A Scottsdale vacation condo is an ideal way to take advantage of what this fun city has to offer. It's often been described as the "most Western town in the West." Scottsdale has a rugged mountain backdrop with stately saguaro cacti. Sunsets as seen from Scottsdale are amazing. The downtown area certainly has an Old West feel about it that makes it appealing to visitors. Trolley tours are the best way to see attractions. This historic downtown area has upscale shopping, fun galleries, and great dining. Below, you'll learn more about the trolleys and what you can see while on the tours.
Two different trolleys service Scottsdale, and both are free. Seven-day service is provided. The Scottsdale Trolley is more commonly used by tourists, and runs every 15 minutes. It serves Old Town, Main Street Arts District, Marshall Way Arts District, and Scottsdale Fashion Square. The Scottsdale Trolley Neighborhood Route visits the Civic Center Mall, and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The scottsdale Trolley has a vintage design with modern amenities that include wheelchair access and air conditioning. The destinations below are part of the Scottsdale Trolley tour more popular with tourists:
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Old Town Scottsdale has a very rustic, Old West flavor. The various stores and restaurants are designed to keep up with this theme. A major highlight of Old Town is the availability of authentic Native American crafts. These include stunning Zuni silver jewelry and handwoven Navajo rugs. Atkinson's Trading Post is a popular destination for these Native crafts. Desert Glory Gift & Jewelry has an amazing pottery collection. Kokpelli Southwest Gifts offers salsa, windchimes, and potted cacti in addition to Native jewelry.
The Main Street Arts District has a number of galleries showcasing Southwestern and other art. Art Scene Scottsdale has a gallery dedicated to each district in downtown Scottsdale. Ancient Arts Gallery specializes in ancient artifacts, dating as far back as Greek and Roman times. Art One Gallery showcases the works of art students and other emerging artists. Artspace on sixth offers a place for local photographers to display their work. Biltmore Galleries has work by several early Western artists, including several based in the Taos area.
The Fifth Avenue shops are where you'll find some of the top boutiques. American Apparel has some of the hippest urban wear. Bargain hunters will have a great time at Back to the Rack. Celebrity Encore is a consignment shop that only takes designer clothing. Kaktus Jock offers unique clothing, as well as gift items like copper statues. Oh My Dog! offers stylish fashion accessories for dogs, a pet spa, and a bakery. For additional fashion shopping, be sure to stop by Scottsdale's celebrated Fashion Square.
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