Who said that all winter vacations have to be in the cold with snow all around you? Instead of burying yourself under layers of sweaters, it’s time to head somewhere warm like Scottsdale, Arizona! Our fine city is a tourist paradise with many exciting events and activities that will make your winter Scottsdale vacation one to remember. Here is what to expect during the winter season in Scottsdale:
Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out
Arizona has over 300 days of sunshine each year, including many during the winter season. The daily temperatures during the winter stay in 60s and occasionally the 70s. There is no reason to bring a heavy coat with you, freeing up your luggage. With the weather so perfect, you will be encouraged to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Scottsdale is located nearby several local peaks, including Camelback Mountain, where you can find various hiking trails. The Sonoran Preserve is another outdoor paradise with countless acres to explore.
Golf Courses Everywhere
It is no secret that Arizona is known as a golfing paradise. The clear skies and warm temperatures make it the ideal location to perfect your game. Scottsdale is home to many of the best courses in the Phoenix Valley with beautiful backdrops of the mountains. Notable golf courses in the area include McCormick Ranch Golf Club, Grayhawk Golf Club, TPC Scottsdale (home to the Phoenix Open), and many more. If a full game is not your style, you can perfect your swing with a beer in hand at TopGolf. This popular entertainment venue features a state-of-the-art driving range, delicious restaurant, cozy lounges, and adult beverages.
Scottsdale locals know how to celebrate the holiday season. Most neighborhoods are decked out in Christmas lights with some houses even having a line to see what is on display. Holiday events can also be found around town with harvest festivals, Christmas tree lightings, Santa sightings, and so much more. Make sure to check out ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo too!
Scottsdale is home to a number of exquisite malls out outlets where you can find a number of unique shops. Scottsdale Fashion Square is a large mall filled with all the big-name brands you’ve come to love, while Old Town Scottsdale’s 5th Avenue Shopping District features a variety of eclectic shops you won’t find anywhere else! Pick up a few gifts for your friends and family back home or find the perfect souvenir for yourself.
More Winter Cheer During a Scottsdale Vacation
These are just a few of the many ways to enjoy your Scottsdale vacation this winter. For luxury living, make sure to reserve one of our exclusive vacation villas in the area. You will have access to five-star amenities without the crowds of local resorts. Contact our agents today and reserve your stay in Scottsdale!