Old Town Scottsdale is the downtown hub of Scottsdale. With more than a hundred shops, dozens of places to eat and other attractions such as art galleries, spas, and historical remnants of the Old West, you’ll find that there’s always things to do in Scottsdale, AZ.
Take the Trolley
Walking isn’t your only option when it comes to getting around Old Town. The Old Town trolley is free to ride, and it loops its way around. Hop on, get off to check out whatever may catch your eye then jump back on when you’re finished.
Old Town Scottsdale has numerous restaurants to cater to a variety of tastes. You’ll find American, Mexican, Asian, Italian and much more as you explore! If you’re in need of a quick pick-me-up coffee, try the Cartel Coffee Lab at 7124 E 5th Avenue or Press Coffee at 7135 E Camelback Road, Suite 145. For a sweet treat, try the ice cream parlor and restaurant Sugar Bowl at 4005 N Scottsdale Road. You may recognize it from its appearances in the popular newspaper comic strip The Family Circus.
Old Town Scottsdale is home to a plethora of art galleries. You’ll find many of them in the 7000s area of Main Street, with a few scattered elsewhere. Check out the Method Art Studio at 4151 N Marshall Way, Suite 3 for a unique chance to go beyond the traditional gallery experience and connect with artists as they create their pieces. If you’re more interest in simply viewing art rather than purchasing it, then consider the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art at 7374 E 2nd Street.
The Old West
The Historic District of Old Town has worked to preserve the city’s western roots. Walk around and you’ll find original signage, buildings, storefronts, and old saloons. And be sure to check out the Scottsdale Historical Museum at 7333 E Scottsdale Mall or Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West at 3830 N. Marshall Way if you’re intrigued and want to dig deeper into the past.
Endless Things to Do in Scottsdale, AZ
You could spend days exploring all the things to do in Scottsdale, AZ and still just be scratching the surface of all that it has to offer. To make your meanderings easier on yourself, be sure to book a luxurious stay with us at Scottsdale Rentals, to relax in after a full day and night out on the town. Call us today to get started! We offer a vast selection of properties in Phoenix, including properties for solo travelers.