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Culinary Delights: Unique Restaurants in Scottsdale

Scottsdale has attracted a number of inventive chefs who delight in creating great menus from the bounty of ingredients available to them.  There are many unique and wonderful restaurants in this small, charming southwestern city. Here are three of our favorite restaurants in Scottsdale: The Weft and Warp Art Bar + Kitchen At The Weft and Warp […]

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Enjoy Scenic Hikes at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Hiking is a good way to improve your cardiovascular health, especially if your route includes hills. The next time you’re ready to lace up your hiking boots, head to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. It features miles of trails and is home to stunning geography, lush cacti forests, and diverse wildlife. Trails include: Marcus Landslide Trail (3.7 miles roundtrip) […]

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Why Scottsdale, Arizona is the Perfect Snowbird Destination

Snowbirds are people who “migrate” from northern states during the winter, seeking to escape the cold and snow. For these people, Scottsdale, Arizona is the perfect destination. Beautiful Weather On average, Scottsdale stays fairly warm, even when other cities are being stricken with inches of snow or ice storms. In the winter months, the temperatures […]

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Learn More About the City’s Storied History at the Scottsdale Historical Museum

  An easy drive from Sunrise Hayden is a destination that features the prehistory, history, and cultural heritage of Scottsdale and the Southwest. We’re talking about the Scottsdale Historical Museum, located in the 1909 Little Red Schoolhouse. Schoolhouse History In 1896, Chaplain Winfield Scott realized the community needed an educational system. To honor the chaplain, Scottsdale […]

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