Experience Scottsdale

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Guest Rooms14,500
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel732 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues40
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Tax Rate13.92%

Experience Scottsdale


Why Choose Our Destination?

The destination experts at Experience Scottsdale are committed to making your vision of a successful meeting a reality. We offer a complete array of free services to meet all of your meeting and program requirements, from complete site inspection coordination and customized lead distribution to creative ideas for unique theme parties, itineraries and group dining. Experience Scottsdale will prepare and present a customized bid proposal to your board of directors or decision-makers. To help boost attendance, we offer enticing destination guides, lure brochures, videos, e-postcards, downloadable photography and promotional postcards. Scottsdale’s unique Sonoran Desert setting boasts more than 330 days of sunshine, with events and happenings in full swing all year long. This makes the destination ideal for planning unique activities to supplement your meeting and elevate the Scottsdale experience. Take advantage of the idyllic temperatures and hit the links with nearly 200 championship golf courses to choose from. Take in the sights during an early morning hike through Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve – currently at 30,200 acres with more on tap to be added over the next several years. Looking for an adrenaline rush? Try a desert Jeep or Hummer tour through the craggy mountains or see the desert from above with a serene hot air balloon flight. For truly spectacular aerial views, buckle up for a seaplane ride that includes a water landing on Roosevelt Lake or venture onto a helicopter to fly over iconic locations like Camelback Mountain. Thrill your taste buds and explore Scottsdale’s dining scene with nearly 600 restaurants from which to choose. Eating local in Scottsdale has never been easier with chefs tending their own herb gardens and using local, organic purveyors to create their menus. A plethora of nightlife activities await you with the onset of evening. Head to downtown Scottsdale where you’ll find a nightlife experience to suit your mood. The nocturnal diversions range from hip clubs to cozy wine bars to Western honky tonks. Downtown Scottsdale boasts nearly 90 nightlife options in all, most within an easy walk or pedicab ride from each other. Scottsdale’s world-class resorts make it easy to relax and unwind. Whether you’re looking for premier golf courses, rejuvenating spa treatments, or upscale, tantalizing restaurants, Scottsdale’s resorts offer an exclusive experience tailored just for you.



11/15/2016 – 12/31/2018


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Distance from Airport

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

    14.48 km from City Center

  • Scottsdale Airport

    14.48 km from City Center


Local Attractions


When it comes to unique experiences, Scottsdale has you covered with options that run the gamut from world-class museums and a renowned botanical garden to the nation’s largest wilderness preserve. Amusement parks, an award-winning zoo and a railroad museum appeal to all ages. And if you’re hankering for a taste of the Old West, the state’s largest remake of an 1880s Western town is just minutes away.


Welcome to the world’s finest golf destination. It’s a bold claim, but we’ve got the numbers to back it up. Start with nearly 200 Scottsdale-area golf courses and 330 plus days of sunshine annually. Add in local residents like Aaron Baddeley, Brandel Chamblee and Tom Lehman. And when you top it off with an enviable collection of golf lifestyle pursuits, Scottsdale’s virtues are as clear as the sky on a typical day.

Desert Exploration

Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert is yours to explore, from winding rivers and towering peaks to lush valleys and arroyos. Take a hike in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Make a splash on a white-water rafting trip. Or head for the desert’s most pristine expanses on an off-road tour by Jeep, Hummer or horseback. From do-it-yourself experiences to guided excursions, come discover Scottsdale’s adventurous side.

Arts & Culture

Scottsdale’s captivating Sonoran Desert setting has inspired artists for generations. Here, art flourishes inside the walls of more than 100 galleries, one of the most concentrated collections in the nation. Scottsdale also is home to acclaimed museums, architectural wonders, the Scottsdale ArtWalk, world-class performance spaces and an award-winning public art program. Let Scottsdale inspire your inner artist!


When the sun goes down, Scottsdale sizzles with late-night diversions, including more than 80 wine bars, lounges and dance clubs right in downtown. Want to take in a show? Check out the latest in world music, dance and comedy at our performing arts centers. You’ll also find unexpected options like the legendary Scottsdale ArtWalk, starlit concerts at the Desert Botanical Garden and off-road tours using night-vision goggles.


Want to pamper yourself from head to toe and psyche to soul? Look no further than Scottsdale’s renowned spas and wellness practitioners. Here you’ll find innovative treatments inspired by Sonoran Desert botanicals and regional Native American traditions, as well as from cultures around the world. You’ll also find nutritional experts and a host of workout options that will help you meet your fitness goals.


Start with acclaimed chefs creating bold flavors that flirt with your taste buds. Mix in more than 600 restaurants serving up regional and global specialties. Add a dash of sophistication with robust wine lists. Top it all off with fabulous al fresco dining, and Scottsdale’s got the perfect recipe for a foodie’s paradise. No matter what type of cuisine you’re craving, you’ll find plenty of flavors to savor in Scottsdale.