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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Trail
“Amazing scenery and workout! Great for groups, if you go early check out "Scramble" for the perfect breakfast!”
  • 431 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Gift Shop
“At Scottsdale Fashion Square shoppers can enjoy upscale amenities, luxury brands, exclusive entertainment & quality of service”
  • 213 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Upscale, contemporary shopping complex with 200+ brand-name stores, restaurants & a movie theater.”
  • 206 locals recommend
Museum
“As a Music Teacher, Alisa HIGHLY recommends MIM. It'll take you a full day...there's SO MUCH to see!!”
  • 199 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Stadium
“Only 20 min away! Beautiful NFL Stadium plus the Westgate shopping and restaurants are in abundance. ”
  • 189 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Museum
“Great way to spend an afternoon. Open to the public Wednesday evenings for free!”
  • 182 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Great desert flora exhibit. But there's more!! Check their website. The have hosted many above and beyond exhibits. (I.e. Chiluly Glass; 3D Laser Light displays)”
  • 204 locals recommend
College Auditorium
“The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the worlds preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art.”
  • 219 locals recommend
Zoo
“The zoo has over 1,400 animals on display and contains 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of walking trails. It is divided into four main themed areas or trails: The Arizona Trail (American Southwest flora and fauna), the Africa Trail (animals from Africa), the Tropics Trail (residents of the rain forests), and the Children's Trail, which includes a petting zoo.”
  • 127 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Kierland Commons is a unique, upscale Main Street outdoor lifestyle center that artfully blends retail shopping, dining and entertainment. The one-of-a-kind development incorporates over 70 high-end specialty stores that include a distinctive selection of national retail choices, such as Anthropologie, Splendid, Michael Kors, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Crate & Barrel, Athleta, Sur La Table, Eileen Fisher, Tommy Bahama and Z Gallerie. Guests may also choose from a variety of the Valley's consistently ranked best restaurants like Zinc Bistro, The Greene House, Mastro's Ocean Club, North, and RA Sushi Bar & Restaurant. Featuring regional cuisine from Continental to French to Japanese, there is something for everyone.”
  • 116 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The Biltmore District is about 5 minutes north on 24th Street. It is home to the famous Biltmore resort, hotel, and golf course, historic Wrigley Mansion. The area is upscale and has many great dining and bar options. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Trail
“This place has a unique look out spot called The Hole in the Rock where you can see a nice sunset ”
  • 133 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Botanical Garden
“Truly a wonderful way to better understand the Sonoran Desert, close to Sky Harbor Airport so a great place to walk off the effects of sitting in a plane for a few hours or a great last stop before catching an afternoon plane. It opens at 8 AM. They also have Gertrudes, a well recognized restaurant and through out the year special weekend and night events. Through May 12th they have a nightly Electric Desert event which looks amazing.”
  • 150 locals recommend
Trail
“Huge hiking park with multiple trails of all levels. The main trail is fairly steep and requires endurance.”
  • 127 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Baseball Stadium
“Diamondbacks home field! An amazing stadium experience even if not a fan of the DBacks. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Talking Stick Arena is where the Suns play. There are also many concerts here. it is right next to Chase Field and east to get to on the light rail. ”
  • 90 locals recommend