Scottsdale home rentals give visitors easy access to Phoenix attractions, as well as downtown Scottsdale. The older part of downtown has a distinct Old West feel to it that delights visitors. Some of the advantages that downtown Scottsdale offers are unique gift shops and art galleries featuring works from local and national artists. The downtown area is served by a trolley that's free and runs on about 20-minute intervals. You'll find that downtown Scottsdale is something you don't want to miss out on.
Art and Museums
Scottsdale is a favorite destination for people who love art. The galleries in the area literally feature artwork from all over the world. The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art not only highlights contemporary art, but also features architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West is a top destination for admirers of fine architecture. This was the famed architect's winter home, and is open for tours. Consanti, the house where architect Paolo Soleri lived, is also open for tours. The Heard Museum North features Native American exhibits. You'll also want to see the LOVE sculpture by Robert Indiana. Each Thursday night, the galleries downtown stay open late for the Scottsdale Artwalk. Food, drinks and entertainment are part of the fun.
Fun for Kids and Families
There are several family-friendly attractions in and around downtown Scottsdale. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is dedicated to all things railroad-related. A small train offers rides around the park that are free for kids. There are also playground facilities here. The Rock and Roll Car and Bike Show is held each Saturday evening. You'll get to see a number of great vintage cars and bikes. If your kids are more adventure-minded, there are fun outdoor pursuits near downtown. Piestewa Peak is a free-admission area for hiking, biking, and picnicking. Desert Storm Hummer provides night wildlife tours of the Sonoran Desert.
Dining and Shopping
A top attraction in downtown Scottsdale is the number of dining opportunities. Eddie V's Edgewater Grill is a steakhouse that offers a little bit of something for everyone, including vegetarians. Mastro's Steak House is one of the top upscale dining locations in the city. Asia de Cuba is an interesting fusion restaurant that blends Cuban and Asian food. Voce' Ristorante and Lounge offers Italian food and live music. Kazimierz is a wine bar with an extensive selection that serves flatbread pizzas.
The shopping in downtown Scottsdale is top-notch. Gift
shop options include Africa by Design, Angel Wings & Other Fine
Things, and Consanti Originals. Pet owners looking for fun items for
their companions will want to check out Mackie's Parlour. If you're into
gourmet cooking, stores in Scottsdale have a great selection of
kitchenware and food. Some of the options include Sphinx Ranch Gourmet
Market and Sweet Basil Gourmetware.
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