In this journey video information to Scottsdale, Arizona, I journey to Scottsdale, the so-called “Miami Beach” of Arizona. Located simply to the east of Phoenix, Scottsdale is residence to a number of the metropolis’s greatest eating places, bars, lodges and points of interest.
I begin of my journey in Scottsdale visiting downtown, in any other case generally known as “Old Town,” the very walkable central a part of town stuffed with small outlets and a booming restaurant scene. It can be right here that town’s roots will be traced again to the unique farmers and settlers that known as this in any other case barren a part of the desert residence again within the early 1900’s.
I then head east into Tonto National Park to go kayaking down the Salt River with Arizona Outback Adventures (AOA), the realm’s premiere out of doors journey firm.
Next, I go to Taliesin West, the varsity/winter residence of America’s most well-known architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Here I discover the distinctive constructions and landscapes that make up Wright’s real-world laboratory for he and his college students’ architectural concepts.
Then I head again into nature with AOA to go mountain climbing within the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, a 30,000-acre protect situated simply minutes from town, and an ideal place to discover the distinctive panorama of the desert — even when the temperature exceeds 100 levels.
Last, I head inside and provides a tour of my candy pad on the Hotel Valley Ho, most likely one of many coolest lodges I’ve ever stayed in. Harkening again to its Mid-Century roots, the resort’s distinctive structure and swanky rooms makes it one of many premiere locations to relaxation your head whereas staying in Scottsdale.