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Holiday Letting Price Information in Scottsdale
We analysed holiday cottages, homes and apartments to display a price graph showing the average price per night in Scottsdale. Scottsdale is most expensive in March (02/03 - 09/03), when prices are on average £298 a night. Prices drop in July to an average of £118 per night (27/07 - 03/08).
Holiday Home Availability Information in Scottsdale
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Scottsdale for the next twelve months. It is harder to find accommodation during the week of March (09/03 - 16/03), as 74% of the rentals are booked. More properties are available during one week of May (25/05 - 01/06), when the booking rate is only 15%.
The Weather in Scottsdale
Above is a climate diagram for Scottsdale. During June, maximum temperatures climb above 39°. However, temperatures can go lower than 5° in Scottsdale in January. The rainiest month is June, while the driest month is May.
Book a Scottsdale holiday letting in the heart of the Sonoran Desert
Often described as the desert alternative of Miami’s South Beach, Scottsdale offers much to the discerning traveller in terms of extensive galleries, fashionable shopping options and stately golf courses. The Old Town is a wonderful throwback to the Old West and the town's rich history. Book a cosy Scottsdale holiday letting and set about exploring the town at leisure.
Getting to your Scottsdale holiday letting
The city is served by the premier Scottsdale Airport located just nine miles north of downtown. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 10 miles west of downtown Scottsdale. Consider a car letting at the airport or take a taxi to your downtown Scottsdale holiday home.
Cuisine and dining in Scottsdale
The Old Town of Scottsdale is home to award-winning restaurants that serve everything from grilled octopus to the trusty ol' beef steak. For your Southwestern, Mexican and Latin cuisine, consider the Mission restaurant that fuses elements of various cuisines wonderfully. Make sure to try the Arizona-crafted wine which is popular with travellers.
Café Monarch in the Old Town offers a romantic patio setting with lush fountains and ambient lighting. The chef's inventive seasonal menu is crafted from farm fresh ingredients. The English pub concept is popular in Scottsdale too, and visitors are delighted by the hearty gastropub cuisine, craft beers and classic cocktails available. Mexican food is popular in the city which loves its Mexican sweet bread, tacos and tortillas. Pack some to go and to dig into when you escape the sunshine and return to your Scottsdale holiday letting .
When is a good time to visit Scottsdale?
The summer months of June, July and August are best avoided if scorching heat is not your thing. The flip side is that Scottsdale holiday lettings will be much cheaper during this period, not to mention hefty discounts at spas. October to December is slightly unpredictable, however temperatures are definitely cooler. Scottsdale's peak season is between December and April — a splendid time to hit the outdoors too.
Sights and sounds of Scottsdale
The Old Town of Scottsdale possesses a certain kitschy charm that is quite reminiscent of the caricatured American West. The "Beverly Hills of the Desert" is alive with cafés, bars, discotheques and pool clubs that are open until the early hours. Go shopping in one of the biggest malls in the United States, the Fashion Square Mall in downtown Scottsdale. It's a perfect spot for people-watching too.
The town's canals are a splendid way to view the striking desert vistas, and also a good idea for those who enjoy their morning walks. Ride on the famous Scottsdale "trolley", a bus fashioned to resemble the legendary San Francisco cable cars. With more spas per capita than anywhere else in the United States, you're assured a rejuvenating stay in Scottsdale. Booking a comfy Scottsdale holiday letting is a great way to end an action-packed day.
Desert art and culture in Scottsdale
Located in downtown Scottsdale, the Museum of the West is an ode to the pioneer spirit of the old Wild West with its art exhibitions and rare historic artefacts such as the gleaming spurs, Texas Ranger badges and hand-tooled saddles. For an insight into the Native American cultures of the Southwest, visit the Heard Museum — watch out for a replica of a traditional Navajo hogan. A whopping 5,000 instruments including those played by stalwarts Eric Clapton, Santana and John Lennon await at the Musical Instrument Museum.
The Phoenix Art Museum houses 17,000 American, Asian, European, Latin American and Western American artworks. It also regularly hosts screenings, discussions and events. The Pueblo Grande Museum is a must for archaeology lovers, while the Airbase Arizona Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum might interest those who'd enjoy looking at the 30 historic air crafts. The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is a great stop for stand-up comedy and storytelling, along with its art exhibitions. Consider taking the Scottsdale Art Walk on Thursday nights to enjoy some art, snacks, drinks and conversation.
Excursion destinations and getaways
Located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale abounds in interesting trails and hiking routes where you'll come across oddly shaped cacti, desert plants and wild flowers. Keep those cameras ready. If you plan to spend a night out in the desert, you might just be rewarded with a star-studded sky. There are plenty of organized desert tours that let you witness the desert by night. Hikers can also try the Piestewa Peak area, a lush and vast mountainous area close to downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Come holiday in the wild, wild, west, and experience it all with a Scottsdale holiday home.
Scottsdale for a wholistic holiday
Old Town Scottsdale
The original townsite of Scottsdale pleases visitors with its shopping and dining options, art galleries and nightlife. Don't miss Thursday evening's Scottsdale Artwalk.
Pinnacle Peak Park
A Scottsdale staple, Pinnacle Peak Park affords fantastic views of the mountains around Phoenix, the desert area and native homes below. Athletes are often spotted training here.
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
This impressive 40-acre railroad features a gauge railroad, a Magma Arizona Railroad locomotive and a museum. Kids particularly love the 1950s carousel ride and model trains.
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Encompassing nearly 12300 hectares, the preserve is the largest urban park in the United States. Come for mountain biking, rock-climbing and horseback riding. Open from sunrise to sunset, there is no entry or parking fee.
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home, Taliesin West offers informative tours explaining his taste in shapes, colours, textures and materials. Visitors can even sit in original Wright chairs in his living room.
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