Things to do in Scottsdale

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Things to Do in Scottsdale

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  • Saffron
    New Lenox, IL326 contributions
    Loved the setting for the home, away from the hustle and bustle, and in tune with nature. We were able to tour maybe four rooms at the most, which were beautiful. The early spring budding trees were spectacular. The Chihuly exhibit added greatly to the beauty that was already there.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Allan H
    Orlando32 contributions
    This was a fun place to learn about the role of railroads in this country, as to well as to see a Pullman car which carried several of our presidents. This is also a great place for children. However, it seems some of the snack food vending areas were closed. The train ride was fun.
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • tscheblo
    Indianapolis, IN119 contributions
    A fun area with many shops and restaurants. Lots of shops to choose from and a variety of items and prices. Be sure to snap a photo in front of the Mission church. It closes at 4pm so I didn’t get to experience the inside.
    Written 26 May 2022
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  • Sally Jane K
    3 contributions
    Really well maintained and well used hiking trail. Everything is labeled. Not overly strenuous. My advice is walk up to the highest point (there's a sign) and then turn around and walk back. The rest of the trail after that is nothing new.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • V6731FAbarbaras
    Bismarck, ND18 contributions
    This photographer's exhibit was amazing as he had taken pictures of members from each tribe in the United States. Other photos were equally worthwhile to view. The rest of the museum is well done and take your time exploring the precious items on first and second floor.
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • Susan S
    Coraopolis, PA15 contributions
    The butterfly Wonderland is beautiful and very informative. You get to watch a 3D movie and then are "released" into the space with so many butterflies. You explore as long as you want and there are other rooms with reptiles and fish. It was so nice with a musician the day we went. Staff was very friendly.
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • Philip C
    Calgary, Canada46 contributions
    We are senior citizens and we were able to comfortably walk two of the trails (despite the heat!) The accessible trail is easy and informative as there are numerous signs giving information about the desert plants and wildlife. We also did the next easiest trail. If you are more ambitious, there are trails taking multiple hours and some endurance. Trail head is well serviced with washrooms and water fountains.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Amber K
    2 contributions
    The trail was a bit much for some of our crew, but the rest of us loved it. It was sunny, but not too hot on that day. Saw a rattlesnake on the way down, so keep your eyes and ears open for that.
    Written 4 April 2022
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  • Iriztha
    Tucson, AZ17 contributions
    Went here to spend the day with my husband and my 2 year old. I do believe it is gorgeous and the variety is beautiful. There were some very Interesting sea creatures. The voyager adventure was not all that. You essentially sit in a movie theatre like chair as they spin you through 4 different sea habitats. My two year old was very excited to touch the sturgeon. The ray tank was closed so we didn’t do much with those. Overall a pretty great trip and there’s much to do while in the area. Many attractions.
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • Amanda M
    Big Lake, MN37 contributions
    It's nla nice mall. Super busy all throughout. Visited on a Saturday evening. Pretty expensive, but that's just the area in general.
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • Jet634244
    1 contribution
    I have visited this amazing conservation center last week and I was amazed how great people are taking care of the Wildlife with delight and craze. I really recommend to these lives.
    Written 22 June 2022
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  • johndoebondo
    2 contributions
    AWSOME place to see. Had a surprise visitor. Josef Newgarden. Outstanding race car driver. Took pictures. Signed autographs.
    Written 8 June 2022
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  • Lisa H
    Woodland Park, CO88 contributions
    This stadium is awesome. The seats are comfortable, announcers were fun. Good time. Only bad thing is that all vendors only accept credit cards. No cash taken. The seats were in the shade and was a little chilly. So, consider where you sit and the time of year. The kids were able to get balls at the end of the game and get them signed by players. Loved that they had a lawn area and a seating area.
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • Zoom_Gotti
    Henderson, NV1,347 contributions
    Well you won't get much, if any, shade here. So schedule your hiking early AM or in cooler weather. Carry water. You can refill by the restrooms. There's a wide network of trails leaving from the parking here. Most hikers head towards the summit. Probably about 2 miles with a mild elevation gain until the last 1/10th of a mile. You can scale the summit. It's not really difficult. But be careful on the downslope. Fairly steep with lots of gravel. Without a trekking pole for support you very well might slip. Most hikers return the same exact way. But you need not. Grab a green trail map from the kiosk at the beginning and study it. There are a couple of alternate easy ways back, both emanating from the saddle. Views are simply spectacular. Rattlers may be around, so watch your step. Also mountain bikers prefer certain trails, particularly near the base area. Trailhead is easy to find. There's lots of parking but, if full, try the equestrian area. Families might also enjoy the Jane Rau nature trail. though not handicap accessible, it's a pleasant 15 minute loop best starting from the shelter alongside the restroom area.
    Written 8 April 2022
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  • Robin S
    Cleveland, Ohio780 contributions
    A bit challenging but I enjoyed the scenery and loved the work out. Water fill station and restrooms available at base.
    Written 27 March 2022
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