Helped by the city’s average 314 days of sun each year and winter temps in the high 70s, Scottsdale’s tourism industry thrives, attracting the visitor seeking relaxation, leisure, luxury outdoor recreation or an escape from wintry northern climes. Located within Maricopa County, Scottsdale is Arizona’s sixth-largest city, located to the east of Phoenix and situated within the Salt River Valley.
Promises Scottsdale benefits from the wonderful climate and inspiring desert landscape. It is an oasis for those ready to start a healing journey toward freedom from addiction. Speak Confidentially with a Promises Scottsdale Recovery Advisor at 888-478-0036.
For loved ones who come to the area to participate in family programs, Scottsdale offers world-class lodging and recreational opportunities. Families need to heal too, and we believe this lovely spot in the Arizona desert will give you a moment to relax and rejuvenate.
Four main areas comprise the Scottsdale region, with Old Town Scottsdale and its wealth of shops, restaurants and art galleries, not to mention traditional Western charm, being a favorite among visitors to the area. Upscale and trendy, Scottsdale appeals to those who value a sophisticated warm weather destination nestled among the rugged, natural beauty of the desert.
When looking for a place to stay during your time in Scottsdale, you’ll have no trouble finding a hotel or resort to suit your needs and your family’s. Famous for its full-service luxury spa hotels, family-friendly accommodations and golf-focused resorts, Scottsdale offers lodgings that rival the best of New York and Las Vegas with many carrying a five-star rating.
Looking for activity and adventure? The Scottsdale area is a paradise for golfers, with over 200 golf courses dotting the region. But if golf isn’t your favorite way to spend the day, choose from hiking, exploration and rock climbing among the Camelback or McDowell mountains, a day at the amusement park or wandering through Scottsdale’s zoo, the botanical gardens or the McDowell Sonoran Preserve—the largest urban preserve in the nation. Speak Confidentially with a Promises Scottsdale Recovery Advisor at 888-478-0036.
Baseball lovers who plan their visit in March can also catch a glimpse of the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks holding their spring training in sunny Scottsdale. Throughout the year the Scottsdale area is also the venue for many annual festivals and cultural events, from the Arabian Horse Show in February to fine arts celebrations and festivals honoring Native American history and culture. Any time of year is a perfect time to visit Scottsdale.
The art lover should plan a few extra days in downtown Scottsdale, an oasis for art of all types.
Museums, galleries and studios abound, showcasing the best in visual arts and crafts, especially Native American art. Scottsdale’s flourishing cultural scene provides boundless variety and allure for lovers of visual art, music, theatre and architecture. The Heard Museum is not to be missed, and make sure to keep your eyes open as you walk around town—many of Scottsdale’s treasures are found in the form of architecture and public art spaces.
Shopping is another one of Scottsdale’s main pastimes. Given its affluent population and the yearly influx of well-heeled tourists, shopping in Scottsdale offers something for everyone. Designer boutiques and Western-themed shops fill Old Town Scottsdale, with Fashion Square being among the favorite shopping destinations.
After a day of hiking, refresh yourself with a massage or spa treatment at one of Scottsdale’s many luxury spas and then finish your day with a delicious meal at one of the area’s fine restaurants. Scottsdale is the proud home of a world-class dining scene specializing in the regional cuisine of the Southwest as well as an extensive variety of global fusion options. Slip on a light jacket or shawl and delight in dining al fresco, experiencing the best Arizona has to offer. Speak Confidentially with a Promises Scottsdale Recovery Advisor at 888-478-0036.