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    If there was a test to dictate cities that are somewhat of an anomaly, Scottsdale could apply for entrance into the club and pass without a question asked. Located in the eastern part of Maricopa County in Arizona, right across from Phoenix, Scottsdale is considered a resort destination in the middle of the desert, with the New York Times describing the city as a desert version of Miami's South Beach, with plenty of late-night partying and a buzzing hotels scene. With a distinctly Western theme and style, Scottsdale is one of those upscale places where shopping and visiting takes a little more than a budget traveler can afford, but it is definitely worth the splurge if you want an all-inclusive experience.

    In many ways, Scottsdale is similar to a great number of British cities in the sense that there are over 130 miles of canals working their way through the entire city. The difference is that in Britain the canals are used for boating these days, and were once used for transportation of goods in between cities, whereas in Scottsdale they are used primarily for irrigation. It is these canals which have created the vibrant and green surroundings in the middle of the desert, and they are a perfect way to experience the earth like nature of the city away from the glitz and glamour of the resorts if you prefer walking, jogging, or cycling.

    Everything in Scottsdale relates to an all-inclusive experience. This is a resort town, which means it's all about shopping, eating out at restaurants, heading to the nearest health club, taking in many festivals and shows that make their way through every year, and generally just enjoying yourself. Nestled in a lush valley, Scottsdale is surrounded by desert terrain and mountains as well, so if you find yourself longing for a little bit of the outdoors it is definitely at your disposal, not to mention the views looking down at the city are spectacular.
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      • Scottsdale Comedy Spot Comedy Club
        0.26 Km from Scottsdale
      • The Poisoned Pen
        0.43 Km from Scottsdale
      • David & Gladys Wright House
        4.07 Km from Scottsdale
      • Shemer Art Center and Museum
        4.44 Km from Scottsdale
        The Shemer Art Center and Museum is an art education facility and gallery in Phoenix, Arizona. The center was founded in 1984 by Martha Shemer, who purchased a mission-style house and three acres not only to preserve the property but to donate it to the City of Phoenix to be used for art education. Budget constraints nearly closed the center in 2010, but citizens founded the Shemer Art Center and Museum Association to help manage and preserve the facility. The Shemer Art Center and Museum is one...
      • Camelback Inn
        5.71 Km from Scottsdale
        Camelback Inn (officially titled: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa) is a historic resort and spa owned by JW Marriott Hotels and located on the southern slope of Mummy Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Established in 1936 by Jack Stewart and John C. Lincoln, the resort's popularity among Hollywood celebrities and political leaders made it a significant contributor to the region's growth. In 2012, Camelback Inn was one of three North American hotels which had maintained a A...
      • Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
        6.90 Km from Scottsdale
        Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is a stadium complex located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community near Scottsdale, Arizona, at the former site of the Indian Bend Country Club. It is the newest Major League Baseball spring training facility home for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. The new facility replaces Tucson Electric Park for the Diamondbacks and Hi Corbett Field for the Rockies previous spring training facilities. The complex represents the first MLB park t...
      • Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites
        7.57 Km from Scottsdale
        Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites are pre-Columbian archaeological sites and ruins, located in Phoenix, Arizona. It includes a historic platform mound and irrigation canals. The city manages the sites as the Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park.
      • Cosanti
        8.21 Km from Scottsdale
        Cosanti is the gallery and studio of Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri and was his residence until his death in 2013. Located in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA, it is open to the public. Cosanti is marked by terraced landscaping, experimental earth-formed concrete structures, and its sculptural wind-bells. Soleri is best known for Arcosanti, the prototypical arcological "urban laboratory" founded in 1970 in the high desert, about seventy miles north of Phoenix, Arizona. Its commun...
      • Avnet
        8.93 Km from Scottsdale
      • Hohokam Stadium
        10.88 Km from Scottsdale
        Hohokam Stadium, also known as Dwight W. Patterson Field and formerly Hohokam Park (1997–2013), is a 12,500-seat baseball park located in Mesa, Arizona. The stadium, named for the Hohokam people who occupied the region from approximately AD 1 to the mid-1400s, was completed in January 1997 after the original Hohokam Stadium was demolished. In 2015, it became the spring training home of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics. Hohokam Stadium has the largest scoreboard in the Cactus League, mea...

