Whether you are moving to Scottsdale or are already a local, it’s the best time to get moving and explore this thriving Southwestern town. Learn from the locals and make the most of spring time in Arizona before the temperatures skyrocket above 100 degrees. Whether it is watching your favorite baseball team during spring training or enjoying breathtaking desert sunrises, explore Scottsdale like a local and visit these 5 awesome local spots for some fun in the sun.
1. Play day at Railroad Park
Pack up a picnic basket and head over to the Railroad Park for a beautiful day of Scottsdale sunshine and culture. This family friendly park is a relaxing mix of history and nature. Take a tour of the Railroad Museum or just relax in the shade on the 30 acre park. Kids can play on an old west themed playground and even ride around the park in a scaled down locomotive!
2. Hike Camelback Mountain
Get up before the sun to hike Camelback Mountain for a view of the entire valley at sunrise. Make sure to bring lots of water though because it gets hot up at the top! Camelback is a favorite local spot for feeling one with nature. Most tourists come for the spas or golfing, but to see Scottsdale like a local you just have to hop on a hiking trail.
3. Spring Training game at Giants Stadium
Catching a spring training game is a must do for springtime in Arizona. Sunshine and baseball are a great way to spend an afternoon relaxing and hanging out with some friends. Sit near the grass and maybe you’ll catch a fly ball. Forget about the score and just take in the atmosphere of fun like a local.
4. Stay cool by the Canal
Moving to Scottsdale in spring is perfect time for a walk down our very own waterfront by way of the canal that runs through the heart of downtown Scottsdale. With great places to enjoy the wonderful springtime. Not to mention most weekends there are fun events ranging from fun sculpture displays or culinary festivals. Be sure not to miss the modern art sculptures that are displayed in spring!
5. Art Walk in Old Town Scottsdale
Before it gets too hot out, take a stroll down Old Town Scottsdale’s Art Walk. From Modern Art to Native American themed artwork, check out the diversity of Scottsdale’s Art scene. If you’re moving to Scottsdale, maybe you’ll find something unique to furnish your new home. You can also pop into one of the wine tasting rooms or unique restaurants!
With so much to see in Scottsdale it’s no wonder so many people are moving to Arizona. What are you favorite spots in Scottsdale? Share them below.