year, is Arizona’s state flower.
Scottsdale’s oldest building, the 1892 Titus House, named after railroad investor Frank Titus, still stands at 1310 N. Hayden Road in Scottsdale and is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
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