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      • 7044 E Main St
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        7044 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
      • Paradise Valley
        The Town of Paradise Valley is conveniently located in the heart of the Scottsdale-Phoenix metropolitan area with short drives to a number of memorable attractions.

        According to the 2010 census, the population of the town was 12,820. Despite the town's relatively small area and population compared to other municipalities in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Paradise Valley is home to eight full-service resorts, making it one of Arizona's premier tourist destinations. It is also known for expensive real estate.

        Whether your interests lie with arts and culture, professional sporting events, desert hiking adventures, world-class golf courses, shopping, or luxury spa treatments, the Paradise Valley area offers truly special activities.

        One must-see attraction in Town is the Goldwater Memorial. The Town of Paradise Valley is pleased to have commissioned the first major work of art to celebrate the life of Senator Barry Goldwater. A long time resident of the Town, he retired to Be-Nun-I-Kin, the name he gave to his hilltop home in Paradise Valley, after serving in the U.S. Senate for three decades.
        Paradise Valley, AZ, USA
      • 115 W 6th St #101
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        115 W 6th St #101, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
      • Mesa

        Mesa (population 457,000) was founded in January 1878 by Mormon pioneers, and the population of Mesa is approximately one tenth Mormon. In mesa the church of Jesus Christ operates the oldest temples for their latter day saints (The mesa Arizona temple ). The mesa city is in centre of that area where latter day saints residence is in the Phoenix Metropolitan areas.

        Mesa is home to the Arizona Museum of Natural History and the Champlin Fighter Museum.

        The city is served by Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Allegiant and Westjet) as well as Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. The Metro Light Rail connects downtown Mesa with Tempe and Phoenix.

        Mesa, AZ, USA
      • 8350 E Raintree Dr
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        8350 E Raintree Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
      • 916 W Adams St # 1
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        916 W Adams St # 1, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
      • 16427 N Scottsdale Rd #410
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        16427 N Scottsdale Rd #410, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA
      • TravelBug Health
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        TravelBug Health 8757 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
      • 9033 N 24th Ave #5
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        9033 N 24th Ave #5, Phoenix, AZ 85021, USA
      • Gilbert
        Gilbert (population 208,000) is the largest incorporated "town" (as opposed to "city") in the United States. Gilbert owes its beginnings to William "Bobby" Gilbert, who provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in 1902 to construct a rail line between Phoenix and Florence, Arizona. Incorporated in 1920, Gilbert was primarily a farming community fueled by the rail line and construction of the Roosevelt Dam and the Eastern and Consolidated Canals. It remained an agricultural town for many years and was known as the "Hay Capital of the World" from 1911 until the late 1920s.

        The Riparian at Water Ranch features hiking and equestrian trails open to the community. The preserve provides a great opportunity for wildlife and bird watching and is considered the premier bird watching facility in the Phoenix metropolitan region. Close to 250 species of birds have been sighted and many people come from different states and countries to see the beautiful and sometimes rare birds. The park boasts covered picnic areas, a dinosaur dig site, and campsites that can be reserved for a desert getaway. The preserve also has the valley's only astronomy observatory.

        Gilbert also offers six different golf courses.

        Ranked Fourth-Best Dog Park in the United States, Cosmo Park is named for Gilbert's first police dog: Cosmo van Blitsaerd of Holland. The park features a lake where dogs may swim and two dog wash stations.
        Gilbert, AZ, USA

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      Graphic showing average weather in Scottsdale in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 10.1 24 50.2 9.4
      Feb 12.3 20.9 54.1 8.2
      Mar 14.9 19.9 58.8 7.8
      Apr 19.2 10.5 66.6 4.1
      May 23.7 4.3 74.7 1.7
      Jun 28.8 3.1 83.8 1.2
      Jul 32 27.4 89.6 10.8
      Aug 30.7 33.4 87.3 13.1
      Sep 28 21.4 82.4 8.4
      Oct 21.4 15.8 70.5 6.2
      Nov 14.8 14.4 58.6 5.7
      Dec 10.8 22.3 51.4 8.8

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