There are numerous lakes within an hour’s drive of Scottsdale including Lake Pleasant, Lake Saguaro, Canyon Lake and Bartlett Lake. Locals enjoy fishing, boating, water skiing and jet skiing.
A fun way to explore Arizona’s rugged back country is with a Jeep or Hummer Tour.
There are several companies offering tours including
The Grand Canyonis more than a great chasm carved over millennia through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau. It is more than an awe-inspiring view. It is more than a pleasuring ground for those who explore the roads, hike the trails, or float the currents of the turbulent Colorado River.
This canyon is a gift that transcends what we experience. Its beauty and size humble us.
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 250,000 visitors each year.