Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.
Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in.
Scottsdale’s vibrant downtown is considered the finest urban center in Arizona. It is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries. Visit http://www.downtownscottsdale.com/
Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in the city’s northern reaches, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain. It is geologically unique. It is home to stunning geography, lush cacti forests and diverse wildlife. It features award-winning trails and facilities.
Residents explore the preserve, stretched across 21,400 scenic acres of Scottsdale. The Preserve encompasses the McDowell Mountains, where recent discoveries are causing geologists to rethink how this region formed and evolved. New trails and amenities are bringing Scottsdale’s “mountains of discovery” closer to residents and visitors. Check them out!
The WM Phoenix Open is one of many professional golf tournaments held in early February in North Scottsdale at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) of Scottsdale, Arizona. Originally the Arizona and Phoenix Open is considered the “Greatest Show on Grass.” It is considered the largest golf tournament on the PGA Tour.