A trip to Scottsdale is the perfect romantic getaway for those wishing to explore the Southwest. With a variety of activities at your disposal, Scottsdale continues to shine for romantic outings. Here is how to plan for a getaway for two in Scottsdale:

Hike the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

When someone thinks Arizona, they typically think of the high temperatures. Do not let the summer heat keep you from exploring the gorgeous McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This protected land covers over 30,000 acres with over 115 miles of hiking trails. Take your loved one on a hike through this protected landscape and see what makes Arizona so special. The trails are open from sunrise to sunset and can easily be accessed from The Gateway. We recommend starting your trail early in the morning to see the best sunrise of your life!

Visit the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

While a trip to the museum may not seem romantic on paper, it is a great way to spend quiet moments with a loved one while viewing incredible artwork. The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art features cutting edge displays of architecture and design. Tour the five separate galleries and sculpture garden to see these incredible masterpieces up close. The SMoCA Lounge even features events that bring local musicians and authors together for a unique lecture series.

Explore Butterfly Wonderland On Your Getaway for Two in Scottsdale

You have never experienced anything quite like the Butterfly Wonderland. This state of the art facility is the largest butterfly pavilion in the country. Snap romantic photos of your loved one in the middle of a group of butterflies. You will find all kinds of species from all over the world in this gigantic atrium.

Romantic Dinner at Café Monarch

Locals will all agree that dinner does not get more romantic than a meal at Café Monarch. This locally owned establishment is the perfect setting for dinner with a loved one. The menu rotates every week and uses organic and sustainable ingredients in every entrée. Every server is trained in sommelier programs,ensuring they can provide you with perfect wine pairing for dinner.

Romance in Scottsdale

These are just a few of the exciting activities you can spend with a loved one in Scottsdale. Find the perfect luxury rental for your stay from Parsons Villas. Each property features everything you expect from a resort with the privacy of a personal home. Let us find the perfect villa for your romantic stay in Scottsdale!