Central Downtown Scottsdale

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Articles about Central Downtown Scottsdale

By Erika Owen
You don’t need to burn any miles to get in a solid summer vacation—or at least a killer Summer Fridays Personal finance website WalletHub has shared its yearly list of best (and worst) spots to spend those personal days. WalletHub defines a sta...
By Sandra Ramani
Want to overhaul your diet and exercise regimen? Urban hotels are now offering the kind of diagnostic tools that have traditionally been found at destination spas. Consultants at the Shilla Seoul are on hand at the gym to give guests a full fitnes...
By Jeff Ficker
At some point, “family-friendly” became “kid-centered.” I’ll let scientists figure out that exact moment, but in the meantime, I’ll do my best to help swing the pendulum back toward the center of fun for the whole family. Scottsdale’s a pretty rel...
By Jeff Ficker
Fun for the whole family—it’s a lovely sentiment, but not always an easy-to-achieve outcome. Too often, kid-friendly attractions lack any real fun or relaxing moments for parents. Fortunately, Scottsdale’s outdoor attractions—mountain hiking trail...
By Jeff Ficker
Residents of Scottsdale and Phoenix are frequently asked, “How do you survive the summer heat?” The answer is simple: air-conditioning and swimming pools. We take our pools seriously in Arizona, and Scottsdale’s resorts have elevated the simple sw...
By Jeff Ficker
It’s Arizona’s version of March Madness—Cactus League Spring Training—when 15 Major League Baseball teams descend upon the Phoenix-Scottsdale area for a month of training, allowing fans to catch a game (or two) every day until early April. The lea...

Hotels in Central Downtown Scottsdale

Situated adjacent to the enormous Kierland Commons Shopping Complex, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is a luxurious desert outpost in Dreamweaver’s Canyon that accommodates leisure, business, events, and golf travelers.

Restaurants in Central Downtown Scottsdale

Things to do in Central Downtown Scottsdale

Instead of a poolside lounge or round of golf, visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s former studio and retreat (now home to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation). Daily guided tours are kept small and last from one to three hours.